People-Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
updated Dec. 13, 2006
FRIENDS OF EVAN BAYH (filed
with the FEC to establish on Dec. 5, 2006)
ALL AMERICA PAC
(March 2006) Partner in
Murphy Putnam Shorr & Partners, one of the nationís top Democratic
media firms. Managed the late Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan's 2000 U.S.
Senate campaign in which Carnahan, who died in a plane crash three weeks
before the election, defeated the then-incumbent Sen. John Ashcroft.
Chief of Staff to Gov. Mel Carnahan and managed Carnahanís successful campaign
for governor in 1992. Masterís degree in Public Policy from the University
of Chicago and a Masterís degree in Political Science from the University
of Illinois. Bachelorís degree in Political Science from Northwestern
Hayler served as Southeast regional
field director on Kerry's Iowa caucus campaign starting March 1, 2003.
Directed the Iowa Coordinated Campaign in the 1st CD in 2002. Regional
organizer for the Alliance for Justice, organizing youth for gun control.
Field organizer for Gore in Washington State. M.A. in political management
and B.A. in political science from George Washington University.
|Midwest Political Director
All America PAC paid for Downey
to work as finance director for the NH Democratic State Senate Caucus starting
roughly May 2006. Worked on Joe Lieberman's NH primary campaign starting
as Manchester co-director (announced July 28, 2003) and finishing doing
advance. Field and political director for Manchester City Democrats
during the 2002 elections. 2002 graduate of the College of the Holy
Cross in Massachusetts. Native of East Sandwich, Mass.
|Northeast Political Director
Note: All America PAC held
a number of "Camp Bayh" training sessions and on August 15, 2006 announced
it was deploying about 50 activists to work as paid staffers on campaigns
in IN, IA, NV, NH and SC.
(started Sept. 2006--day after
Labor Day) Came to the PAC from Bayh's Senate office, where he started
in 2005. Deputy campaign manager on Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle's
unsuccessful re-election campaign in 2004. Worked on Sen. Tim Johnson's
(D-SD) successful 2002 re-election campaign. Communications director at
the Democratic Governors Association.
(started June 5, 2006)
(announced June 21, 2006; Nancy
Jacobson had been filling this role) Most recently served as Regional
Finance Director for the Democratic National Committee. John Kerry's
Florida finance director in 2003-04. Originally from Sioux City,
(from June 21, 2006 "will focus
on overall fundraising strategy and building and managing relationships
with the donor community" previously had been filling finance director
role) Has worked with Bayh for over a decade. In 2004 helped
co-found Third Way, "a strategy center for progressives." Founded
and served as executive director of Next Generation, a political action
committee devoted to supporting moderate Senate candidates. The third
person hired on Bill Clintonís 1992 Presidential campaign, served as his
Inaugural Finance Director, Finance Director of the DNC when President
Clinton assumed office in 1993. B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse
University and a Masters in Public Relations from American University.
Married to Mark Penn, who served as pollster and strategic advisor to President
Clinton and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.
(announced June 29, 2006-"policy
and political") Partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP and is a principal
of Bingham Consulting Group. Member of the White House senior staff
in the Clinton administration, serving as assistant to the president and
cabinet secretary from 1997 to 2001. Director of legislative affairs
and deputy counsel for Vice President Al Gore. Counsel to the Senate
Judiciary Committee and the Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation,
as well as the Governmental Affairs Committee. Law clerk to U.S.
District Judge Barrington D. Parker of the U.S. District Court for the
District of Columbia. J.D. from University of Virginia School of
Law, 1981; B.A. from University of Virginia, 1978.
||Thurgood Marshall Jr.
former CTO of Network Solutions.
|Chief Technology Officer
Note: In early 2005 Bayh
reorganized his leadership PAC; Americans for Responsible Leadership, formed
in 1999, was renamed All America PAC. Steve Bouchard, who
served as Ohio Director for ACT in summer and fall 2004 and earlier was
State Director for Wesley Clark's and for Sen. Bob Graham's campaigns in
the 2004 NH primary campaign, headed up the PAC but left in Dec. 2005.
Ran Bayh's campaign for Senate
in 1998. Director of policy and planning during Bayh's second term
as governor. Worked as a field organizer on Rep. Jim Jontz's campaign.
Deputy Chief of Staff to Sen.
Evan Bayh (D-IN) since 2001. Political Director for Sen. John Edwards
on the Kerry-Edwards campaign in 2004. Deputy Political Director
in the Clinton White House during the second term. Deputy Political
Director on Clinton/Gore '96. Special Assistant to the President
for Political Affairs during Clinton's first term. Field Director
for the Democratic Leadership Council, 1988-92. Executive Assistant
to the Campaign Manager on Rep. Dick Gephardt's 1988 president race, March
1987-April 1988. Scheduler on the Dave Garrett for Senate campaign
in Georgia from Aug. 1985-Aug. 1986. Government relations work for
a Dallas law firm. Worked on then State Sen. Lloyd Doggett's 1984
campaign for U.S. Senate in Texas, starting as a volunteer and then on
staff. Graduate of the University of Texas with a B.A. in English.
|Deputy Chief of Staff
||Linda Moore Forbes
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Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action