John Edwards-Organization, South Carolina
updated February 4, 2008

Headquarters:  1516 Richland Street, Columbia, SC   29201
[old: 1634 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC 29201]
State Director John C. Moylan III
State chair for Sen. Edwards' 2004 presidential campaign.  Attorney at Wyche, Burgess, Freeman & Parham, P.A. in Columbia.  Associate, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Washington, D.C., 1988-89, 1993-94.  Chief of Staff to South Carolina Lt. Gov. Nick Theodore, 1990-93, after managing his campaign.   Law Clerk to Hon. Donald S. Russell, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1987-88.  Attended Presbyterian College (B.A., cum laude, 1984) and Harvard University (J.D., 1987).  Born in Walterboro, SC.
Political/Pee Dee Director Marilyn Hemingway
In 2006 Hemingway managed the 1st CD winning runoff campaign for Randy Maatta of Charleston and continued to manage the campaign through the general election.  Worked as a freelance marketing/public relations expert.  In 2004 Hemingway served as a regional field director for the John Edwards for President campaign, was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Boston, and served as the base regional coordinator for the SCDP Coordinated Campaign in Charleston, SC.  A computer contractor with Bellsouth in Atlanta, GA.  Marketing director for Kaplan Educational Centers in Arizona.  An account executive with a woman-owned sole proprietor advertising/marketing agency in Tempe, AZ.  Started television career in production at WACH Fox 57 in Columbia, SC and finished as director of community affairs.  B.A. in journalism from the University of South Carolina, 1987.  Native of Georgetown, SC.
Political/Midlands Director Monica Bell
Taking leave from Yale Law School to work for the campaign; worked summer 2007 at a litigation boutique firm in Washington, DC and summer 2006 at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund in New York.  Worked at a startup political consulting firm in South Carolina.  Master's in equality studies at University College Dublin (Ireland). Worked as an intern at the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department.  Graduated from Furman University with bachelor's degrees in political science and sociology.  From South Carolina.
Lowcountry Coordinator Tyler Jones
Served as president of Charleston Southern University Democrats.
Lowcountry Coordinator Wendell Gilliard

Political/Upstate Director Karine Jean-Pierre
Started on the campaign as Southern regional political director.  MPA from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.  Project Coordinator for Citizens Environmental Research Institute (CERI).  B.S. degree in Biology.
Midlands/Upstate Coordinator Daniel Boan
Upstate Deputy Coordinator Hollis Chappell
Upstate Deputy Coordinator Will Lattimore

Field Director Ray Corley
Also served as field director on Edwards' 2004 South Carolina campaign (announced June 19, 2003).  Campaign manager of Joe Riley for Governor in 1994 (the Charleston mayor lost the Democratic primary after a run-off).  Previously deputy campaign manager and field director for Dick Riley for Governor.

Field Offices
Seneca - 685 Hwy 123 Bypass   ...NLeeds

Charleston - 476 Meeting Street   ...PFinn

Greenville - 8 McBee Avenue   ...MDeitchler

Myrtle Beach [Dillon, Horry and Marion Counties] - 728 Broadway Street   ...LConnelly

Volunteer Location for Cherokee, Chester, Lancaster and York Counties   ...1024 E. White Street, Rock Hill   ...RFagaly

Volunteer Location for Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties   ...1515 Butts Street, Georgetown   ...RDial
Communications Director Teresa Wells
(Initially worked as the campaign's deputy director of communications at the national headquarters in Chapel Hill; reported by on Feb. 6, 2007)  Left position as traveling press secretary to Gov. Jon Corzine (D-NJ) to join the campaign.  Worked on Corzine's 2005 campaign, and on the Kerry/Edwards campaign in 2004.  co-director of college outreach and a national advance lead on Bill Bradley's 1999-2000 presidential campaign.  B.A. in Economics from Brown University.
Statewide Advisor Rep. Leon Howard, Head of SC Legislative Black Caucus 

On March 26, 2007 the campaign announced endorsements of more than 50 South Carolina leaders, including five current state Senators and seven current state Representatives:

Mayor Bob Coble, Mayor of Columbia
Richland County

Senator John Drummond, President Pro Tempore Emeritus, South Carolina State Senate
Abbeville, Greenwood and Laurens Counties

Senator John Land, South Carolina State Senate, Democratic Leader
Calhoun, Clarendon, Florence, and Sumter Counties

Senator Brad Hutto, South Carolina State Senator
Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, and Orangeburg Counties

Senator Peden McLeod, Former South Carolina State Senator
Colleton County

Senator Jim Bryan, Former South Carolina State Senator
Laurens County

Representative Bill Bowers, South Carolina State Representative
Colleton and Hampton Counties

Representative Grady Brown, South Carolina State Representative
Lee and Sumter Counties

Representative Bill Clyburn, South Carolina State Representative
Aiken and Edgefield Counties

Representative Chris Hart, South Carolina State Representative
Richland County

Representative Lonnie Hosey, South Carolina State Representative
Allendale and Barnwell Counties

Representative Leon Stavrinakis, South Carolina State Representative
Charleston County

Representative Ted Vick, South Carolina State Representative
Chesterfield County

Representative Palmer Freeman, Former South Carolina State Representative
Richland County

Solicitor Jay Hodge, South Carolina Solicitor
Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, and Marlboro Counties

Cort Flint, Member, Greenville County Council
Greenville County

Beverly Clyburn, Member, Aiken City Council
Aiken County

Jimmy Gallant, Member, Charleston City Council
Charleston County

Linda Dogan, Member, Spartanburg City Council
Spartanburg County

Paul Tinkler, Member, Charleston City Council
Charleston County

Rudloph Bradley, Member, Georgetown City Council
Georgetown County

Wendall Gillilard, Member, Charleston City Council
Charleston County

Tommy Burton, Member, Johnston Town Council
Edgefield County

Lori Church, Vice President, Democratic Women’s Council of Horry County
Horry County

Bernard Prezzy, Member, Orangeburg School District #3 and South Carolina State Democratic Party Executive Committee
Orangeburg County

Tim Moore, South Carolina Democratic Party State Executive Committee and former Chairman of the Barnwell County Council
Barnwell County

Marlon Kimpson, Former Chair of South Carolina Election Commission and Former 1st Vice-Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party
Charleston County

Boyd Brown, Third Vice Chair, Fairfield County Democratic Party and former President, University of South Carolina Young Democrats
Fairfield County

Nancy Poole, Past President, Democratic Women’s Council of Horry County
Horry County

Fred Sheheen, South Carolina Democratic Party State Executive Committee and former Commissioner of the State Commission on Higher Education
Kershaw County

Ken Campbell, Chairman, Oconee County Democratic Party
Oconee County

Mike Evatt, South Carolina Democratic Party Executive Committee and Former Chairman of the Oconee County Democratic Party
Oconee County

David Vandiver, South Carolina Democratic Party State Executive Committee
Anderson County

Ronnie Maxwell, Former Chairman, South Carolina Democratic Party
Aiken County

Mullins McLeod, Former Chairman, Charleston County Democratic Party
Charleston County

Michael Ray Ellisor, 2006 Democratic Nominee for the 2nd Congressional District
Lexington County

Katie Fowler, Former Statewide President, South Carolina Young Democrats
Charleston County

Shirley Green, President of First Congressional District Women’s Council
Horry County

Jamie Hinds, Former Vice Chair, Greenville County Democratic Party
Greenville County

Ginger Johnson Sottile, Charleston County Democratic Party Executive Committee
Charleston County

Sally Howard, Former South Carolina Democratic Party Executive Committee Member
Horry County

Tyler Jones, President of Charleston Southern University Democrats
Charleston County

Cal Land, Clarendon County Democratic Party
Clarendon County

Susan Smith, President of the Waccamaw Neck Democrat Club
Georgetown County

Carrie Rachel Dean, Former Statewide President South Carolina Young Democrats
Richland County

James E "Jimmy" Truesdale, Charleston County State Executive Committee, Community Activist
Charleston County

Richard Smith, Georgetown County Democratic Party Chair
Georgetown County

Charles Hamby, Former Chairman Oconee County Democratic Party
Anderson County

Sue Berkowitz, Community activist
Richland County

Sylvia Conwell, Community activist
Horry County

Tony Clyburn, Community activist
Charleston County

Courtney Clyburn, Community activist
Richland County

Donna Dewitt Matthew, Community activist
Orangeburg County

Betty Hamby, Community activist
Anderson County

Anniebell Jeffcoat, Community activist
Lexington County
fundraising SC, FL, GA, MO Anderson Stokes LLC
Patrick Anderson and Zeke Stokes (see Aaron Gould Sheinin. "S.C. Democrat to raise funds for Edwards"  The State.  April 9, 2007)

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