People-Former Gov. Mark Warner (D-VA)
updated October 14, 2006
Forward Together PAC
Has worked for Warner for well
over a dozen years. President of MRW Enterprises in Alexandria, VA,
responsible for asset management and the private equity portfolio.
Worked on Gov. Doug Wilder's presidential campaign. B.S. in Business
Administration with a concentration in Finance from Boston University.
201 N. Union St., Suite
350 | Alexandria, VA
One Virginia PAC (Warner's state
PAC) director starting in March 2003. Director of Warner's inauguration.
General manager of WashingtonInc/Production Group International, an events
planning firm in Rosslyn, 1996-2001. Chief of staff to Rep. James
P. Moran (D-VA), 1991-March 1996; has run several of Moran's campaigns.
Ran Virginia Gov. Doug Wilder's campaign in the 1992 New Hampshire primary.
Longtime member of the Democratic National Committee, where she serves
as Chair of the Womens Caucus.
|Political Director / Senior
||Mary "Mame" A. Reiley
(mid-2005) Director of
field communications for America Coming Together, 2004. Consultant
to the DSCC, 2002. Deputy chief of staff to Vice President Gore,
then joined the Gore-Lieberman campaign in Nashville running the war room.
Chief of staff for the House Democratic Caucus.
|Policy Advisor / Consultant
(2006) Previously director,
Office of the Vice Chairs at the DNC. Campaign manager on Rep. Peter
Deutsch's unsuccessful campaign for the 2004 Democratic U.S. Senate nomination
in Florida (started in the latter part of March 2004). Deputy campaign
manager, constituency outreach on Sen. John Edwards' campaign for the 2004
Democratic presidential nomination. Southern political director at
|Deputy Political Director
(mostly Southern states)
Field director for Warner's
state PAC, One Virginia, from 2003-05; focused on the General Assembly
races in 2003 and 2005 and the budget battle of 2004. President of
the Virginia Young Democrats since 2005 as well as serving in various roles
with the Young Democrats of America, most recently as Chair of the Select
|Northeast Deputy Political
Partner in FieldWorks, the DC-based
grassroots organizing firm; has done extensive work for the DNC mostly
in the area of Hispanic voter turnout. Director of Human Capital
and Performance for Resource Consultants, Inc. Worked on Mark Warner's
2001 gubernatorial campaign. Regional field director for Central
Florida for the Gore/Lieberman campaign and recount in 2000.Eight years
in the Clinton Administration serving as Special Assistant to the President
for Personnel, Deputy Chief of Staff to the FAA Administrator and Deputy
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. Worked on the Clinton/Gore
1992 and 1996 campaigns. J.D. from Villanova Law School. Graduate
of Smith College.
|Western Deputy Political
Director and Hispanic Outreach
||Marie Therese Dominguez
(2006) Worked on Howard
Dean's 2004 campaign starting in May 2003 as deputy press secretary and
later doing field/political; left when her husband, Joe Trippi, national
campaign manager left in Jan. 2004). Assisted with media for Gov.
Mark Warner’s inaugural. Has worked on several congressional campaigns,
including Jim Moran's 1990 election in Northern Virginia, as well as other
Communications director for
Gov. Mark Warner 2005-06 after serving as Warner's press secretary starting
on Dec. 12, 2001 through 2005. Previously Richmond Bureau Chief for
WDBJ-7 TV in Roanoke starting in Nov. 1994; earlier served as station's
first Danville Bureau Chief. Graduate of the University of Virginia
with a degree in English, 1988.
(June 19, 2006) Previously
communications director to Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA), which he started
in Sept. 2003. Senior Account Executive at Fleishman Hillard.
Chief of Media Relations for the Secretary of the Air Force in New York
City field office. A NATO spokesperson in Sarajevo. Graduated
from the Air Force Academy. From Lacey, WA.
|Deputy Communications Director
National Treasurer and Acting
Virginia Campaign Manager on Howard Dean's presidential campaign (signed
on as National Treasurer on April 4, 2003). Democratic nominee for
Governor of Virginia, 1997. Lieutenant Governor of Virginia,1990-98.
Virginia Chair of Clinton for President, 1992; Virginia Chair of Paul Simon
for President, 1987-88. Beyer has held finance positions for numerous
other Democratic party committees and candidates. With his brother
he co-manages the family business, Don Beyer Volvo in Northern Virginia.
Graduate of Williams College with a degree in Economics, 1972.
Co-finance director on Sen.
John Edwards' leadership PAC, the New American Optimists, and then co-finance
director on his 2004 presidential campaign. Finance director on Warner's
successful 2001 campaign for governor and then for the 2002 Virginia Inaugural
|Deputy Finance Director
Co-author, with Markos Moulitsas
Zúniga, of Crashing the Gate (Chelsea Green Publishing, March
1, 2006). Partnered with Moulitsas in doing consulting; put MyDD
on hiatus for a year and consulted on Howard Dean's presidential campaign,
introducing the campaign to Meetup.com and directing on online advertising
and blogger outreach. Started a grassroots Howard Dean website in
May 2002. Launched the political blog, MyDD (My Due Diligence of
Politics), described as "the first major liberal political blog," in June
2001 while working as a day trader. Did some field organizing in
Portland, OR in the early 1990s.
|Internet Strategy Consultant
(reported by Hotline On Call
July 12, 2006) Partner at Westhill Partners. After the Kerry campaign
Jordan started his own firm, Thunder Road Group, where he directed research,
political and communications strategy for America Coming Together and The
Media Fund. Campaign manager of John Kerry for President for the
first eleven-plus months, fired in Nov. 2003. Executive Director
of the DSCC for the duration of the 2002 cycle [Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA),
chair]. Political Director at the DSCC, May 1999-Dec. 2000 [Sen.
Robert Torricelli (D-NJ), chair]. Communications Director for Sen.
John Kerry (D-MA), Jan.-May 1999. Spokesman for Democrats on the
House Judiciary Committee during the 1998 impeachment hearings of President
Clinton and for Democrats on the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee
during the 1997 campaign finance investigation. Communications Director
for Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-NJ) in 1997. Press Secretary for Tim
Johnson's (D-SD) successful campaign for U.S. Senate in 1996. Did
non-profit fundraising. Press Secretary to Rep. David Price (D-NC,4),
Jan. 1987-88. Jordan earned his B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College
and his J.D. from University of North Carolina law school (1986).
Originally from Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
|Part-time Senior Advisor
President of Peter
D. Hart Research Associates since 1984; joined the firm in 1978 as
a senior analyst and vice president. Did strategic research for Warner's
2001 campaign for governor. Graduated from Harvard College in 1975.
Special Assistant to President
Lee Hamilton at the Woodrow Wilson International Center since June 2002,
working closely with him on the 9-11 Commission and Iraq Study Group.
Author, with Hamilton and Thomas H. Kean, of Without Precedent: The
Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission (Knopf, Aug. 2006). Taught
and worked in local politics in New York City.
Founder of Baer Communications.
Deputy Director of Speechwriting for Gore-Lieberman 2000 and Senior Speechwriter
for Vice President Al Gore. Wrote on technology and telecommunications
issues for FCC Chairman William E. Kennard, and served as speechwriter
to his home state Senator, Robert Torricelli of New Jersey. Doctorate
in Politics from Oxford University; undergraduate degree from the University
of Pennsylvania. Author of Reinventing Democrats: The Politics
of Liberalism from Reagan to Clinton (University Press of Kansas, Feb.
Forward Together PAC is
Audra Tafoya to work for the New
Hampshire Senate Democratic Caucus starting May 2006.
Most recently legislative
assistant to Virginia State Delegate Brian Moran. Research director
for Allyson Schwartz's successful campaign for Congress in Pennsylvania's
13th CD in 2004. Managed Steve Shannon's successful campaign for
Virginia State Delegate in 2003. Graduated from the University of
Texas at Austin (UT) with a bachelor's degree in government, May 2003;
worked as an aide in the Texas state legislature.
Courtney Dozier to work for the
Iowa Democratic Party starting Aug. 2006.
Most recently deputy director
of the House Democratic Caucus in Virginia. Deputy field director
for America Coming Together West Virginia in 2004. Graduate of George
also of note:
Co-founder of Friedman Billings
Ramsey, a leading investment bank based in Northern Virginia.
Co-founder and former president
of Capital One Financial Corporation.
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