Colorado Republican Headquarters
5950 S. Willow Drive, Suite 210
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Office: 303.758.3333

Colorado Republican Committee Officers

Steve House
State Party Chairman

Steve House was elected chairman of the Colorado Republican Committee in March, 2015, and brings over 30 years of business experience to the state Party. Steve has worked as an engineer, service manager, a sales leader and has held a variety of executive leadership roles in the healthcare industry.

Steve started life in a very small farming community in Michigan in a county that had more dairy cattle then people by a factor of 20. It was there that he learned a lot of valuable lessons about discipline, hard work, and spending every dollar wisely.

In 2010, Steve became a published author, writing a healthcare book titled Beauty in the Business with Dr. Gregory Buford, which lays the framework for doctors to have a successful business, focusing on customer service and satisfaction. Steve’s primary expertise is in Data and Analytics, a critical area for the state Party heading into the 2016 elections.

A proud family man, Steve and his wife Donna live in Brighton, Colorado. Donna serves on the Adams 27J School Board. Between the two of them, they have six children and two amazing grandchildren.


Lilly Nuñez
RNC National Committeewoman

Lilly Nuñez has been involved in Colorado Republican politics for many years. She went to work for United States Senator Bill Armstrong in February 1979, after he was elected to the United States Senate. She worked for Senator Armstrong in his Denver office for 6 ½ years.

In July 1985, she received a Presidential appointment from President Ronald Reagan as the Special Assistant to the Regional Administrator of the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). She was reappointed by President George H. W. Bush.

Lilly worked for the SBA for seven years and was the Acting Regional Administrator when she left her position in January 1993 with the change of administrations.

Lilly has served the Republican Party in various positions. She was elected Secretary of the Colorado Republican Party and served from 1995 to 1997. She was elected State Chairman of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly (RNHA) and served from 1995 to 1999. She was Vice Chairman of the 5th Congressional District; and Precinct Committeewoman and District Captain in Douglas County for the past 10 years.

Currently, Lilly serves at the Republican National Committee (RNC) as National Committeewoman for Colorado. She was elected in 2000 and reelected in 2004 and 2008.

She and her husband, former State Representative Joe Nuñez, live in Douglas County. They have four grown children and 10 beautiful grandchildren.


Mike Kopp
RNC National Committeeman


Derrick Wilburn
State Party Vice-Chairman

Derrick is the Founder and Chairman of multiple grassroots organizations, most notably the Rocky Mountain Black Conservatives and American Conservatives of Color. He has been working tirelessly on bridging the gap that exists between the Republican party, conservative political causes and America’s ethnic-minorities. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and economics, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.  Derrick has spoken at conferences, conventions, universities and political gatherings across the United States


Brandi Meek
State Party Secretary

With deep roots in this beautiful state, Brandi Meek is a sixth generation Coloradoan on both her mother’s side and her father’s side. She lived in various small towns across Colorado before making her home on the western slope in 2002.

Brandi has served the GOP in many capacities. She was a precinct leader, and served as the Secretary for the Moffat County GOP for four years prior to becoming the Chairwoman, a position she still holdstoday. Brandi also served for two years on the Colorado Republican Party’s Executive Committee as a Small County Representative leading to her election as the State Party Secretary. She remains active and is a member of the central committees for the 3rd Congressional District, 8th Senatorial District, 57th House District and 14th Judicial District.

Aside from her work with the GOP, Brandi has been a voice in support of an “all of the above” approach to the energy industry, with an emphasis on the importance of affordable, clean coal technology. She was asked to speak on behalf of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, at a panel discussion for the State Policy Network and at rallies sponsored by the Independence Institute and Americans for Prosperity. Brandi is also a 2015 graduate of Leadership Program of the Rockies.

Brandi was President of the Craig Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Colorado Northwestern Community College, where she received her AA. She has a BA in educational studies from Western Governors University, and is considering pursuing her MPA in the near future.

If you ask her, she will tell you that her first priority is raising her two sons. You can find her on the trail with them, watching superhero movies, building with Lego’s or bringing them along to Republican events!