Young Republicans Elect Batesville Native as National Auditor

LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Chairman of the Arkansas Federation of Young Republicans, Leslie Rutledge, was recently elected National Auditor at the Young Republican National Convention in Hollywood, FL.

Rutledge, a Batesville native, has served as chairman of the Arkansas Federation of Young Republicans since 2005 and has also served as assistant legal counsel to the organization's national federation.

The auditor for the national federation serves as chairman of the audit committee, which oversees the accounting of all financial records associated with the national federation.  As national auditor, Rutledge will also travel to other states to assist Young Republican chapters with leadership developments, grassroots campaigning, and fundraising.  She will serve as national auditor until 2009.

Rutledge currently lives in Little Rock, where she works as an attorney.