updated September 23, 2016)
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State Director Christie-Lee McNally
(announced July 18, 2016) President of Raven Strategies since June
2011. Club coach at Risto Sports LLC in Eliot, ME from Feb.
2016. Finance director on Kevin Raye for Congress, Oct.
2013-March 2014. Communications director on Jon Courtney for
Congress (ME-1), Sept..-Nov. 2012. Field director at Putting
Maine to Work (Yes on 2 campaign), July-Nov. 2011. Executive
director of the Maine Republican Party, March 2009-June 2011.
Campaign coordinator for Maine House Republicans, Jan.-Dec. 2008.
Special assistant to the House Caucus for Maine Republicans,
2005-07. Quality assurance director at Schooner Retirement
Community, Sept. 1997-Jan. 2005. Bachelor's degree in English
from University of Southern Maine, 1995. twitter
Deputy State Director Leland Graves
(announced Aug. 24,
worked on campaigns for the Maine State Senate Republicans.
Graduate of the University of Maine. Native of Bangor.
Coalitions Director Lauren LePage
(announced Aug. 24, 2016) Third-year law student
University of Maine School of Law. Executive director of
Maine People Before Politics, a nonprofit supporting Gov. LePage.
Worked on Gov. LePage's re-election campaign. Assistant to Gov.
LePage's chief of staff, 2011-Oct. 2013. Bachelor's degree in
biology from Florida State University in Tallahassee.
Chairman Rick Bennett
(elected to partial term on July 20, 2013; elected to full term on Feb. 14, 2015) President and CEO of ValueEdge Advisors LLC from Aug. 2014. Chairman of GMI Ratings, a research firm headquartered in Portland, Dec. 2010-July 2013. Candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in the June 12, 2012 primary finishing third. President and CEO of The Corporate Library, June 2006-Dec. 2010. State senator, 1996-2004, including President of the Senate, 2001-02. Director of corporate governance at Lens Investment Management, 1997-2000. Republican nominee for Congress in ME-2 in 1994. Served two terms in the Maine House. M.B.A. in finance from the University of Southern Maine, 2000; B.A. in goverment from Harvard University, 1986. Maine native, lives in Oxford. twitter
Executive Director Jason Savage
(Feb. 2013) Executive director of Maine People Before Politics Worked on Paul LePage's successful campaign for governor in 2010. IT director and marketing at Marden's Surplus and Salvage; worked there for about 10 years. twitter
Director Joe Turcotte
Freedom ’16 and Trump
HQ field offices in the 2nd CD:
Auburn 120 Center, Auburn ME ...MEGOP Field Organizer Jacob French
Stillwater Ave., Bangor ME ...MEGOP Deputy Field Director
496 Main St., Presque Isle ME ...MEGOP Field Organizer
...MEGOP Field Organizer Cathy Bouchard Martin