revised April 30, 2008
HILLARY CLINTON FOR
CLINTON FOR PRESIDENT EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE, INC.
Headquarters: 520 North Delaware Avenue, Suite 202,
Comes to the campaign from
position as executive director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party.
on Gov. Ed Rendell's 2006 re-election campaign. Chief of staff to
Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato; managed Onorato's
Lobbyist for the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office.
manager for Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission counsel James Dodaro's
for Commonwealth Court judge in Nov. 2001. Aide to U.S. Rep. Ron
Klink of Murrysville, 1998-2000. Aide to U.S. Sen. Daniel Patrick
Moynihan of New York.
Legislative liaison for
Pennsylvania Department of General Services. Field director Gov.
Ed Rendell's 2006 re-election campaign. Regional GOTV
on Pennsylvania Victory '04. Graduate of Temple University.
Director of communications
special projects to Lt. Gov. Katherine Baker Knoll. Prior to
for the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Pendrak worked for Morgan
and Dean Witter, Mellon Certified Restoration, and the Dunmore Oil
He has worked on congressional, judicial, and statewide races.
in finance from Penn State University.
Executive director of the
County Democratic Committee.
Elected to the Harrisburg
Council in Nov. 2007. An attorney. Central regional field
on Pennsylvania Victory '04. Deputy director of delegate
on Joe Lieberman for President. Worked on Mark Shriver's campaign
in the Sept. 2002 Democratic primary in Maryland's 8th CD. Author
of Hats in the Ring: Conversations with Presidential Candidates
(Presidential Publishing, 2000). J.D. from the New England School
of Law, 1995. Undergraduate degree from the University of
at Chicago. Originally from Kankakee, Illinois.
Scheduling and advance
on the Nutter for Mayor campaign. Deputy campaign manager
and advance) on Casey for Senate, 2005-06. Special projects on
for DNC chair. Director of scheduling and advance for
Victory '04. Campaign manager on Andrew Hohns for State
2004. Delegate operations on Joe Lieberman for President.
organizer for the NHDP in 2002.
Field director on the
NH primary campaign. Campaign manager for Massachusetts
Victory ‘06 Coordinated Campaign. Deputy director of Sen. John
leadership committee, Keeping America's Promise. In Fall 2004 she
served as base vote director on Florida Victory 2004; earlier she did
at the Democratic National Convention for the Kerry campaign, and
as deputy director of advance on the Kerry campaign.
Communications director on
2004. Communications director for Philadelphia Mayor John
2003 re-election campaign. Nevins served as a press secretary at
the DCCC during the 2002 cycle, after earlier doing regional work for
DCCC. Spokesperson for Sen. Frank Lautenberg, 1999. In 1998
he worked on Dennis Moore's successful congressional campaign in the
Third CD. In 1996 he worked at the DNC and was communications
for the College Democrats. Nevins grew up in Chicago.
Communications director on
NH Primary campaign, then senior advisor on the Ohio communications
Communications director for the New Hampshire Democratic Party in the
cycle. Communications manager of the Illinois Department of
and Family Services under Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich. Press
for the 2004 New Hampshire Democratic coordinated campaign.
press secretary on Congressman Richard Gephardt’s 2004 Iowa caucus
Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of
Grew up in Chicago, IL.
for the campaign (Feb. 5 primary) and then the campaign’s Houston press
secretary (March 5).
Regional Press Secretaries(starting
March 19, 2008)
Kamyl Bazbaz, Erie
Emily Cain, Altoona/Johnstown
Dana Edelstein, Harrisburg
Brendan Gilfillan, Philadelphia
Kristin Lee, Pittsburgh
Frank Rothman, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Deputy state director on
NH primary campaign. Previously deputy executive director at the
New Hampshire Democratic Party; started there as director of operations
for the 2004 general election campaign. Deputy director of the NH
Senate Democratic Caucus from Feb. to July 2004. In the 2004 NH
campaign, Ross served as office manager for Clark for President, and
for Graham for President (Aug.-Oct. 2003). Voter file manager and
intern coordinator at the NHDP. Graduated from Rivier College in
Nashua, May 2003.
Co-founder and co-chairman
PodestaMattoon, a Washington, DC lobbying firm; he and his brother John
started Podesta Associates in 1988. Pennsylvania state director
Kerry-Edwards 2004 (announced late May 2004). Ran the
campaign in Pennsylvania in 1996. California campaign manager for
the Dukakis/Bentsen campaign during the general election in 1988.
Worked on Sen. Ted Kennedy's campaign for the Democratic presidential
in 1980. Founding president of People for the American Way. B.A.
from the University of Illinois, M.A. from Massachusetts Institute of
and J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Grew up in
State director on
NH primary campaign. Came to the campaign from his position as
director of the New Hampshire Democratic Party. New Hampshire
director for Kerry-Edwards '04. Field director on Kerry's New
primary campaign starting on Jan. 27, 2003 through to the primary; he
served as Kerry's state director for the March 2 Maryland
Field director for Gov. Jeanne Shaheen's 2002 U.S. Senate campaign and
her 2000 re-election campaign. Campaign manager on Manchester
Bob Baines' 2001 re-election campaign. Worked for Gov. Jeanne
in the Office of Citizen Affairs and as scheduler. Graduate of
with a degree in history.
Scott Freda - a finance director
Offices and Organizers
Allentown - 512 Hamilton Street,
Suite 103 Allentown, PA 18101 ...Lehigh
Bristol - 303 Mill Street,
PA 19007 ...Bucks
Easton - 431 Northhampton
Easton, PA 18042 ...Northhampton
Erie - 916 W. Erie Plaza, Erie,
PA 16505 ...Erie
Greensburg - 113 North Main
Greensburg, PA 15608
Harrisburg - 308 N. 2nd Street,
Harrisburg, PA 17101 ...Dauphin
Johnstown - 421 Main Street,
PA 15901 ...Cambria
Lancaster - 151 N. Queen Street,
Lancaster, PA 17603 ...Lancaster
Media - 426 E. Baltimore Pike,
Floor, Media, PA 19063 ...Delaware
Monaca - Township Marketplace,
Wagner Road, Unit 15, Monaca, PA 15061 ...Beaver
Norristown - 1800 Markley
Norristown, PA 19401
Philadelphia - 7727 Frankford
Philadelphia, PA, 19136
Pittsburgh - 213 Smithfield
Second Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-232-0151 ...Allegheny
Scranton - Ritz Building, 222
Ave, Scranton, PA 18503
Sharon - 130 W. State Street,
PA 16146 ...Mercer
St. Mary's - 230 Brussells
St. Mary’s, PA 15857 ...Elk
State College - 1318 W College
State College, PA 16803
Uniontown - 18 Mill Street,
PA 15401 ...Fayette
Washington - 90 W. Chestnut
UL# 35, Washington, PA 15301 ...Washington
West Chester - 138 E Gay Street,
West Chester, PA 19380
Wilkes-Barre - 70 S. Main
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 ...Luzerne
Williamsport - 175 W. Pine
Williamsport, PA 17701
York - 330 S. George Street,
PA 17401 ...York
A regional field director
for Pennsylvania Victory ‘06 (Lancaster and York Counties).
Millersville Victory 05, a coordinated Democratic effort to win council
seats in Millersville borough. Candidate for state representative
in Pennsylvania's 43rd District in 2004. B.S. in government from
Franklin and Marshall College.
Gov. Ed Rendell (Jan. 23,
Lt. Gov. Catherine Baker Knoll (Sept.
Treasurer Robin L. Wiessmann
(Sept. 4, 2007)
U.S. Rep. John Murtha (PA-12) (Mar.
U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak (PA-7) (May
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (PA-13) (Mar.
12 Pennsylvania state legislators (announced
Aug. 22, 2007).
State Sen. Raphael J. Musto, Luzerne County
State Rep. Thomas W. Blackwell, IV,
State Rep. Thomas R. Caltagirone, Berks
State Rep. Peter J. Daley, Fayette and
State Rep. Frank Dermody, Allegheny County
State Rep. Dan Frankel, Allegheny County
State Rep. John T. Galloway, Bucks County
State Rep. William F. Keller, Philadelphia
State Rep. Kathy Manderino, Montgomery
and Philadelphia Counties
State Rep. Barbara McIlvaine Smith,
State Rep. Edward P. Wojnaroski, Sr.,
State Rep. John T. Yudichak, Luzerne County
former Philadelphia Congressman
William H. Gray III (Sept. 25, 2007, announced as a
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (announced
Dec. 11, 2007 when Nutter was still Mayor-elect)
state party chairman T.J. Rooney (announced
Jan. 28, 2008)
Erie Mayor Joseph E. Sinnott (announced
Feb. 27, 2008)
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (announced
March 13, 2008)
Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan
March 13, 2008)
Liberty City Lesbian and Gay Democratic
Club (announced March 25, 2008)
Steel City Stonewall Democrats
Pennsylvania Veterans for Hillary
April 4, 2008)
Co-chairs are Congressmen
John Murtha and Joe Sestak
Former Pittsburgh Mayor and
Sophie Masloff (announced April 10, 2008)
Over 270 Local Elected Officials (announced
April 10, 2008)
100 Mayors (announced
April 15, 2008)
[University of Pennsylvania] (04/17/08)
see also: "Hillary
Clinton's Pennsylvania Background"
Chris Carney (PA-10) (announced
May 9, 2008)
Bill George - superdelegate; DNC
since 1996 and President of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO
© 2007, 2008 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action