|Chair of the Mississippi Republican Party|
|Preceded by||Arnie Hederman|
|Succeeded by||Lucien Smith|
December 14, 1968
Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Mississippi,|
Oxford (BS, JD)
University of Florida (LLM)
Nosef earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting at the University of Mississippi in 1991 and 1994, respectively. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi in 1995, and was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1996. He also holds a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida which he received in 1996.
He served as the Chief Counsel to Governor Haley Barbour from 2004-2006 until he resigned to run Barbour's 2007 re-election campaign. In 2008, he served as Chief of Staff to Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant, and led the gubernatorial transition campaign after Bryant was elected governor in the 2011 election.
In 2012, Mississippi Republican Party chairman Arnie Hederman resigned. Nosef was elected for the remainder of Hederman's term on January 11, 2012, and elected to a full four-year term in May 2012.
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|Party political offices|
| Chair of the Mississippi Republican Party