"I am humbled to follow in the footsteps of many great men who have served as president of this historied association. This is an opportunity for me to continue to fight for a constitutional right that has so deeply enriched my life," said
The board of directors also re-elected Wayne LaPierre as NRA's executive vice president. LaPierre has served in this leadership role since 1991 and has spearheaded NRA's efforts to restore the relevance and sanctity of the Second Amendment. Under his direction, the NRA has more than doubled its membership rolls and is widely recognized as a leading power in American politics. Upon his re-election, LaPierre reappointed Chris W. Cox to the position of executive director of NRA Institute for Legislative Action and Kayne Robinson to the position of executive director of NRA General Operations.
James W. Porter, II was elected first vice president. Porter previously served as NRA second vice president and president of the NRA Foundation Board of Trustees. Porter is a longtime NRA board member, Second Amendment activist and an attorney and legal advisor to NRA in federal firearms cases. He is an attorney in
Allan D. Cors was elected second vice president. Cors has served NRA as President of the NRA Foundation.
Major Jim Land (USMC - Ret.) and Wilson Phillips were also re-elected by the NRA Board of Directors to serve as secretary and treasurer, respectively.
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is