People-Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR)
updated July 12, 2006
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Chairman - Richard Caldwell
President - W. Bruce Potter
Treasurer - Raye Brady
Secretary - Dr. Lester Sitzes, III
(first reported June 13, 2006)
President and CEO of The Concept Works, a public, media and government
relations and crisis management firm with offices in West Des Moines and
Bettendorf that he founded in 2002. Communications director on then
Gov. George W. Bush's Iowa caucus campaign, 1999-2000. Communications
director for Gov. Terry Branstad during his final term. Previously
worked for 20 years as a member of the Iowa press corps. He is also
author of Grassley: Senator from Iowa (Mid-Prairie Books, Nov. 1995).
Wickers & Associates, LLC; lives and works in Westchester County
near New York City. Thirty years experience as a general consultant,
media producer and pollster. In addition to domestic clients Dresner
has worked overseas; most notably in 1996 he provided strategic advice
to Boris Yeltsin in Russia, earning the American Association of Political
Consultants (AAPC)'s "International Consultant of the Year" honor.
Senior Vice-President of the Harris Poll. Marketing executive with
the Gannett Newspapers, directing political polling and market research.
Undergraduate degree from New York University and Masters in political
science from Columbia University.
Pollster and Personal Friend"
President of Kirsten Fedewa
& Associates, a communications, public affairs and political strategy
consulting practice with a mix of political, corporate and nonprofit clients.
First communications director and press secretary to the national Republican
Governors Association through 2003. Vice president of a major
trade group representing several Fortune 100 companies. Worked on
the successful election of U.S. Senator Spence Abraham (R-MI) in 1994.
Press secretary for the National Republican Congressional Committee as
well as a U.S. Senator and several House members. Graduate
of The College of William and Mary in Virginia.
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Deputy Chief of Staff
Chief Legal Counsel
Elected Mayor of De Queen in
1998 at age 22; lost re-election bid in 2002. Ran a Christian bookstore
in De Queen. Bachelor's degree in political science from Ouachita
Baptist University at Arkadelphia
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