Congressman Lee Zeldin Appointed Finance Chairman at National Republican Congressional Committee Congressman Lee Zeldin Appointed Finance Chairman at National Republican Congressional Committee Washington, DC – On Thursday, April 6, 2017, it was announced that Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) has been appointed Finance Chairman at the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) for the 2018 election cycle, following Rep. Ann Wagner (R, MO-2) stepping down from the position. Congressman Zeldin said, “It is a privilege to serve as the NRCC’s new Finance Chairman for the 2018 election cycle. I would like to thank Rep. Wagner for her outstanding performance in this position. I look forward to continuing to work with my colleagues at the NRCC, especially NRCC Chairman Steve Stivers (R, OH-15), in this new position.” “Lee Zeldin is a seasoned fighter and will continue to push House Republicans to reach new heights in fundraising,” said NRCC Chairman Steve Stivers. “I am thrilled to work alongside Lee to protect our majority and ensure the marks the NRCC has reached this year will continue to shatter expectations.” Since January 2017, Congressman Zeldin has served as the NRCC’s Deputy Vice Chairman for Finance. During the first three months of 2017, the NRCC shattered prior first quarter fundraising records, raising $35.9 million.