Hampshire for Health Care
Part of Americans for Health
Care--a project of Service Employees International Union
Most recently served as field
director for Mark Fernald's 2002 campaign for Governor. During the
2000 presidential cycle Nassar served as national field director of the
Arab American Institute. Previously he worked for the National Democratic
Institute for International Affairs for five years focusing on democratic
institutions in the Middle East.
A New Hampshire native, Burgess
returned to the state after serving as press secretary for two top tier
congressional races in 2002, Lynn Rivers (MI-15) and Jill Long Thompson
(IN-02). Burgess served as press secretary for Martha Fuller Clark's
2000 campaign, deputy press secretary for Mike Easley for Governor in North
Carolina and worked for Bill Bradley's presidential campaign in New Hampshire
and at the national headquarters in New Jersey.
Stone worked at the Turner Foundation
where she managed an $8 million funding program. She has also spent
significant time in Texas politics working on health care legislation in
the state legislature and on many state campaigns. Stone worked for
the Texas Freedom Network and co-ran her own political fundraising and
event planning business.
Before joining New Hampshire
for Health Care, Thyng, a Granite Stater for 25 years, served on the board
of the State Employees' Association of New Hampshire, SEIU Local 1984.
At Local 1984, Thyng helped to manage the union's political program and
organized the 2002 gubernatorial forums. He has also worked a number
of local campaigns and for the State of New Hampshire for eight years as
a Technical Support Specialist.
Cornwell came to New Hampshire
after working for Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington as a research
associate in the development department. She has also worked for
the National Organization for Women where she assisted U.S. Rep. Chris
Van Hollen's successful campaign in the eighth district of Maryland.
Cornwell is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.
McGonagle, a graduate of the
University of Wisconsin, most recently was field director in Minnesota's
second congressional district for the late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone's
and former Vice President Walter Mondale's campaign for U.S. Senate.
McGonagle has also worked for Progressive Minnesota on an education initiative.
Hawkins most recently worked
as a field organizer for Mainers for Health Care and helped to win passage
of universal health care legislation in the state of Maine. In 2002
Hawkins served as a deputy field director for Chellie Pingree's Maine campaign
for U.S. Senate and Warren Tolman's campaign for Governor of Massachusetts.
He has worked with the Democratic Congressional
and Bill Bradley's presidential campaign.
© 2003 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.