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State Director Jaclyn Uresti
(from Aug. 2016) Previously worked on regional
delegate operations for the campaign from May 2016, and was internship
program manager from April 2015-March 2016. Strategic policy
advisor for Brady & Peavey in Austin, Jan.-June 2015. Senior
advisor to Texas State Rep. Abel Herrero, Feb. 2013-Dec. 2014.
Political director for the Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee,
May 2012-May 2013. Legislative director to State Rep. Joaquin
Castro, Aug. 2011-May 2012. Studied at Texas State University.
Communications Miryam Lipper
Expansion state communications (GA, AZ, UT, TX...) for the campaign. Deputy national press secretary and director of broadcast media (announced March 30, 2015) and press assistant (from June 2013) at the DNC, and spent time working on campaigns in Georgia during the 2014 midterms. Undergraduate degree in political science and journalism from Indiana University Bloomington, 2013; while a student worked at Slavica Publishers and did several internships including at the DNC from May-Aug. 2012. twitter
North Texas - Chris Nguyen (reported by The Texas Tribune)
Democratic Party Coordinated
Director Birk Wilkison
Graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Democratic National Committee
Victory Leaders Council
(announced Sept. 28, 2016)
National Democrats opened several offices in Texas
- Houston - CWA Local 6222, 1730 Jefferson St. ...Sept. 10
- Austin - 61 N. Interstate 35 at Holly St. ...Sept. 18
County Democratic Party dhair in
2007. Elected Cameron County Judge and served for 12 years.
Elected Justice of the 13th Court of Appeals, serving 20 South Texas
counties. Appointed as judge on the 107th District Court in 1987.
Elected to the Board of Trustees of the Brownsville Independent School
District in 1984. Attorney for Migrant Legal Action Program
(MLAP). J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center; bachelor’s
degree from Pan American University (now University of Texas,
PAU). Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. twitter
Executive Director Crystal Kay Perkins
National financial director for Mark
Governor of Michigan, June 2013-Dec. 2014. Regional
campaign services director for the DCCC, Jan. 2012-Jan. 2013.
Southern deputy finance director for the DSCC, Feb.-Dec. 2011.
Deputy campaign manager on Julie Lass for Congress (WI), July-Nov.
2010. Deputy finance director on Cal Cunningham for U.S. Senate
(NC), Jan.-Jly 2010. Finance director on Jack McDonald for
Congress (TX-10), Feb.-Dec. 2009. Finance consultant with
Progressive Capitol Group, May 2008-Dec. 2009. From South Side
San Antonio. twitter
Deputy Executive Director Manny Garcia
Senior Advisor Bill Brannon
Finance Director Zach Brigham
Finance Assistant Sarah Lanford
Data and VAN Director Alex Gilson
Digital Director Brittany Switzer
Communications Director Tariq Thowfeek @tariqthowfeek
Legislative Affairs Director Glen Maxey
Campaign Services and Candidate Recruitment Cliff Walker
Deputy Campaign Services and Candidate Recruitment Andrew Turney
Comptroller Caryta Lockett
Administrative Assistant Riley Nix