The RNC announced the appointment in a statement from Chairman Reince Priebus Friday that lauded Mickelsen's "track record of excellence and fair-mindedness."
The Hill reports:
Mickelsen did not endorse a candidate in the primary, but she's been critical of Trump in recent weeks.-RW
"Neither Hillary or Donald Trump are going to be the people that we point our children toward and say, 'I want you to be just like them when you grow up.' That's not the case in this race, and that's a shame," she told The Salt Lake Tribune earlier this month.