Our next WeROCC Meeting

Thursday May 13th

The Creekside Clock Restaurant, Shelby

Come early to order dinner and socialize

Business meeting starts at 6 pm


David Allen, Cleveland County GOP Chair

David Allen is a native of Cleveland County having lived the majority of his life in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. After graduating Kings Mountain High School in 1983 he began his career in law enforcement with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.  During his career, he has had numerous duty stations and job responsibilities retiring at the rank of Captain in January 2015. Currently, David is the owner of Allen Solutions where he is a consultant teaching various leadership topics to government officials across the United States.

David has completed a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Western Carolina University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  Additionally, David attended and completed Administrative Officers Management Program (AOMP) from North Carolina State University in 1999.  In 2013, David attended the 252nd Session of the FBI National Academy. Currently he is seeking a Ph.D. in Leadership from Anderson University in Anderson, SC.

Today, he lives in Kings Mountain with his wife, Elizabeth.  Together they have three adult sons, along with their spouses and five grandchildren. David serves the citizens of Kings Mountain, NC as one of two At-Large elected City Council members for the city. In March 2021 David was elected to become the Chairman of the Cleveland County Republican Party.

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WeROCC received its RISE award at the NCFRW Board Meeting in Asheville, NC

April 2021

Photo to be added soon

  Attending with our President Cindi Dashnaw were Kathy Allen, Nannette Leonhard, and Sherry Yocum

with Pat Smith President NCFRW






Welcome to the Women Republicans of Cleveland County (WeROCC) website!

Our club centers on promoting a politically educated public and supporting Republican candidates.

We consist both regular and associate members. 

If you are a registered Republican, we have a place for you! 

We are a fun, caring, and involved group. 

We would love to meet you!


Tanzy Wallace and Ted Alexander nominated by the NAACP for their image award for Political Involvement in Cleveland County on June 2, 2018.  Surrounded by WeROCC supporters. Congratulations!

The Federation of Republican Women presented a 2018 Tribute to Women Award on May 11, 2018 to our WeROCC President, Marge Hooper, in recognition of all her hard work for the NCFRW and the Republican Party.

On Saturday May 19, 2018, Republician Initiative Training that took place in Shelby hosted by Brad Overcash.  WeROCC was present on the Front Row as well as other women from Rutherford County and Gaston County,as well as our our NCFRW President, Pat Smith.As NCFRW members.  We Support School Safety.

WeROCC was presented with the GOLD ACHEVEMENT Award by the National Federation of Republican Women to acknowledge a sucessful 2016-17.

In support of expectant mothers, WeROCC sponsored a table at the annual fundraiser for the Pregnancy Resource Center held at the First Baptist Church in Kings Mountain.


A group of WeROCC Women (and a friend) attended the performance ofthe US Air Force Heritage of America Band on 4/13/2018.

On May 8, 2018 Ted Alexander, the Republican winner of the NC District 44 primary spoke at our May WeROCC meeting.  

WeROCC donaated the NFRW edition of the book "Little Miss Patriot" to the Cleveland Country Library on April 13, 2018.

On April 22, 2018 WeROCC hosted a NC SENTATE forum for Ted Alexander, David Curtis and Martin Oakes



Besides direct involvement in politics, our club does numerous public service projects for our state and local communities. Such as packing Care Packages for our Troops who are and about to be deployed.  In the past year, we had a social gathering at the Equestrian Center and a fall retreat to the mountains.


 .  We like to attend as many parades and festivals as we can in Cleveland County.



We collectively work towards uniting women as a force to positively impact the direction of our nation, while also advancing the power of women through political access and participation.  Whether you're interested in simply becoming more informed, helping inform the public, supporting candidates, running for office yourself, or becoming part of your county or state Republican Party structure, you will find what you need with the Women Republicans of Cleveland County, a federated Club in the North Carolina Federation of Republican Women and National Federation of Republican Women.

We offer information, programs and privileges to our members while drawing on their collective talents, ideas, and desire to participate. From lawyers, doctors, and teachers to politicians, housewives, and grandmothers, we attract women from all walks of life.
Among our members are elected officials or party leaders at the national, state, and local levels and together we strengthen our Republican Party, empower Republican women, and create a better future for our children and grandchildren.  Full members include Besty Harnage, our first female Republican Register of Deeds, and Susan Allen, Vice-Chair Cleveland County Commissioner.   Associate Members include Cleveland County Commissioners Ronnie Whetstine and Doug Bridges; Kelly Hastings NC House of Representatives.  At times, these elected officials have attended our WeROCC meetings.

We look forward to meeting you at WeROCC!