Kerry and Allies-Organization, Louisiana

Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc. 
State Director Dana Peterson
Experience includes field director on Tony Sanchez's campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Texas in 2002; and work on Jim McGreevey's gubernatorial campaign in New Jersey in 2001.
Communications Director Renee Lapeyrolerie
In 2000 served as Louisiana press secretary on the Gore-Lieberman campaign.
Coordinated Campaign Director Lexi Thompson
Lafayette political organizer.

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Chairman Mike Skinner
(elected March 2003; re-elected to full term April 2004)  Lafayette attorney; former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana.
Executive Director Derek Wooley
(April 1, 2004)  Previously government affairs representative with the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America in Washington, DC; state issues coordinator at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; a legislative specialist at the American Association of Health Plans; and has also worked at the Louisiana Department of Insurance.  Graduate of LSU with a degree in Political Science, 1999.  Campaign experience includes work on Marjorie McKeithen's 1998 congressional campaign in LA 6th CD.  Interned for Sen. John Breaux.  Son of state Insurance Commissioner Robert Wooley.
Political Director Louis Rainey
(started in mid-2003)  Worked on U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's 2002 re-election campaign.  Graduate of Southern University.  New Orleans native.
Voter File Edward Wisham

Communications Director Andrew Koneschusky
Deputy Press Secretary in the national press office of Howard Dean's presidential campaign, where he focused on television and radio earned media strategies.  Graduate of Georgetown University.
Finance Director Trey Hawkins
Finance director on Ann Hutchinson's 2002 congressional race in Iowa; has worked as well on campaigns in Illinois and Tennessee.  Graduate of Tulane University. 

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