January Meeting – Alan Vera & Kevin Shuvalov
Mark Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at the Houston Racquet Club on your calendar! You won’t want to miss this analytical overview of the 2018 election cycle.
All politics is local, and Village Republican Women is pleased to welcome election integrity expert, Alan Vera, and well-respected campaign consultant, Kevin Shuvalov, to give overviews of the local political landscape from their perspectives, followed by a discussion where they will be joined by Village’s very own, Kathaleen Wall, Chair of the Election Integrity Working Group for Republican Party of Texas.
Kevin Shuvalov has over two decades of experience in campaign strategy, public affairs, issue advocacy, and fundraising. In 2014, Kevin opened MMG’s Houston office. MMG is a full-service political consulting and public affairs firm with political and corporate networks in every state in the country. He quickly established MMG as one of the go-to public affairs and political strategy firms in the Houston metropolitan area. MMG and Kevin advise a number of influential pro-business organizations in local, state, and federal politics. Kevin has been an integral part of five presidential campaigns, numerous national conservative issue advocacy groups, and non-profit organizations. He has helped guide many Republican candidates to victory all across the country.
Alan Vera has been President & CEO of The Quest Business Agency, Inc. since 1984. In 2001, he was named “Marketer of the Year” by the American Marketing Association. He has served as the Chairman of the Harris County Republican Party Ballot Security Committee since June of 2014.
In 2017, he was named “Volunteer of the Year for SD 7” by the State Republican Executive Committee for his work on election integrity. This year he was selected to serve on the SREC Election Integrity Committee. The SREC and the RPT staff soon replaced their election worker training materials and curriculum with those developed by Alan for the HCRP Ballot Security Committee. Alan was one of the original founders of True the Vote and served as the Director of Training and Curriculum for 4 years. For his service he was honored with the True the Vote Bayonet Award in 2012. On December 1 of this past year Alan and his wife, Colleen, were honored by Empower Texans with the Conservative Leader award. Alan served as a U.S. Army Airborne Ranger from 1970 through 1974, receiving numerous individual awards and unit citations.
~ Deanna Harrington, Programs