County Leadership


Trevor Dierdorff

Trevor Dierdorff was elected county party chairman in February 2017. He is the founder and CEO of Amnet, which has been voted the best local IT company eight of the last 10 years. Before becoming chairman, Trevor was a founding member of the county party’s Very Important Business program. Email Trevor at

Joshua Hosler
Vice Chairman

Joshua Hosler was elected county party vice chairman in February 2017. He is a Marine Corps combat veteran and the owner of a recycling company, Colorado Reuse. His first foray into Colorado politics was as a volunteer on Republican Bernie Herpin’s successful campaign to recall and replace Democratic Colorado Senate President John Morse. Email Joshua at 


Kit Roupe

Catherine “Kit” Roupe came to Colorado Springs in 1975 as a soldier at Fort Carson and has called Colorado Springs home ever since. Her children Shanna and Curtis grew up here and attended School District 11 schools. Kit has four grandchildren: Michael, Noah, Ryan and Alivia.
Kit graduated from UCCS with a BSBA in Business and later a Masters in Public Administration.  Kit graduated from the Republican Leadership Program (now called the Leadership Program of the Rockies) in 2000 with fellow classmates Secretary of State Wayne Williams, former county Treasurer Sandra Damron and others. 
Since the mid 1990s, Kit has been a precinct leader, division leader, election judge, helped on many local and state campaigns, including Gov Bill Owens. She has been appointed to many local boards and commissions as well. Kit won contentious House District 17 seat in 2014 and served 2015-2016 (70th General Assembly). 
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Linda Potter

Linda Potter is a retired bank manager. She was appointed El Paso County Republican Party Treasurer in 2016. Email Linda at