JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  — The Missouri House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC) has a new political director: Chase Campbell.

Monday marked the first day on the job for the former-legislative aide. Campbell’s new roles encompasses as variety of duties from recruitment to strategic planning.

“HRCC is the strongest, most effective team in Missouri politics and I am honored to join the team full- time,” Campbell said. “While I’ll miss working alongside the caucus daily in the Capitol, I look forward to leading them in their re-election efforts and building upon HRCC’s victories.”

The political director has traditionally assisted the executive director in strategic planning and organizational supervision along with aiding in recruiting, training, equipping, and assisting Republican candidates for the Missouri House. Campbell will be working alongside Executive Director Casey Wheat as part of HRCC’s professional staff.

Campbell most recently worked as a legislative assistant in the Missouri House. He previously served as the central Missouri regional director for HRCC during the 2018 election cycle and as a Boone County field staffer during the 2016 election cycle.  As a student at the University of Missouri, Campbell interned in U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s office.

“Chase has shown steadfast commitment to building and maintaining a Republican supermajority in the Missouri House,” Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo said in a statement. “His work ethic and relationships with caucus members will make him an outstanding addition to HRCC.”

“HRCC is excited to welcome Chase to the team in a full-time capacity. Chase is a talented up-and- coming political professional and I have no doubt that he will play a tremendous role in leading HRCC and our majority to new heights,” Speaker Pro Tem John Wiemann said in a statement.