Board of Directors
Ms. Brasher is the first woman to hold the position of WCRL President. She is a mother and homeschool educator in Georgetown, Texas. Her executive board positions held in Williamson County include Republican Precinct Chair #343, Chair of the WilCo GOP Reagan Gala annual fundraiser, 1st Vice President of Georgetown Area Republican Women (2 terms), Membership Director of WilCo Young Republicans, Chair of the Literacy Committee for GARW PAC, and WilCo 100 PAC board of directors. Ashley is a lifelong Republican and regularly volunteers at our WilCo GOP headquarters.
Vice President of Communications
Beth-Anne Bygum is an accomplished senior executive with 26 years in information technology, compliance and cyber security. She currently works as a Chief Security & Compliance Officer and sits on several Advisory Boards. Beth-Anne is a DRII Certified Business Continuity Professional, co-author, speaker, and contributor to cyber security councils. Beth-Anne volunteers her time supporting efforts related to workforce mobility and transitioning military professionals. A lifelong conservative, her executive board positions also include Secretary, Georgetown Area Republican Women. Beth-Anne is married to a loving husband who served 33 years and is retired from the US Air Force. They are blessed with two adult children and have two dogs.
Walt and his wife, Pam, were among the founding members of Williamson County Republican Leaders and have lived in Williamson County since 1989 and have 2 grown sons, Marc and Matthew.
Walt has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s in Health Care Administration from Trinity University. He has owned his own healthcare practice management business, Laurel Mountain Research, LLC, since 1995.
He is an ardent fan of the Houston Astros and Division III football powerhouse, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He and Pam are active in their church and in Republican activities in Williamson County.
Edward J. Youmans
Mr. Youmans is the owner/operator of ROOF MONKEY and his wife Beth works at the Teacher's Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and have lived in Round Rock since 2017. Edward continues to serve in the United States Air Force Reserves as an Assistant Inspector General and is also the Chairman of the Round Rock Civil Service Commission. Eddie has served on the boards of director's for the Round Rock Chamber, Round Rock Police Foundation, and the Williamson County Symphony Orchestra and previously as an Ethic's Commissioner for the City of Round Rock. This term ends on December 31st 2022 and Mr. Youmans will become Past-President through December 31st 2024. The WCRLs would like to thank you for your service to the Community.