and Allies-Organization, Vermont
|Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc.
Schmidek has worked in the office
of Senator Patrick Leahy since 2001. She has been working on Democratic
campaigns in Vermont since 1998.
Vermont Democratic Party
Served in the administrations
of Govs. Madeleine Kunin, Richard Snelling and Howard Dean as director
of the energy efficiency division at the Vermont Department of Public Service.
State senator for 8 years in the 1980s, including four years as chair of
the Senate Finance Committee. Congregational minister for 22 years.
Native of Danville; grew up on family farm there.
(Since Feb. 2003) During
the 2002 cycle he directed Vermont Democrats' state Senate campaign efforts.
Graduate of Macalester College, 1996.
Served as director of operations
on Howard Dean's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Preceded Jon Copans as executive director of the Vermont Democratic Party;
he held the position for four years through the end of 2002 cycle.
|Director of Communications,
Policy and Research
Served as a research assistant
at Carnegie Mellon's Center for Economic Development, 2001-02. University
of Pittsburgh graduate.
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