HELENA - The Montana Republican Party's executive board unanimously confirmed Tim Fox as the party's new vice chairman.
Meeting over the weekend, the board approved the choice of Fox, who lost a close race for attorney general last year.
Fox replaces Liane Johnson of Cut Bank, who moved up to GOP chairwoman following the recent resignation of Chairman Erik Iverson of Missoula.
Johnson said Fox "has proven himself to be an upstanding, committed servant to the Republican Party and our ideals."
A Hardin native, Fox has degrees in geology and law from the University of Montana and has worked as an attorney in both the public and private sectors. He is a partner in the Helena law firm of Gough, Shanahan, Johnson & Waterman.
"I am dedicated to supporting the needs of our Republican legislators and fulfilling the expectations of our members," Fox said.