Meet the Board of Directors


AKMichael Williams

Michael is a former spokesperson, Director, and Vice Chairman of Georgia Tea Party. A native of Cobb County, Michael graduated from Kennesaw State University and currently works as an Audit Reviewer. He volunteered with the 2012 and 2014 Victory campaigns, as well as the 2014 Bert Reeves campaign for State House. Michael has also lobbied the state legislature for numerous bills and programs. When not in the world of politics, Michael is a gamer, geek, pro wrestling fan, World of Warcraft player, raconteur, and man-about-town.

Dr. Lisa Adkins

Lisa currently works as a Senior Data Analyst for Zenith Education and she is also an Adjunct Instructor for Everest University. She currently teaches courses in their MBA Program.  Lisa is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a BS in Science Education.  She also has a BA in Organizational Management and Masters of Science in Management from Warner University and a Doctor of Education in Higher Education and Adult Learning.  Lisa is passionate about education issues and reform.  Lisa wrote the platforms for Matt Vaughn’s State House Campaign for District 31.

Roy Adkins

Roy currently works as a Data Analyst for Zenith Education.  He is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a BA in History.  Roy is a staunch defender of the second amendment, and did volunteer work for the Ted Cruz campaign.  His past times include boating, fishing, wild boar and quail hunting, range time, and gaming.

Phillip Edens

Phillip is an Alabama transplant who currently works in the banking industry. We are grateful for his willingness to lend his expertise to the club!



The Cobb County Young Republicans is for young professionals between 18-40 who believe in the principles of and electing Republicans. We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:00 pm. Our meetings are held at the House of Lu right off the Marietta Square.