revised February 21, 2016)
The list below shows the state leadership for each of the major campaigns that competed in the Feb. 9, 2016 New Hampshire primary, or click on the links in the chart for more staff and supporters. If you see anyone missing please email.
Organization : National | IA | NH | SC | NV.
|Perry||Rubio||Santorum||Trump||Walker||Clinton||O'Malley||Sanders||Lessig||JB | EW | HRC|
Gov. Jeb Bush - Jeb 2016, Inc.
379 Elm St., Manchester ...up and running in Sept. 2015
NH Strategist Rich Killion
(reported by the Boston Globe's James Pindell on
Managing partner at Elevare Communications, LLC
since 2004. Senior advisor on
Pawlenty for President, March-Aug. 2011. Consultant
and NH strategist on Romney for President, 2007-08. Director of
the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce
College, 2002-04. Campaign manager on Keough for Governor,
2001-02. New Hampshire state director for Citizens for a Sound
Economy, 1999-2001. Managing director of college relations and
lecturer at Franklin Pierce College, 1995-99. Director of
education, legislation and finance at TCI/Taylor, Hagerty &
Associates, 1994-95. Director of Tele-Consultants, Inc.,
1989-94. M.P.A. from George Mason University, 1994. B.A. in
economics from Stonehill College, 1989. twitter
State Director Nate Lamb
(from June 2015; senior advisor to Right to Rise PAC from March 2015, reported by the Boston Globe's James Pindell on March 11, 2015) State field director on NH for Scott Brown, Sept.-Nov. 2014. Deputy campaign manager on Dan Innis for Congress, Nov. 2013-Sept. 2014. Regional field director for the RNC in Ocean City, NJ, July-Nov. 2013. Sales associate/independent contractor for Velocity Performance and for Workforce Extended in Nashua, Dec. 2012-March 2013. Field representative on Ovide Lamontagne for Governor, June-Nov. 2012. B.A. in political science from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2012. twitter
Senior Advisor Rob Varsalone
(reported by the Boston Globe's James Pindell on
Partner at Global Strategic Partners, LLC since June 2012; founder of
Maven Public Affairs, LLC. Strategist on Ayotte for Senate, April
2010-Jan. 2011. Resident country director in Iraq (May 2008-March
2010), in Pakistan (Dec. 2006-Jan. 2008) and in Afghanistan (Feb.
2005-Dec. 2006) for the International Republican Institute.
Executive director of RNC's NH Victory, Jan.-Dec. 2004. Senior
political advisor and speechwriter for Gov. Craig Benson, Jan.-Dec.
2003. Strategist on Benson for Governor, Aug. 2001-Jan.
2003. Deputy NH director for Citizens for a Sound Economy, Jan.
1999-March 2000. Member of the NH House of Representatives,
served one term, Jan. 1995-Dec. 1996. Research for the NH GOP,
May-Dec. 1993. twitter
Carson - Carson America
84 South Commercial St., Manchester,
...Candy Carson at opening on afternoon of Sept. 13, 2015
State Chair Cathie
(announced June 5, 2015) past state president of the New Hampshire Ladies Auxiliary VFW.
Director David Tille
June 16, 2015) Director of Job Creators Network in New Hampshire
from Feb. 2013. NH political director on Rudy Giuliani's
presidential campaign. Outreach director for Congressman
Jeb Bradley. Field director on Bradley's 2002 congressional
in NH's 1st CD, after managing Portsmouth businessman Sean Mahoney's
campaign. State coordinator for Sen. Bob Smith. Co-field
on Ovide Lamontagne for Governor in 1996. U.S. Army veteran who
served in active duty as a Russian linguist and
analyst on Russia and Eastern Europe, 1992-96. A.A. in Russian language
from the Defense Language Institute, 1993. Executive director of
NH Republican Party in the early 1990s. B.A. in political
economics and international administration from New England
Interned at Pete duPont's headquarters in Manchester during the 1988
2016 Committee...formerly National
Dec. 9, 2014
Sarah De La Cerda
President of BLEU Enterprises, a political consulting
summer 2013 and student at the University of Rhode Island since Sept.
Christie - Chris Christie for President
Washington Place, Bedford
...Chris Christie opened on Oct. 16, 2015
State Director Matt Mowers
(Jan. 26, 2015 NYT
report) Executive director of
Hampshire Republican Party from Nov. 2013
to Jan. 2015. Regional political director on Christie for
Governor, April-Nov. 2013. Regional director for legislative and
intergovernmental affairs in the Office of Gov. Chris Christie, Nov.
2010-April 2013. Campaign manager on Goodwin for NJ State Senate,
April-Nov. 2010. Advance aide in the Office of Gov. Christie,
Jan.-April 2010. Political director at Building the New Majority,
Aug. 2008-2009. Assistant to the COO at the Altman Group,
2008. Executive director of the Bergen Country Republican
Organization at age 18, Jan.-June 2008. Campaign manager on
Cardinale for NJ State Senate, July-Nov. 2007. B.A. in political
science and government from Rutgers. twitter
Ted Cruz - Cruz for President
Manchester ....Ted Cruz opened
the afternoon of Aug. 31, 2015
State Director Ethan Zorfas
(reported by NHJournal's John DiStaso on March 24,
Principal at 603 Advisors LLC since Jan. 2013. Extensive
experience with U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta, and also served as general
consultant on Rep. Bill Cassidy's 2014 campaign for U.S. Senate in
Louisiana. For Guinta, Zorfas was senior advisor on his
campaign for Congress; chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Guinta, Dec.
2010-Jan. 2013, and had top roles on Guinta's 2012 and 2010
campaigns. Built a consulting business, The Zorfas Group, Dec.
2008-Dec. 2010. Field finance at the NRCC, 2008. Finance
director on Ogonowski for Congress, 2007. M.P.A. from Clark
University, 2008; undergraduate degree from Clark, 2007. twitter
Carly Fiorina -
Carly for President
State Director Lauren Carney
(started with Fiorina's Unlocking Potential Project in July 2014) Partner/owner in Norway Hill Associates, Inc. since Aug. 1994. Deputy political director at the Republican National Committee, Jan. 1989-June 1993. Midwest deputy regional political director on Bush-Quayle '88, Aug.-Nov. 1988. Studied at Northern Illinois University. twitter
America [pro-Fiorina super PAC]
....opened Oct. 2015
State Director Kerry Marsh
(first reported by WMUR-TV on March 31, 2015)
has worked on
political and corporate communications at Spectrum Marketing Companies
since Feb. 2006. Chair of
Concord Republican Committee. New Hampshire campaign manager on
RickParry.org from Aug. 2011. Chair
of New Hampshire Young Republicans, April 2007-April 2011. Deputy
field director for Bruce Keough’s campaign for governor in 2002.
Bachelor's degree in economics from Keene State College, 2003.
of Meriden, NH (Sullivan County). twitter
Former Gov. Jim Gilmore - Gilmore
for America LLC
Chair State Sen. Sam Cataldo
(announced Oct. 16, 2015) Represents District 6, the Farmington area, first elected in 2012; previously served four terms in the NH House. Retired nuclear engineer, a businessman and a former commercial pilot. U.S. Air Force veteran. Graduate of Lowell Tech and Northeastern University.
State Coordinator Anne Smith
Oct. 20, 2015) President of The Policy Agency, LLC, a
based consulting firm, since April 1996. Executive director of
the Independent Business Council of New Hampshire, Oct. 2013-Dec.
2014. President of the U.S. Baltic Foundation, 1998-99.
Deputy director and professional staff member at the U.S. Senate
Foreign Relations Committee, June 1988-Dec. 1995. M.A. in
international affairs from The George Washington University, 1990; B.A.
in political science from Frostburg State University.
Lindsey Graham - Lindsey Graham 2016 ...suspended campaign Dec. 21, 2015
Advisor Paul Young
(reported by WMUR-TV on May 4, 2015) Currently founder (Jan. 1996) and president of Novus Public Affairs in Portsmouth and a principal at Hynes Communications since Jan. 2006. In the 2012 cycle Young served as NH senior advisor to Gov. Rick Perry, and earlier as a volunteer advisor to Gov. Haley Barbour. He was NH campaign manager for Jack Kemp, and a senior national campaign advisor to Bob Dole and Steve Forbes. Young founded and headed Calypso Communications, also in Portsmouth, from Jan. 2000-Dec. 2010, and before that he headed Paul Young and Associates. Director of community relations for Wheelabrator Technologies, April 1989-Dec. 1995. Young started his career as a legislative correspondent, legislative assistant and special assistant to U.S. Sen. Gordon Humphrey. B.A. in government from The American University, 1983, after studying two years at UNH. twitter
Director Joe Doiron
NH1 on May 21, 2015) State director
deputy New Hampshire director for GenOpp, Aug. 2014-May 2015.
Political director at the Massachusetts Republican Party, March
2013-July 2014. Human resources assistant at MACOM, Dec.
2012-March 2013. Field director on Bass for Congress, May-Dec.
2012. Field representative at Jon Huntsman for President, June
2011-Jan. 2012. M.P..A. from Norwich University, 2014; B.A. in
political science from New England College, 2011. twitter
- Jindal for President ...suspended campaign Nov. 17, 2015
WMUR-TV's Josh McElveen on April 8,
2015) Communications director on Walt Havenstein's 2014 campaign
for governor. twitter
- Kasich for America
Headquarters: 225 Eddy Rd.,
Manchester, NH 03102
...John Kasich at grand
opening on evening of Oct. 2, 2015.
Chair Former U.S. Sen. John E. Sununu
Adjunct senior policy advisor to Akin Gump from July 2010. Defeated in 2008 Senate re-election bid by Jeanne Shaheen. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2002, defeating U.S. Sen. Bob Smith (R) in the primary and Gov. Jeanne Shaheen in the general election. Elected to the U.S. House in 1996 (seat vacated by Bill Zeliff) and served three terms, Jan. 1997-Jan. 2003. Worked in high tech. M.B.A from Harvard University, 1991; B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from MIT, 1987.
State Campaign Manager Simon Thomson
2015) Comes to the
campaign from doing government relations at Sheehan Phinney Capitol
Group in Concord since Jan. 2015. Special assistant to U.S. Sen.
Kelly Ayotte from Jan. 2011. Deputy director of the NH Republican
Party's Victory program, March 2010-Jan. 2011. Association
manager at Evergreen Management, Inc., March 2009-March 2010.
Constituent/community liaison in the office of U.S. Sen. John E.
Sununu, 2002-Dec. 2008. Field manager on Team Sununu, Aug.-Oct.
2008. B.S. in criminal justice from Pensacola Christian College,
New Day for America [pro-Kasich super PAC]
Headquarters: 530 Chestnut St., Manchester ...opened Aug. 2015
State Director Grant Shaffer
(Aug. 2015) District director for U.S. Rep.
(OH-15), Jan. 2013-Aug. 2015; campaign manger on Stivers for Congress,
Jan.-Dec. 2012; senior field representative, Jan. 2011-Jan. 2012;
political director on Stivers for Congress, Jan. 2010-Jan 2011.
Records manager /administrative assistant at the Ohio Department of
Veterans Services, 2008-10. B.S. in business and B.A. in
political science from Miami University, 2008.
Inc. ...suspended campaign Feb. 3, 2016
Headquarters: 50 Bridge St., Manchester ...Rand Paul at grand opening on evening of June 5, 2015
New England Chief Strategist and National Senior Advisor Mike Biundo
(announced July 8, 2014) Co-founder and partner at RightOn Strategies; recently served as Sam Clovis's general consultant in the Iowa Senate primary. Deputy coalitions director (social Conservatives/Tea Party/Second Amendment) on Mitt Romney's presidential campaign (reported April 26, 2012). Campaign manager on Rick Santorum's presidential campaign through suspension on April 10, 2012 (announced as campaign manager on Oct. 12, 2011; announced as national political director on April 26, 2011; announced as NH PAC director on Jan. 5, 2011) Biundo played key roles in Frank Guinta's successful campaigns for Congress in 2010 and for Mayor of Manchester in 2005 and 2007. He worked on Jim Coburn's unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign in 2006 and as a consultant to former Gov. Pataki's 21st Century Freedom State PAC. State representative, Ward 8, Manchester, 2004-06; defeated in re-election bid. With Jack Heath, he acquired NSP Graphics and co-founded Meridian Communications in 2003, which they ran in the mid-2000s. President of Atlantic Strategies Group, 1998-2000. Executive director, Gun Owners of New Hampshire, 1997-98. New Hampshire deputy campaign manager of Buchanan for President, 1995-96. Grew up in New York. twitter
Director David Chesley
2015; reported by NH Journal's John DeStaso on March 18,
2015) RNC state director for New Hampshire and senior
advisor to the New Hampshire Republican State Committee in the 2014
cycle; started as political director and senior advisor to the
NHGOP from early
2013. Senior advisor to former U.S. Rep. Charlie Bass' campaign
for Congress in 2012. Managed Jennifer Horn's 2010 and 2008
Field director and earlier field staffer on Rudy Giuliani's 2007-08 NH
primary campaign. Grassroots and coalitions director on U.S. Rep.
Charlie Bass' unsuccessful
2006 re-election campaign. Deputy coalitions director on
Elizabeth Dole's 2002 Senate Campaign and an office manager in her
Senate office. twitte
Gov. George Pataki - Pataki for President ...suspended campaign Dec. 29, 2015
Headquarters: 62 Lowell St.,
...George Pataki officially
opened PAC office on
April 16, 2015.
Principal at The PReston Group. Managed Andrew Hemingway's Sept. 2014 primary campaign for governor. Consultant to Pataki's 21st Century Freedom PAC in 2006. Joined Meridian Communications, a New Hampshire-based consulting group co-founded by Jack Heath and Mike Biundo, in January 2005. Served as press secretary to New Hampshire Gov. Craig Benson. Worked six years at WNDS TV in Derry as chief political reporter and then news director. Also worked as reporter and news director at WKXL AM/FM in Concord and WPNH FM in Plymouth and as a staff writer for the White Mountain Journal in Lincoln. New Hampshire native. twitter
(announced April 2, 2015) 11 people including state Sens. Nancy Stiles (Hampton) and John Reagan (Deerfield).
Gov. Rick Perry - Perry for President
...suspended campaign Sept. 11, 2015
Senior Advisor Mike Dennehy
Co-founder and partner at Dennehy & Bouley. Senior advisor to Gov. Haley Barbour in 2011 before he decided against running for President in May. Senior advisor, and initially national political director on John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign. Founder and president of The Dennehy Group, based in Concord, NH. Managed Craig Benson's successful 2002 campaign for governor in New Hampshire. New England political director and New Hampshire campaign manager on Sen. McCain's 2000 presidential campaign. Managed Jay Lucas' 1998 gubernatorial campaign in New Hampshire. Executive director of the New Hampshire Republican Party, starting in March 1996 through late 1997. New Hampshire political director on Sen. Phil Gramm's 1996 primary campaign. Special assistant to Gov. Stephen Merrill (R-NH). B.S. from Southern New Hampshire University. twitter
Director Dante Vitagliano
Rick PAC on March 11, 2015)
Marilinda Garcia for Congress, Republican nominee in the 2nd CD,
April-Nov. 2014. South East Pennsylvania field director for the
60 Plus Association, Aug. 2012-Sept. 2013. Field operations
coordinator on Al Schmidt for City commissioner in Philadelphia,
2011-12. B.A. in political science - philosophy from Temple
University, 2011. twitter
Rubio - Marco Rubio for President
Headquarters: 1750 Elm St. (the Brady Sullivan Tower), Manchester ...reported by Dan Tuohy on July 29, 2015
Senior Advisor Jim Merrill
(started as senior advisor to Rubio's Reclaim America PAC, reported by The New York Times' Jonathan Martin on Feb. 9, 2015) NH state director at The Bernstein Shur Group, the strategic consulting subsidiary of the Bernstein Shur law firm. Managing director of Devine Strategies in Concord, NH. Senior advisor/strategist on Romney's 2011-12 New Hampshire primary campaign. Senior advisor on Ovide Lamontagne's 2010 campaign for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination. Director of Romney's 2007-08 New Hampshire primary campaign, after serving as chairman of Romney's The Commonwealth PAC NH in the 2006 cycle. Member of the Devine Millimet Law firm and served as legal counsel to the New Hampshire Republican Party. Prior to joining Devine Millimet, Merrill spent over two years on the staff of former New Hampshire Gov. Stephen E. Merrill. New Hampshire field director for the successful 2000 general election campaign of George W. Bush and New Hampshire Grassroots Co-Chairman for President Bush’s re-election campaign in 2004. J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center, 2001. B.A. from Gettysburg College, 1994. twitter
State Director Karl Beckstein
(from May 2015...reported by the Union
Leader's Dan Tuohy on April 29, 2015) Regional outreach
manager for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, April 2013-April
2015. National coalitions coordinator for the Romney for
President campaign. overseeing youth outreach, May-Dec. 2012; earlier
served as state director for Maine, Vermont and Delaware, Jan.-May
2012, and as a field staffer. Managed Kurt Hayes' campaign for
state rep. in Boxborough, April-Nov. 2010. In the closing
month of Scott Brown's 2010 U.S. Senate campaign he ran the Littleton
office. B.A. in political science from Suffolk University in
Served as chairman of the
Massachusetts Alliance of College Republicans. From Boxborough,
Rick Santorum - Santorum for President 2016 ...suspended campaign Feb. 3, 2016
Advisor Nick Pappas
11, 2015) Senior partner of REACH
and owner of Red Road Strategies, consulting firms
based in Manchester (since July 2012). State director of
Opportunity from May 2012. A charter commissioner for the City of
Manchester, Nov. 2012-Nov. 2014. Deputy national political
director and earlier New Hampshire field director on
Rick Santorum for President, May 2011-May 2012. Hillsborough
director with the New Hampshire State Republican Party. Vice
operations and marketing for The Lobster Zone, June 2007-June 2011.
Manchester native. twitter
Donald Trump -
Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.
340 Granite St., Manchester ...office open May
1, 2015 (reported by Dan Tuohy);
Ivanka Trump at official opening on June 24
Senior Political Advisor (National and NH)
(started in Jan. 2015; reported by The Washington Post's Robert Costa on Feb. 25, 2015) National director of voter registration (from March 2014) and East Coast regional director (March 2013-March 2014) and New Hampshire state director (from 2008) at Americans for Prosperity. Director of public affairs at Schwartz MSL, Sept. 2004-July 2012. Executive director of the New England Seafood Producers Association, May 2003-Aug. 2004. Campaign manager and communications director on Bob Smith for U.S. Senate, Dec. 2001-Jan. 2003. Northeast region legislative political director for the RNC, April-Nov. 2001. Administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. Robert Ney (R-OH), Dec. 1997-Feb. 2001. Development assistant at Citizens for a Sound Economy, May-Nov. 1997. Executive assistant to U.S. Rep. Peter Torkildsen (R-MA), Jan. 1996-Jan. 1997. Masters in political science from American University, 1997; B.A. in political science from University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1995.
State Director Matt Ciepielowski
(reported Feb. 25, 2015) New Hampshire
field director at Americans for Prosperity, April 2012-Feb. 2015.
Youth for Ron Paul regional coordinator in Louisiana, Oct. 2011-March
2012. B.A. in political science, public relations from Quinnipiac
University, 2011. Active in Young Americans for Liberty,
including Connecticut state chair, June 2010-July 2011. twitter
Walker - Scott Walker, Inc. ...suspended campaign Sept. 21, 2015
Senior New Hampshire Advisor Andy Leach
(first reported on Feb. 17, 2015 by NH Journal) Founder (Jan. 2014) and president of LG Strategies, a consulting firm based in Manchester. Outreach director to Sen. Kelly Ayotte, Jan. 2011-Jan. 2014. Executive director of the New Hampshire Republican Party from Jan. 2009-Jan. 2011, under chairman former Gov. John Sununu. Director of operations on Sen. John Sununu's 2008 re-election campaign, and earlier constituent liaison in Sununu's Senate office. Executive director of the NH Republican Party in 2006 under Wayne Semprini. One of two field coordinators (coordinated data, maps, call sheets and such for the field reps) for NH Victory in Fall 2004. Worked on Sen. Gordon Humphrey's 2002 and 2000 campaigns. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Rivier College, 2000.
New Hampshire Day-to-Day Michael Bir
reported on Feb. 17, 2015 by NH
director for the Michigan Republican Party, March 2013 through the 2014
cycle. RNC Ohio Victory director, May-Nov. 2012; Victory director
for the Ohio Republican Party, Feb. 2010-May 2012. Insurance
agent at American Financial Planners, 2004-12. B.A. in political
management from Ohio University, 2004. twitter
Inc. ...suspended campaign Nov. 5, 2015
Headquarters: 20 Trafalgar Square, Suite 407, Nashua, NH 03063
Hillary Clinton - Hillary for
Headquarters: 1361 Elm St., Manchester (the
Bedford Block) ...opened
State Director Mike Vlacich
(reported March 13, 2015 by AP) Senior advisor
to Sen. Jeanne
Shaheen; managed Shaheen for Senate, Jan.-Dec. 2014; state director in
the Office of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Jan. 2009-Jan. 2014. Director
of the Division of Economic Development in the NH Department of
Resources and Economic Development, Dec. 2006-Dec. 2008. Deputy
chief of staff to Gov. John Lynch, Dec. 2004-Dec. 2006; manager of New
Hampshire for John Lynch in 2006. Executive director of the NH
Democratic Party, June 2003-Dec. 2004. Business recruitment and
retention specialist in the NH Department of Resources and Economic
Development, Dec. 2002-June 2003. Special assistant for economic
development to Gov. Jeanne Shaheen, March 1997-Dec. 2002. B.A. in
political science from University of New Hampshire, 1995. twitter
Gov. Martin O'Malley -
O'Malley for President ...suspended campaign Feb. 1, 2016
South Willow St., Manchester
...opened June 17,
Director John Bivona
(reported by New
Leader's Dan Tuohy on
May 20, 2015) Campaign director for
NH Democrats' 2014 Coordinated Campaign (Granite State Forward),
April-Dec. 2014. Deputy campaign manager on Alex Sink for
Congress (FL), Nov. 2013-March 2014. Consultant at Brass Tactics
Consulting, March-Nov. 2013. Advocacy program director for the
Common Purpose Project, Oct. 2011-March 2013. Director of special
projects at the DNC, April-Sept. 2011. Florida field director at
Organizing for America, April 2009-April 2011. State field
director for the Florida Democcratic Party Coordinated Campaign,
Aug.-Nov. 2010. Field staff on Obama for America, July 2007-Nov.
2008; started out in Council Bluffs on the Iowa Caucus campaign and
finished as a regional field director in South Bend, IN.
Sen. Bernie Sanders - Bernie
State Director Julia Barnes
(reported July 23, 2015; start first week of Aug.
2015) Comes to
the campaign from position as executive director of the Vermont
Democratic Party, started May 2012. New Hampshire
field director, July-Nov. 2010. State field
director at Organizing for America - New
Hampshire, Dec. 2009-Oct. 2011. Policy and business
analyst for Defined Business Solutions, Jan.-Nov. 2009. Deputy
field director for Gov. Jon Lynch's
successful re-election campaign, June-Nov. 2008.
Special assistant for Citizen Services for
Gov. Lynch, Jan.-June 2008. Regional
primary campaign, May 2007-Jan. 2008. Senior staff fellow
at Wider Opportunities for Women, Jan. 2004-Dec. 2005. B.A.
in political science and
women's studies from The George Washington University, 2005.
Lawrence Lessig -
Lessig2016.us ...suspended campaign Nov. 2, 2015
Director Jeff McLean
2006), and as a
managemnt analyst at the U.S. Department of Defense (May-Aug.
2005). M.B.A from?; undergraduate degree from? twitter
to Oct. 21, 2015...
Draft Biden 2016 [Independent]
State Director State Rep.
Daniel Eaton, Stoddard
(CNN reported on Sept. 2, 2015, announced on Sept.
9) Co-chair of Biden's 2007-08 NH primary
campaign. Elected to the House in 2002; previously served
1976-90. Owner of Eaton Real Estate and Eaton's General
Store. Served as Stoddard chief of police, 1977-90, and as town
to June 8,
Run Warren Run [independent]
Chestnut Street, Manchester
...office officially opened
Feb. 11, 2015.
there were plans to open an office in Portsmouth but that did not happen
Director Kurt Ehrenberg
was political and legislative
director of the New Hampshire AFL-CIO. Served over
seven years as the Sierra Club’s representative in New
Hampshire and throughout New England. Resident of Rye; has
lived in NH for over 35 years. ...to Bernie 2016 effective
Ready for Hillary [independent]
Northeast Field Sean Downey
Recently joined Hilltop Public
Solutions. District director in the office of Congresswoman Ann
McLane Kuster (D-NH) from Jan. 2013-March 2014. Political
director on Organizing for America - New Hampshire, Obama's 2012
re-election campaign. Executive director of New Jersey Democratic
Committee from Jan.
2011. Senior political and field advisor on the John Lynch for
Governor 2010 campaign. Political director on Sen. Chris Dodd's
campaign (reported Feb. 2007). Northeast political director for
Sen. Evan Bayh's All America PAC in 2006; the PAC paid for Downey
to work as finance director for the NH Democratic State Senate Caucus
roughly May 2006. Deputy scheduler for Sen. Joe Lieberman in his
Washington, DC office. Worked on Sen. Joe Lieberman's NH primary
campaign starting in July 2003, doing advance and driving the Joe
car. Field and political director for Manchester City Democrats
during the 2002 elections. Undergraduate degree in political science
from Holy Cross College, 2002. Grew up in Long Valley, NJ. twitter
Deputy Northeast Sara Moe
(May 2014) B.A. in political science/social and
from New York University, 2014. Field organizer for Obama
campaign in Dover, NH, May-Nov. 2012.
Romney ...ruled out
run on Jan. 30, 2015
in Concord, NH. Senior advisor/strategist on Romney's 2011-12 New
Hampshire primary campaign. Senior
advisor on Ovide Lamontagne's 2010 campaign for the Republican U.S.
Senate nomination. Director of Romney's 2007-08 New Hampshire
primary campaign, after serving as chairman of Romney's The
Commonwealth PAC NH in the 2006 cycle. Member of the Devine
Millimet Law firm and served as legal counsel to the New Hampshire
Republican Party. Prior to joining Devine Millimet, Merrill spent
over two years on the staff of former New Hampshire Gov. Stephen E.
Merrill. New Hampshire field director for the successful 2000
general election campaign of George W. Bush and New Hampshire
Grassroots Co-Chairman for President Bush’s re-election campaign in
2004. J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center, 2001. B.A. from
Gettysburg College, 1994.
Founder of Rath,
started in private practice in 1980 and has been involved in government
relations since then. Senior advisor to Romney's 2012 and 2008
New Hampshire primary
campaigns; early Romney supporter, announced Sept. 25,
2006. Attorney General of New Hampshire,
1987-90. Appointed by President George H.W. Bush to be a director
of the Legal Services Corporation. Chaired the campaigns of Sen.
Warren Rudman and Sen. Judd Gregg. Senior advisor to the
presidential campaigns of Howard Baker, Robert Dole (1987-88), Lamar
Alexander (1995-99) and George W. Bush (1999-2000). J.D. from
Georgetown University Law School, 1971. B.A. from Dartmouth