Clinton 2016 General Election Campaign Organization, Maine
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State Director  Jeremy Kennedy

Previously at the Maine Democratic Party as executive director (from Jan. 2015) and finance director (from Jan. 2013) and as state field director from July-Nov. 2010.  Campaign manager on Libby Mitchell for Governor, April-July 2010.  Regional field organizer for the Human Rights Campaign, Sept. 2008-March 2010.  Political on Hillary Clinton's earlier presidential campaign, 2007-08.  B.A. in biology and political science from The University of Texas at Dallas, 2007.  twitter

Communications Director  Lindsay Crete

(July 2016)  Communications director in the Office of Speaker of the House Eves, Nov. 2015-July 2016. Communications and fundraising director for NH Kids Count, Aug. 2012-Nov. 2015,  Bachelor's degree from the School of Public Affairs at American University.  twitter

Deputy Digital Director  Shauna DeBono

(Aug. 2016...started on the campaign in Feb. 2016 including digital content manager for Washington and Alaska Facebook pages)  Associate's degree from West Valley College, 2013.

Coordinated Campaign
Director  Jonathan Asen

(June 2016)  Senior advisor to the Speaker of the House in the Maine Legislature, Jan. 2015-June 2016.  Worked for over five years at The White House as chief of staff and senior advisor to the director of legislative affairs (July 2013-Jan. 2015), speacial assistant to the deputy chief of staff for policy (Jan.-July 2013), special assistant to the director of the Office of Legislative Affairs (Feb. 2012-Jan. 2013) aon in the Office of Presidential Correspondence (Sept. 2009-May 2011).  In 2008 Asen served as a field organizer in New Hampshire on Obama for America.  Bachelor's degree in history from Trinity College-Hartford, 2009.  twitter

Organizing Director  Simon Thompson

(July 2016)  Special projects officer for the Blue Haven Initiative, May 2014-July 2016.  Campaign manager on Spencer for City Council in Portland, ME, May-Nov. 2015.  Research assistant to David Gergen and to staff at the Center for Pubilc Leadership at the Kennedy School of Government, Jan. 2013-May 2014.  Finance director for Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, Jan. 2011-April 2014.  Campaign manager on Jed Rathband for Mayor of Portland, May-Nov. 2011.  Campaign manager on Ed Suslovic for Portland City Council, March-Nov. 2010.  A.B. in government from Harvard University, 2014.

Field Director / GOTV Director  Evan LeBrun

(June 2016)  Rhode Island field director (April 2016), deputy Illinois GOTV director (March 2016), regional field director for Strafford County on the New Hampshire primary campaign (Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016) and started as a field organizer (June-Aug. 2015) on Bernie 2016.  Campaign ambassador on The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol, April-June 2015.  Outreach specialist for Starting Point Ops in Portland, ME, Nov. 2014-Jan. 2015.  Field manager for the Maine Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014.  Bachelor's degree in English from University of Maine, 2014, after attending Hampshire College.

18 field staff spread across 9 field offices

>The Clinton campaign had a small staff and was structured differently than other states; it was not totally integrated with the Coordinated campaign but was more of a hybrid.

Maine Democratic Party  |  320 Water Street  |  Augusta, ME 04330  |  fb/Maine-Democratic-Party  |  @mainedems

Chairman  Phil Bartlett

(elected Nov. 17, 2014)  Attorney at Scaccia, Bartlett & Chabot from 2004.  Former Senate Majority Leader; elected to the Maine Senate in 2004 at age 28 and represented Senate District 6, which includes Gorham, Scarborough, and Westbrook, for four terms (term limited in 2012).  Attorney at Ropes & Gray LLP, 2002-03.  Clerk for Chief Justice Leigh Saufley of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 2001-02.  J.D. from Harvard Law School, 2001; B.A. in economics and political science from Tufts University, 1998.  Grew up in Gorham.  twitter

Executive Director  Katie Mae Simpson

(Aug. 2016)  Membership manager at the Maine Association of Nonprofits.  Campaign manager on Bellows for Senate, Dec. 2013-Jan. 2015.  Executive director at Emerge Maine, Oct. 2009-Dec. 2013.  Consultant at Connection Strategies, 2008.  Senior grassroots organizer/grassroots organizer at the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, 2005-08.  Community organizer on Dean for America presidential campaign, Oct. 2003-Feb. 2004.  Trainee at Green Corps, 2002-03  B.A. in religion, women's studies from Middlebury College, 2002.

Deputy Executive Director  Anya Trundy

Communications Director  Katie Baker

Finance Director  Ashley McCurry

Voter File Manager  Michael Rogers

Operations Director  Tyler Beaulieu

Chair: Phil Bartlett
Vice-Chair: Peggy Schaffer
Secretary: Heidi Brooks
Treasurer: Betty Johnson
Assistant Treasurer: Kurt Keef
Parliamentarian: Darek Grant