Karl Ninh

Karl Ninh is a software engineer with Shared Technologies and a law student pursuing his Juris Doctorate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

Karl was born in Saigon, Vietnam and immigrated to the United States at age 17. He and his family settled in Dallas, Texas. Karl is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas with Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science. He has taught at North Lake College, one of the seven Dallas County Community Colleges.

After becoming a U.S. citizen in the summer of 2001, Karl was elected precinct chair in the Republican primary of 2002 and has served as precinct chair and election judge in almost every primary, general and municipal election since that time. He has served as delegate and member of various committees: organization, rules, and nominations at every Senatorial District Convention and Republican Party of Texas State Convention. He served as Director of Community Affairs, Vice President for Political Activities, and Treasurer for the Dallas County Young Republicans (2005-2008). He represented the Texas Young Republican Federation on the Republican Party of Texas Executive Committee (2007-2009). He was elected to represent Texas Congressional District 24 as an alternate delegate at the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York.

Karl has been honing campaigning skills as a Republican volunteer campaigner across the states beginning with the 2004 Pete Sessions campaign that defeated Martin Frost, a 26-year incumbent Democrat. He campaigned for the Bush-Cheney 2004 ticket in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was recognized as one of the 2006 Rick Perry campaign top ten volunteers in the hotly contested general election. He led College Republican volunteers to help elect first-time candidate Rick Nowlin to the Louisiana State House in 2007, the first Republican since Reconstruction to represent Natchitoches Parish in the Louisiana Legislature.

Karl served on the Carrollton Public Library Board (2004-2006). He served on the Board of Directors of the Dallas-Fort Worth Asian American Citizens Council, a non-profit coalition of Asian American organizations in the DFW area dedicated to bringing together community leaders in the DFW metro, applying creative solutions to solve problems facing the communities (2004-2008). The Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce recognized Karl as one of the Five Outstanding Young Dallasites in 2008.


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