Barack Obama-Organization, Alabama
revised March 11, 2008

OBAMA FOR AMERICA
Headquarters: 2834 Zelda Rd., Montgomery, AL 36106  ...U.S. Rep. Artur Davis officially opened on Nov. 20, 2007
                      1813 4th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203    ...U.S. Rep. Artur Davis officially opened on Nov. 28, 2007
                      2214 University Blvd., Suite A, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401   ...U.S. Rep. Artur Davis officially opened on Dec. 3, 2007
                      2227 Drake Ave. SW, Building 27, Huntsville, AL 35805
 
State Chair Rep. Artur Davis
(endorsed Obama on Jan. 16, 2007)  First elected to Congress in 2002; represents the 7th CD which includes Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Selma and the Black Belt region (central and west Alabama).  Worked as a litigator in private practice.  Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, 1994-98.  Clerked with Judge Myron F. Thompson.  Graduate of Harvard University, 1990 and Harvard Law School, 1993.  Born in West Montgomery, Alabama.
 
 
State Director Trista Allen
Allen previously served as the campaign's Southern regional field director in Chicago then briefly as field director in Georgia.  Spokesperson for the Dallas County District Attorney, 2007.  Political director on Chris Bell for Governor, 2006.  Executive director of the Women's Health Caucus of the Texas House of Representatives, 2004-05.  A field organizer for Kerry/Edwards on the closing push in New Mexico, 2004.  Membership director for the Texas Council on Family Violence, 2001-02.  Comptroller for the Texas Democratic Party, 1999-2001.  Graduate of Texas Wesleyan University, 1998.
 
 
Political Director Jerome Gray
(announced Nov. 19, 2007)  Longtime state field director of the Alabama Democratic Conference until his retirement in summer 2007.
 
 
Field Director Sava Asmelash-Berhane
(announced Nov. 19, 2007)  Previously worked on the campaign's national policy team.
 

Field Organizers: Patricia Evans, John Harris, Barbara Howard, Davena McRae, Nicholas Plott, Maverick Roberts, Tourisheva Stubbs.
 

Endorsements
Sen. Quentin Ross
Rep. Merika Coleman

Alabama New South Coalition

and newspaper endorsements
Birmingham News  (02/03/08)
Selma Times-Journal   (02/03/08)
Times Daily [Florence]  (02/03/08)
Tuscaloosa News   (01/20/08)
 
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