McCain General Election Campaign Organization, Washington
updated March 2, 2009

McCain-Palin 2008

Regional Headquarters: 8935 S. Pecos Road, #22 A & B, Henderson, NV 89074  
Regional Campaign Manager for the West Coast (CA, NV, OR, WA, AK and HI) John Peschong
Partner at Meridian Pacific, Inc (MPI).  Northwestern regional political director at the RNC, 1998-2005.  Executive director of Dan Quayle's PAC, Campaign America, 1997-98.  Executive director of the California Republican Party, 1994-97.  Other experience includes press secretary to a U.S. Senate candidate, partner in a PR firm, White House Office of Communications during the Reagan Administration, Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, RNC, Fund for America's Future (a PAC).  B.A. in communications arts from Loyola Marymount University, 1984.

State Headquarters: 2330 130th Ave NE, Building C-103, Bellevue, WA 98005 

Grassroots Leadership Team
(announced Aug. 13, 2008)

Victory 2008

Chris Gulugian-Taylor
(announced June 2, 2008)  Regional political director for Western States on the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee. Executive director of Nevada Victory 2006, and, from 2005-06, executive director of the Nevada Republican Party.  In 2004 he worked at the RNC and served as the 72-Hour director in Washington.  Legislative assistant in the Washington state Senate.   B.A. in international political economy from the University of Puget Sound, 2003.

King County - state headquarters (above)   Moses Barenaba  

Clark - 3925 NE 72nd Ave, Ste 104, Vancouver, WA 98661    Jennifer Osby  

Spokane - 402 West Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99201    Whitman Davis 

Pierce County - 11711 101st Ave East, Puyallup, WA 98373    Margarita Brynza  

Yakima - 3902 Creekside Loop, Ste 125, Yakima, WA 98902    Ryan Rodruck  

Snohomish - 3811 Broadway, Everett, WA    Bill Toye   

Victory 2008 Finance:

Chairman Robert Ratliffe
Honorary Chairman Susan McCaw

Washington Republican Party 
2840 Northup Way, Suite 140  |  Bellevue, WA 98004   (425) 460-0570  >
Luke Esser
(elected chairman on Jan. 27, 2007; two-year term)  Washington State Senator, 2003-06; Washington State Representative 1999-2002.  Experience includes outreach director for state Attorney General’s Office, policy director for King County Councilmember Rob McKenna, special deputy prosecutor in King County Juvenile Court, law clerk/bailiff in King County Superior Court, and sports writer.  J.D., University of Washington Law School, 1989; Bachelor’s degrees in accounting and editorial journalism, University of Washington, 1985.  Bellevue native.

Executive Director
Jeremy Deutsch
Senior consultant for Moore Information, doing opinion research work in New Jersey.  Managed local and state political campaigns.  Served in legislative and committee positions in both Washington State and Ohio, including executive director of the Washington State House Republican Organizational Committee in 2004Graduate of The Ohio State University.

Executive Assistant
Kathy Dawes

Political Director
Jill Fagan

Communications Director
Matthew Lundh
(succeeded Patrick Bell beginning of Sept. 2008)  Political director at the King County Republican Party, 2006-08.  IT director at Seattle Head, Neck and Plastic Surgeons, PLLC.  Attended Lake Washington Technical College, 2002-05.

Finance Director
Beth Crane
Director of volunteer deployment at the RNC, 2004-06.

Support Services Director
Tom Perry

Bing Mayton

Vice Chairman
Olga Miller


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