Nicolee Ambrose was elected as the National Committeewoman from Maryland in April 2012. She is President & CEO of The Ambrose Group, and was previously a Presidential Appointee in the George W. Bush Administration from 2002-2008. Ambrose earned a B.A. in International Affairs with Honors from the Johns Hopkins University, a B.M. at the Peabody Conservatory, and a M.M. in Opera/Musical Theatre, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University. She is a Republican political activist, conservative commentator, and Chairman Emeritus of the Young Republican National Federation where she previously served as Chairman and Secretary. Her past involvement in politics includes serving as the National Coalition Director for the Future Leaders for McCain, the National Executive Director of the Young Professionals for Fred Thompson, Chairman and National Committeewoman of the Maryland Young Republicans, and many other positions. Ambrose recently finished her term as Secretary of the Maryland State Advisory Commission to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. She has previously served on many other boards and commissions. She resides in Baltimore, MD, with her children.