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This profile was last updated on 2/25/07  and contains information from public web pages.

Olga Rivera Lasher

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Travis County Republican National Hispanic Assembly, 25 Feb 2007 [cached]
Olga Rivera Lasher, Secretary
Olga Rivera Lasher began her political activist career in the mid ,60's when as an impressionable high school teenager became a volunteer with a radical youth organization called, The Mexican American Youth Organization, also known as MAYO.
She volunteered with local groups who were following the lead from
Disillusioned and disappointed with the Democrat Party, Olga literally fled the party and never looked back.
Then, in the mid 1980's Olga began to attend political meetings with a friend while living in Norman, Oklahoma who encouraged her to volunteer for a candidate whose values espoused her own.She soon became a field director for the Pat Robertson's Campaign in 1986.She followed up her passion at seeing more people of faith politically involved and began to help organize her local churches in the area county to educate and inform Pastors and church leaders in the importance of registering their church members to vote and the impact they could have in their upcoming and future elections, at the local, state and federal levels.Olga had found her home.The Republican Party had embraced her, her family values and her courage; that of being willing to take criticism by liberal Hispanic organizations for daring to abandon the party which she now accepted had long abandoned her and her Hispanic family values.
Olga has since worn many hats for the Republican Party.She has been President and Secretary of Republican Women Clubs/Organizations in North Carolina and Texas.She worked as a chapter leader for the American Family Association while in Okinawa, Japan.
Olga was a Deployment Volunteer for the Hispanics for the Bush Task Force in 2004.She is also a trained Lobbyist with the Texas Alliance for Life.
Olga has been a repeated delegate to the Texas Federation of Republican Women, National Federation of Republican Women (2005) and was Delegate at Large to the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York. (She made the USA Today's Convention picture at the National Convention which was carried in every major city in the country).
Olga has earned experience in politics as campaign volunteer field coordinator, project manager, organizational leadership, political petitions and logistics in the Republican Party through activities in the Republican Women's organization.Olga was Assistant Executive Director of the former Capital City Christian Coalition of Austin, Publisher of the Founders Vision Republican Women's Newsletter-The Lantern.
While President of Founders Vision and with the assistance of a dedicated and hard working executive board, as president, Olga received the National Federation of Republican Women Achievement Award, Best Federated Club Newsletter, the John Goodwin Tower Award among others.
Having been raised in the Rio Grand Valley, Olga is fluent in Spanish.She attended school of nursing in Norman, Oklahoma and has a history in Medical Surgical Nursing and Emergency/Trauma Nursing.
Her interests and act ivies lie in working for Pro-family/Pro-Life candidates and issues and passionately lobbying for these same issues.
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