President George W. Bush-Campaign Organization, Virginia
Atlantic Regional Chairman - Warren Tompkins 
Central Regional Political Director - Dave DenHerder 
Bush-Cheney '04, Inc. 
Chair Attorney General Jerry Kilgore


Victory 2004  |  7870 Villa Park Drive, Ste. 800  |  Richmond
Executive Director  Ken Hutcheson
(started Jan. 1, 2004)  President of Old Dominion Strategies, LLC..  Hutcheson is a veteran political operative whose experience includes serving as executive director of the Virginians For Jerry Kilgore PAC since early 2002, U.S. Sen. John Warner's 2002 re-election campaign manager, campaign manager on Jerry Kilgore's successful campaign for Attorney General in 2001, and political director on George Allen's successful U.S. Senate campaign in 2000.  Graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, 1994.
Political Director Jeb Wilkerson
Managed Fay Boozman's U.S. Senate race in Arkansas, 1998.  Executive director of the Virginia Christian Coalition, 1997.  Southwest Virginia Field Director on Ollie North's 1994 U.S. Senate race.  Has worked several stints at the Virginia Republican Party, including organizing the party's state conventions in 1994, 2000 and 2004.  First campaign was in 1991 as a volunteer on Bob McDonnell's race for Virginia House of Delegates.  Served in the Navy for five years, 1985-90.  Graduate of Virginia Military Institute, with a degree in history, 1985.

Field Directors
Central Virginia (Richmond)
Bill Lattanzi

13 Victory 2004 Offices (grand openings Sept. 11-12, 2004)
Northern Virginia
9878 Main Street, Fairfax
Matt Robbins
Hunter Kurtz
2808 George Washington Mem. Hwy, Suite 103, Yorktown
Tom Cosgrove
Fredericksburg Area
1420 Central Park Blvd., Suite 103, Fredericksburg
Tom Cosgrove
Hampton Roads
Pine Tree Shopping Center
2955 Virginia Beach Blvd., Suite 105, Virginia Beach
Mike Glavin
524 Johnstown Rd., Chesapeake
Vince Norfleet
Statler Square on Statler Blvd.
Trixie Averill
Willow Lawn Center
Trixie Averill
Roanoke Valley
419 Apperson Drive, Salem
Trixie Averill
Town Center Shopping Center
Trixie Averill
Washington County
903 E. Main St., Abingdon (off I-81 Exit 19)
Trixie Averill
Wythe County
461 W. Monroe St., Wytheville
Trixie Averill
Montgomery County
46 West Main Street, Christianburg
Trixie Averill


Virginia Republican Party
Chairman Kate Obenshain Griffin
Elected in Sept. 2003.  Served as Gov. George Allen's education and health policy advisor.  Worked on Allen's 1993 gubernatorial campaign.  Graduate of the University of Virginia.  Virginia native.  Resident of Winchester and mother of four young children.  Daughter of Richard Obenshain, who served as chairman of the party starting in 1972 and was the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in 1978 but died in a plane crash.
Executive Director Shane R. Ostrowski
(announced Jan. 7, 2004)  Prior to coming to Virginia Ostrowski served for three years as political director of the Ohio Republican Party starting in late 2000.  He served as regional field director for the Ohio Republican Party from 1997-2000; and started at the party in 1996 as assistant to the political director.  Also in 1996 he was one of five national co-directors of the youth campaign for Dole/Kemp.  From Bowling Green.
Political Director/72 Hour Task Force Director Jeff Britt

Communications Director Shawn M. Smith
(announced Jan. 6, 2003)  Smith came to the Republican Party of Virginia from his position as legislative consultant in the law firm of Reed Smith.  He served Gov. James Gilmore as liaison for House relations and was deputy director of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Education.  Smith graduated from the College of William and Mary with a B.A. in government and sociology.


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