Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee – 2013-14

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Chairman  Sen. Michael Bennet (CO)

(announced Dec. 4, 2012 )  Appointed U.S. Senator by Gov. Ritter to succeed Ken Salazar, started Jan. 21, 2009 and elected in 2010, defeating Ken Buck.  Superintendent of Denver Public Schools, 2005-09.  Chief of staff to Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, 2003-05.  Managing director at the Anschutz Investment Company, 1997-2003.  Counsel to U.S. Deputy Attorney General, 1995-97.  Aide to Gov. Richard Celeste (OH), 1988-90.  J.D. from Yale Law School, 1993; B.A. from Wesleyan University, 1987.


Executive Director  Guy Cecil

(announced Dec. 22, 2010)  Chief of staff to Sen. Michael Bennet (CO) starting Oct, 19, 2009.  President of Thomas Circle Strategies, a public affairs and issue advocacy firm.  National political and field director on Hillary Clinton for President campaign.  Political director at the DSCC in the 2006 cycle.  Joined the Dewey Square Group in March 2003 and was a principal in the firm's grassroots campaign practice.  Directed the Arkansas Democratic Coordinated Campaign in the 2002 cycle.  National field director for the Children's Defense Fund and its Campaign to Leave No Child Behind, 2001.  Field director for the 2000 Missouri Democratic Coordinated Campaign.  Worked on Vice President Gore's campaign staff in New Hampshire and was the state director for the primary campaign in Vermont.  Program coordinator for Boston Partners in Education, a nonprofit.  A high school teacher and speech and debate coach.  Graduate of the University of Florida with a B.A. in political science.  Originally from Miami.  twitter

Assistant to the Executive Director  John Karlock
(Feb. 2014)  Assistant to the vice president of vendor relations at American Health Care Association, Sept. 2013-Feb. 2014.  Regional field organizer for Equality Delaware, March-July 2013.  Field organizer at Organizing for America in Ohio, Aug.-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in marketing,
health care management from Balwdin-Wallace College, 2012.

Chief Operating Officer  Karen Hancox

COO since the 2006 cycle; also served as COO of the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Committee.  CEO of the Kerry campaign (announced April 22, 2004).  Deputy campaign manager on the Gephardt campaign starting April 2003.  Chief of staff for Gore 2000.  In early 1998 Hancox worked on Lewinsky damage control at the DNC.  From March 1995-Jan. 1997 she served as deputy political director at the White House under Doug Sosnik; she started in the Clinton administration in January 1993 in the Office of Legislative Affairs.  Hancox handled congresssional relations on Clinton/Gore 1992.


Political Director  Anne Caprara

(Jan. 2013; deputy political director May 2011-Jan. 2013)  Chief of staff to Congresswoman Betsy Markey, Jan. 2009-Jan. 2011, after managing her campaign.  Transition director and chief of staff to Congresswoman Betty Sutton, Nov. 2006-May 2007.  Research tracker, then deputy research director at EMILY's List, 2003-06.  Business development assistant at Cassidy & Associates, 2001-03.  M.A. in political management from The George Washington University, 2003; B.A. from American University, 2001.

Regional Political Director  Dan McNally

(March 2013)  Campaign manager on Mark Pocan's successful 2012 campaign for Congress in WI-2.  Assistant director of intergovernmental affairs for the City of Syracuse, NY, Jan.-Sept. 2011.  Campaign manager on Dan Maffei for Congress in 2010.  Campaign manager on Stephanie Miner for Mayor of Syracuse in 2009.  Worked on Rep. Louise Slaughter's campaign.  Worked on the Jon Powers primary campaign in NY 26 in 2008.  Undergraduate degree in political science from SUNY at Geneseo, 2008.

Campaigns Director  Paul Dunn

(Feb. 2014, also referred to as national field director)  Field director on the Michael Bennett for U.S. Senate campaign in Colorado in 2010; campaign manager of Alex Sink for governor campaign to April 2010.  Campaign manager on Suzanne Kosmas' upset win over Rep. Tom Feeney in Florida's 24th CD in 2008.  Field directors on Sen. John Edwards 2007 NH primary campaign.  Seacoast regional field coordinator (Portsmouth) on Sen. Edwards' 2003-4 New Hampshire primary campaign.  Volunteer coordinator for Martha Fuller Clark's 2002 congressional campaign.  Previously worked on Democratic campaigns in Wisconsin.

Campaigns Director  Rory Steele

(March 2014)  Deputy chief of staff to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, Jan. 2013-Feb. 2014.  Deputy political director at the DSCC, May 2011-Dec. 2012.  Partner at Argo Strategies, Jan. 2009-May 2011.  General election director in Washington State on Obama's campaign in Fall 2008; started on the campaign as Southwest regional field director for the Iowa caucuses, then GOTV director in Northern Nevada, state director in Nebraska, and regional director for central Ohio.  Base vote and GOTV director of the Washington Democrats' 2006 Coordinated Campaign.  Outreach director for congressman Jay Inslee.  Regional director on Sen. Patty Murray's 2004 re-election campaign.  Worked on several statewide initiatives.  Campaign manager on State Rep. Geoff Simpson's re-election campaign, 2002.  Interned at the Washington State Labor Council.  Steele has also worked as a trucker in Seattle, and on a crab fishing boat in Alaska.  Served in the U.S. Marines Corps to Sept. 2000.  Born and raised in Edmonds, WA.

Campaign Services  Ashley Sulewski

(Jan. 2014)  Finance director on Mark Herring for Attorney General, Feb. 2013-Jan. 2014.  Finance director on Kathy Boockvar for Congress, Jan.-Nov. 2012.  Finance director for the Monroe County Democratic Committee (Rochester, NY), July 2011-Jan. 2012.  Finance director for Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy, Jan.-April 2011.  Deputy finance director at Friends of Dan Maffei, Dec. 2009-Dec. 2010.  Finance director on Miner for Mayor, May-Dec. 2009.  B.A. in political science and government from Syracuse University, 2009.

Campaign Services  Jordan Sugar

Political Analytics Director  Matt Phillips

(April 2014)  National data manager at Organizing for Action, March 2013-April 2014.  Deputy data director for the Obama campaign in Pennsylvania (SE PA and Philadelphia), Jan.-Nov. 2012.  B.S. in mechanical engineering from Cornell University, 2007.

Senior Advisor  Jen O'Malley Dillon

Partner (with Stephanie Cutter and Teddy Goff) at Precision Strategies.  Deputy campaign manager on President Obama's re-election campaign.  Executive director of the Democratic National Committee from Jan. 2009.  Battleground states director on the Obama campaign, starting in April 2008.  Deputy campaign manager on John Edwards for President after serving as state director on his Iowa caucus campaign.  Campaign manager on Rep. Jim Davis' 2006 gubernatorial campaign in Florida.  Deputy campaign manager for Sen. Tom Daschle's 2004 Senate re-election campaign in South Dakota.  Field director on Sen. Edwards' 2003-04 Iowa caucus campaign.  In 2002 O'Malley served as field director for the South Dakota Democratic Coordinated Campaign, then as field director for Sen. Mary Landrieu's runoff campaign.  In 2001 she was campaign manager for St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay.  In 1999-2000 O'Malley was volunteer coordinator for Gore in the NH primary, then worked as a field organizer in New York and Pennsylvania, and in the general election, she was regional field director for the Missouri Coordinated Campaign in the St. Louis Metro area.  O'Malley is a 1998 graduate of Tufts University and hails from Jamaica Plains, MA. [Dillon's husband Patrick served as White House Deputy Director of Political Affairs to Jan. 2011].  twitter

Bannock Street project

"4,000-person, $60-million, data-driven field and voter contact program...[to] register, turn out, and persuade voters for the midterms."

State Field Teams


Deputy Executive Director/Communications Director  Matt Canter

(deputy executive director from Jan. 2013; started as communications director March 14, 2011)  Communications director to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). Feb. 2009-10.  Communications director to Gov. Jim Doyle.  Communications director on Jeff Merkley's successful 2008 campaign for U.S. Senate.  Press secretary to Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY), and earlier research director on Weiner's campaign for Mayor of NYC in 2005.  Worked on Sen. Russ Feingold's 2004 and 1998 campaigns.  Graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Milwaukee native.  twitter

National Press Secretary  Justin Barasky

(Jan. 2013)  Communications director on Sen. Sherrod Brown's (OH) re-election campaign, 2012.  Press secretary at the Ohio Democratic Party, March -Dec. 2011.  Rapid response director on Friends for Harry Reid, Feb.-Dec. 2010.  Nevada press secretary to U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, June 2009-Feb. 2010.   Communications director at O'Neill for Congress, June-Dec. 2008.  Junior communications associate at The Raben Group, July 2006-May 2008.  Deputy finance director on Charlie Wilson for Congress, March-June 2006.  Bachelor's degree in political communication from Ohio University, 2005.  twitter

Deputy Press Secretary  Regan Page

Experience includes White House’s Broadcast Media Department, NBC’s Meet the Press, and GMMB.  twitter


Research Director  Christie Roberts

Previously deputy research director.  Research director on Sen. Jon Tester's re-election campaign in 2012.  Research associate at the DSCC, 2010.

Deputy Research Director  Casey Nesselhauf

Previously research director at the Florida Democratic Party from June 2013.  Researcher at the DCCC for four years.  Worked for Hamiton Campaigns and for Sen. Bill Nelson.  From Bradenton, FL.  twitter

Research Associates
Rory Campbell

(Jan. 2013)  Research associate for Sen. Sherrod Brown, Feb.-Dec. 2012.  Researcher for the Ohio Democratic Party, March 2011-Jan. 2012.  M.A. in political science from University of Akron, 2010; B.A. in international relations and Spanish from Kent State University, 2006.

Vriti Jain

(March 2013)  Research associate at Obama for America, April-Nov. 2012.  Policy associate in the City of Chicago Mayor's Office, June 2011-May 2012; previously research assistant on the transition and on Chicago for Rahm.  A.B. in public policy and economics from University of Chicago, 2011.

Katie Drapcho

Experience includes organizer for the Human Rights Campaign in New Hampshire.

Josh Lowenstein


Policy Director  Ben Nathanson

(June 2013)  Policy advisor at the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Center, Feb. 2011-May 2013.  Legislative staff to U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, June 2009-July 2010.  Research assistant at the Center for Civil Society Studies, May 2008-Feb. 2009.  Peace Corps volunteer in Ocotal, Nicaragua, 2005-07.  M.P.P. in health policy from The Johns Hopkins University, 2009; undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, 2004.

Digital & Direct Marketing

Digital Director  Matthew Kehres

(June 2013; deputy digital director, March 2009-June 2013)  Previously web manager at the DCCC, July 2008-May 2009.  Internet production associate at Hillary Clinton for President, Feb.-June 2008.  Web developer at Michigan State University, March 2005-Aug. 2007.  Web/media coordinator on Marcinkowski for Congress, June-Nov. 2006.  B.A. in international relations from Michigan State University, 2006.

Deputy Digital Director  Julia Ager

(started May 2012 as digital copywriter)  Account executive at Salsa Labs, Inc., Feb. 2011-May 2012.  Political writer at the Mack | Crounse Group, LLc, July-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in political science, history from Rice University, 2010.

Digital Membership Coordinator  Laura Carlson

(Sept. 2013)  Digital summer associate at 270 Strategies, May-Aug. 2013.  Field organizer (March-Nov. 2012) and Fall fellow (Oct. 2011-March 2012) at Organizing for America-Florida.  B.A. in political science from Indiana University Bloomington, 2011.

Digital Copywriter  Helen Luryi

Experience includes policy associate for workplace pograms at the National Partnership for Women & Families.  Graduate of Brown University.

Digital Assistant  Hillary Rosenthal

(July 2014)  Account executive at ACR Strategies, Feb.-July 2014.  Research assistant at Peter D. Hart Research Associates, June 2012-Feb. 2014.  B.A. in international relations and journalism from University of Rochester, 2012.


Chief Technology Officer  Jude Meche

(IT director at the DSCC in March 2005)  Meche also served as technology site lead at Invesco Field for the Democratic National Convention in Aug.-Sept. 2008.  Senior IT advisor for John Kerry for President and the Kerry-Edwards campaign, starting May 2004.  Director of IT for America Coming Together, Feb.-May 2004.  Director of IT on the Dick Gephardt for President campaign Feb. 2003-Feb. 2004.  Director of management information systems at the DCCC, Sept. 2001-Feb. 2003.  Consultant, 1992-2001. Degree in mechanical engineering from Tulane University, 1997.

Senior Database Administrator  Tim Oppedisano

(June 2007)  Field director on Dan Maffei for Congress, March -Nov. 2006.  Level 2 help desk technician for Sutherland Global Services-TurboTax, Nov. 2005-April 2006.

Deputy IT Director  Dan Seals

(Jan. 2013; IT support specialist, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2013)  Also founder of Gravity Wear, May 2012.  Tier 3 support and junior sysadmin at, June 2009-March 2010.  Solutions consultant at Democracy Data & Communications, 2008-09.  Nevada operations and technical director on Hillary Clinton for President, June 2007-Feb. 2008.  Project manager at Jackson River, LLC, March 2010-July 2011.  B.S. in crime, law and justice from Penn State University, 2006.

Database Administrators
Evan Currie

(Aug. 2012)  B.A. in political science from American University 2012.  Interned at Friends of Mark Warner.

Bryan Kalicki

(July 2013)  Technical consultant at VariQ, Jan.-June 2013.  Technical associate at Advocacy Data, Aug. 2011-Aug. 2012.  J.D. from George Mason University School of Law, 2012; B.A. in political science and anthropology from University of Florida, 2008.


Finance Director  Angelique Cannon

(announced Feb. 8, 2011)  Comes to the DSCC from position as director of major gifts at EMILY's List.  Development director for Third Way.  Finance director on Mark Warner's 2008 campaign for U.S. Senate; deputy finance director for Mark Warner's Forward Together PAC.  Worked on Patty Murray's 2004 re-election.  Finance director for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's 2002 campaign for governor of Maryland.  Western regional finance director at the DSCC in 1999.

Deputy Finance Director  Addy Rummel

(Feb. 2011)  Previously Western regional finance director at the DSCC from Sept. 2009.  Illinois finance director at the DNC, Feb.-Oct. 2009.  Western regional finance director at the DCCC, 2005-09.  Fundraiser at the DCCC, 2004-05.  Fundraiser at Dean for America, 2003-04.  B.A. in political science from University of Vermont, 2003.

Finance Manager  Andrew Woods

Assistant to the Finance Director  Ariane Frosh

Events Director  Patti Ogle

Senate Services Director  Meredith Jachowicz

(Dec. 2012; assistant to the finance director, Feb. 2011-Dec. 2012)  Membership services assistant and marketing intern at EMILY's List.  B.A. in sociology, Spanish Language from American University, 2010.


Director  David Reid

(Feb. 2013)  PAC manager at UnitedHealth Group, Jan. 2011-Feb. 2013.  Deputy finance director (June 2008-Jan. 2011) and finance assistant (Jan.-May 2008) at the Democratic Governors Association.  Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2007.  B.A. in politics, history from University of Virginia, 2006.

Deputy  Alexa Feldman

(June 2013)  Fundraiser at Flanagan Fulkeerson & Company, Jan. 2011-June 2013.  North Florida finance director at Kendrick Meek for Florida, May-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in political communication from The George Washington University.

Deputy  Charlie Goelz

(June 2013; started at the DSCC as West Coast finance assistant, March 2011-May 2013)  Deputy finance director on Jim Himes for Congress, Aug. 2010-Jan. 2011.  B.A. in economics from University of Michigan, 2010.

Assistant  Jamie Maniscalco

(Feb. 2014)  DC deputy finance director on Shaheen for Senate, April 2013-Feb. 2014.  Field organizer (July-Nov. 2012) and fellow (April-July 2012) at Organizing for America North Carolina.  B.A. degrees in philosophy and political science from East Carolina University, 2011.


Director  Emily Pomeranz

(Feb. 2013)  Deputy Southern finance director at Obama for America, April 2011-Dec. 2012.  Deputy Southern finance director (Jan. 2010-March 2011), assistant to finance leadership (Feb.-Dec. 2009) and New York finance (March 2008-Jan. 2009) at the DNC.  B.A. in political science from University of North Carolina at Ashville.

Assistant  Maria Stratienko

(July 2014)  B.A. in international and global studies, economics, women's and gender studies from Sewanee-The University of the South, 2014.


Director  Emily Sullivan

(Feb. 2011)  Previously a senior associate at Campaign Finance Consultants, 2007-11.  Field organizer on Whitehouse for Senate, 2006.  Graduate of Roger Williams University, 2004.

Deputy  Kevin Meehan

(April 2012)  Business development associate at Liquidity Services, Inc., Nov. 2010-March 2012.  Finance assistant at Campaign Finance Consultants, Jan.-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in economics from The George Washington University, 2010.

Assistant  Monica Laufer

(July 2013)  Office of U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley, Jan.-July 2013.  Fashion and design correspondent for PBS, in San Francisco, Jan.-Nov. 2012.  PPC advertising account manager for Meltwater Ranch, San Francisco, July 2011-June 2010.  B.A. in political science, public policy from UC Berkeley, 2011.


Director Katie Petrelius

(March 2014)  National finance director on Joe Kennedy for Congress, Feb. 2012-March 2014.  West deputy finance director at the DSCC, March 2011-March 2012.  Finance associate at 4C Partners, LLC, Sept. 2009-Feb. 2011.  Finance assistant at Public Justice Foundation, May 2008-Sept. 2009.  B.S. in political science and government, French from Drew University, 2008.

Deputy  Sarah Cramer

(Feb. 2013)  Finance consultant at The Gold Standard, Feb. 2011-Feb. 2013.  B.A. in political science and communication studies from McGill University, 2010.

Deputy  Marisa Faitelson

(Feb. 2013)  Tri-State finance assistant at Obama for America, May 2011-Nov. 2012, then moved over to the PIC.  B.S. degree from New York University, 2011.

Assistant  Marcus Rochelle

(Dec. 2013)  B.A. in political science and government from Sewanee-The University of the South, 2013.


(Rachel H Weiser to Tom Wolf for Gov. campaign starting June 2014)


Comptroller  Deanna Watts Nesburg

(April 2011; deputy comptroller from Sept. 2007)  Staff accountant/senior staff accountant at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, 2006-07.  Bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Virginia, 2003.

Deputy Comptroller  Megan Mielnik

(April 2011; assistant comptroller from Jan. 2007)  B.A. in political science from University of Iowa, 2006.

Deputy Comptroller  Lauren Decot

(Aug. 2009)  Deputy comptroller at Virginians for Brian Moran, March 2008-June 2009.  Compliance specialist at Democracy Data & Communications, LLC, Dec. 2006-March 2008.  Deputy comptroller at Forward Together PAC, June-Nov. 2006.  B.A. and B.S. degrees in political science and business administration from Mary Washington College, 2006.

Compliance & Field Program Associate  Laura Gaffey

(from April 2014; started as compliance assistant in March 2013)  Compliance assistant at Klobuchar for Minnesota 2012, May-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in political science and government, Spanish from Illinois Wesleyan University, 2012. 


Staff Assistant/Intern Coordinator  Lindsay Bader

(Nov. 2013)  Internships with New Partners Consulting and with Rep. Lois Frankel.  DCCC fellow/field organizer on Lois Frankel for Congress, Aug.-Nov. 2012.  Americorps Vista with Everybody Wins! DC, July 2011-July 2012.  B.A. in government ant politics, leadership studies from University of Maryland College Park, 2011.


Counsel  Marc Elias

Chair of the Perkins Coie Political Law practice.

Independent Expenditures

[IE, operating separately and independently from the DCCC, spends tens of millions of dollars largely on advertising, doled out to various consultants]

Director of Independent Expenditures  Martha McKenna

(reported by CQ Roll Call on Nov. 4, 2012]  McKenna also directed DSCC independent expenditures in the 2012 cycle.  Partner at McKenna Pihlaja from Jan. 2011.  Political director at the DSCC from Oct. 2007.  Managed Sheila Dixon's campaign for Mayor of Baltimore.  Worked at EMILY's List for four years serving as campaign services director in the 2006 cycle and as tracker/liaison in the 2004 cycle. Paid communications on the Maryland Democratic Coordinated Campaign/Kathleen Townsend in Fall 2002.  Campaign manager on Rep. Lynn Rivers' primary campaign against Rep. John Dingell in 2002 in Michigan (re-districted into one district).  M.B.A. from The John Hopkins University, 2011; M.S. in public policy from the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers University, 1997; B.A. in political science from Bucknell University, 1996.  Baltimore native.


Research Director  Patrick McHugh

(DSCC research director from April 2012; previously deputy research director from Feb. 2011)  Research director at Blumenthal for Senate, July-Nov. 2010; research director at Fisher for Ohio, April-July 2010.  Research associate at the DNC, 2009-10.  Deputy research director on Kay Hagan for Senate, 2008.  Political on John Edwards for President Iowa caucus campaign, Aug. 2007-Jan. 2008.  Special assistant for political operations at Penn, Schoen & Berland, 2006-07.  Graduate of Hofstra University, 2006.

former staff include...

Digital Marketing Manager  Nick Fabiani media specialist at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations from July 2014

(Oct. 2013 to June 2014; previously digital membership coordinator, Feb.-Oct. 2013)  Deputy digital director on Chris Murphy for Senate.  Project assistant (Jan.-Nov. 2011) and project consultant (Nov. 2011-May 2012) at APCO Worldwide.  Staff assistant in the office of U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, Aug.-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in political communications from The George Washington University, 2010.

Midwest Finance  Rachel H. Weiser director at Tom Wolf for Governor (PA) from June 2014

(latter part of 2013 to mid-2014, succeeded Gillian Helwig)  Minnesota finance director at Al Franken for Senate 2014 and Midwest Values PAC to Aug. 2013.  Political outreach and development at American Association for Justice, 2009-11.  Political and fundraising consultant/director of special programs at Yost Gold Consulting, Inc. 2008-10.  Project manager/environomental consultant for Bureau Veritas.  Environmental consultant at QORE Property Sciences.  Environmental law and public policy aide at Vinson and Elkins.  Finance assistant on Ron Kirk for U.S. Senate, 2002; field coordinator and assistant scheduler at the Texas Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 2002.  B.A. in political science from the University of Texas at Austin.

Campaigns Director  Paul Tencher  ...campaign manager at Peters for Michigan from April 2014

(March 2013)  Campaign manager on Joe Donnelly's campaign for U.S. Senate in Indiana, July 2011-Nov. 2012.  Coordinated campaign manager for the Vermont Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2010.  Campaign manager on Deb Markowitz for Governor (VT), Oct. 2009-Aug. 2010.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy, Jan.-Oct. 2009.  Director of communications and research on Judy Baker for Congress, Aug.-Nov. 2008.  Director of strategic communications for the RI Free Clinic, June-Aug. 2008.  Rhode Island political outreach on Hillary Clinton for President.  Chief of staff in the Office of Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, Jan. 2007-May 2008.  Campaign manager on Roberts for Lt. Gov., Jan.-Dec. 2006.  Press secretary in the Office of Secretary of State Matt Brown, 2004-06.  Account executive at Vision Strategies, Jan.-Sept. 2004.  Campaign manager for Camden County Democrats, 2003.  Deputy press secretary on Anne Sumers for Congress, 2002.  Bachelor's degree from Seton Hall University, 2002.

Deputy South Finance  Alexander Tureman director at Woolf for Congress (NY) from March 2014

(Feb. 2013 to March 2014)  South Florida finance director on Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate, April-Dec. 2012.  Finance associate at Carlos Gimenez for Mayor, Jan.-April 2012.  Staff assistant to Sen. Bill Nelson, April 2010-Jan. 2012.  B.A. in political science and government from College of Charleston, 2009.

Digital Communications Manager  Dave Stroup director at Friends of Mark Warner from March 2014

(July 2013 to March 2014)  Digital director at Aneesh Chopra's campaign for Virginia Lt. Gov., Feb.-June 2013.  Online organizer for the Sierra Club, Oct. 2011-Feb. 2013, including lead digital strategist for the Sierra Club's 2012 coordinated election program, Feb-Nov. 2012; digital strategies and field operations at the Sierra Club, July 2008-Oct. 2011.  Doorman at The Black Cat, April 2007-Jan. 2008.  IT administrator at Media Matters for America, May-Nov. 2006.  A.B. in economics from Georgetown University, 2006.

Assistant to the Executive Director  Kelsi Browning

(Feb. 2013 to Feb. 2014)  B.A. in political communication from The George Washington University.

Deputy Director of Direct Marketing  Mike Cherry   ...campaign director at Fontaine & Company from Feb. 2014

(started at the DSCC in March 2008 to Jan 2014)  Healthcare recruiter at Maxim Healthcare Services, Jan.-March 2008.  Operations manager on Rawlings-Blake campaign for City Council, July-Sept. 2007.  B.S. in emergency health services management from University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2007.

Campaign Services  Jarrod Backous   ...senior political desk at House Majority PAC from Jan. 2014

(June 2013 to Jan. 2014)  Political desk at House Majority PAC, April-Dec. 2012.  Campaign manager at Schneider for Congress (IL), Nov. 2011-April 2012.  Deputy director at Schimanski & Associates, July 2010-Nov. 2011.  Associate director at AstraZeneca, June 2007-Dec. 2009.  Deputy finance director on Ben Nelson for U.S. Senate, Dec. 2004-May 2007.  Deputy director for Northeast at the DSCC, 2003-04.  B.A. in economics, political science from University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2002.

Digital Manager  Kyle Jarrett Salt Lake City

(March 2009 to July 2013)  Experience includes public relations coordinator at Vision Solutions Inc., marketing specialist at Advantia Law Group.  B.S. in political science and communications from University of Utah, 2008; A.S. in history in political science from Utah Valley University, 2007.