Murray is one of 28 state legislators from across the country to be named to the prestigious list.
GOPAC has announced its Emerging Leaders Class of 2023, which includes Sen. Dean Murray of New York (R, C – East Patchogue). GOPAC is a national organization “dedicated to identifying the next generation of Republican leaders.” In a class of just 28 lawmakers, Senator Murray is the only one elected from the entire Northeast.
The prestigious GOPAC Emerging Leaders Program is a one-year program to develop the next generation of Republican lawmakers. The program provides these lawmakers with the information to help them legislate effectively and ultimately assume leadership or run for higher office in their states. Our Emerging Leaders Class of 2023 is the next part of our mission to build a roster of state Republicans who are focused on ideas that advance the personal and economic security of Americans,” GOPAC President David Avella said.
Senator Murray and his fellow emerging leaders were nominated by Republican legislative leaders in their respective states.
“I am proud to congratulate my colleague Senator Dean Murray on his distinguished recognition as one of GOPAC’s 2023 Emerging Leaders. A rising star in our New York Republican Party, Murray The Senator has demonstrated a commitment to conservative values. As a seasoned small business owner and active community member, Dean understands the issues that matter to his constituents and is delivering results in the State Senate. The honor is well deserved,” Senate Republican Leader Rob Alter said
“It is an honor to be nominated by Leader Ortt and to be recognized by such a prestigious organization. I am also delighted to be included in this class of distinguished lawmakers from across the country. I look forward to the opportunity to work with my Republican-elected Officials come together to discuss important policies, issues and strategies that will help me personally and help the party in its efforts to gain ground in New York State,” New York State Senator Dean Murray, 3, saidroad Senate District.
“As a New York State Senator, I am focused on fighting for my constituents and all New Yorkers by advancing commonsense solutions designed to bring about the changes needed to make New York a safer and more affordable place to live and support a family. Participating in GOPAC’s Class of 2023 Emerging Leaders summit will provide me with a great opportunity to collaborate and exchange ideas with legislators from across the country to help me make these changes,” Senator Murray added.
This year’s emerging leaders class includes 28 Republican elected officials from across the country.
2023 GOPAC Emerging Leaders
Senator Donnie Chestin (Alabama)
Senator Ben Gilmore (AR)
Senator Janae Champ (Arizona)
Senator Jim Boyd (Florida)
Senator Brandon Beach (GA)
Senator Mike Bousselot (D-Iowa)
Senator Kyle Walker (Indiana)
Senator Amanda Mays Bledsoe (D-Kentucky)
Senator Jordan Rasmusson (R-Minnesota)
Senator Michael Lazar (North Carolina)
Senator Dean Murray (D-New York)
Senator Kristen Thompson (OK)
Senator Todd Pillion (D-Virginia)
Senator Nikki Torres (Washington State)
Senator Ben Quinn (WV)
Rep. Michael Carbon (AZ)
Representing Tiffany Esposito (FL)
Rep. James Burchett (GA)
Representative Taylor Collins (IA)
Rep. Laura Williams (D-Kansas)
Representative Dane Diehl (Missouri)
Representing Jarrod Lowery (NC)
For Angie King (OH)
Rep. Mark Tedford (OK)
for Sylleste Davis (SC)
Representative Brock Martin (Tennessee)
Rep. David Cook (TX)
Representative Mike Cherry (Virginia)
Senator Murray will join members of the Class of 2023 Emerging Leaders at a summit in Savannah, Georgia this summer.