GOPAC taps Wilson for ‘16 class

State Rep. Cory Wilson (R-Madison) has been selected as a member of GOPAC’s
2016 Class of Emerging Leaders and is the only one representing Mississippi.

Wilson joins 25 other legislators from across the country for the year-long initiative aimed at working with legislators on becoming effective legislative

“I’m excited for the chance to learn ways I can better represent the people of Madison County and people of Mississippi,” Wilson said. “It is exciting
to interact with other emerging leaders from across the country.”

Wilson was nominated for the class by Speaker of the House Phillip Gunn.

GOPAC is billed as “the Republican Party’s premier center for educating and electing a new generation of Republican leaders.”

Wilson and others will travel to Nashville, Tenn. June 20-23 for the 6th Annual Emerging Leaders Summit. There, he and other lawmakers will mingle with
policy makers, veteran legislators, and political strategists.

“Leaders who can successfully promote conservative principles and ideas are essential to advancing limited, effective government,” GOPAC Chairman David
Avella stated in a release. “Our 2016 Class of Emerging Leaders exemplifies the promising state lawmakers who will lead in their legislative chamber
and/or run for higher office.”

He added, “Their inclusion in our programs will provide them with guidance and support to be effective legislative and political leaders.”

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