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State Director Mike Vlacich
State director on Clinton's New
campaign from the beginning (reported
March 13, 2015 by AP). Senior
to Sen. Jeanne
Shaheen; managed Shaheen for Senate, Jan.-Dec. 2014; state director in
the Office of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Jan. 2009-Jan. 2014. Director
of the Division of Economic Development in the NH Department of
Resources and Economic Development, Dec. 2006-Dec. 2008. Deputy
chief of staff to Gov. John Lynch, Dec. 2004-Dec. 2006; manager of New
Hampshire for John Lynch in 2006. Executive director of the NH
Democratic Party, June 2003-Dec. 2004. Business recruitment and
retention specialist in the NH Department of Resources and Economic
Development, Dec. 2002-June 2003. Special assistant for economic
development to Gov. Jeanne Shaheen, March 1997-Dec. 2002. B.A. in
political science from University of New Hampshire, 1995. twitter
Deputy State Director Kari Thurman
Political director on Clinton's New Hampshire primary
campaign from the
beginning (reported March 13, 2015 by AP). Political
director on Shaheen for
Senate in 2014. Staffer in Shaheen's Senate office in the first
part of 2012. Did some work with the Progressive Change Campaign
Committee. Finance director on Kuster for Congress, May 2009-Dec.
2010. Finance director on Carol Shea-Porter for Congress, May
2008-Oct. 2009. Field staff for the New Hampshire Democratic
Party, May 2007-May 2008. Studied at Illinois State University
and earlier at University of Missouri-Kansas City. twitter
Communications Director Julie McClain
Started out as press secretary for Clinton's New
campaign, April 2015-Feb. 2016, then did communications for the
campaign in Vermont and Maryland. Communications director for the
New Hampshire Democratic Party, March-Nov. 2014. Press secretary
to U.S. Sen Brian Schatz (HI), March 2013-March 2014. Deputy
press secretary on Berkley for Senate in Nevada, 2011-12. Press
for U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (PA), March-Nov. 2011. Policy
associate on Andrew Cuomo 2010, June-Dec. 2010. B.A. in political
science and government from University of Pennsylvania, 2010. twitter
Press Secretary Victor Reyes
(June 2016) Communications director on Clinton's
Campaigns director at
ProgressNow NM from May 2015. Political and
legislative director for Conservation Voters New Mexico from July
2014. Fundraiser for Alan Webber for Governor (NM).
Legislative and district director for Texas Rep. Mary Gonzalez.
Worked in the office of U.S. Rep. Charlie Gonzalez and for the
Congressional Hispanic Caucus. twitter
Communications Associate Liam Swords
(May 2016...started on the campaign as an organizer in
and Pennsylvania, Feb.-April 2016) Grant writing intern for Casa
Verde, June-Nov. 2015. Regional field director in Lewiston for
the Maine Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014. B.A. in political
science and Latin American studies from McGill University, 2014.
Political Director Liz Wester
(May 2016) Director of the Committee to Elect
House Democrats for
the NHDP from
April 2014. Outreach coordinator for U.S. Rep. John Tierney,
April 2013-April 2014. Data coordinator for the Human Rights
Campaigns, Jan.-March 2013. Field director for Niki Tsongas,
April-Nov. 2012. Field director for Standing Up for New Hampshire
Families, Oct. 2011-April 2012. Field organizer for the Human
Rights Campaign, Jan.-July 2011. Field organizer for the NHDP,
Aug.-Nov. 2010. B.A. in political science, history from
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2010. twitter
Deputy Political Director Kate Moore
(July 2016) Regional director to U.S. Sen.
Elizabeth Warren (MA)
2013. Field organizer on Elizabeth Warren for MA, May-Nov.
2012. B.A. in government from Smith College, 2012; president of
College Democrats of Massachusetts, 2010-12. Interned on Hillary
for President, July 2007-Jan. 2008.
Digital Director Collin Gately
(May 2016) Digital director for The Messina
Group, Dec. 2014-May
2016. Digital director at Shaheen for Senate, Jan.-Dec.
2014. Freelance creative consultant, 2013; senior community
manager at Arnold Worldwide, 2013. Press secretary for the New
Hampshire Democrtic Party, March-Dec. 2012. B.A. in political
science from UNH, 2010; bachelor's degree in film production and
political communication from Emerson College, 2009. Field
the New Hampshire Coordinated Campaign, May-Sept. 2008. Press
on Hillary Clinton for President, May 2007-Jan. 2008. twitter
Deputy Digital Director Heather Reid
(June 2016) Administrative manager in the office
of the EVP/CXO
at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Aug. 2015-June 2016.
Regional tracking director (May-Aug. 2015) and department manager,
tracking (March 2014-May 2015) at American Bridge 21st Century.
External relations coordinator for The Atlas Project/Democratic GAIN,
June 2013-March 2014. Program assistant at The Atlas Project, May
2012-May 2013. B.A. in political science from University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011.
Deputy Digital Director Greg Murphy
(Sept. 2016) Director of digital marketplaces
2016) and director of content (May-Sept. 2015 for Boston Globe
Media. Director of social content systems (Jan.-April 2015) and
social media strategist (March 2011-April 2015) at Arnold Worldwide.
Social media coordinator at Modernista!, Nov. 2010-March 2011.
B.S. in marketing communications from Emerson College, 2010.
Training Director and Fellowship Coordinator Erol Yayboke
Started on the campaign as a summer fellow (June
2015), then an
organizer in New Hampshire (June 2015-Feb. 2016) and Vermont
(Feb.-March 2016). Background in humanitarian aid and development
management. Program/research manager at the Center for
International Development at Harvard University, Oct. 2013-July
2015. Consultant at AECOM in Afghanistan, March-July 2013.
Acting field manager for Save the Children in South Sudan, Sept.-Nov.
2012. Associate program officer, program officer, monitoring and
evaluation manager, deputy country director and regional manager for
CHF International International, serving in Ethiopia, Iraq and South
Sudan, Jan. 2008-April 2012. Policy analyst at the International
Institute for Homeland Security, Defense, and Restoration, Jan.-Dec.
2007. M.P.A. and
B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.
New Hampshire Together (Coordinated Campaign)
| 57 Regional Drive | Concord,
Director John Bisognano
(June 2016) Associate Director of Public
Engagement at the White
House from March
2015. Executive director of the Association of State Democratic
Chairs (ASDC), April 2013-March 2015. Massachusetts
political director and communications
advisor at Obama for America. Deputy Northeast/West political
director at the
DNC, 2011-12. Deputy
national regional director at Organizing for America, 2009-11.
Vice president of accounts at National Field LLC, 2010-11. Deputy
regional field director on Obama's 2008 campaign in Southern Missouri
(June-Nov. 2008) and during the primaries was a field organizer in NC,
KY and MT. M.B.A. and B.S. degrees in marketing from Providence
Organizing Director Peter Mellinger
(April 2016) Regional organizing director for
Clinton's NH primary
campaign, April 2015-April 2016. Deputy field director for the
Kentucky Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Director of operations
Rep. Daniel Maffei (NY), July 2013-Aug. 2014. Finance/compliance
on Terry McAuliffe for Governor, April-July 2013. Field organizer
in Iowa City on Obama for America, July-Nov. 2012. Studied at
Bucknell University. twitter
Deputy Organizing Directors
(April 2016) Organizer for Hillary for America,
2016. B.A. degree from Harvard University, 2015; served as
president of Harvard College Democrats, 2013-14.
Greater Nashua Melissa Shohet
Greater Concord Alex Cronheim
Salem Matt Herdman
Campus McKenzie St. Germain
(April 2016) Started on the campaign as an
organizer in Keene (April-Oct. 2015) then a regional organizing
director in Dover (Oct. 2015-April 2016). Regional field director
(Aug.-Nov. 2014) and field organizer (July-Aug. 2014) for the Kentucky
Democratic Party. Bachelor's degree in public relations and
political science from Western Kentucky University, 2014.
Greater Portsmouth Aimee Van Cleave
Strafford County Kevin Lata
Greater Manchester Ashley Marcoux
Regional director for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren from
Jan. 2013. Western Mass. regional field director on Elizabeth
Warren for Massachusetts, April-Nov. 2012. Program assistant at
the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program, 2011-May 2012.
Regional field direotor for the Committee to Re-elect Congressman
Richard Neal (MA), Sept.-Nov. 2010. B.A. in political science
from University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010.
Keene/Claremont/Southwest NH Sean Butler
North Country, Carroll County, Plymouth area Matt Wald
Upper Valley–Lebanon, Hanover, Littleton Quinton Valdez
Out of State program Rory Clark
as Sept. 10, 2016*:
Berlin 97 Main Street (9/6)
Claremont 8 Sullivan Street
Concord 56 Old Suncook Road
Conway 486 White Mountain Highway, Unit D
Derry 4 Peabody Road Annex (9/7)
Dover 83 Main Street
Epping 68 Fogg Road (9/7)
Exeter 24 Front Stree
Franklin 325 Main Street
Fremont 25 Spaulding Road (9/8)
Hampton 852 Lafayette Road
Keene 114 Main Street
Laconia 61 W. Beacon Street
Lebanon 10 Water Street, Suite 170
Littleton 551 Meadow Street (9/10)
Londonderry 4 Orchard View Drive (AppleTree Mall)
Manchester 379 Elm Street
Milford 54 Nashua Street, 2nd Floor
Nashua 291 Main Street
Newmarket 178 Main Street (9/8)
Peterborough 1 Jaffrey Road, Unit 11 (Monadnock Community Plaza) (9/8)
Plymouth 91 Main Street
Portsmouth 125 Brewery Lane
Rochester 22 North Main Street (9/7)
Salem 15 Ermer Road
Seabrook 1 Walton Road
*27 offices including Concord headquarters; final number of offices was 29.
To show the growth... on Aug. 1, 2016 there was the Coordinated Campaign headquarters and nine organizing offices.
Director of Data and Analytics Shanthi Pierce
(June 2016) Director of monitoring and
evaluation at Families
First, Oct. 2014-June
2016. Peace Corps volunteer in Africa, Nov. 2009-Dec. 2011.
Actuarial Analyst at Mercer, Jan. 2006-Dec. 2008. M.P.A. in
international development from Kennedy School of Government at Harvard
University, 2014; B.A. in mathematics, economics from University of
Deputy Data Director Torey Cahn
(June 2016) Political director for the
Trust, March-May 2016. Statewide organizer and data coordinator
for the Human Rights Campaign, Dec. 2015-March 2016. Campaign
manager on Joce Pritchett for Auditor, Aug.-Nov. 2015. Director
of targeting at Chism Strategies in Jackson, MS, May 2012-Aug.
2015. B.A. in history and political science from Millsaps
Deputy Data Director Julia Kandel-Krieger
(Sept. 2016) Staff data scientist for the
Group at Booz Allen Hamilton, Feb.-Sept. 2016. Data scientist at
Metis, June-Oct. 2015. Field organizer on Obama for America,
June-Nov. 2012. Master's degree in social research methods from
The London School of Economics and Political Science, 2015; Bachelor's
degree in psychological and brain sciences, applied mathematics and
statistics from The Johns Hopkins University, 2010.
Senior Advisor for Analytics and Targeting John James Butler
(Aug. 2016) Data and analytics director on
Hillary for America
starting in NH, and later in ME, PA, VT and MA, July 2015-April
2016. Policy advisor/deputy budget director in the Office of Gov.
Maggie Hassan, Jan.-June 2015. Data director for the New
Hampshire Democratic Party, June 2014-Jan. 2015. New Hampshire
data and targeting for America Votes, Sept. 2013-June 2014.
Government affairs and data coordinator for Fix It Now New Hampshire,
March-June 2013. New Hampshire deputy data director on Obama for
America, Feb.-Nov. 2012. Field organizer for the Ohio Democratic
Party, Sept.-Nov. 2011. M.P.A. from The Ohio State University's
John Glenn School of Public Affairs, 2011; B.A. in business
administration from Baldwin-Wallace College, 2007.
GOTV Director Rahul Kale
(Aug. 2016) Campaign manager on Calone for
Congress (Long Island,
Feb.-July 2016. Regional GOTV director at Hillary for America,
Jan.-Feb. 2016. Campaign manager on Joyce Craig for Mayor,
2015. Deputy GOTV director at the New Hampshire Democratic Party,
Sept.-Nov. 2014. Deputy field director on Steve Grossman for
(MA), Jan.-Sept. 2014. Field organizer for Organizing for America
Columbus, OH, April-Nov. 2012; started as an organizing fellow in
Allentown, PA, Aug. 2011-March 2012. A.B. in political science
Duke University, 2011.
Voter Protection Director Carlos Martin Vizcarra
(July 2016) Research director on gubernatorial
campaign in Illinois in 2006. Political research consultant in
2005. Deputy campaign manager on Paul Babbitt's campaign for
Congress in AZ-1 from June 2004. Research associate for the
DNC/Kerry Edwards 2004,
2003-04. Senior research analyst at the DCCC, 2001-03.
Press assistant in the U.S. House, 2000-01. LL.M. in national
security law (2012) and J.D. (2010) from Georgetown University; B.A. in
history from Arizona State University, 2000.
Operations Director Craig Brown
Also served as operations director for Clinton's NH
primary campaign. Operations director for Sen. Al Franken (MN)’s
2014 re-election campaign. Deputy field director for Maggie
Hassan’s 2012 campaign for governor. B.A. in CLEG from American
Experience includes field assistant for the NHDP, June-Aug. 2008;
volunteer/phonebank coordinator on Hillary for President in April-May
2008; and field intern on Hillary for President in Manchester, NH,
June-Sept. 2007. Born and raised in Manchester, NH.
Deputy Operations Director Caitlin Spinelli-Moore
(Sept. 2016) Programs and operations manager
2016), program consultant (Jan.-June 2015) and office manager
(Jan.-Aug. 2014) at Public Leadership Education Network. Account
manager (May 2012-Dec. 2013), IT manager (Sept. 2010-May 2012) and
office manager (April 2008-Sept. 2010) at BAMKO. Assistant
manager at Dunn Bros. Coffee, Sept. 2007-March 2008. Master's
degree from American University; B.A. degree from University of
Southern California, 2006.
IT Director Malcolm Alexander
(July 2016) Junior IT engineer at Coller Capital, Jan. 2015-July 2016. Founder and president of MXA Consulting in the greater NYC area, Sept. 2010-June 2015. Systems engineer at Cadrenet, Sept.-Dec. 2014. School computer technology specialist for the YC Department of Education, Aug. 2013-Sept. 2014. Studied computer science and public administration at City University of New York City College.
Trips and Surrogates Director Emily Cashman
(July 2016) Special assistant for policy and
projects in the Office of U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Nov. 2014-June
2016. Scheduler on Shaheen for Senate, Aug.-Nov. 2014.
State scheduler i(July 2012-Aug. 2014) and special assistant for
constituent services (Dec. 2010-July 2012) in the Office of Sen.
Shaheen. NHDP Senate Caucus communications director, July-Dec.
2010. Administrative finance assistant for UNHCR, Sept. 2009-June
2010. Bachelor's degree in Spanish, history from College of the
Holy Cross (Worcester, MA),
Deputy Trips Director Olivia Shestopal
(Sept. 2016) Project associate/project coordinator at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, July-Dec. 2015. Bachelor's degree in political science from Goucher College.
Special Projects Manager Jay Wagner
Earlier worked as a volunteer coordinator at Hillary
for New Hampshire. B.A. in political science from Trinity
College, 2014. Originally from East Greenwich, RI.
See also: Memo "100 Days Until Election Day"
Chairman Ray Buckley
(first elected March 2007) Previously served four terms as vice chair, and also four years as executive director and two cycles as New Hampshire Coordinated Campaign director. Served 18 years in the NH legislature. First volunteered on a campaign at age 8. Served as Tilton town chair for Ed Muskie at age 12, an organizer for Jimmy Carter's 1976 presidential campaign, and worked on the presidential campaigns of Mike Dukakis, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Joe Lieberman, John Kerry and Barack Obama. Buckley is a vice chair of the DNC and president of the Association of State Democratic Chairs (ASDC). twitter
Executive Director Sean Doyle
Started at the NHDP in Aug. 2011
as deputy executive director for administration and operations.
Director of operations at the ASDC at the DNC, May 2009-Aug.
2011. Field coordinator for NHDP/Jeanne Shaheen for U.S. Senate,
May-Oct. 2008. Field organizer on Richardson for President, Inc.
May 2007-Jan. 2008. B.A. in computer information technology from
Franklin Pierce University, 2009; president of the College Democrats of
New Hampshire, May 2008-April 2009. twitter
(Aug. 2016) National director of state campaigns (Feb.-May 2016) and New Hampshire primary director (field, data, GOTV) on Bernie 2016 presidential campaign (Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016). Self-employed organizing consultant since July 2010. Field director on Cutler for Maine (independent campaign for governor), July 2013-Jan. 2014. Field director for the Main House Democratic Campaign Committee, Feb-Nov. 2012. Campaign manager on McGowan for Maine (for governor), Dec. 2009-June 2010. Deputy field director on No on 1: Protect Maine Equality, Sept.-Nov. 2009. Field director for the Maine Democratic Party, Feb. 2008-Nov. 2009. 50-State Strategy organizer for the DNC, July 2006-Feb. 2008. Special assistant to Gov. John Baldacci, Nov. 2005-Jan. 2006. Regional field organizer at No on 1: Maine Won't Discriminate, Aug.-Nov. 2005. Studied at University of Maine at Farmington. twitter
Press Secretary Evan Lukaske
Communications Advisor Holly Shulman
Press Assistant Devon Dunn
Political Director Rich Harrington
Office Manager Pam Jorgensen
Executive Director, NH Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Gene P. Martin
House & Senate
Coordinator Naomi Jefferson
House & Senate Communications Director Zach McNamara
House Field Director Nick Taylor
NH Young Democrats Executive Director Amelia Keane