President’s Biography

Barbara Trautman

Barbara B. Trautman

Barbara Trautman has volunteered for Republican candidates for over 25 years.    

Since serving as founding President of Republican Women of Purpose in 2005, Barbara has held many positions within the Tennessee Federation of Republican Women. Beginning with various committees on six different TFRW Conventions, she was elected for two terms as Area Vice President, served as the TFRW Campaign Chairas the TFRW First Vice President, and was elected President of the Tennessee Federation ofRepublican Women at the TFRW Biennial Convention in October, 2017 and re-elected at the TFRW Biennial Convention in October 2019.

Barbara served on the NFRW Campaign Committee from 2014-2015 and was appointed the NFRW Campaign Committee Chair from 2016-2017, where she was able to travel around the country with NFRW President Carrie Almond, “Rosie” the bus, and the campaign team to help Get Out the Vote for the very successful 2016 election.  

Today, Barbara holds a position on the NFRW Board of Directors as State President of the Tennessee Federation.

Barbara has received many awards from the Republican Party of Shelby County at its annual Lincoln Day events, including the Republicanism Award in 2016 and the Grassroots Campaign Award several times.

She has been married to Dr. Bob Trautman for 50 years.  They have two sons, Lucas and Ben.  Lucas and his wife Kristin have two daughters, Myra and Leia.

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