A.J. LaFaro, Former LD17 Chairman, Has Announced His Candidacy For The Maricopa County Republican Committee (MCRC) Chairmanship that will open in January 2013 with the retirement of current Chairman Rob Haney. Haney has opted not to run for re-election during the January MCRC County Mandatory meeting.
LaFaro currently chairs the AZ GOP Statewide Voter and PEVL Registration Committee, serves on both the MCRC and AZGOP Bylaws Committees, is a South Tempe precinct committeeman, a Pachyderm Coalition member and a longtime Tempe community activist. A founding member of the AZGOP Military & Veterans Services (MAVS), he served in the Air Force during the Viet Name era. The 42 year Republican activist is the current chairman of Arizona Citizens Tired of Public Employee Unions and member of the Tempe Tea Party.
LaFaro, who has been an Arizona resident since 1986, was born and raised in Oklahoma . He was recruited by Korn Ferry International Executive Search Firm for an Executive Management position in Information Technology and was a sales and marketing executive in Information Technology prior to starting his own business. Now retired, he is a regular contributor to “MyTurn” and letters to the editor.
He and his wife Lydia live in Tempe. He enjoys traveling, photography and “defeating progressive socialist every chance I can.” He can be reached at email@example.com or 480-752-9164.