Lakes Regional Chairman - Bob Kjellander
Bush-Cheney '04, Inc. |
20100 Civic Center Drive, #315 | Southfield
Regional Political Director - Dave DenHerder
(Grand Opening April 8, 2004...Chairman
Gov. Marc Racicot and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney)
(announced as Chairman Oct.
||Congresswoman Candice Miller
(announced Oct. 17, 2003)
|Attorney General Mike Cox
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land
(started Jan. 19, 2004)
Dunagan came to the campaign after serving as a vice president at Edelman
(Issues Advocacy Group, Brian Lunde) and at Powell Tate. Previously
he worked at the Leadership Institute, a non-profit political training
organization in Arlington, where he established and managed the Grassroots
Previously worked at Edelman
Came to Michigan from Bush-Cheney
'04 national headquarters. Graduate of Augustana College in Sioux
|Oakland and Wayne Counties
||Brendon Plack (started
|Macomb County and "the
B.A. from Indiana University-Perdue
University Fort Wayne, 2003.
|Northern Michigan and the
Staffer to U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers
(MI-8). Graduate of Michigan State University.
|Western, Southwest and
South Central Michigan
||Kyle Kizzier (started
Student at Northwestern University
(taking a semester off).
|Mid- and Southeast Michigan
(Saginaw to Ohio border)
Experience in sales and marketing
with Invinity Systems and with General Mills.
Vice president of government
affairs at the Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association (SBCA).
Previously headed congressional affairs at Winstar Communications, Inc.
and the Personal Communications Industry Association. Legislative
Assistant to Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX).
coalitions are instrumental
in manning phone banks, doing lit. drops, building crowds for events...
This was by far the most active coalition; chaired by Bill Voorheis, a
Clio (northern Genesee County) real estate developer.
Merle Shepard, head of government affairs for Safari Club International's,
Weiss, a Vietnam veteran from Lansing and quartermaster of the VFW, chair.
E.B. Friedman of Royal Oak, chair.
-On April 20, 2004 Speaker
of the House Rick Johnson, Michigan State Rep. Judy Emmons, and Michigan
Agriculture Commission Member Doug Darling announced the Michigan Farm
Leadership Team in Lansing. Doug Darling of Maybee (Monroe County)
chaired the coalition. He is a partner in Darling Farms, a sesquicentennial
farm of 1,100 acres of corn, soybeans, wheat, alfalfa and feeder steers.
Also: Two Michigan State
University students, Michael Plato and Tim Phelps, headed up an active
-On Feb. 17, 2004, the campaign
announced its Michigan County Leadership Team, comprising 114 Bush-Cheney
'04 county leaders.
Victory 2004 |
2121 E. Grand River Ave | Lansing
director on the Lt. Gov. Dick Posthumus' 2002 gubernatorial campaign (announced
Sept. 2001), after working for the Posthumus Leadership Fund.
Thompson also served as Third Vice-Chair in the Michigan Republican Party
from 2001-2003. Graduate of Michigan State University; during this
time she worked for state Senator Mat Dunaskiss.
of Hillsdale College, where he served as chair of the College Republicans,
of Michigan State University with a B.A. in political science. Native
of Flint, MI.
Hour Logistics Coordinator
in the Michigan State House of Representatives for Rep. James L. Koetje.
Served as campaign manager for Congressman Dave Camp and has worked on
many state and local campaigns. Graduate of Calvin College.
Originally from Mt. Pleasant, MI.
of Washington State University. Originally from Fort Mill, SC.
of Hillsdale College. Interned for the White House’s Presidential
Personnel Office during summer 2002 and for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee
during summer 2003.
15 "Victory Centers" around the state:
- 123 Brighton Lake Rd., Suite 101 Dearborn -
23852 Michigan Ave. East Lansing - 315 W. Grand
River Ave. Farmington Hills - 28124 Orchard Lk.
Rd., Ste.100 Flint - 4110 Pier North Blvd., Suite
A Grand Rapids - 353 Fuller N.E. Holland
- 230 Central Ave. Jackson - 1310 W. Michigan
Ave. Kalamazoo - 1710 W. Milham Rd., Portage
Macomb - 48129 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Twp. Plymouth
- 44780 Helm Street Port Huron - 4861
24th Ave., Fort Gratiot Rochester - 1633 Star Batt Dr.,
Rochester Hills Saint Joseph - 815 Main St. Wyandotte
- 364 Eureka Rd.
Michigan Republican Party |
2121 E. Grand River Ave | Lansing
Elected to a two-year term on
Jan. 25, 2003; previously served as Chairman from May 1996-Feb. 2000.
National Finance Chairman for the National Republican Senatorial Committee
in 2000. Republican National Committeewoman for Michigan 1992-1997.
DeVos' biography notes that she has been active in Republican politics
"since serving as a 'scatterblitzer' for President Gerald R. Ford in 1976."
Chairman of The Windquest Group, a privately held company founded in 1989.
BS in Business Administration/Political Science from Calvin College in
Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Previously served MRSC as its
Communications Director and Political Director; he is also a former Third
Vice-Chair of the MRSC. Communications director for Kids First! Yes!,
the group backing the voucher initiative on Michigan's Nov. 2000 ballot.
|Senior Field Director
||Nick De Leeuw
Has been with the Michigan Republican
Party since 2000. Previously, he served as Director of Computer Information
Systems for former Senate Majority Leaders Dan DeGrow and Dick Posthumus.
Additionally, he worked as an aide to former Senator Joel Gougeon, and
served as the Chairman of the Bay County Republicans. From Grand
Has served MRSC since 1997.
Tow holds a B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Davenport College.
|Accounting and Operations
Religious and College Outreach - Amy Hawkins
Assistants: LaVonna Johnson (Fin.),
Megan Danielson (Admin.)