updated March 7, 2017)
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State Director Seth Scott
(reported by Politico
on August 2,
2016) On leave from position as chief of staff for policy to
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, started in May 2013. Campaign
consultant for the DCCC, Sept.-Nov. 2012. Campaign manager on
Andrei (Cherny) for Arizona, Jan.-Aug. 2012. Communications
legislative assistant in the U.S. House, 2007-09. Campaign
manager and communications director on Harry Mitchell for Congress,
2006-08. Press secretary for the Arizona Democratic Party,
2005-06. Communications aide to Gov. Janet Napolitano,
2004-05. Communications assistant at the Center for American
Progress, 2003-04. J.D. from Arizona State University College of
Law, 2012. B.A. in journalism and B.S. in political science from
Arizona State University, 2002. twtitter
Outreach and Latino Vote Director Ellie Pérez
(announced mid-Aug. 2016) Aide to Phoenix
Councilwoman and Vice
Mayor Kate Gallego from Jan. 2014. Regional field director on
Ruben Gallego's campaign for Congress in CD-7, Feb.-Oct. 2014.
B.A. in justice studies from
Arizona State University, 2015; also attended Phoenix College and
Paradise Valley Community College. DREAMer, born in Mexico,
brought to the U.S. at age 4, grew up in Phoenix. twitter
Digital Director John Buysse
(Oct. 2016; promoted after
serving as a social media strategist in
Brooklyn from June 2015...launched and managed the official campaign
accounts on Instagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn) Global junior brand
strategist at Oglivy & Mather, Nov. 2014-May 2015. B.S. in
advertising from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014.
Director Stan Williams
(Aug. 2016) Moved over to this role from
position as training
director for the
Arizona Democratic Party, Feb.-July 2016. Assistant executive
director of the Arizona Advocacy Network, March-Dec. 2015.
Arizona organizing director at Enroll America, July 2013-Feb.
2015. Regional field director, youth and LGBT vote director at
Organizing for America-Florida, May 2011-May 2012; regional field
director at Organizing for America-Arizona, July 2009-April 2011.
Field organizer on Obama's Campaign for Change in Union, MO, Aug.-Nov.
director of Young Democrats of Arizona, April 2007-June 2008.
Field organizer with the Arizona Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2006.
Deputy Director Jonathan Sutton
(March 2016) Deputy campaign manager on Tom
Henry for Mayor (Fort
Wayne, IN), May-Nov. 2015. Campaign manager on Dareyl Neher for
Mayor (Bloomington, IN), Jan.-May 2015). Regional lead campaign
manager for Indiana House Democrats, May-Nov. 2014. Assistant to
the president at Freedom Indiana, Dec. 2013-March 2014. B.A. in
political science, history from Indiana University Bloomington, 2015.
Field Director Christian K. Walker
(Feb. 2016) Legislative assistant in the U.S.
2015-Feb. 2016. Paid canvass director (Oct.-Nov. 2014) and deputy
field director (April-Nov. 2014) for the Arizona Democratic
Party. Office manager and youth leadership coordinator in the
U.S. House, May 2013-May 2014. Field organizer with the Arizona
Democratic Party, May 2012-Jan. 2013. Degree in political science
from Northern Arizona University, 2012.
Deputy Field Director Christopher Shallow
(March 2016) District director to U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Nov. 2014-Feb. 2016. Field director with the Democratic Party of Illinois/DCCC in IL-17, Jan.-Nov. 2014. Campaign consultant in the Denver area, Oct.-Nov. 2013. Field director on Pueblo United for Angela, May-Sept. 2013. Worked on several campaigns in Illinois, Jan.-April 2013. Field organizer at Organizing for America-North Carolina, March-Nov. 2012. B.A. in psychology from Northwestern University, 2011.
32 offices around the state
"over 130 staffers out in the field" (AZDP press release)
Data Director Sam Almy
Elections director with the Arizona Democratic Party
from March 2012
and paid canvass director/field director with the Pima County
Democratic Party. Worked as an office manager and manager
trainee. B.A. in political science from The College of Wooster,
Voter Protection Director Spencer Scharff
(Aug. 2016) Attorney at Thorpe Shwer, P.C. in
2014-16. Associate at Paul Hasitings in the Los Angeles area,
2011-13. Judicial law clerk, 2010-11. J.D. from University
of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 2010; B.A. in history and
political science from University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
Democratic National Committee
Victory Leaders Council
(announced Sept. 9, 2016)
Photo of Clinton headquarters tweeted on Aug. 20 by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton. On the wall behind him are three clipboards with the
numbers 49, 51 and 79. (The voter registration deadline is Oct. 10, early voting starts on Oct. 12, and Election Day was at this point 79 days off.
Chairwoman Alexis Tameron
(elected Jan. 26, 2015) Campaign manager for Dr.
Richard Carmona’s 2012 U.S. Senate race. Chief of staff and
earlier district director to U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell. Worked on
Harry Mitchell’s 2006 congressional campaign. Arizona deputy
Coordinated Campaign director for base vote on the 2004 fall campaign;
Arizona organizing director for America Votes; deputy state director on
Howard Dean's Arizona primary campaign. Political director for
the Arizona Democratic Party; and previously assistant director of
compliance, database manager, and Hispanic outreach director.
President of the Young Democrats of Arizona, 2002-03. Bachelor's
degree in public policy from Arizona State University. Native
Arizonan, born and raised in the mining town of Superior. Tempe
Executive Director Sheila Healy
2015) Coordinated Campaign director for the Texas Democratic
Party, Jan.-Dec. 2014. Communications coordinator at the
DCCC, July 2013-Jan. 2014.
Field director on Jack Wagner for Mayor of Pittsburgh, PA, March-May
2013. A regional field director in North Florida for the Obama
campaign, Jan.-Nov. 2012. Field organizer in seven primary
states, and finished in Cincinnati, OH on Obama for America, Aug.
2007-Nov. 2008. Studied history at Trinity College in Hartford.
Director Enrique Gutierrez
Press secretary on Sylvester Turner for Mayor (Houston, TX), May-Dec.
2015. Communications assistant on Leticia Van De Putte for Lt.
Governor (TX), July-Nov. 2014. Field director on Eloise Gomez
Reyes for Congress (CA), May-June 2014. Press/staff assistant in
the U.S. House, Jan. 2013-May 2014. Member services associate at
the DCCC, Nov. 2011-Jan. 2013. Deputy field director/paid canvass
director on Dr. Raul Ruiz for Congress (CA), Oct.-Nov. 2012.
Master's degree in political management from The George Washington
University, 2014; Bachelor's degree in political science from Cal State
Manager Meghan Lyons
(Feb. 2016; also executive assistant since Sept. 2015. Executive assistant/project coordinator for PSR Network, and worked as an administrative assistant. Studied political science and government at Mesa Community College.
First Vice Chair Bill Roe
Secretary Anne Greenberg
Treasurer Rick McGuire
Chairwoman Holly Lyon
Vice Chairwoman Jordan Hibbs
Vice Chairwoman Kristie O'Brien
Vice Chairwoman Emily Verdugo
Vice Chairman Doug Ballard
Vice Chairman Aaron Marquez
Vice Chairman Jeff Rogers
Educational Coordinator Janie Hydrick
Affirmative Action Moderator Adrian Fontes
National Committeewoman Kate Gallego
National Committeewoman Carolyn Warner
National Committeeman Luis Heredia