Obama General Election Campaign Organization, Massachusetts
revised June 6, 2009  disclaimer

Obama for America 
  |  56 Roland Street  |  Charlestown, MA  (inside the Democratic Party office)
State Director
Roger Fisk
Worked on Obama's announcement tour and joined the campaign on March 15, 2007 as national director of special events, operating in more than two dozen states; served as director of scheduling and advance for the last several months of the NH primary campaign; later in the primary season managed teams across 10 states.  Did logistics for large events on Deval Patrick's 2006 campaign for governor.  Longtime aide to Sen. John Kerry.  Fisk served as Kerry's senior aide in the U.S. Senate on communication and policy, and was lead advance in 14 states on Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign.  B.S. and M.S. degrees from Suffolk University in Boston.  From Jamaica Plain, MA.  Member of the Popgun Seven rock-reggae band.

Political/Communications Director
Brendan Ryan
On leave from his job as deputy chief of staff to Gov. Deval Patrick.  Deputy finance director and later trip director and chief aide to Patrick on his gubernatorial campaign.  Reporter for the Gardner News.  Graduate of Vanderbilt University.  Foxborough native.

Field Director
Sarah Compton
Executive director of the Criminal Justice Policy Coalition.  Regional field organizer on Deval Patrick's gubernatorial campaign, then staff liaison to Gov.-Elect Patrick's Public Safety & Security Working Group during his transition.  Earlier worked as vice president of an international public relations firm and partner in a communications firm.
Regional Field Organizers
Boston area and Western MA - John Barros
Director of the Dudley Square Neighborhood Initiative.  Graduate of Dartmouth College, 1996.  Born in Roxbury; lifelong Dudley Street area resident.

Boston area - Ramon Soto

Communications aide to Boston Mayor Menino since March 2007.  Legislative aide to Sen. Morrissey, 2003-07.  Graduate of Stonehill College, 2002.

Northeast MA - Nurys Camargo
Director of community relations in the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, 2002-07.  B.S. in criminal justice from Mt. Ida College; M.P.A. from City University of New York-Baruch College, 2008.

Voter File Manager
Rena Coen
(managing in state volunteer data and serving as a deputy for the NH staff)  On leave from her position as senior technical analyst at Target Software, Inc..  B.S. in computer science from Simmons College.

William Spring
started as an intern with the state party.

Student Coordinator
Pat Johnson
Age 18, from Brewster, member of Gov. Patrick's Statewide Youth Council.

a major focus was exporting volunteers to New Hampshire

Massachusetts Democratic Party 
56 Roland Street, North Lobby, Suite 203  |  Boston , MA 02129  
John Walsh
(elected April 14, 2007)  President of Independence Insurance Agency, Inc.  Campaign manager on Deval Patrick's 2006 gubernatorial campaign and then transition director.  Campaign manager for the Massachusetts Democratic Party's 2002 Coordinated Campaign.  Field director on Brian Donnelly's 1998 gubernatorial campaign.  Member and former chairman of the Abington Democratic Town Committee and a former chair of the Plymouth County Democratic League.  Served ten years as a member of the Abington Board of Selectman.  Bachelor's degree from Princeton University.

Executive Director
Stacey Monahan
(appointed April 2007)  Statewide labor coordinator on Deval Patrick’s campaign for Governor and a staffer during the transition period.  District director to U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, 2001-06.  Candidate in the March 2005 special election primary for the 12th Suffolk House District seat.  Graduate of Boston College with a degree in history, concentrating in women's studies and black studies.

Director of Compliance and Administration
Nancy Anderson
A long-time community activist in Boston area and a member of the Ward 16 Democratic Committee.  Lead organizer in Dorchester for the Deval Patrick campaign. Anderson has worked for many years as a budget analyst and Capital Programs Manager for New York City Health and Hospital Corporation.  Bachelors degree in biological science from Binghamton University and Masters degree in management policy from Stony Brook University.

Training Director
Gloribell Mota
Candidate for state representative seat in East Boston, 2007.  Organizing director for At-Large City Councilor Felix D. Arroyo.  Community organizer in East Boston on Deval Patrick's 2006 campaign for governor.  Bachelor's degree in media arts from Emerson College in Boston and Associate's degree in communications from Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown.

Brian Muldoon
In summer 2007 interned for the Massachusetts Democratic Party and later joined the Niki Tsongas for Congress campaign as a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) staff and college coordinator.  B.A. in political science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, 1997.

Coordinated Campaign Director
Nancy Stolberg
Director of the Commonwealth Corps program, a key initiative of Gov. Patrick, from Dec. 2007-June 2008.  Appointed by Gov. Patrick as civil rights officer for the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Feb. 2007.  Field director throughout Deval Patrick's 2006 gubernatorial campaign.  Field organizer in Salem on John Kerry's NH primary campaign.

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