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Generation Forward PAC

(page updated June 4, 2017)'Malley super PAC reported May 28, 2015.
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Director  Damian O'Doherty

(reported May 28, 2015)  Principal at KO Public Affairs since Feb. 2008.  Chair of the government affairs practice at Smith, Gildea, and Schmidt, Jan. 2007-Jan. 2008.  Senior advisor to Baltimore County Executive Jim Smith, April 2002-Dec. 2006.  Vice president and association counsel at GCAAR, a real estate trade association, Oct. 2000-March 2002.  Committee counsel in the Maryland Senate, 1998-2000.  J.D. from University of Baltimore School of Law, 1999; B.S. in history from University of Delaware, 1996.

Communications Director  Ron Boehmer

(reported May 28, 2015)  Senior associate at KO Public Affairs since Jan. 2015.  Deputy press secretary to Gov. Martin O'Malley, Dec. 2013-Jan. 2015.  Worked for Fix the Debt Campaign, July 2012-Nov. 2013.  B.A. in government, history from Georgetown University, 2012.  twitter

Finance Director  Susan Smith-Bauk

(from late May 2015)  Most recently finance consultant to Howard County Executive Ken Ulman.  Worked for Maryland Gov. Parris Gendening including as finance director.  Graduate of University of Maryland-College Park.


Headquarters: 522 1/2 Grand Ave., Des Moines

State Field Director  Jonathon Rowland

(July 2015)  Director at FieldWorks in Portland, OR from Sept. 2013.  Field director on Swati Dandekar for Congress, Feb.-June 2014.  Deputy office director at FieldWorks in Cincinnati, Aug.-Sept. 2013.  Administrative assistant at Murray State University, April 2012-Aug. 2013.  Field organizer at Obama for America in Iowa, Aug.-Dec. 2012.  B.A. in history from Murray State University, 2011.  twitter

Regional Field Director  Kip Carr

(July 2015)  Founder (Oct. 2012) and managing partner of CarrStrategy LLC in College Park, GA.  Treasurer of the Democratic Party of Georgia 2015-present.  Canvass manager for Community Outreach Group in Fairbanks Alaska, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Senior advisor to Gerald Beckum for Georgia Secretary of State, March-June 2014.  Candidate for the Georgia House of Representatives, District 62, May-July 2012.  Native of Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Regional Field Director  Daniel Otto

(Aug. 2015)  Field director on Poetter for Congress (ran against Speaker Boehner), July-Nov. 2014.  Volunteer coordinator on Friends of Suzi Rubin in Ohio's 53rd District, Feb.-July 2012.  Campaign manager on John Kinne's campaign for Oxford Township trustee, Aug.-Nov. 2011.  Studying philosophy at Miami University.

The Washington Post
reported in early Sept. 2015 that Generation Forward "has laid off 38 organizers in Iowa -- about three-quarters of its staff here;" at that point, according to the Post, it had 13 staff in Iowa.

See: John Wagner.  "Super PAC backing O'Malley sheds much of its Iowa staff."  The Washington Post, September 3, 2015.