Clinton 2016 General Election Campaign Organization, Arizona
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State Director  Seth Scott

(reported by Politico on August 2, 2016)  On leave from position as chief of staff for policy to Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, started in May 2013.  Campaign consultant for the DCCC, Sept.-Nov. 2012.  Campaign manager on Andrei (Cherny) for Arizona, Jan.-Aug. 2012.  Communications director and legislative assistant in the U.S. House, 2007-09.  Campaign manager and communications director on Harry Mitchell for Congress, 2006-08.  Press secretary for the Arizona Democratic Party, 2005-06.  Communications aide to Gov. Janet Napolitano, 2004-05.  Communications assistant at the Center for American Progress, 2003-04.  J.D. from Arizona State University College of Law, 2012.  B.A. in journalism and B.S. in political science from Arizona State University, 2002.  twtitter

Outreach and Latino Vote Director  Ellie Pérez

(announced mid-Aug. 2016)  Aide to Phoenix Councilwoman and Vice Mayor Kate Gallego from Jan. 2014.  Regional field director on Ruben Gallego's campaign for Congress in CD-7, Feb.-Oct. 2014.  B.A. in justice studies from Arizona State University, 2015; also attended Phoenix College and Paradise Valley Community College.  DREAMer, born in Mexico, brought to the U.S. at age 4, grew up in Phoenix.  twitter

Digital Director  John Buysse

(Oct. 2016; promoted after serving as a social media strategist in Brooklyn from June 2015...launched and managed the official campaign accounts on Instagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn)  Global junior brand strategist at Oglivy & Mather, Nov. 2014-May 2015.  B.S. in advertising from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014.

Coordinated Campaign

Director  Stan Williams

(Aug. 2016)  Moved over to this role from position as training director for the Arizona Democratic Party, Feb.-July 2016.  Assistant executive director of the Arizona Advocacy Network, March-Dec. 2015.  Arizona organizing director at Enroll America, July 2013-Feb. 2015.  Regional field director, youth and LGBT vote director at Organizing for America-Florida, May 2011-May 2012; regional field director at Organizing for America-Arizona, July 2009-April 2011.  Field organizer on Obama's Campaign for Change in Union, MO, Aug.-Nov. 2008.  Executive director of Young Democrats of Arizona, April 2007-June 2008.  Field organizer with the Arizona Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2006.

Deputy Director  Jonathan Sutton

(March 2016)  Deputy campaign manager on Tom Henry for Mayor (Fort Wayne, IN), May-Nov. 2015.  Campaign manager on Dareyl Neher for Mayor (Bloomington, IN), Jan.-May 2015).  Regional lead campaign manager for Indiana House Democrats, May-Nov. 2014.  Assistant to the president at Freedom Indiana, Dec. 2013-March 2014.  B.A. in political science, history from Indiana University Bloomington, 2015.

Field Director  Christian K. Walker

(Feb. 2016)  Legislative assistant in the U.S. House, Jan. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Paid canvass director (Oct.-Nov. 2014) and deputy field director (April-Nov. 2014) for the Arizona Democratic Party.  Office manager and youth leadership coordinator in the U.S. House, May 2013-May 2014.  Field organizer with the Arizona Democratic Party, May 2012-Jan. 2013.  Degree in political science from Northern Arizona University, 2012.

Deputy Field Director  Christopher Shallow

(March 2016) District director to U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Nov. 2014-Feb. 2016.  Field director with the Democratic Party of Illinois/DCCC in IL-17, Jan.-Nov. 2014.  Campaign consultant in the Denver area, Oct.-Nov. 2013.  Field director on Pueblo United for Angela, May-Sept. 2013.  Worked on several campaigns in Illinois, Jan.-April 2013.  Field organizer at Organizing for America-North Carolina, March-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in psychology from Northwestern University, 2011.

32 offices around the state
"over 130 staffers out in the field" (AZDP press release)

Data Director  Sam Almy

Elections director with the Arizona Democratic Party from March 2012 and paid canvass director/field director with the Pima County Democratic Party.  Worked as an office manager and manager trainee.  B.A. in political science from The College of Wooster, 2004.

Voter Protection Director  Spencer Scharff

(Aug. 2016)  Attorney at Thorpe Shwer, P.C. in Phoenix, 2014-16.  Associate at Paul Hasitings in the Los Angeles area, 2011-13.  Judicial law clerk, 2010-11.  J.D. from University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 2010; B.A. in history and political science from University of Pennsylvania, 2006.

Democratic National Committee

Victory Leaders Council
(announced Sept. 9, 2016)

Photo of Clinton headquarters tweeted on Aug. 20 by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton.  On the wall behind him are three clipboards with the
numbers 49, 51 and 79.  (The voter registration deadline is Oct. 10, early voting starts on Oct. 12, and Election Day was at this point 79 days off.

Arizona Democratic Party 2910 North Central Avenue  |  Phoenix, AZ 85012  |  fb/AZDemParty  |  @AZDemParty

Chairwoman  Alexis Tameron

(elected Jan. 26, 2015)  Campaign manager for Dr. Richard Carmona’s 2012 U.S. Senate race.  Chief of staff and earlier district director to U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell.  Worked on Harry Mitchell’s 2006 congressional campaign.  Arizona deputy Coordinated Campaign director for base vote on the 2004 fall campaign; Arizona organizing director for America Votes; deputy state director on Howard Dean's Arizona primary campaign.  Political director for the Arizona Democratic Party; and previously assistant director of compliance, database manager, and Hispanic outreach director.  President of the Young Democrats of Arizona, 2002-03.  Bachelor's degree in public policy from Arizona State University.  Native Arizonan, born and raised in the mining town of Superior.  Tempe resident.

Executive Director  Sheila Healy

(from Aug. 2015)  Coordinated Campaign director for the Texas Democratic Party, Jan.-Dec. 2014.  Communications coordinator at the DCCC, July 2013-Jan. 2014.  Field director on Jack Wagner for Mayor of Pittsburgh, PA, March-May 2013.  A regional field director in North Florida for the Obama campaign, Jan.-Nov. 2012.  Field organizer in seven primary states, and finished in Cincinnati, OH on Obama for America, Aug. 2007-Nov. 2008.  Studied history at Trinity College in Hartford.

Communications Director  Enrique Gutierrez

(March 2016)  Press secretary on Sylvester Turner for Mayor (Houston, TX), May-Dec. 2015.  Communications assistant on Leticia Van De Putte for Lt. Governor (TX), July-Nov. 2014.  Field director on Eloise Gomez Reyes for Congress (CA), May-June 2014.  Press/staff assistant in the U.S. House, Jan. 2013-May 2014.  Member services associate at the DCCC, Nov. 2011-Jan. 2013.  Deputy field director/paid canvass director on Dr. Raul Ruiz for Congress (CA), Oct.-Nov. 2012.  Master's degree in political management from The George Washington University, 2014; Bachelor's degree in political science from Cal State University-Northridge, 2009.

Operations Manager  Meghan Lyons
(Feb. 2016; also executive assistant since Sept. 2015.  Executive assistant/project coordinator for PSR Network, and worked as an administrative assistant.  Studied political science and government at Mesa Community College.

First Vice Chair  Bill Roe
Secretary  Anne Greenberg
Treasurer  Rick McGuire

Senior Vice Chairwoman  Holly Lyon
Vice Chairwoman  Jordan Hibbs
Vice Chairwoman  Kristie O'Brien
Vice Chairwoman  Emily Verdugo
Vice Chairman  Doug Ballard
Vice Chairman  Aaron Marquez
Vice Chairman  Jeff Rogers
Educational Coordinator  Janie Hydrick
Affirmative Action Moderator  Adrian Fontes
National Committeewoman  Kate Gallego
National Committeewoman  Carolyn Warner
National Committeeman  Luis Heredia