Our Team

Karly Hahn, Chair   Karly is a junior at the University of St. Thomas, studying political science and economics with a focus in public policy. Prior to being elected in her role at the Minnesota College Republicans, Karly served as the chairwoman of the St. Thomas College Republicans. She most recently completed an internship at the Heritage Foundation, the top and most influential Conservative think tank. She has previously worked on Minnesota and federal campaigns as well as at the Minnesota Senate.  Contact: chair@mncrs.org

Karly Hahn, Chair

Karly is a junior at the University of St. Thomas, studying political science and economics with a focus in public policy. Prior to being elected in her role at the Minnesota College Republicans, Karly served as the chairwoman of the St. Thomas College Republicans. She most recently completed an internship at the Heritage Foundation, the top and most influential Conservative think tank. She has previously worked on Minnesota and federal campaigns as well as at the Minnesota Senate.

Contact: chair@mncrs.org

Kyle Hooten, Co-Chair   Kyle is a junior at St. Olaf College. He previously served as the Secretary of Minnesota College Republicans and is currently interning with The Daily Caller News Foundation. Kyle has experience working as a journalist, congressional campaign staffer,  think tank intern, and legislative intern with the Minnesota State Senate.

Kyle Hooten, Co-Chair

Kyle is a junior at St. Olaf College. He previously served as the Secretary of Minnesota College Republicans and is currently interning with The Daily Caller News Foundation. Kyle has experience working as a journalist, congressional campaign staffer, think tank intern, and legislative intern with the Minnesota State Senate.

Derek Nauman, Treasurer   Derek is a junior at the University of St. Thomas, studying political science with a minor in communications. Derek previously served at the treasurer for the St. Thomas College Republicans where he eventually moved to Vice Chair and he also serves as the Executive Vice President of Financial Affairs for Undergraduate Student Government at St. Thomas. He has experience interning at the Minnesota Senate and on federal campaign in Minnesota.

Derek Nauman, Treasurer

Derek is a junior at the University of St. Thomas, studying political science with a minor in communications. Derek previously served at the treasurer for the St. Thomas College Republicans where he eventually moved to Vice Chair and he also serves as the Executive Vice President of Financial Affairs for Undergraduate Student Government at St. Thomas. He has experience interning at the Minnesota Senate and on federal campaign in Minnesota.

Megan Olson, Secretary   Megan is a senior at the University of Minnesota where she is studying political science and history. She previously held the positions of Vice Chair Metro for the Minnesota College Republicans and Vice Chair of the University of Minnesota College Republicans. Megan has experience working at the Minnesota Senate and for numerous local campaigns in Minnesota. She currently works for a public and governmental affairs firm as well as writes for Campus Reform and Alpha News about the most pressing issues facing conservatives on college campuses today.

Megan Olson, Secretary

Megan is a senior at the University of Minnesota where she is studying political science and history. She previously held the positions of Vice Chair Metro for the Minnesota College Republicans and Vice Chair of the University of Minnesota College Republicans. Megan has experience working at the Minnesota Senate and for numerous local campaigns in Minnesota. She currently works for a public and governmental affairs firm as well as writes for Campus Reform and Alpha News about the most pressing issues facing conservatives on college campuses today.