updated June 8, 2017)
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State Director Jeremy Kennedy
Previously at the Maine Democratic Party as executive
director (from Jan. 2015) and finance director (from Jan. 2013) and as
state field director from July-Nov. 2010. Campaign manager on
Libby Mitchell for Governor, April-July 2010. Regional field
organizer for the Human Rights Campaign, Sept. 2008-March 2010.
Political on Hillary Clinton's earlier presidential campaign,
2007-08. B.A. in biology and political science from The
University of Texas at Dallas, 2007. twitter
Communications Director Lindsay Crete
(July 2016) Communications director in the
Office of Speaker of
the House Eves, Nov. 2015-July 2016. Communications and fundraising
director for NH Kids Count, Aug. 2012-Nov. 2015, Bachelor's
degree from the School of Public Affairs at American University. twitter
Deputy Digital Director Shauna DeBono
(Aug. 2016...started on the campaign in Feb. 2016
content manager for Washington and Alaska Facebook pages)
Associate's degree from West Valley College, 2013.
Director Jonathan Asen
2016) Senior advisor to the Speaker of the House in the Maine
Legislature, Jan. 2015-June 2016. Worked for over five years at
The White House as chief of staff and senior advisor to the director of
legislative affairs (July 2013-Jan. 2015), speacial assistant to the
deputy chief of staff for policy (Jan.-July 2013), special assistant to
the director of the Office of Legislative Affairs (Feb. 2012-Jan. 2013)
aon in the Office of Presidential Correspondence (Sept. 2009-May
2011). In 2008 Asen served as a field organizer in New Hampshire
on Obama for America. Bachelor's degree in history from Trinity
College-Hartford, 2009. twitter
Organizing Director Simon Thompson
(July 2016) Special projects officer for the Blue Haven Initiative, May 2014-July 2016. Campaign manager on Spencer for City Council in Portland, ME, May-Nov. 2015. Research assistant to David Gergen and to staff at the Center for Pubilc Leadership at the Kennedy School of Government, Jan. 2013-May 2014. Finance director for Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, Jan. 2011-April 2014. Campaign manager on Jed Rathband for Mayor of Portland, May-Nov. 2011. Campaign manager on Ed Suslovic for Portland City Council, March-Nov. 2010. A.B. in government from Harvard University, 2014.
Field Director / GOTV Director Evan LeBrun
(June 2016) Rhode Island field director (April
Illinois GOTV director (March 2016), regional field director for
Strafford County on the New Hampshire primary campaign (Aug. 2015-Feb.
2016) and started as a field organizer (June-Aug. 2015) on Bernie
2016. Campaign ambassador on The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana
like Alcohol, April-June 2015. Outreach specialist for Starting
Point Ops in Portland, ME, Nov. 2014-Jan. 2015. Field manager for
the Maine Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014. Bachelor's degree in
English from University of Maine, 2014, after attending Hampshire
18 field staff spread across 9 field offices
>The Clinton campaign had a small staff and was structured differently than other states; it was not totally integrated with the Coordinated campaign but was more of a hybrid.
Chairman Phil Bartlett
(elected Nov. 17, 2014) Attorney at Scaccia, Bartlett & Chabot from 2004. Former Senate Majority Leader; elected to the Maine Senate in 2004 at age 28 and represented Senate District 6, which includes Gorham, Scarborough, and Westbrook, for four terms (term limited in 2012). Attorney at Ropes & Gray LLP, 2002-03. Clerk for Chief Justice Leigh Saufley of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 2001-02. J.D. from Harvard Law School, 2001; B.A. in economics and political science from Tufts University, 1998. Grew up in Gorham. twitter
Executive Director Katie Mae Simpson
(Aug. 2016) Membership manager at the Maine
Nonprofits. Campaign manager on Bellows for Senate, Dec.
2013-Jan. 2015. Executive director at Emerge Maine, Oct.
2009-Dec. 2013. Consultant at Connection Strategies, 2008.
Senior grassroots organizer/grassroots organizer at the Planned
Parenthood League of Massachusetts, 2005-08. Community organizer
on Dean for America presidential campaign, Oct. 2003-Feb. 2004.
Trainee at Green Corps, 2002-03 B.A. in religion, women's studies
from Middlebury College, 2002.
Director Anya Trundy
Communications Director Katie Baker
Finance Director Ashley McCurry
Voter File Manager Michael Rogers
Operations Director Tyler Beaulieu
Chair: Phil Bartlett
Vice-Chair: Peggy Schaffer
Secretary: Heidi Brooks
Treasurer: Betty Johnson
Assistant Treasurer: Kurt Keef
Parliamentarian: Darek Grant