updated September 13, 2016)
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State Director Nick Carter
Political outreach director on Bernie 2016. Started with Sen. Sanders in Sept. 2014 as managing director of Friends of Bernie Sanders and Progressive Voters of Vermont. Public affairs coordinator of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, April 2012-Sept. 2014. Project manager/network coordinator for CCTV Center for Media & Democracy, Feb. 2009-April 2012. Field organizer for the Vermont Freedom to Marry Task Force, Jan.-April 2009. Scheduler and organizer for the Vermont Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2008. B.A. in political science, economics from University of Vermont, 2008. twitter
Chairman Dottie Deans
(started March 2013, elected April
15, 2013 folowing resignation of predecessor; elected to full term in
Nov. 2013) became involved in the Democratic Party in Vermont
beginning as Town Chair of Pomfret, then elected Windsor County chair,
and in 2011 Vice Chair. Worked for 14 years as an elementary
school teacher in the Cherry Creek school district in Colorado.
Graduate of the University of Denver.
Executive Director Conor Casey
(from July 2015 after Julia Barnes
went to the Sanders
campaign) Political coordinator for the Connecticut
Association. Political director at the Vermont
State Employees' Association. Worked in the press office of Sen.
Edward Kennedy. M.A. in communications at
Dublin City University; B.A. in media arts from
Emerson College in Boston. twitter
Coordinated Campaign Director Cameron
Field director with the Vermont Democratic Party since Dec. 2014; a regional field director, Aug.-Dec. 2014. M.Ed. from University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2013; B.A. in sociology and community and international development from University of Vermont, 2007.
Finance Director Nicole Bova
(Jan. 2015, after serving as finannce
coordinator, May-Dec. 2014) Development assistant for Harvard
Medical School, Aug. 2012-May 2014. Administration at Children's
Hospital Boston, July 2010-Oct. 2012. M.P.A. (2010) and B.A. in
government and international relations (2009) from Clark University.
2015) Account manager at Moore Campaigns, Aug.-Nov. 2015.
Language strategist (May 2014-Aug. 2015) and ssociate language
2013-May 2014) at
maslansky + partners. Project associate (Jan.-Nov. 2012) and
intern (Oct. 2011-Jan. 2012) at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner. B.A. in
political sciene from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2011.
Data Director Rob Hipskind
(April 2016) Canvasser for NARAL Pro-Choice
Feb.-April 2016. Campaign manager on Resnick for Supervisor,
July-Nov. 2015. Field director on Bobby McKenzie for Congress,
May-Nov. 2014. Organizer on a half dozen campaigns. B.A. in
political science and philosophy from Kalamazoo College, 2011.
House Campaign Director Katherine Levasseur
(Feb. 2016) B.A. in political science from UVM, 2013. Won the title of Miss Vermont in 2011. As a teenager, Levasseur "proposed and advocated for a state constitutional amendment that enables Vermonters who will be eighteen by the date of the general election to vote in primary elections." 11th generation Vermonter.
Regional Field Director Brandon Batham
(March 2016) Campaign manager on Kasha Ram
for Lt. Governor, Oct. 2015-Jan. 2016. Statewide grassroots
organizer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, April-May
2015. Field organizer for southern Vermont for the Vermont
Democratic Party in Fall 2014. Bachelor's degree in American studies
and politics from Marlboro College; A.A. in political science and
government from Los Angeles Valley College. Originailly from Southern