Kerry and Allies-Organization, Tennessee

Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc.
State Director Stephen Lindsey
(named in late June 2004)  Lindsey also served as Kerry's Tennessee state director for the Feb. 10 primary campaign (announced Sept. 15, 2003) and then worked on the campaign in Georgia.  From 1998-2003, he worked for the Tennessee Democratic Party; when he left as the Deputy Director of the Party he had been in all of Tennessee's 95 Counties.  In 1996 Lindsey returned to his alma mater, Columbia Central High School, where he taught US Government for two years.  From 1993-96 he worked for various Democratic candidates.   Lindsey graduated from Columbia Central High School in 1989, and received a degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of North Alabama in 1994.  He is a Tennessee native from Columbia (Maury County; central Tennessee).

Tennessee Democratic Party |  223 8th Avenue North, Suite 200  |  Nashville 
Chair Randy Button
(Elected Jan. 11, 2003)  President and founder of East Tennessee Appraisal Group in Kingston; licensed and certified real estate appraiser, real estate broker and general contractor.  Worked on Ned McWherter's 1986 and 1990 campaigns for Governor, Al Gore's 1988 Senate campaign, and Gore's 1988 and 2000 campaigns for President.  Democratic nominee for Congress in the TN 3rd CD in 1994.  University of Tennessee graduate.

Vice Chair: Bobbie Caldwell.   Secretary: Gale Jones Carson.  Treasurer: Dixie Taylor Hull.
Executive Director Jim Hester
Director of new business development at VFR Records in Nashville.  A manager with the Horton Group; public relations agent with Network Ink.  Has worked as get-out-the vote director, field director and campaign manager on the successful congressional campaigns of Congressman Bart Gordon and former Congressman Bob Clement.  Campaign manager for Lt. Gov. John Wilder.  Served on the House staff of Congressman Gordon and on the Senate staff of Al Gore.  Worked on Al Gore's 1988 New Hampshire primary campaign, directing operations for half the state.
Political Director John Ray Clemmons
Worked on Bob Clement for U.S. Senate in 2002 after serving as the congressman's legislative assistant.
Voter Outreach Coordinator Freda Player
Volunteer Coordinator Alma Sanford
Press Secretary Zac Wright
Chief Financial Officer Liz Howard
Administrative Assistant Libby Johnson

Tennessee AFL-CIO  1901 Lindell Ave.  |  Nashville
President: Lindsay Jerry Lee
Secretary-Treasurer: Eddie Bryan

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