|John Kerry for President Inc.
On December 4, 2002, Sen. Kerry filed papers with the FEC establishing John Kerry for President Inc., an exploratory committee. James M. Jordan served as the national campaign manager through November 9, 2003; he was replaced by Mary Beth Cahill, who previously served as chief of staff to Sen. Edward Kennedy.
Campaign Headquarters: 3805 Cutshaw Avenue, Suite 100, Richmond. (formally opened Sept. 29, 2003)
as of Dec. 20, 2003 the campaign has 7 people on staff in Virginia
Steering Committeee (announced
Sept. 29, 2003; includes Framme and Swecker)
William C. Bischoff Member, State Central Committee
Honorable Fenton Bland Member, House of Delegates, Petersburg
Honorable Howard Copeland
Former member, House of Delegates, Norfolk
Hanh Deniston Democratic Chair of Colonial Heights
Nancy Finch Chesterfield Democratic Activist
Bishop Gerald Glenn
Pastor, New Deliverance Evangelical Church
Gary Hancock 9th CD Democratic Chair
Gloria Haislip Member, 9th CD Democratic Committee
Lt. Gen.(retired) Claudia Kennedy First female three star general in U.S. Army
Honorable J. Jack Kennedy
Former member of House and Senate
Barbara Klear Member, 3rd CD Democratic Committee
Finance Director for numerous Democratic Candidates and Arlington
R. Michael Mohler President, Va. Professional Fire Fighters, Fairfax
Honorable Henry Marsh State Senator, former Richmond Mayor and Civil Rights leader
Honorable Robert J. McCabe Sheriff, City of Norfolk
Honorable Brian Moran
Member, House of Delegates, Alexandria
Vietnam combat veteran
Honorable Bruce Patterson Clerk of Court, Lexington/Rockbridge County
Beth Rennick City of Richmond Democratic Activist
Honorable Lionell Spruill Member, House of Delegates, Chesapeake
Honorable JoAnn Walthall Former councilwoman, Town of Alberta, National Delegate – Gore 2000
Claire Ward Richmond Democratic and environmental activist
Andrew Wright Former Chief of Staff to Congressman Rick Boucher
On December 6, 2003, a prominent group of African American legislators, mayors, ministers, local elected officials and Democratic leaders in Virginia announced today the formation of an advisory committee to support Kerry's campaign.
On November 10, 2003, during a visit by former Sen. Max Cleland (D-GA), the campaign rolled out its Virginia Veterans for Kerry Steering Committee, chaired by Rick O'Dell of Roanoke.
On September 29, 2003, the campaign announced a 26-person Steering Committee including four members of the House of Delegates and one State Senator (list above).
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