updated April 25, 2017)
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State Director Hannah Ledford
Vice president at Moore Campaigns, 2015-16.; Campaign manager on Aimee Belgard for Congress, 2014. Account executive at Moore Campaigns and the Mack-Crounse Group, 2012-13. Campaign manager on Brad Harriman for Congress, 2012. Regional political director for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, 2011. Canvass director for the Nebraska Democratic Party, 2008 and 2010. Bachelor’s degrees in international studies and Latin American studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2010.
Communications Director LeMia Jenkins
(Aug. 2016) Director of communications to U.S.
Lawrence (MI). Director of federal relations for Jackson State
University, June 2015-May 2016. Press secretary/legislative
assistant to U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson (MS), April 2013-June
2015. Associate director of communications to U.S. Rep. Sheila
Jackson Lee (TX), Dec. 2012-April 2013. Press secretary to U.S.
Rep. Marcia Fudge (OH), June-Nov. 2012. M.P.H. in public health
marketing and communications from The George Washington University,
2012; M.P.H. in public health from The Hebrew University, 2011; B.A. in
mass communications from Tougaloo College, 2010.
Deputy Digital Director Nathan Rifkin
(Aug. 2016...senior digital staffer in NE)
Staffer on Bernie 2016
starting in July 2015 as the campaign's first organizer in Iowa.
B.A. degrees in political science and sociology from Middlebury
Chairman Vince Powers
(elected June 2012, started Nov. 2012) Attorney at Vincent M. Powers & Associates in Lincoln. J.D. (1978) and B.A. (1975) from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. twitter
Executive Director Hadley Richters
(announced July 28, 2015; started as interim executive
after Dan Marvin left in Nov. 2014) Co-owner of the Lincoln-based
political consulting and fundraising firm, Richters Brinkman,
LLC. B.A. in political science from University of
Chair-Elect Jane Kleeb
Elected chair at the state party convention in Kearney in mid-Jun 2016, to start in Nov. 2016. Founder of the anti-pipeline group Bold Nebraska.