|Dean for America
On May 30, 2002, Dean mailed the FEC papers establishing Dean for America, a presidential campaign committee. Dean for America is headquartered in Burlington, Vermont. Joe Trippi is national campaign manager.
See also: NH Travel
Campaign Headquarters: 195 MacGregor Street (Mill West North), Manchester
State split into two districts, not exactly down the CD line.
-Bird and Hayden managed the regionals, made sure the campaign implemented the field plan on the ground, ran organizing conventions and so forth.
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Volunteer Coordinator: Katherine Smith -- (end of Aug. 2003) Graduated Spring 2003 from Ohio University, double majoring in English and Economics. From Dayton, Ohio.
Area Organizer: Irene Lee -- (June 2003) Graduated Spring 2003 from UC Berkeley with a BS in Business Administration. From Irvine, California.
Area Organizer: David Gringer -- (end of Aug. 2003) Graduated Spring 2003 from University of Pennsylvania with a BA in American History. From Brooklyn, New York. *bad driver
Regional Area Organizer: Lauren Popper -- (Aug. 2003) Graduated Spring 2001 from Yale College with a BA in Theater Arts. From Greenwich, Connecticut.
Regional Area Organizer: David Rosenblatt -- (mid-Sept. 2003) Graduated Spring 2003 from Harvard College with an AB in Government. From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Concord - 7 Pleasant Street, Extension (announced June 20, 2003)
Area Organizer: Trevor Haskell -- (July 1, 2003) Graduated from UC Berkeley in June 2003 with a degree in Political Science. From Northern California.
Area Organizer: Rachel Burlage -- (Aug. 11, 2003) A 2001 graduate of the University of North Texas with a degree in Political Science; Burlage is working toward a Masters in Public Law.
Area Organizer: Aaron Lavallee -- (Sept. 1, 2003) From Henniker, NH. Graduated from UNH in 2001 with a degree in Accounting and Finance, and was working as an accountant in Concord through the end of August 2003, when he left to join the campaign. Started volunteering on the campaign in June. This is the first campaign Lavallee has worked on; he did not even vote in 2000.
Area Organizer: Nick Tomb -- (November 11, 2003) From Nevada City, CA. Graduated from Humboldt State University with a degree in Political Science in 1999. Taught English in Japan. Masters degree from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in 2002.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jake Decker -- (October 1, 2003) 2003 graduate of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, with a degree in Political Science. He took a two-day roadtrip from Lincoln to get to New Hampshire.
Volunteer Coordinator: Cal Blake -- (November 3, 2003) May 2003 graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a degree in History (focused on public health and the business of health care). From Redwood City, CA.
former: Alex Lee --(started May 1, 2003 was Regional Director until beginning of Sept. 2003) Most recently assistant to one of the commissioners on the NH Public Utilities Commission. Graduated from Vermont Law School in 2001. Founder and executive director of Project Laundry List.
former--Manchester office since November 2003: Area Organizer: Maja Gray -- (June 24, 2003) From Northwest Connecticut. Gray was studying Political Science at Smith College for the past two years and is taking a year off from school. This is the first campaign she has worked on.
Nashua - 124 Main Street (announced June 20, 2003)
Area Organizer: Chris Jackson -- (June 2003) 2003 graduate of Cornell with a degree in Government; began working for Dean one week after graduating. From Pound Ridge, New York.
Area Organizer: Sam Simon -- (June 2003) Taking a semester off from Harvard where he finished his freshman year in Social Studies. In 2002-03 Simon worked as a legislative correspondent for Rep. Tom Udall in Washington, DC. He is from New Mexico.
Merrimack Area Organizer: Mario Bravo -- (Sept. 2003) Has worked on campaigns in Texas including a two-month stint as field director on Henry Cuellar's congressional campaign in 2002. 2001 graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in History. From Texas.
Area Organizer: Ethan A. Brosowsky - (Nov. 2003) Has spent much of the past few years in London and Los Angeles. In autumn 2002 he served as deputy legal director for Shaheen for Senate. Degree in American Political History and the History of Twentieth Century Art from New York University, May 2002. A native New Yorker.
Area Organizer: Katie Mae Simpson - (Nov. 2003) Prior to joining the campaign Simpson worked for a year doing community organizing with Toxics Action Center in Massachusetts, helping towns with environmental problems figure out the tactics they needed to use to clean up their communities. 2002 graduate of Middlebury College with a degree in Religion. Born and raised in Maine.
Volunteer Coordinator: Gretchen Lee -- (Oct. 8, 2003) On leave from pursuing a Masters in Public Affairs at the University of Washington (Lee drove to NH from Seattle). 1999 graduate of UC Davis with a degree in Political Science and History. From Moraga, California.
Intern: Leah Barbee -- (started in Nashua Sept. 20, 2003) Graduated from the University of Arkansas in May 2003 with a degree in Political Science.
former: Regional Director: Marc Baranov -- (started May 1, 2003) A regional field worker on the Wellstone campaign in 2002, 4th CD focusing on colleges and education. In Washington, DC Baranov interned for Rep. Brad Sherman and worked as a waiter at ESPN Zone. 2001 graduate of UC Berkeley with a degree in Political Science. From Tarzana, California.
Keene - 2 Eagle Court (announced June 20, 2003)
Area Organizer: David Steinberg -- (June 2003) 2003 graduate of Columbia University with a degree in Political Science.
Area Organizer: Rachel Silbermann -- May 2003 graduate of Brown University with a degree in History.
Area Organizer: Jon Sclarsic -- (late Sept. 2003) Graduate of Brandeis.
Volunteer Coordinator: Dan Cooper -- (end of Aug. 2003) Clark University.
former: Sam Bryar -- 2003 graduate of Oberlin College. From Grafton, Vt.
Salem - 8 East Industrial Way, Unit One (announced Sept. 26, 2003)
Area Organizer (Hampstead, Plaistow, Kingstown, Sandown, Danville and Newton): Stephanie Noguera -- (end of Aug. 2003) Studied at Champlain College, then transferred to UVM. Interned at Dean for America in Burlington from March-Aug. 2003. From Londonderry, NH.
Area Organizer (Salem and Pelham): Josh Weiner -- Harvard graduate; pre-med and had planned to go to medical school. Experience includes internship at the White House during the Clinton administration. Native of Edgemont, New York.
Area Organizer (Atkinson and Derry): Seth Yurdin -- Originally from Long Island, New York.
Area Organizer (Londonderry and Windham): Clay Haynes -- Native of Gallatin, Tenn.
Volunteer Coordinator: Kate Herring -- Born in New Hampshire; grew up near Boston.
Intern and Office Manager: Missy Luft -- Originally from Glenview, Illinois.
former: Emily Barson -- (announced July 9, 2003) Worked on the NH Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign in 2002.
former: Volunteer Coordinator: Tim Razel -- 2003 graduate of Darmouth with a degree in Government. As a student he volunteered on Gore's primary campaign, helped with fundraising for congressional candidate Barney Brannen, and did some calling for Shaheen's Senate campaign. In fall 2000 he served as president of the Dartmouth Young Democrats. From Connecticut.
North Country - 19 Pleasant Street (Berlin Shopping Plaza), Berlin (announced July 30, 2003)
Area Organizer: Johnny Merrill -- (Aug. 2003)
Strafford County - 284 Central Avenue, Dover (announced July 19, 2003)
Volunteer Coordinator: Rick Coelho -- (Aug. 2003) Studied Political Science at McGill University in Montreal. From Pennsylvania.
Seacoast - 147 Congress Street, Office D (Worth Plaza), Portsmouth (announced July 19, 2003)
Area Organizer: Abi Green -- Graduated from Northeastern University in Spring 2003 with a BA in Political Science. She worked on the Tolman for Governor campaign in Massachusetts.
Area Organizer: Ben Brandzel -- Graduated from Brandeis University in Spring 2003 with a degree in Politics; student body president in his senior year. He has worked on the Robert Reich for Governor campaign in Massachusetts as well as for the United Nations World Food Program, Oxfam America and Moveon.Org. Native of Berkeley, CA.
Area Organizer: Aswini Anburajan -- Graduated from Brown University in Spring 2003 with an honors degree in International Relations and a Capstone certificate in creative writing. Anburajan was a grassroots organizer in South Africa focusing on AIDS advocacy.
Volunteer Coordinator: Joe Ackley -- Graduated from Dartmouth in June 2003 with a degree in Art History; while worked for the Admissions office.
Office Manager: Garrett Bridgens -- Graduated from the University of Oregon in Spring 2003 with a degree in Theatre Arts.
Lakes Region - 61 Water Street, Laconia (announced July 19, 2003)
Area Organizer: Kay Parish -- (Sept. 10, 2003) Worked on Congressman Elijah Cummings re-election campaing in 2002. From Oklahoma.
Area Organizer: Raam Wong -- (approx. Sept. 28, 2003) Wong was working for a weekly paper in San Diego. He cut short a backpacking trip in Europe to join the campaign. 2002 graduate of Middlebury with a degree in Psychology.
Area Organizer: Pia Carusone -- (approx. Nov. 17, 2003) 2003 graduate of Bard College in New York. Started in Oct. 2003 as an intern for the LGBT outreach team, under Wendy Howell.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jesse Cross-Call -- (Sept. 12, 2003) After graduating from Northwestern in 2002 with a degree in American History, Cross-Call taught English in South Korea for seven months. From Cleveland, Ohio.
Intern: Ariel Pardo -- (Oct. 30, 2003) Graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a degree in Aeronautical Science in June 2003. Pardo holds a commercial pilot certificate. Most recently he lived in Longmeadow, Mass.
former: Intern: David Mihalyfy -- (second week of Sept. 2003) From Aug. 2002-June 2003 Mihalyfy was a Rockefeller travelling fellow, studying preservation of Nivkh, a dying language on Sakhalin Island in Russia. Graduated from Harvard in 2002 with a degree in Linguistics (Slavic). From Gaylord, Michigan.
Upper Valley - 2 Mascoma St., Lebanon (June 2003)
Area Organizer: Montgomery Lee -- (late Aug. 2003) May 2003 graduate of Yale with a degree in Economics and Math. From Red Hook, New York.
Area Organizer: Sarah Ayres -- (June 2003) Taking a semester off from Dartmouth College to work on the campaign; in 2002 Ayers interned in the Upper Valley office of the Coordinated Campaign. From Hanover, New Hampshire.
Volunteer Coordinator: Elizabeth Adams -- (late Oct. 2003) Taking a leave of absence from the Trust for Public Land to work on the campaign. June 1996 graduate of the University of Virginia; June 2001 graduate from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. From Waynesboro, VA.
Volunteer Coordinator: Sara Orrick -- (Nov. 2003) May '03 graduate of George Washington University. From Montpelier, VT.
Claremont - Moody Building, Room 202 (Tremont Square) (announced September 30, 2003)
Volunteer Coordinator: Beth Andersen -- (mid-Sept. 2003) 2003 graduate of Brown University. Originally from Delmar, New York and grew up on a sheep farm in New York.
Carroll County - 631 White Mountain Highway (Rt. 16) (announced December 29, 2003)
Area Organizer: Emmanuel Falck -- Rutgers College, New Brunswick Class of 2002.
Volunteer Coordinator: Matt Ching
Rochester - 26 North Main Street (announced December 29, 2003)
Milford - 45 Union Square (announced January 2, 2003)
Rep. Peter Allen (D-Harrisville)
More Key Supporters
On January 20, 2004 the campaign announced that announced that more than 250 members and allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) community in New Hampshire have publicly endorsed Dean.
On January 2, 2004 the campaign announced the endorsement of campaign veteran and author Dayton Duncan. Duncan was chief of staff for Governor Hugh Gallen's two terms from 1979-1983; deputy national press secretary for Walter Mondale's presidential campaign in 1984; and national press secretary for Michael Dukakis in 1988. He is the author of nine books and lives in Walpole.
On January 2, 2004 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Judith Spang of Durham, bringing the total to 43.
On January 1, 2004 the campaign issued a summary of its 2003 activity. release
On December 23, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of New Hampshire UAW Community Action Council (1000 members, NH UAW CAP Council President Tedd Evans).
On December 22, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1400 (New Hampshire-based union, representing 1,800 workers at Verizon; Don Trementozzi, president). release
On December 21, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsements of Rep. Mary Ellen Martin and Rep. Steve Michon, both of Nashua, bringing the total to 42.
On December 21, 2003 the campaign announced "Doctors for Dean," 294 New Hampshire health care professionals endorsing Dean. Bob Friedlander, M.D., of Hooksett, is the coordinator of Doctors for Dean. release
On December 20, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of former U.S. Sen. John Durkin. Durkin served in the United States Navy and then practiced law in Manchester, New Hampshire. He has served as a New Hampshire Assistant Attorney General, New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner and finally as a member of the U.S. Senate from 1975 to 1980. He has since continued the practice of law in New Hampshire and is a resident of Manchester. -Durkin withdrew his endorsement about a week before the primary and on January 25, 2004 he endorsed Sen. Edwards.
On December 17, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of AFL-CIO NH Secretary-Treasurer Bill Stetson, who also serves at the Merrimack County Democratic Committee Chair.
On December 10, 2003 Dean received the recommendation of NEA NH.
On December 8, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Terie Norelli of Portsmouth, bringing the total to 40.
On December 5, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Donald Brueggemann of Concord, bringing the total to 39.
On November 13, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of State Employee's Association of New Hampshire, SEIU Local 1984.
On November 13, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Anne-Marie Irwin of Peterborough, bringing the total to 38.
On November 10, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsements of more than 125 veterans. release
On October 29, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Jessie Osborne of Concord, bringing the total back to 37.
On October 22, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Bill Siroty of Amherst. Siroty is editor of New Hampshire News Links, which is sent to 500 subscribers via e-mail. He is an internist and allegist with the Nashua Medical Group, member of the Hillsborough County Democratic Committee and the state Democratic Committee, and was a Bradley delegate in 2000.
On October 21, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Belknap County Democratic Chair Beth Arsenault.
On October 15, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Peter Schmidt of Dover, bringing the total to 37.
On October 10, 2003 the campaign announced endorsements of Director of Juvenile Services Joe Diament of Newfields and New Hampshire State Board of Education member Judie Reever of Laconia.
On October 7, 2003 the campaign announced "Doctors for Dean," a group of more than 180 New Hampshire-based physicians backing Dean.
On October 1, 2003 the campaign annouced the endorsements of two more state Representatives: Claudette Jean of Nashua and David Meader of Keene, bringing the total to 36.
On September 25, 2003 the campaign announced formation of the Republicans for Dean Committee, unveiling a Steering Committee of more than 40 New Hampshire Republicans. release
On September 10, 2003 the campaign announced endorsements of six prominent Democrats from southern New Hampshire: Windham Town Democratic Chair Scott Brody; Windham resident and Salem High School Democrats Chair Dave Brody; former Salem State Representative Michael Collins; Anne Leslie, the former Democratic New Hampshire State House leader who represented Salem; prominent Democratic activist Raymond "Mr. Mayor" Senechel of Plaistow; and former State House candidate Larry Weil from Salem.
On August 29, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsements of four more state Representatives: Sandy and Joe Harris of Claremont, Derek Owen of Hopkinton, and Dennis Vachon of Northwood (Strafford County).
On August 8, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of former state Senator Harold "Chip" Rice. Rice, a Concord resident, is the retired president and CEO of Bancroft Products, a non-profit organization that provides employment training and educational services, and has served on the New Hampshire Mental Health Advisory Board.
On August 6, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Brenda Ferland (D-Charlestown).
On July 23 or 24, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Anne Grassie (D-Rochester).
On July 23, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Chuck Weed (D-Keene).
On July 22, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of Rep. Peter Solomon (D-Canaan).
On July 11, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of former Senate President Ralph Degnan Hough. Hough, who represented Lebanon for 22 years in the House and Senate as a Republican, is now a registered Democrat. A Vietnam veteran, he ran an insurance business in Lebanon. He is a resident of Grantham.
On July 2, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of former New Hampshire House Democratic leader Mary Chambers of Etna (represented Hanover).
The Caledonian Record (St. Johnsbury, VT) endorsed Dean in a June 27, 2003 editorial terming him "the most qualified candidate for his party's presidential nomination."
On June 10, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsement of New Hampshire National Education Association executive director Dennis Murphy.
On June 6, 2003 the campaign announced the endorsements of 26 NH State Representatives.
On April 4, 2003 the campaign
announced the names of more than 300 New Hampshire leaders and activists
supporting Gov. Dean. The list includes "15 State Representatives,
14 former legislators, numerous city officials, state government leaders,
students and physicians from across New Hampshire." -the
April 4, 2003 list-
Space: The campaign began setting up its Manchester
headquarters in the first part of April 2003; it has just under 4,000 square
feet and pays $2,400 a month for rent.
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