Lakes Regional Chairman - Bob Kjellander
Bush-Cheney '04, Inc. |
2222 No. Mayfair Rd | Wauwatosa
Regional Political Director - Karen Slifka
- Merrill Smith
(Grand Opening April 5, 2004...Liz
Cheney joined by Wisconsin State Reps. Leah Vukmir, Mark Honadel, Curt
Gielow and Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker)
(announced as Chairman Sept.
26, 2003) Senior vice president at Wisconsin Energy Corporation since 1998.
Senior partner with the law firm of Dewitt Ross and Stevens, Madison.
Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration, 1986-96.
Attorney and partner with DeWitt, Sundby, Huggett, Schumacher and Morgan,
S.C. in Madison, 1980-86. Klauser has earned three degrees from the
University of Wisconsin, Madison, obtaining his B.S. in 1961, J.D. in 1964,
and M.A. in political science in 1968.
(announced Sept. 26, 2003)
|Congressmen James Sensenbrenner, Tom
Petri, Mark Green and Paul Ryan, and State Senate Majority Leader Mary
Panzer, Speaker of the House John Gard and Milwaukee County Executive Scott
Graul took a leave of absence
from the office of Congressman Mark Green (R-Green Bay), where he has served
as chief of staff since 1999. Graul ran Green's 1998 campaign, when
Green was the only Republican to defeat a House Democrat. From 1991-98
Graul worked as an aide in the Wisconsin State Assembly. He served
in elected office himself as an alderman from the Madison suburb of Fitchburg
from 1995-97. Graul is a native of Wauwatosa, and is a 1992 graduate
of the University of Wisconsin. He, his wife, Patty, and their dog,
Glenn, live in the Village of Howard just outside of Green Bay.
Experience includes senior associate
at Morgan&Myers, a communications consulting firm in Milwaukee, starting
in May 2003; earlier worked as a field representative in Congressman Paul
Ryan's (R-WI) district office.
Amy Lunde (Dane County)
Worked in Congressman Green's
congressional office from 1999-2003, serving in several different capacities.
Lobbied for American Education
Reform Foundation. Worked several years as a legislative staffer
including for state Rep. Dean Kaufert (R-Neenah) and previously for then
state-Rep. Scott Walker.
The campaign recruited
over 60,000 volunteers, and reported making over 3 million voter contacts
in the last four months of the campaign.
County Chairs in every
Bush-Cheney '04 Wisconsin
Veterans state chair: Colonel Ray Boland (U.S. Army National
Guard, Ret.). Boland enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard
in January 1956 and served two tours of combat duty in Vietnam as an Army
aviator and commanded an attack helicopter unit. He has earned numerous
military awards including the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, and the
Purple Heart. (May 11, 2004 press release Bush-Cheney '04 National
Veterans Steering Committee)
Bush-Cheney '04 Wisconsin
Educators for Bush steering committee chair: State Representative Leah
Vukmir. She serves in the Wisconsin State Assembly representing
the 14th District (Wauwatosa).
Bush-Cheney í04 Wisconsin
Farm Team: headed by former Wisconsin Farm Bureau President Dan
Poulson and comprising 20 prominent farmers representing all of Wisconsinís
major agricultural commodities. (announced July 2, 2004)
Viva Bush state chair: Camille Solberg. She founded the
Hispanic American Council of Wisconsin, a nonprofit group in Fond du Lac.
'04 Wisconsin Social Conservatives state chair: Ginny Marschman
of Waukesha (actually resident of the town of Brookfield since 1973).
In July 2003 she ran in a special election to replace recalled Brookfield
Town Supervisor Jeff Timm; she finished first and advanced to an August
runoff. She chaired the Wisconsin chapter of the Christian Coalition
in the mid-1990s. Ran unsuccessfully for Assembly in 1990.
'04 Wisconsin Sportsmen state chair: Greg Dziedzic of Waterford.
He is president of Sporting Heritage Inc, a lobbying group, and has over
two decades of experience in sports marketing. In 1999 he founded
Eagle River Productions in his home. He has served as vice president
of the American Bowlers Association.
Students for Bush state chair: Grant Culp. He is a Marquette
junior majoring in history and political science.
Republican Party of Wisconsin
| 148 E. Johnson | Madison
Elected Chairman in June 1999.
Previously served as Secretary of the Republican Party of Wisconsin, 1991-99.
Attorney in the Milwaukee office of Reinhart, Boerner, Van Deuren, Norris
& Rieselback, s.c.; joined the firm in 1981. Graduate of Duke
University, 1978 and Boston University Law School, 1981.
||Richard W. Graber
Managed Gov. Scott McCallum's
unsuccessful campaign in 2002. Executive director of the Bush-Cheney
campaign in Wisconsin in 2000. Before that campaign was press secretary
to Gov. Thompson; worked on Thompson's 1998 re-election campaign; speechwriter
for Thompson. From Wascott, WI (90 miles from St. Paul, MN).
[directed the party's Victory
2004 program] Midwest political manager for Associated Builders and
Contractors during the 2000 cycle. Has also worked as a legislative
liasion to former Illinois Comptroller Loleta Didrickson and a legislative
assistant to Wisconsin State Representative Gene Hahn (R-De Forest).
(joined the party in May 2001)
Previously worked for 10 years as a radio news eporter/news director, exclusively
in Wisconsin. B.A. in Mass Communications / Journalism from University
of Wisconsin-Madison, May 1992.
Office Manager on Congressman
Butch Otter's (R-ID) 2002 re-election campaign. Graduate of Boise
|Director of Field Operations
and 72 Hour Task Force Development
|Member Relations Director
& Special Events Coordinator
||Elizabeth H. Norweb