Ronna Romney McDaniel

RNC Chair

Ronna Romney McDaniel (born January 19, 1973) is an American politician.[1] She is a member of the Republican Party. She is the current chairwoman of the Republican National Committee since January 19, 2017. She is the former chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party. A third generation politician, McDaniel is the granddaughter of George W. Romney and the niece of Mitt Romney.

Ronna Romney McDaniel
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Chairwoman of the Republican National Committee
Assumed office
January 19, 2017
Preceded byReince Priebus
Chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party
In office
February 21, 2015 – February 11, 2017
Preceded byBobby Schostak
Succeeded byRon Weiser
Personal details
Ronna Romney

(1973-01-19) January 19, 1973 (age 47)
Austin, Texas
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Patrick McDaniel
EducationBrigham Young University (BA)

McDaniel and her husband, Patrick McDaniel, have two children.[1] They live in Northville, Michigan.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Latest Romney in politics is not a candidate". Detroit Free Press. August 23, 2015. Retrieved November 14, 2016.
  2. Kelsey, Nancy (March 7, 2012). "Q&A With Northville Resident Ronna Romney McDaniel: Mitt Romney's niece, Ronna Romney McDaniel, spearheaded his campaign in Michigan". Northville Patch. Retrieved November 14, 2016.