Idaho Young Republican Executive Board Members & Appointees
Our Chairman, Lyndel Strong previously served as the Secretary of Idaho Young Republicans. She lives in Meridian with her husband and works in Eagle. She has been active in local and state political efforts for multiple years. Strong worked in Bannock County’s victory in 2012, has been a fundraiser and event planner for the Idaho Young Republicans and worked on various other local elections. Lyndel is also an avid athlete that competes in many local races around Idaho.
Brad Christensen lives in Ammon with his wife and four children. He is a financial advisor at Allegis Wealth Advisors and serves on the Ammon City Council. He has been active in Republican politics since his days at Boise State University and previously worked as the Senior Executive Assistant to Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne.
Tyler Ricks is a 19-year-old political activist that was born and raised in Idaho. He has been involved with political campaigns in many forms since 2012. When not doing things for IDYR, he serves has Ada County Republican Precinct Committeeman 2008, Ada County Teenage Republicans – Chair, Teens for Raul Labrador for Idaho- Chair, and was formerly the Idaho Teens for Ted Cruz- Chair, and was Idaho for Rand Paul-Assistant Coordinator. When not doing political things he works on his growing political memorabilia collection, listen to music, and enjoying deep conversations on politics, religion, and life.
Former IDYR Chairman, Ryan Sargent is a proud Idaho State Bengal. He was born and raised in the greatest city in the world — Pocatello. After living and working for two years in Australia, Ryan returned home to the blue collar working community of his childhood to attend Idaho State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and the University of Idaho where he received his law degree.