McCain General Election Campaign Organization, Arizona
revised March 3, 2009

McCain-Palin 2008
Regional Headquarters: 5353 North 16th Street - Suite 120, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Deputy Campaign Manager for the Southwest (AZ, NM, UT) Bettina Nava
Comes to the campaign from Hamilton, Gullett, Davis & Roman.  Previously served as state director for Sen. John McCain for nearly three years, directing three state offices.  Worked on coalition building and outreach on McCain's 2000 presidential campaign. to enhance his coalition building efforts and outreach activities. Worked for Gov. Fife Symington as his Director of Community Relations and Boards and Commissions.  Graduate of the University of Arizona.

Victory Offices
Mesa: 1900 E. University Blvd., Mesa, AZ 85203   Contact: Michael Kosak
Tucson: 1171 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Suite 111, Tucson, AZ 85737   Contact: Mike Andrews

Arizona Republican Party  | 
3501 North 24th Street  |  Phoenix, AZ 85016    602.957.7770  >
Randy Pullen
(elected in Jan. 2007)  CPA and businessman.  Served as the National Committeeman from Arizona on the RNC from 2004-07.  A  candidate for Mayor of Phoenix in both 1999 and 2003.  founder and president of Wage Watch, Inc., an Internet-based compensation and benefit survey firm.  Founded Pullen & Company, anaccounting and consulting practice.  President of ILX, Inc., a publicly traded resort management company headquartered in Phoenix, starting in 1992.  A partner in the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche; joined the firm in 1988.  Co-founder, with his father and brother, of Charleston Marina and Shipbuilding, 1972.  M.B.A. from Arizona State University.

Executive Director
Sean McCaffrey
Senior vice president at Wilson Research Strategies, Jan. 2004-Feb. 2007.  A partner at MKM Strategies, where he directed public affairs, strategic research and political practices.  Political director of the Washington State Republican Party, 2002.  Senior political analyst and political communications director for the Business-Industry Political Action Committee(BIPAC)Director of communications and policy at the Freedom Alliance, 1999.  Deputy research director for legislative affairs at the NRCC, 1997-98.  Graduate of Lehigh University.  Originally from Eugene, OR.

Political Director
Brett Mecum
(from Oct. 8, 2007)  Joined the party as director of communications in mid-Feb. 2007.  Consultant (Mecum & Associates, LLC), 2003-07.  Graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, 2001.

Finance Director
Amilyn Gordon
PAC Coordinator at the Washington Restaurant Association, Oct. 2005-Sept. 2007.  Campaign manager on Friends of Karen Minnis, 2006.  Finance director for the Washington State Republican Party, April-Oct. 2005.  Finance assistant at Dino Rossi for Governor, 2004.

Phone Center Managers
Pascal Kropf
Jay Schelstrate

Office Manager/Scheduler
Carolyn Leff

Roberty Seals

also note
Arizona Federation of Republican Women Chairman Cyndi Collins
Arizona Latino Republican Assembly Chairman Jose Esparza
Arizona African-American Republican Committee Chairman Clyde Bowin
Arizona Teenage Republicans Chairman Ian Paido
Arizona College Republicans Chairman Matt Wharton
Arizona Young Republicans Chairman Wil Westolm
Arizona Republican Professionals President Charles Jensen

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