HONORING ANNIE DICKERSON; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 69
(Extensions of Remarks - April 29, 2019)

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                        HONORING ANNIE DICKERSON

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                            HON. JOE WILSON

                           of south carolina

                    in the house of representatives

                         Monday, April 29, 2019

  Mr. WILSON of South Carolina. Madam Speaker, Annie Dickerson has been 
a leading activist and advocate for several decades on conservative 
policy. She began her career at the Michigan Republican Party in the 
1980s working for Spencer Abraham, who later became a United States 
Senator from Michigan and then the Secretary of Energy. She has 
supported and helped elect candidates from state and local position to 
statewide and federal offices.
  She did presidential campaign advance work for President H.W. Bush 
and was deputy finance director for the reelection of President George 
W. Bush in 2003 and 2004. She served as chief of staff to American 
Ambassador Mercer Reynolds in Switzerland during the Bush 
Administration.
  Later, she was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 
2016, serving on the Platform Committee where she stood up for 
inclusion and support of minority communities within the GOP. Annie has 
also been a mentor of and advocate for women, founding Winning For 
Women in 2017 to support more conservative women to federal office. She 
has been a political commentator on television and a leading fundraiser 
for candidates and charities over the years. She is the proud mother of 
two children and currently resides in New York City.

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