Thursday, January 31, 2013 – 10:40 p.m.

State Assemblyman Curt Hagman is the new chairman of the San Bernardino County Republican Central Committee. Hagman replaces Robert Rego, who will work at the state party level.

Former Third District Supervisor Neil Derry was elected First Vice-Chairman over Committee Member James Na.

Congratulations to both men, who assume office immediately.

Former State Senator and candidate for California Republican Party Chair Jim Brulte addressed the committee. Brulte, who is running unopposed, informed the group that he would likely inherit a state party debt of between $500,000 and $800,000.