Mark Ivanyo is a Houston-based attorney who is among the founding members of Republicans for National Renewal and serves as the group’s Executive Director. Ivanyo oversees the organization’s day-to-day activities from a national and international standpoint. He has hosted RNR’s multiple CPAC events in 2020 and 2021, along with several online events and proudly represented RNR on a variety of panels, radio shows, and podcasts.
Ivanyo is also involved with several Young Republican groups, particularly the Houston Young Republicans. Mark also regularly contributes opinion pieces to conservative publications to get the populist America First perspective out to the broader movement. Prior to the inception of RNR and during his time in law school, Mark served as the President of the Federalist Society, South Texas College of Law – Houston chapter. Additionally, he also served as the Vice President of the Republican Law Students and volunteered in numerous campaigns for Republican candidates.
Shane Trejo is the Grassroots Director of Republicans for National Renewal and a founding member of the organization. He also serves as Executive Director of the Grand New Party PAC and was previously the Michigan 11th Congressional District Republican Committee chairman from 2021-23. Additionally, Trejo is a long-time independent journalist, working most prominently at Big League Politics. His work has been promoted by President Donald J. Trump, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, featured on the Rush Limbaugh Show, in the Drudge Report and in many other prominent conservative programs and platforms. His most prominent work was covering 2020 voter fraud, exposing how election workers were using COVID restrictions to disenfranchise poll challengers with the #DetroitLeaks series and how illicit Biden ballot dumps on election night robbed Trump of his rightful second term as President.
Chris Betts is a Dallas based politico, veteran, and cybersecurity professional. Currently Betts serves as the group’s Political Director. Betts oversees the organization’s political endeavors, fundraising, outreach, and integration with other organizations. Betts worked with the CPAC Team to help bring CPAC to Dallas, Texas. Betts formerly served as the Texas Young Republicans National Committeeman, and on the Young Republicans National Federation Fundraising Committee.
Betts also serves as the outreach coordinator for True Texas Project, the grassroots organization taking Texas by storm and behind much of the conservative swing of the state.
Betts has assisted with policy regarding veterans, cybersecurity, and Second Amendment issues.
“You can’t outwork Betts” is a staple of the grassroots in Texas, and we are excited for him to bring this work ethic and professionalism to Republicans for National Renewal.
Tho Bishop is a board member of Republicans for National Renewal. He also serves as Communications Director for the Mises Institute and Chairman of the Bay County Florida Republican Party. His articles on politics and economics have been published in The Federalist, the Daily Caller, Business Insider, the Epoch Times, Real Clear Markets, and other publications. His work has also been featured on the Rush Limbaugh Show and Steve Bannon’s War Room. He previously served as Deputy Communications Director for the House Financial Services Committee.
Rachel Schiller is a Dallas-based lawyer who has been with Republicans for National Renewal since October 2021, and serves as the group’s Executive Secretary. Rachel assists with outreach, communication, special projects, event planning, and endorsements.
Rachel has been involved with various Young Republicans groups. She has also helped fundraise for several congressional candidates, and is heavily involved with Texas politics.
During her time in law school, Rachel served as the Secretary of the Federalist Society, South Texas College of Law – Houston chapter with the organization’s Executive Director, Mark Ivanyo. Additionally, she was also an editor of the law school’s Oil and Gas newsletter.
Rachel finished her undergraduate degree with honors from the University of North Texas where she studied International Politics and Diplomacy in the Middle East. She completed course work at Southern Methodist University for a Master’s in Human Rights in the Middle East before attending law school, where she focused on Oil and Gas.
Seth Segal is the Northeastern Regional Director of Republicans for National Renewal and a graduate of Yeshiva University, where he majored in Political Science.
Seth is a Religious Jew who studies Torah daily and observes all Jewish Holidays. Seth is a teacher in an Orthodox Jewish community in NJ and an active member of the religious Jewish community in the NY and NJ areas. Seth’s Orthodox Jewish faith guides his right-wing conservative beliefs, having become religious at age 13 and subsequently becoming a conservative and eventually a registered Republican. He also serves as chair on the outreach committee for the New York State Young Republicans and is involved with the Queens chapter as well. Seth is excited to be a part of Republicans For National Renewal in order to make the case that a strong America is necessary to protect the rights of Jews and other believers.
Additionally, Dio has worked on multiple campaigns since 2016, including his own. In 2018, he ran for Washington State House in the 32nd Legislative District and was one of the youngest people to ever run for the Washington state legislature. He currently serves the 32nd Legislative District Republican Party as Vice Chairman and diligently serves his neighborhood Republicans as Precinct Committee Officer. He was also elected as an alternate delegate to the 2020 Republican National Convention in Jacksonville. He also co-founded the Snohomish County Young Republicans in June 2020, becoming Vice Chairman.
Kenny Cody serves as Southern Director for the Republicans for National Renewal and Chairman of the Cocke County (TN) Republican Party. Based in northern Tennessee, he is a conservative writer and activist. He serves as a columnist for Newsmax.com, Townhall.com, and The Washington Examiner.
Dylan is the Midwest Regional Director for Republicans for National Renewal. He is a political activist of several years who has worked in the Wisconsin State Legislature and the United States House of Representatives. He is the Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman of the North Central Wisconsin Young Republicans and has served as Vice-Chairman of the Lincoln County Republican Party. Dylan’s work has flipped control of local governments throughout Wisconsin and elected conservatives to State and Federal office.