McCain General Election Campaign Organization, Montana
updated February 22, 2009

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Regional Headquarters: 678 Transfer Road St. Paul, MN 55114  651-356-8251
Regional Campaign Manager, North Mountain (MN, ND, SD, MT, WY, ID) Ben Golnik
Political director, then executive director of the Minnesota Republican Party.  Executive director of the Vermont Republican Party starting in March 2003.  Worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative aide in the Senate.  Studied in Russia on a fellowship.  Graduate of Middlebury College, 2000.

Chairman former Sen. Conrad Burns

Montana Republican Party
Erik Iverson
Concurrently chief of staff to Rep. Dennis Rehberg; has worked for Rehberg since 2001, starting as legislative director.

Executive Director
Jake Eaton*
Eaton resigned three weeks before the election “to pursue other interests.”  There was controversy over the state party's unsuccessful effort to challenge some voter registrations, which Democrats charged were voter suppression.

*Iverson named
Larry Grinde to succeed Eaton.
                            former state Representative from Lewistown

Communications Director
Bridger Pierce

Special Projects Director
Adam Jespersen

Grass Roots Director
Karli Hill

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