East Wake Republican Club

September Meeting

Thursday, September 5, 2013

7:00 Meeting

Smithfield's Chicken & Bar-B-Que
7304 Knightdale Blvd.
Knightdale, NC 27545


Join us at 6:00pm for dinner!

SPEAKER:NC GOP Vice-Chair, Joyce Krawiec
We are privileged to have the North Carolina Republican Party Vice-Chairman, Joyce Krawiec as our speaker this month.

Joyce Krawiec believes that God has a plan for every life. He gives us our passion to keep us focused in order to complete the plan he has for us. She feels it’s an honor to be called to do the Master’s work.

Joyce is a former member of the NC House, serving for a short period. She represented House District 73.

She is currently serving as Grass Roots Activism chair of the NC Federation of Republican Women. She is also past Legislative Chair, has served as New Membership director and regional vice president for the NCFRW. She is also a former President of Forsyth County Republican Women and has served on several committees of the National Federation of Republican Women.

She was dedicated to engaging the NCFRW in the process to pass a marriage amendment to the Constitution. She traveled across the state educating voters about the issue.

Joyce is also Grass Roots Coordinator for Freedom Works. She currently travels the southeast speaking to conservative groups and conducting training seminars. She was selected as the Freedom Works national activist of the year. She was chosen from the groups’ membership nearing 1 million members at that time.

In 2006, Joyce founded NC Consumer Alliance for Energy Security to promote energy independence and off shore drilling and to inform citizens about the dangers of policy initiatives such as (later introduced) cap and trade.

She and her husband Ray have a commercial Real Estate Development company in Kernersville. They develop and own small strip shopping centers. She has been active working with and lobbying on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce on many issues of importance to small business owners.

Joyce attends First Christian Church in Kernersville. She is active in encouraging churches to become involved in important legislation that affects the Christian community.

Another activity Joyce has been involved in is fundraising. She has held numerous fundraisers for candidates and causes.

Joyce lives in Kernersville with her husband, Ray and has two grown daughters.