England Regional Chairman - Graham Shafer (succeeded Jim Tobin)
Regional Political Director - Mike DuHaime
Bush-Cheney '04, Inc.
| 1045 Elm Street, Suite 401 | Manchester
Opening April 13, 2004...Gov. Craig Benson)
(announced Nov. 24, 2003)
|Gov. Craig Benson
Sen. Judd Gregg
Sen. John Sununu
Communications director for
the New Hampshire Republican State Committee starting in March 2003.
Worked briefly for Sen. John Sununu (R-NH) in Washington, DC after serving
as press secretary on Sununu's campaign during fall 2002. Served
as press secretary to Sen. Spencer Abraham (R-MI). Native of East
Worked for The Winston Group,
a survey research firm in Washington, DC. Deputy director of operations
on Gov. George Pataki's (R-NY) 2002 re-election campaign. Graduate
of the Elliot School at the George Washington University, 2003.
Campaign Manager for Assembly
candidates Bill Baroni and Sidna Mitchell in New Jersey's 14th Assembly
District, 2003. Campaign Manager for Kathe Donovan for Bergen County
Executive also in New Jersey, 2002.
Interned at Bush-Cheney '04
headquarters in Arlington, before starting in New Hampshire. Graduated
from the University of Connecticut in Dec. 2003 with a double major in
Political Science and Economics. Active in the UConn College Republicans,
volunteered on Rob Simmons' (R-CT) 2000 and 2002 congressional campaigns,
and interned in Simmon's Capitol Hill office in 2002.
Previously worked for a Republican
consulting firm. Interned at the White House. Graduate of Presbyterian
College in Clinton, South Carolina with a degree in Political Science,
2001. From Decatur, Georgia.
some coalitions and other key volunteers
-On May 21, 2004, Gov. George
Pataki (NY) announced "New Hampshire First Responders for Bush-Cheney
'04" in an event at the Auburn firehouse. Manchester Fire Department
Lt. Terry Pfaff is Chair.
-On May 17, 2004 former Gov.
Christine Todd Whitman announced the Bush-Cheney '04 New Hampshire Education
Leadership Team at a press conference in Manchester. Steering
committee Co-chairs include
Bill Grimm - chairman of
the board of trustees for the the first charter school in New Hampshire
and a former chairman of the Franklin School Board.
Brenda Hastings -a third
grade teacher at the a school in Concord, New Hampshire.
Linda Henderson - a member
of the Exeter Region Cooperative School Board for the last six years, and
prior to that, she served on the Exeter School Board for 11years.
Kent LaPage - chairman of
the Portsmouth school board.
-On Jan. 21, 2004, Sec. Anthony
Principi announced the Bush-Cheney '04 New Hampshire Veterans Leadership
Team in Manchester.
Chair: Paul Chevalier
- a former Sergeant Major in the U.S. Marine Corps.
T. Dalianis (Past Commander of Disabled Veterans Chapter 7); William Grimm
(a former Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy); and Joseph C. Petrone (a retired
U.S. Army Colonel).
-New Hampshire Students
for Bush - James Baehr, Chair (Dartmouth '05).
-According to the Bush-Cheney
website Rick Richardson of Derry was a top volunteer in New Hampshire.
Note. The campaign
made an initial announcement of county chairs in the latter part of 2003
and was fully underway by Spring 2004. According to an April 13 press
release "the office is occupied by the five campaign staff members and
has a phone bank that operates Wednesday and Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00
NH Victory |
1 Depot Street | Concord
advisor to Gov. Craig Benson. (Dan Tuohy of the [Lawrence, MA] Eagle
Tribune described Varsalone as "the Karl Rove of the Benson Office").
Political director on Benson's campaign for governor in 2002. Deputy
director NH-CSE. Finance director for Jay Lucas' campaign for governor
in 1998. Political director on Sen. Arlen Specter's 1996 NH primary
campaign. Former state legislator.
to joining the Victory program, Goulette worked as litigation support director
for former Congressman and State Supreme Court Justice Chuck Douglas’ law
firm in Concord, NH. In 2002 he worked as a field operative on former
U.S. Sen. Gordon Humphrey’s campaign for governor and for the New Hampshire
Republican State Committee’s Victory operation. Graduate of the University
of New Hampshire in Durham with a B.A. in political science, 2002.
New Hampshire native; graduate of Berlin High School.
Capitol Hill staffer for Sen. Elizabeth Dole.
addition to the headquarters in Concord there were 16 field offices and
a Boston office for volunteer recruitment
- 1045 Elm / Ramada Inn Conf. Center
of American University.
- Main St.
Hill staffer for Sen. John Sununu.
- 1 Depot St.
of UNH, 2004.
- Bow St.
- Winter St.
- E. Broadway
- S. Broadway
- Central Ave.
Dalianis - also Events Coordinator
of UNH, 2003.
- 25 West St.
- Pleasant St.
of Brandeis University, 2002.
Trenholm Boggs, Jr. - also Sportsmen Coordinator
- Main St.
- Center St.
from Arizona Victory
Co./North Grafton Co.
- Unity St.
- Main St.
from Babson College.
in headquarters helping to coordinate data, maps, call sheets and such
for the field reps)
to the Director of Operations on the 2004 Republican National Convention.
Graduate of Kenyon College, 2003.
Mayor of Manchester.
legislator from Merrimack.
mobilizing students for the last weeks of the campaign: Christina Bain
and Chris Gosselin (a Georgetown University senior taking a semester off;
he worked at Bush-Cheney national headquarters in Arlington before New
an office in Boston and was responsible for recruiting volunters to come
to NH and getting volunteers into the Boston office to make phone bank
calls into NH.
Coordinator for Massachusetts
from serving as political and communications director for the Bush-Cheney
campaign in Missouri. He formerly served as special assistant to Sen. Jim
Talent (R-MO). Clayton, MO native.
New Hampshire Republican State Committee
| 134 North Main Street | Concord
Chair since January 2003; also
has a consulting business, Marcucci Consulting. Served as executive
director of the party in the 2002 cycle. Deputy press secretary to
Sen. Bob Smith. Deputy campaign manager on Republican nominee Jay
Lucas' gubernatorial campaign in 1998. B.A. in Political Science,
Started working at the party
in January 2003 and became executive director in March 2003. Worked
on Sean Mahoney's primary campaign in the 1st CD and then on Dick Green's
successful campaign for State Senate in 2002. Graduate of Boston
University. Grew up in Massachusetts.
Office manager since April 2003;
also assistant treasurer of the state party since June 2003.