Obama General Election
Campaign Organization, California
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Obama for America
| 3619 Motor Ave | Los Angeles, CA
Also served as state director
for Obama's California primary campaign. President and founder
(1999) of the Bomaye
Company, a public affairs firm in Los Angeles. Has served on
the campaigns of Senator Boxer, Governor Davis and Mayor
Served in the Office of Public Affairs for the Department of State
President Clinton, 1993-95. Gov. Bill Clinton's state director
for the 1992 New Hampshire primary. Worked on the Dukakis
campaign in 1988 and the
Mondale campaign in 1984.
served as the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's political and
data representative. Political experience includes work for
Illinois Governor Rod
Blagojevich, late California Assemblymember Mike Gordon and district
director for California Assemblymember Ted Lieu. Native of Forth Worth,
Experience includes communications
director for California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, deputy press
secretary to Gov. Gray Davis, and work on several gubernatorial
Came to the campaign from her
position as senior manager of interactive marketing at The North Face,
2003-08. Project management director at Meridian Global
Solutions, 2000-03. Senior project manager at iXL,
1998-2000. Graduate of the University of Virginia, 1998.
A regional field organizer on Obama's
California primary campaign for two Congressional Districts in the Los
Angeles area; then appointed as a precinct coach for nine
Congressional Districts from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. Before
joining the campaign, Stevenson was a national on-air
correspondent for Court TV. She also worked as a reporter for the
Angeles Daily Journal. B.S. in journalism from the
University of Colorado, Boulder; master's degree in international
affairs from American University.
On leave from marketing and business
development analyst position with Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
Organized the Westside of Los Angeles during the entire primary
season. Undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois
Director Southern California
LGBT activist in Oakland. Public
affairs representative for Clear Channel Outdoors. Ran for
Oakland City Council in 2005. A field director on the campaign
against Prop. 22 (the Knight Initiative) on California's Nov. 2000
ballot. Originally from Oklahoma.
Field Director Northern California
Of Counsel to Mehri & Skalet, PLLC;
joined the firm in 1998. Also a Ph.D. student in the
Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program at the University of
California, Berkeley. Class Counsel in Ingram v. The Coca-Cola Company
race discrimination case, settled June 7, 2001. Staff attorney
for the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund. Law clerk to the
Hon. Edward R. Korman, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of
New York. Graduate of Harvard Law School, 1994; A.B. in political
science from Brown University, 1990.
Works for the County of Sacramento.
During the primary Schmitz ran the
San Jose field office (unpaid). Business experience includes
president of Rox Fitness in Mountain View, commercial accounts at Cisco Systems,
Wal-Mart Marketing Account Group at Coca Cola, and account executive at
TDS Metrocom. M.B.A. from Thunderbird School of Global
Management, 2005. Undergraduate degree
from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000.
|San Carlos to
Started on the campaign in Las Vegas
and California before going on to serve as a regional field organizer
in Texas and then Indiana during the primary season.
County, Los Angeles, Orange County
M.A. from the Architectural Association, School of Architecture, London
in 2007, and undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 2006.
Vice President of Government
Affairs for Green Dot Public Schools. A program officer at First
5 LA. Consultant to the L.A. County Office of Education and L.A.
County Children's Planning Council. Master's degree in urban
planning from UCLA. Bachelor's degree in English and comparative
literary studies from Occidental College.
Los Angeles and Latino
||Alma V. Márquez
Worked as a precinct specialist
during the California primary. Formerly with Bet Tzedek Legal
Services and Urban Institute. J.D. from University of California,
Hastings College of the Law in 2006 and undergraduate degree from the
University of California, Berkeley in 2001.
Angeles-San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley
A regional field organizer in
California during the primary.
Undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara
Empire, San Diego
Organizer for more than 35
years. Akili acted as a field coordinator for the Kerry Campaign
in Ohio as well as national trainer for the Democratic National
Committee in 2004. In addition, Akili has served as senior
political/community organizer for SEIU Local 1000; special assistant to
Assembly Speakers Antonio Villaraigosa and Herb Wesson; director of
Center for Parent Involvement in Education; associate director of Los
Angeles Job with Peace; co-founder and vice president of the United
Domestic Workers Union; and an organizer with the United Farm Workers
Union of America.
Also surrogate scheduler on the
California primary campaign. Experience in Hollywood including
vice president of production at Alphaville Prods, development executive
at Caravan Pictures, work at 20th Century Fox, and as an administrative
assistant to Robert Redford, 1989-91. Graduate of Wesleyan
Attended Camp Obama in July
Teacher in the L.A.U.S.D. for eight years. Bachelor's degree and
teaching certificate from UCLA.
On leave from her job as Senior Vice
President & Deputy General Counsel at Ticket Master. Attorney for two years at Pillsbury
Madison & Sutro, 1990-92. Law degree from Hastings School of Law at
UC Berkeley; undergraduate degree from UC Irvine.
has worked for Salem Press (Pasadena) since 2003, first as editorial
assistant, then manuscript editor and more recently as project
manager. He is also a freelance writer and "recovering
academic." Teaching fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology,
2000-03. Instructor at Brown University,
1993-2000. M.A. in English from Brown
University, 1994. B.A. in English from Swarthmore College, 1992.
Took leave from position as partner
at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges to serve as Latino outreach director during the
California primary campaign. Associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher,
J.D. from Harvard Law School, 1992. A.B. from Harvard-Radcliffe
Field Offices "all of our offices have phonebanks daily"
Los Angeles - 5444 Crenshaw
Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90043 ...opening Sept. 27
East Los Angeles - 4518 Cesar Chavez
Ave. (off 710 Fwy), Los Angeles, CA 90022 ...opening Sept. 24
Santa Monica/West Los Angeles - 900
Wilshire, Santa Monica, CA
San Diego - 8304 Clairemont Mesa
Blvd, Suite 108, San Diego, CA 92111
Valley/Van Nuys -
6850 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 110, Van Nuys, CA 91405
Oakland/Berkeley - 3225 Adeline
Street, Berkeley, CA 94103 ...opening Sept. 4
Sacramento - 1420 65th Street, Suite
102, Sacramento, CA 95819
San Francisco - 939 Market Street,
San Francisco, CA 91403
Santa Clara County/San Jose - 43 E.
Gish Road, San Jose, CA 95112 ...opening Sept. 23
Fresno - 421 West Shaw,
Fresno, CA 93704
...opening Aug. 23
made 10 million phone calls to 10 battleground states during the time
from the nomination speech to the victory speech. We sent over
600 interns to battleground
states and our volunteers took 12,000 weekend trips to Nevada and
Democratic Party | 1401 21st
Street, Suite 200 | Sacramento, CA 95811
1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 825
| Los Angeles CA 90067
Appointed to finish the term vacated by
Bill Press in 1996; elected in 1997, 2001 and 2005. Served twenty
years in the State Legislature, twelve as a State Senator and earlier
eight as an Assemblyman. Ran for state Insurance Commissioner in
Bachelor's degree from UC Santa Cruz; J.D. from UC Davis School of Law.
Executive director since 1995.
Took a leave of absence to serve as California state director on Gore
(named July 26, 1999, left the position Jan. 2000). Chief of
to State Senate President David Roberti, 1994. CEO of a political
voter file firm. Chief consultant to Roberti, 1985.
the Mondale/Ferraro campaign in Northern California. Controller
the Host Committee for the 1984 Democratic National Convention in San
Campaign advisor to the California
Democratic Party since March 1991 (Mulholland managed Phil Angelides'
campaign to become state party chair in March 1991). He has been
involved in hundreds of campaigns and initiatives, local and statewide,
and played a key role in California Democratic Party campaigns since
and in many presidential campaigns. Active with the Democratic
for more than 30 years. Vietnam veteran, he served with the 101st
Airborne and was wounded in the Tet Offensive.
|Senior Advisor/Chief Spokesperson
Experience includes communications
director for Assemblyman Lloyd Levine; a fellow for State
Superintendent of Public Instruction Delaine Eastin, and work on Betty
Karnette's Assembly campaign. Elected president of the California
Young Democrats in 2005. Graduate of UC Santa Barbara; while a
student she helped on Walter Capps' congressional campaign.
Experience includes field organizer on
McNerney for Congress, 2006-07.
(Jan. 2008) Online organizer
for It's OUR Healthcare, 2007. In Oct. 2005 Lockshin started the
SayNoToPombo blog which contributed to the defeat of the 11th CD
Republican congressman in 2006. Graduate of UC Berkeley, 2004.
Degree in economics from UC Santa
Eric Bradley of Long Beach, Lead Chair
Barbara V.Z. Howard of Sacramento, Co-Chair
Aleita J. Huguenin of Rancho Murieta,
Steven Maviglio of Sacramento, Co-Chair
Andrea Alarcon of Los Angeles, Member
Kevin J. Biggers of Rancho Palos
Kenneth Burt of Sacramento, Member
Andrew Byrnes of Redwood City, Member
Cathy Calfo of Sacramento, Member
Helen L. Doherty of San Dimas, Member
Alexandra E. Gallardo Rooker of
Jim B. Gordon, Jr of Folsom, Member
Trent Hager of Sacramento, Member
Mickey Harrington of Magalia, Member
Harry L. Hartman of Alameda, Member
Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Sr. of
Los Angeles, Member
Xavier R. Martinez of San Marcos, Member
John A. Perez of Los Angeles, Member
Estevan A. Rivera of San Diego, Member
Kris Schwenkmeyer of Hermosa Beach, Member
David Serrano Sewell of San
Robin Torello of San Leandro, Member
Daniel Charles Weitzman of
Betty T. Yee of San Francisco, Member
Senior Advisor - Michelle Maravich
Chair of "58 County Strategy" - State Sen. Dean Florez (D-Shafter)
(announced July 14, 2008) liaison between the CDP and Democratic
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