Here to Serve
As the State Board of the Missouri Federation of College Republicans, we are dedicated to strengthening, connecting, and engaging College Republicans in Missouri. Meet our team:
Jeffrey P. Metzler, Chairman
Jeffrey Metzler is a senior nursing student at Southwest Baptist University. He first got involved in College Republicans as Vice President of the SBU Chapter. In December of 2017, Jeffrey became Chapter President after the resignation of his predecessor. Since then, his chapter has seen the growth in membership, activity, finances, and social media presence. Jeffrey first got involved in politics by helping campaign for Kansas State Senator Elaine Bowers in 2012 who now serves as the Kansas State Senate Majority Whip and the President of the National Women’s Legislative Board. He is also actively involved in choir, his church, and his dorm. He also serves as a Student Ambassador for SBU, is a former member of his university’s speech and debate team, and is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. Jeffrey looks forward to serving the conservative college students across Missouri and strives to make college campuses conservative again.
Anthony Garcia, Vice Chairman
Anthony Garcia is a first semester junior at the University of Missouri Columbia. He is studying Economics with a minor in Political Science. He is the current Treasurer of his college republicans chapter and has worked as an intern on the Josh Hawley for United States Senate Campaign. He currently serves the Mizzou Student Governments Executive Branch as Director of Policy and Advocacy. Anthony enjoys, reading, sports, socializing, and helping others.
Drew McPike, Secretary
Drew McPike is a junior Political Science major and History minor at Washington University in St. Louis. He comes from Gower, a small town in northwest Missouri. Drew is the President of the Washington University College Republicans, as well as a member of WashU’s club baseball team. He is an avid sports fan and closely follows Major League Baseball and his favorite baseball team, the St. Louis Cardinals.
Annorah Harris, Treasurer
Annorah is a second year law student at the University of Missouri School of Law. Prior to beginning law school she received degrees in economics and business administration from Truman State University. Annorah has been an active College Republican since her freshman year of undergrad. She’s served as the Truman chapter’s director of promotion and recruitment and treasurer.
Chance Bedell, Executive Director
Chance Bedell is a junior Interdisciplinary Studies major concentrating on business, political science, and communications at Southwest Baptist University. Chance grew up in the small town of Odessa Missouri just east of Kansas City. Chance Bedell was the campaign manager for Justin Brown for State Senate and for many years has assisted with Eric Schmitt for State Treasurer/Attorney General. Chance enjoys being outdoors, reading, meeting, and helping others.
Chloe Shoemaker, Director of Communications
Chloe Shoemaker is a junior at the University of Missouri studying political science and history. She is the secretary of her college republicans chapter and has interned for State Senator Jeanie Riddle, is currently interning at the Supreme Court of Missouri, and will intern for Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer in Washington D.C. this summer. Chloe has lobbied for Pro-Israel legislation in Congress as well as recently traveled to Israel to learn more about the connection between Israel’s biblical and political history. She enjoys singing, playing the piano, reading, and spending time with friends and family. It is her dream to become an attorney that advocates for women and children’s issues and one day compete for Miss Missouri USA.