Fred Thompson-Organization, West Virginia
updated November 6, 2007

State Director Gary Abernathy
Executive director of the West Virginia GOP, 2001-04.  Communications director of the Ohio Republican Party, 1998-2001.  Deputy district director for former Ohio Congressman Frank Cremeans.  Abernathy has worked as a reporter, columnist and editor for various newspapers in Ohio.  Author of ELEPHANT WARS: Why fight the Democrats when we have each other? (iUniverse, Inc., June 20, 2005).

Legislative Leadership Team (announced Oct. 8, 2007):
Co-Chair Delegate Tim Armstead
Minority leader in the House, represents the 32nd District from Kanawha County.
Co-Chair Senator Don Caruth
Minority leader in the Senate, represents the 10th Senate District from Mercer County.

Delegate Craig Blair (52nd District, Berkeley County)
Delegate Ray Canterbury (28th District, Greenbrier County)
Delegate Walter Duke (54th District, Berkeley County)
Delegate Woody Ireland (7th District, Ritchie County)
Delegate Patrick Lane (32nd District, Kanawha County)
Delegate Carol Miller (15th District, Cabell County)
Delegate Jonathan Miller (53rd District, Berkeley County)
Delegate Kelli Sobonya (16th District, Cabell County)
Delegate Linda Sumner (27th District, Raleigh County)
Delegate Jeff Tansill (42nd District, Taylor County)
Delegate Ron Walters (32nd District, Kanawha County)

Veterans for Fred Thompson (announced Nov. 6, 2007)
Brigadier General John C. "Doc" Bahnsen, Chair
Senior Airman Charles Bolen, Co-Chair
First Class Petty Officer Russ Weeks, Co-Chair
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