RPK names Sarah Pickerel new executive director

06/15/2017 04:17 PM

The Republican Party of Kentucky has named Sarah Pickerel as the organization’s new executive director.

Pickerel replaces former executive director Mike Biagi who left his position to join Louisville based lobbying firm the Rotunda Group.

The Glasgow native has worked for the Republican Party of Kentucky for more than 3 years as Finance Director and, most recently, Deputy Executive Director.

“Sarah’s contributions at the Party over the last few election cycles have been vital to the successes we have enjoyed. I am excited to work with her in this new role,” said RPK Chairman Mac Brown. “She is popular with elected officials, has a great relationship with donors and grassroots leaders and is respected by the Party staff. When the job came open, it quickly became clear she was the right person for the job.”

Sarah graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2012 as a dual major in Political Science and Broadcast Journalism. She has previously worked for the 2012 Presidential Campaign of Mitt Romney during the general election and has political experience in communications and field work.

Nick Storm

Nick Storm is the Anchor and Managing Editor of Pure Politics available exclusively on Spectrum News. Pure Politics is the only nightly program dedicated to Kentucky politics. Nick covers all of the political heavyweights and his investigative work brings to light issues that might otherwise go unnoticed, like his coverage of the backlog of DNA rape kits waiting to be tested in Kentucky. Nick is also working on a feature length bio documentary Outlaw Poet: A documentary on Ron Whitehead. Pure Politics airs weeknight at 7 and 11:30 on Spectrum News. Follow Nick on Twitter @NStorm_Politics. Nick can be reached at 502-792-1107 or nicholas.storm@charter.com.

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