Davidson GOP Party Officers


Christopher Jessup is an educator who holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Greensboro College and a Master of Educational Leadership from Queen’s University. Chris has served as a precinct chairman, vice chairman and secretary as well as sat on the executive committees of both county and state party organizations. Chris has served as the President of the Davidson County Republican Men’s Club for the last 3 years. He is also an active member at Rich Fork Baptist where he is a deacon and adult and children’s ministry leader. Christopher brings his ability to inspire and proven leadership skills to the table to help move the DCGOP forward. You can email the Davidson GOP Chairman at [email protected].


John Spillman is also an educator who holds a bachelor of arts degree in English and Secondary Education from UNC-Greensboro and a master of business administration with a focus on global leadership from High Point University. Currently, he teaches business technology and graphic design classes at Oak Grove High School and is an adjunct professor in the business department at Davidson Davie Community College. He also attends Rich Fork Baptist Church, and has served alongside Christopher Jessup as the Vice President of the Davidson County Republican Men’s Club. John is excited for the opportunity to utilize his technology and design skills in innovative ways to help make the DCGOP an example for technology implementation in NC.

Felicia is a devoted Child of God, a loving Wife, and a proud Mother. With over 11 years of experience as a Business Analytics Manager in the banking industry, she has excelled in her role with remarkable expertise and dedication. Holding an Associates Degree in Business Administration, she has honed her skills and knowledge to contribute significantly to her profession. Beyond her professional accomplishments, she finds fulfillment in her role as a nurturing Mother, cherishing the joys and challenges that come with raising a family. She passionately cares for her children, creating a loving and supportive environment for their growth and development. Outside of her career and family life, she is an active member of her local church community at Rich Fork Baptist. Alongside her spiritual journey, she finds immense joy in rescuing and providing love to cats, having opened her heart and home to five furry companions. Additionally, she cultivates her love for nature through gardening, finding serenity and beauty in nurturing plants and creating vibrant outdoor spaces.

Venessa Link continues her commitment to building a strong DCGOP by transitioning from being the Davidson County Republican Men’s Club treasurer to handling the finances for the DCGOP. Venessa has been an active member of the Thomasville Memorial Day Parade Committee and even volunteers for animal rescue-related matters in Davidson County. Venessa wholeheartedly supports the conservative movement and looks forward to using her skills in the DCGOP.