Our California Legislative Analyst, Allison Olson, CFRW President, Dottie Linden and CFRW 1st Vice President are working on a plan to roll out to our members at our CFRW Conference in August.
Allison Olson joined the California Federation of Republican Women as Legislative Advocate in 2009. Allison tracks and analyzes California state legislation, lobbies on behalf of the CFRW, and keeps the members of the Federation educated and informed on what is happening in Sacramento.
Allison is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, with a degree in Political Science. She and husband Rob live in Davis with their two sons, Rowan and Liam.
Allie was the Deputy Finance Director for the McClintock for Congress campaign before coming to work for the CFRW.
No stranger to Republican volunteer organizations, she chaired the Davis College Republicans while at UC Davis. She was also awarded a fellowship with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies from April of 2007 to May of 2008. During that time, Allison studied in Israel and Washington, D. C., with counter-terror experts. She remains actively involved in defending Israel here through Stand With Us, a non-profit organization that supports Israel through international education.
Senator Mike Morrell
Senator Mike Morrell was born and raised in California. He was married here, raised his family here, and opened two corporations here, Provident Home Loans and Provident Realty, both incorporated in 1989.
Senator Morrell now represents California’s 23rd State Senate District. He currently serves as Vice Chair for the following committees: Legislative Ethics; Energy, Utilities and Communications; and Public Employment and Retirement. Senator Morrell also serves on the Insurance, Banking and Financial Institutions Committee and the Transportation and Housing Committee.
In 2016, the Military Officers Association of America named Mike its Legislator of the Year. He also regularly receives high marks from the National Federation of Independent Business and the California Chamber of Commerce.
Senator Morrell and his wife, Joanie, have been married for 40 years and have three adult children. Their daughter Kristen’s first priority is her family and she also teaches on American exceptionalism at Arizona Christian University. Their oldest son, David, works as a legal counsel in Washington, D.C. Matthew, their youngest, is the operations manager at the Kirby Center, Hillsdale College’s constitutional think tank, also in the nation’s capital.
Carol Hadley has been a member of the Federation of Republican Women in Texas, Washington and California. She has served on many committees within the National Federation of Republican Women, including four years as the Caring For America Chair, and California Republican Women Federated, as Central Division President, Vice President Central and State President. She was the founder of the only Latina RWF Club in California “Latinas United RWF”.
Served as the Chair of the California Republican Party Volunteer Organization Committee. Member of the CAGOP Drafting Committee. Also served on the CAGOP Rules Committee.
Carol was recently elected Member-At-Large at the NFRW Convention held in Philadelphia, PA.
Has been involved in Federal, State and Local campaigns in many capacities, Campaign Consultant, Campaign Manager, Executive Director of the San Joaquin County Republican Committee three different times, and volunteer for many campaigns.
Delegate to the 2012 and 2016 RNC Conventions. Attended the Back 2 Basics workshop sponsored by RNC Co-Chair Sharon Day in Washington, DC.
She is a graduate of Eastern New Mexico University with an Association of Arts Degree and received her Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies with the emphasis on Community Relationships from Eastern Oregon State University. She proudly stands as a United States Air Force Veteran.
She has served as President and/or Board Member on many non-profit organizations in Stockton. She served as co-chair of the American Heart Association Pro-Am Gold Tournament in Stockton for 13 years and raised over a million dollars, She has been honored as Volunteer of the year, San Joaquin Lions; Women of Color from the African-American Chamber of Commerce; twice Volunteer of the year, American Heart Association; California Assembly Resolution for service as CFRW President; Honored to be recognized in the Congressional Record 2014 by Congressman Jeff Denham and other awards as CFRW President.
Realtor for 15 years with Art Godi Realtors, Served on the Central Valley Association on Realtors Diversity Committee.
She has been married to Jerry Hadley for 32 years. She is the mother of 2 sons, 2 daughters and when she married Jerry she was blessed with 3 more daughters. She has 31 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.