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State Director Evan Tanner
Project manager at The Markham Group since Jan.
2007. Account executive at BestQuest Teaching Systems, Aug.
2005-June 2006. Field sales representative for Reese Group
Brokerage, Inc., March 2004-May 2005. Outside sales
representative for New Age Distributing, May 2001-June 2002.
B.Al. in international trade from University of Central Arkansas,
Arkansas News reported the office is staffed by three full-time employees.
Chairman Vince Insalaco
(elected Sept. 14, 2013) Has produced several films ("War Eagle, Arkansas" and "Warrior Champions") Founded his own business, Family Entertainment, a chain of video stores which also offered video production services. Co-founder of Argenta Community Theater. Co-founder of Butterfly Community Ministries. Served as president of the Young Democrats of Arkansas in the early 1980s. twitter
Executive Director Ted Dick
(announced Aug. 31, 2015) Executive director of
Democratic Party from Dec. 2010 to Jan. 2013. Montana
political coordinator with the Service Employees International
Union Healthcare 775 NW. Headed the Montana Democratic
Legislative Campaign Committee in 2004. twitter
Finance Director & Assistant to the Chair Dillon Hupp
County Party Director Katie Hargis
Field Director Sarah Scanlon
National LGBTQ outreach director (March-June 2016) and Arkansas state director (Oct. 2015-March 2016) on Bernie 2016. Vice president at Natural State Strategies, a progressive campaign firm, from Jan.-Sept. 2015. Deputy director of the labor program (2010-13) and senior labor trainer (2008-10) for Wellstone Action. Regional field director for HRC, 2006-08. Regional political organizer for SEIU working on campaigns in more than 10 states, 2000-05. Lobbyist for SEIU Washington State Council, 1997-2000. Legislative assistant to Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson, Jan. 1994-Oct. 1997; manager on Mary Lou Dickerson's campaign for state legislature, April-Sept. 1993.. Studied at Arkansas State University. Grew up in Arkansas; her mother ran for Arkansas State Legislature.
Deputy Data Director Joseph Rhodes
Operations Director Anderson Penix
Communications Director HL Moody
Deputy Communications Director Jessica Crenshaw
NWA Legislative Coordinator Ezra Smith