GIULIANI PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEE, INC.
RUDY GIULIANI PRESIDENTIAL EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE, INC.
[Filed papers with New York State on Nov. 10, 2006 and with the FEC on Nov. 20, 2006]
Headquarters: Winter Park in the Orlando area ...State Chairman Bill McCollum and National Campaign Manager Michael DuHaime officially opened Aug. 15, 2007
|Chairman||Attorney General Bill McCollum|
|Senior Advisor for Florida||Karen Unger|
|Senior Counselor||Jon Sale|
|Director of Field Operations||Kathryn Staczek|
|Northeast Florida Florida||W. Kyle Rouse|
|Central Florida||Jeremy Collins|
|West Florida||Heather Weintrobe|
|Southeast Florida||Leah Chambliss|
|Southwest Florida||Daphnie Ricobene|
|Miami-Dade County||J.C. Flores|
|Media||Julio G Rebull, Jr.|
The Florida Steering Committee (announced July 24, 2007)
|Chairman||Attorney General Bill McCollum|
|State Co-Chair||Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina|
|Central Florida Chair||Bill Donegan|
|Northeast Florida Chair||Richard Clark, Jacksonville City Councilman|
|Panhandle Chair||Charlie Clary|
|Southeast Florida Chair||Ed Pozzouli|
|West Florida Chair||Paul Sharff|
|Miami-Dade Co-Chairs||Esteban Bovo, Hialeah City Council
Carlos Gimenez, Miami-Dade Commissioner
Rebeca Sosa, Miami-Dade Commissioner
Jerry Buchanan, Miriam Cajiga, Maria de la Millera
Representative Rich Glorioso, Representative Julio Robaina
Florida Business Leaders for Rudy
Aug. 28, 2007)
Thomas DeRita, Jr. - Chief Executive Officer, Resource Group, Palm Beach Gardens
Debbie Jallad - President/Owner, Accredited Bond Agencies, Winter Park
Florida Viva Rudy (announced
Nov. 14, 2007)
Chair: Florida State Representative Rene Garcia
Young Professionals for Rudy
(announced Oct. 18, 2007)
Chair: Jeb Bush, Jr., the youngest son of the former Florida governor and nephew of the president
Women for Rudy (announced
Jan. 2008 at rally in Orlando)
State Chair: Ingrid Seeborn McCollum
Miami-Dade County Leadership Team (announced June 21, 2007)
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Carlos Gimenez
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa
Hialeah City Council President Esteban "Steve" Bovo
State Representative Julio Robaina
State Representative J.C. Planas
State Representative Juan Carlos Zapata
State Representative Rene Garcia
State Representative Eddy Gonzalez
Hialeah Council Vice-Pres. Carlos Hernandez
Hialeah Council Member Jose F. Caragol
Hialeah Council Member Vivian Casals-Munoz
Hialeah Council Member Luis E. Gonzalez
Hialeah Council Member Jose Yedra
Mayor of Hialeah Gardens Yioset de la Cruz
Hialeah Gardens Council Member Luciano "Lucky" Garcia
Vice Chairman of Hialeah Gardens City Council Jorge A. Merida
Hialeah Gardens Council Member Elmo L. Urra
Hialeah Gardens Council Member Jorge Gutierrez
Attorney Jon Sale (announced June 25, 2007)
Northeast Florida Leadership
(announced July 9, 2007)
Jacksonville City Councilman Richard Clark, Northeast Florida Regional Chair
Elected to the Jacksonville City Council in 2005. Currently president of Supreme Janitorial, a family owned janitorial service founded in 1973.
Elvira Fernandez Hasty, St. Johns County
Hasty has served in a variety of leadership roles within the Republican Party in Florida including as a State Committeewoman for the Republican Party of St. Johns County, as an Alternate Delegate to the 2004 Republican National Convention, a precinct coordinator for the 2004 Bush-Cheney Campaign, and as the St. Johns County Coordinator for Senator Mel Martinez’s successful 2004 campaign.
Toni Ann Van Orman, Duval County Chair
Van Orman has worked as the campaign coordinator for four Jacksonville City Council campaigns and was the Beaches Headquarters Coordinator for the 2004 Bush-Cheney Campaign. Until joining the Giuliani campaign, Van Orman was President of the Republican Club of the Beaches since 1998.
Jacksonville City Councilwoman Glorious
Longtime resident of Jacksonville and an active community leader. A teacher for many years in the Duval County School system. Johnson previously worked as the Master Admissions Representative at Florida Metropolitan University, Jacksonville Campus. She is a motivational speaker and an active member of the Potter's House Christian Fellowship Church.
Broward County Co-Chairs (announced
Aug. 14, 2007)
Chip LaMarca, Co-Chair - Currently serving as the President of the Lighthouse Point City Commission and serves as the Chairman of the Broward County Republican Party. He owns LaMarca Construction Corporation.
Paul Sallarulo, Co-Chair - Executive
Vice President of Alinian Capital Group, LLC. Sallarulo is active
with the Republican Party, including having been selected as one of the
“Top 10 Young Republicans in Florida.” Sallarulo was the Regional
Chair for Charlie Crist’s successful 2006 election and was President George
W. Bush’s Regional Coordinator for Broward and Palm Beach Counties in 2004.
Graduate of Baruch College and holds an M.B.A. from Nova Southeastern University.
He resides in Fort Lauderdale.
STATE REPRESENTATIVES SUPPORTING MAYOR GIULIANI (announced April 4, 2007)
Rep. Thad Altman - Represents Dist 30 in Brevard County
Rep. Carl Domino - Represents Dist 83 in Palm Beach County
Rep. Greg Evers - Represents Dist 1 in Escambia, Okaloosa, and Santa Rosa Counties
Rep. Rich Glorioso - Represents Dist 62 in Hillsborough and Pasco Counties
Rep. Peter Nehr - Represents Dist 48 in Pasco and Pinellas Counties
Rep. Pat Patterson - Represents Dist 26 in Flagler and Volusia Counties
Rep. Juan Carlos "J.C." Planas - Represents Dist 115 in Miami-Dade County
Rep. Julio Robaina - Represents Dist 117 in Miami-Dade County
Rep. Juan C. Zapata - Represents Dist 119
in Miami-Dade County
STATE SENATORS SUPPORTING MAYOR GIULIANI (announced April 9, 2007)
Mike Fasano - Currently Senate Majority Whip, 2006-08 and is Associate Vice President for Investments at Morgan Stanley. Elected to represent District 11 (New Port Richey) in the Florida State Senate in 2002. Served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1994-2002, where he was elected Majority Leader (2000-01), Majority Floor Leader (1998-2000), and Majority Whip (1996-98).
Dennis Jones - Elected to represent District 13 (Seminole) in the Florida State Senate in 2002 and is Vice President, Economic Development and Innovative Programs, St. Petersburg College. Senate Majority Leader from 2002-04. Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1978; held the posts of Minority Floor Whip, Chairman of the Legislative Leadership committee, House Republican Caucus Chairman and the Dean of the House Republican Caucus; term limited in 2000.
Burt Saunders - Has represented
District 37 in the Florida State Senate since 1998 and is an attorney at
GrayRobinson P.A. in Naples. Served in the Florida House of Representatives
from 1994-98. Collier County Board of County Commissioners, 1986-94.
County Attorney of Collier County, 1982-86. Assistant County Attorney
of Dade County, 1979-82.
Former Congressman Clay Shaw (announced Jan. 23, 2007)
Represented the Fort Lauderdale area in Congress starting in 1981; defeated in 2006. Formerly Fort Lauderdale mayor.
Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez (announced
Oct. 16, 2007)
Elected the first Mayor of the City of Doral in July 2003. B.A. from the University of Miami in 1984 and law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1987. Born in Santa Clara, Cuba and came to the United States when he was 3 years old.
Former Governor Bob Martinez
(announced Aug. 6, 2007)
Currently Senior Policy Advisor with Holland & Knight LLP. President George H.W. Bush’s Drug Czar, a Cabinet-level position, from 1991-93. Governor from 1987-91. Mayor of the City of Tampa from 1979 to 1986. B.S. in Education from the University of Tampa and master's degree from the University of Illinois. Native of Tampa.
Businessman Norman Braman (announced
April 25, 2007)
CEO of Braman Enterprises, an umbrella company that includes 23 car dealerships in Florida and Colorado; started in the car business in 1971. Established the Braman Family Foundation in 1995. Owner of the Philadelphia Eagles football team, 1985-94. Retired to Florida at age 36. Started a chain of health and beauty aid stores, merged that with another company, became president and CEO; sold interest in 1969. Bachelor's degree in marketing from Temple University in 1955.
Boca Raton Mayor Steven Abrams (announced April 12, 2007)
Florida Mayors for Rudy (announced
Nov. 12, 2007)
Steven Abrams, Mayor of Boca Raton*
Chris Arbutine Sr., Mayor of Belleair Bluffs
Juan Carlos Bermudez, Mayor of Doral*
Jay John Beyrouti, former Mayor of Redington Shores
Beverly Billiris, Mayor of Tarpon Springs
Yioset De La Cruz, Mayor of Hialeah Gardens
John Eckbert, Vice Mayor of Winter Park
Jim Humphrey, Attorney, former Mayor of Ft Myers*
Carol M. McCormack, Mayor of Palm Shores
Jack McDonald, Mayor of Palm Beach
Mary Beth McDonald, former Mayor of Vero Beach
Greg Northup, Mayor of Daytona Beach Shores
Jose Rodriguez, Vice Mayor of Boynton Beach
Julio Robaina, Mayor of Hialeah*
Jim Ronecker, Mayor of Oldsmar
Ralph F. Schenck, former Mayor of Lake Worth
William George Stacey, Mayor of Melbourne Beach
Roland D. Via, Mayor of Holly Hill
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