McCain General Election Campaign Organization, Virginia
updated March 11, 2009

McCain-Palin 2008

Mid-Atlantic Regional Headquarters and Virginia State Office: 1235 S. Clark St. First Floor, Arlington, VA 22202 
Regional Campaign Manager (Mid-Atlantic - DE, KY, MD, VA and WV) Trey Walker
(announced May 20, 2008)  Senior advisor on McCain's South Carolina primary campaign.  Chief executive assistant to South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster, directing communications and governmental affairs, for four years.  Lead consultant on McMaster’s 2002 campaign.  Consultant at Richard Quinn & Associates.  National field director for Sen. McCain’s 2000 presidential campaign.  Executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party for almost seven years, 1993-99.

State Director Mike Reynold
(reported end of June 2008)  Leave of absence from the campaign of 2009 gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Bob McDonnell.  Did opposition research on Jerry Kilgore's 2005 gubernatorial campaign.  Undergraduate degree from Washington & Lee University; law degree from Penn State.

Virginia Grassroots Leadership Team
- (announced July 24, 2008) chairs in each of each of Virginia's 95 counties and 39 cities and all 11 CDs.

Victory 2008

Nicholas Meads

Victory 2008  1235 S. Clark Street  |  Arlington, VA 22202 


Nicholas Meads
(announced June 24, 2008)  Most recently campaign manager for Tom Davis for Congress.  Senior consultant and campaign manager for Mike May for Occoquan Supervisor.  Fairfax County field director for Jerry Kilgore for Governor, 2005.  Deputy campaign manager on Tom Davis for Congress, 2004.  Campaign manager for David Kennedy for Delegate in Alexandria, VA, 2003.  B.A. in economics and government from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, 2003.

Communications Director

Tyler Brown
Field representative (Hillsborough County) on Mitt Romney's NH primary campaign.  Communications director for U.S. Representative Thelma Drake (VA-02).  Started with Rep. Drake in 2005 as a staff assistant, and worked his way up to become a legislative correspondent, then press secretary.  In 2006, he took a leave of absence from her office to serve as the political director for her re-election campaign.  B.A. in government and economics from the University of Virginia in 2003.  Originally from Charlottesville, Virginia.

Outreach Director

Adam Dahlgren

Voter File Coordinator

Patrick Lee

Absentee Ballot Director

Mike Pepe

Voter Registration Director

Craig Romm

Social Conservative Outreach Director

Travis Smith

Victory Headquarters
Fairfax Regional - 4246 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030      Frank Puleo   (Northern Virginia)
Virginia Beach Regional - 512 S. Independence Blvd., Suite 200, Virginia Beach, VA 23452      Michael Jaeger   (Tidewater)
Richmond Regional - 2819 N. Parham Road, Suite 210, Richmond, VA 23294      Allan Sharrett   (central/Richmond)
Fredericksburg Regional -150 Riverside Parkway, Suite 213, Fredericksburg, VA 22406       Kevin McNulty   (eastern Peninsula)
Roanoke Regional - 3904 Franklin Road SW, Suite E, Roanoke, VA 24104       Anthony Reedy   (Southwest/Roanoke Valley)
Chesapeake Regional -124 Battlefield Blvd, South Chesapeake, VA 23322      Jason Smart   (Chesapeake)
Harrisonburg Regional - 182 Neff Avenue, Suites 13 and 14, Harrisonburg, VA 22801      Michael Ganoe   (Shenandoah Valley)
Loudon Regional - 46950 Community Plaza, Unit #201A, Sterling, VA 20164       Melinda Lewis   (Loudon County)
Charlottesville - 455 Albemarle Square, Charlottesville, VA 22901       Trevor Ford
Prince William - 4431 Prince William Parkway, Woodbridge, VA 22192      Alexandra Redman
Montgomery County - 302 A North Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060      Alyssa Brown
Norfolk - 6204 North Military Highway, Suite G, Norfolk, VA 23518      Brandy Dyke
Washington County - 903 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210       Zachary Holder
Fairfax County-Springfield - 8136 Old Keene Mill Road, Suite A207, Springfield, VA 22152     Brian Cohen
Yorktown - 632 Hampton Highway, Yorktown, VA 23693     Joshua Leggette
Chesterfield County
- 9507 Hull Street Road, Suite B, Richmond, VA 23236
Prince William County (West)
- 7466 Limestone Drive, Gainesville, VA 20155     Kathryn Rawley
- 625 Piney Forest Road, Suite 202, Danville, VA 24540     Tyler Bamberg
Hanover County
- 9502 Chamberlayne Road, Suite 12, Mechanicsville, VA 23111    Danny Eaton

(original five offices: Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Richmond, Roanoke, Virginia Beach)

Phone Bank Coordinator - Richmond    Danny Eaton
Phone Bank Coordinator - Fairfax    Elizabeth Peterson

State Finance Chairs:
Co-Chairman, Congressman Tom Davis

Co-Chairman Tom Farrell

 Republican Party of Virginia
The Richard D. Obenshain Center   |  115 East Grace Street  |  Richmond, Virginia 23219  804 780-0111   >
Delegate Jeff Frederick
(elected May 31, 2008)  Represents the 52nd district (eastern Prince William County); first elected in Nov. 2003; re-elected in 2005 and 2007.  Founder (1998) and CEO of GXS Strategies, a Virginia based company using internet technologies for small organizations and governments.  Graduate of Oxford College and Emory University with degrees in economics and political science.  Virginia native.

Executive Director
Allison Coccia
(announced June 27, 2008)  Executive director of the New York Republican State Committee from Dec. 2006-mid-June 2007.  Political director for the Pennsylvania Republican Party during the 2006 cycle.  Also worked for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and the Pennsylvania House Republican Campaign Committee where she served as campaign manager for numerous campaigns across the Pennsylvania.

Campaign Director
Tom Bunnell
(June 2008)  Deputy campaign manager on Jim Gilmore's 2007 presidential campaign.  Campaign manager on Sen. Conrad Burns' unsuccessful 2006 re-election campaign.  Political director for the Republican Governors Association in the 2000 cycle.  Political director for Oliver North’s U.S. Senate campaign in Virginia in 1994.  Bachelor’s degree in political science from American University, 1991.

Communications Director
Gerry Scimeca
(June 2008)  J.D. from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2000.   B.A. in American studies from University of Notre Dame, 1988.

Grassroots Director
Matthew Kandrach

Chief Financial Officer
Frank Loehr

Finance Manager
Wyatt Stewart

Office Manager
Cathy Bolden

Chairman's Scheduler
Kathy Royse

Field Staff
Northern Virgina:   Matthew Kandrach

Central Virgina:   Richard Crouse
Southwest Virgina:   Alexandra Stanley

Finance Chairman Walter Curt (announced June 9, 2008)
Harrisonburg businessman.

General Counsel Cleta Mitchell (announced June 5, 2008) Partner at Foley & Lardner LLP’s Washington, D.C. office.

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