Trump 2016 General Election Campaign Organization, Arizona
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State Director  Brian Seitchik

(AZGOP press release July 12, 2016; announced by the campaign on July 18)  Owner of RDP Strategies in Scottsdale.  Campaign manager on Christine Jones for Governor (AZ), 2014.  Chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Dan Lungren (CA), July 2012-Jan. 2013.  Campaign manager on George LeMieux for Senate (FL), June 2011-July 2012.   Communications consultant/spokesman for the California Republican Party, July-Nov. 2010.  Campaign manager on Danny Tarkanian for U.S. Senate, Oct. 2009-June 2010.  Campaign manager on Poizner for Insurance Commissioner, March 2007-May 2009.  Communications director on Mike DeWine for U.S. Senate, Jan.-Nov. 2006.  Campaign manager on Redistrict California/Yes on Prop. 77, Sept.-Nov. 2005.  Director of communications/spokesman for U.S. Rep. Dan Lungren, Dec. 2004-Sept. 2005.  Campaign manager on Gary Podesto for State Senate, April-Dec. 2004.  Campaign manager on Dan Lungren for Congress, Dec. 2003-March 2004.  Deputy director of policy and opinion research on Bill Simon for Governor, Jan. 2001-Dec. 2002.  Director of researh for the polling company TM, Feb. 1999-June 2001.  Research associate at Dresner, Wickers & Associates, Dec. 1997-Jan. 1999.  Undergraduate degree from University of Michigan, 1997.

State Chairman  State Rep. Phil Lovas

(announced July 27, 2016)  Represents LD 22, Peoria (a suburb of Phoenix).  Appointed to the Arizona House of Representatives in Feb. 2012, elected in Nov. 2012 and re-elected in Nov. 2014.  Previously Lovas was a regional director of development in the hospitality industry and spent over a decade developing hotels throughout the western United States; franchise development for the InterContinental Hotels Group, 2005-12 and for Cendant, 2001-05.  Studied at Baylor University.

also note: Treasurer Jeff DeWit, who served as state chairman for the primary period, was promoted to COO for the national campaign.

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Chairman  Robert Graham

(elected Jan. 26, 2013; re-elected Jan. 24, 2015)  President and CEO of RG Capital, May 2004-April 2014.  CEO/founder of iNation, a Scottsdale-based data and digital technology company, 2004-07.  M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, 2013; B.S. in global business administration and finance from Arizona State University.  Author of Job Killers: The American Dream in Reverse.  twitter

Executive Director  Avinash Iragavarapu

(Feb. 2016)  Started at the party as data director, then political director.  Volunteered on Doug Ducey's 2014 campaign for governor.  From Anahra Pradesh, India.  Worked on campaigns for the YSR Congress Party in Anahra Pradesh in their 2014 elections.  Worked for HCL.  MBA from IIM-Lucknow.

Director of Data  Will Smith

Director of Communications  Tim Sifert 

Director of Operations  Kevin Kuk

Legal Counsel  Tim La Sota

First Vice Chairman  Parralee Schneider
Second Vice Chairman  Gabby Saucedo-Mercer
Third Vice Chairman  Chris Campbell
Secretary  Linda White
Treasurer  Jonathan Lines
Sergeant at Arms  Alberto Gutier 
Assistant Secretary  Deborrah Miller 
Assistant Treasurer  John Stevens
Assistant Sergeant at Arms  George Ortiz
National Committeewoman  Sharon Giese
National Committeeman  Bruce Ash

AZGOP Offices
West Valley  10050 W Bell Road, Suite 51, Sun City

17 W. Wetmore,Tucson

1809 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson

9431 E 22nd St, Tucson

2625 S Woodlands Village Blvd, Ste 250, Flagstaff

Payson  307 S. Beeline Hwy, Payson (Near KFC & Buffalo Grill in strip mall behind, Suite C)

Sierra Vista  325 W Fry Blvd, Sierra Vista

Safford  1420 S 1st Ave, Safford