Obama General Election
Campaign Organization, Montana
April 14, 2009 disclaimer
Obama for America
(announced June 25,
2008) Dorsey served as state director for the Missouri primary
and earlier as the campaign's Midwest
director in Chicago. Directed the Rhode Island Democratic
Campaign in 2006. Worked on Patty Wetterling's U.S. Senate
campaign in Minnesota (she withdrew in Jan. 2006). Deputy
for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee during the 2004
Graduate of the University of Kansas. Minnesota native.
Communications director for state
school Superintendent Linda McCulloch, Office of Public
Instruction. Director of public affairs for Planned Parenthood of
Field representative for U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, 2001-02. Has also
worked in the Montana
House and on several congressional races. Montana
Communications director on
Obama's Rhode Island primary campaign and earlier on the Missouri
primary campaign. Graduated from Harvard Law School in Spring
2008 (he headed Harvard Law Students for Obama). Experience
includes staff of Illinois
Gov. Rod Blagojevich,
2004 Holden for Governor campaign in Missouri, staff of Gov. Bob
Holden, and the 2002 Carnahan for Senate campaign. Undergraduate
degree from Yale, 2001. St. Louis native.
Experience includes online
communications associate for the Save Darfur Coalition.
Campaign for Change
was field director
on Obama's Montana primary campaign after serving as Waco regional
field director on the campaign in Texas, state
director on the campaign in Oklahoma, and Keene regional field director
on Obama's NH primary campaign. Deputy director of the 2006
Montana Democratic Party's coordinated campaign and
earlier deputy field director for John
U.S Senate campaign. Worked for Alliance for
Volunteer coordinator on John Kerry's 2004 Georgia primary
Native of Oregon.
Early vote director on the Montana
primary campaign; regional field director for Western Pennsylvania on
the Pennsylvania primary campaign; started out as a field organizer on
Obama's NH primary campaign (Lebanon).
Organizers: Kristin Bailey,
Blackfeet tribal member;
worked with the First Americans for Obama Policy Group and as Native
vote coordinator for the National Congress of American Indians.
Associate general counsel for Port Madison Enterprises in Washington
State. Graduate of Columbia Law School and The Evergreen State
Deputy Constituency Director
- Nicole Willis (Billings)
Assistant (volunteer) - Saira
Communications intern then a field
organizer in Des Moines on the Iowa caucus campaign; continued on to
Texas (Lubbock) and North Carolina. Graduate of the University of
Missouri, Columbia with a degree in English. Originally
from Lubbock, TX.
Analyst at OMD, a unit of Omnicom
Media Group. Assistant interactive media planner at Saatchi &
Saatchi LA. Graduate of the University of Chicago, 2006.
|Voter File Manager
Deputy Voter File Manager
(volunteer) - Eric Jamieson
Associate at Howrey, LLP.
Worked as a law clerk for the National Football League's Management
Council and as a clerk for the US Attorney's Office for the District of
Columbia. J.D. from Cornell Law School, 2005. B.A. in
quantative economics from Providence College,
Deputy Voter Protection
Coordinators (volunteer) - Melanie Washtell, Swati Mehta, Susie
303 North Ewing | Helena, MT 59601
Rancher in Melville (Sweet Grass
County). Former president of the Montana Cattlemen's Association and
a co-founder of R-CALF, a national group opposing the import of
Canadian beef. Previously lived in California, where he worked as
a Teamster. McDonald helped on Robert F. Kennedy's 1968
presidential campaign and on Jerry Brown's campaigns.
State Representative from Butte,
represents House District 73; first elected in Nov. 2004 and is not seeking re-election
in 2008. As an aide to Congressman Pat Williams and to Senator John
Melcher, Noonan worked on the Senate Energy Committee and the House
Interior Committee. A fifth generation Montanan, born and raised
Worked on Jon Tester's 2006 campaign for
U.S. Senate, then as deputy press secretary for Tester.
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