Barack Obama-Organization, New Hampshire
revised March 18, 2009

Headquarters:  60 Rogers St., 2nd Floor, Manchester, NH 03104 
(opened Feb. 22, opening party with Sen. Tom Daschle on March 19)
(launched April 19, 2007; April 23 grab)
State Director Matt Rodriguez
(reported by John DiStaso in "The Granite Status" on Jan. 18, 2007)  In 2006 Rodriguez ran Kevin de León's successful campaign for Assembly in California's 45th District (Los Angeles).  District director for Rep. Marty Meehan in Lowell, Mass.  Campaign manager for Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT)'s 2004 re-election campaign.  Deputy political director on Dick Gephardt's campaign for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination and previously at Gephardt's leadership PAC, the Effective Government Committee.  A year as a volunteer teacher in Roxbury, Mass.  Ran the 2nd CD for Sen. Bill Bradley's 2000 NH primary campaign.  Volunteer teacher with the Jesuit Corps in Roxbury, Mass. for three years.  Graduate of Holy Cross University with a degree in Spanish.
Deputy State Director Mike Cuzzi
(reported by John DiStaso in "The Granite Status" on Feb. 1, 2007)  Managed Maine Congressman Tom Allen's (ME-1) 2006 re-election campaign.  Political director for the New Hampshire Firefighters. Advance site lead for John Kerry's 2004 NH primary campaign and part of the associate advance staff team for Kerry-Edwards '04.  Volunteered for Rahm Emanuel for Congress and Rod Blagojevich for Governor in 2002 in Illinois.  Volunteered for Gore in 2000.  B.A. in philosophy from Colby College, 1998.

Assistant to the Directors and Multimedia Producer - Matt Lehrich
An intern In Obama's Senate office; grew up in Boston.

Political Desks (constituencies)
Women, Education, Child Advocacy Sally Smith
Originally from Texas.
Lawyers, Republicans, Independents, Businesspeople Graham Roth
In Fall 2004 Roth worked in NH as a regional field coordinator for Americans Coming Together.  B.A. in English and creative writing from Dartmouth, 2004; supported Howard Dean in the primary.
Faith, Progressives, People of Color, GLBT Nicole Derse
(headed to NH on March 19, 2007)  A well-regarded San Francisco activist.  For much of 2006 Derse worked as field director for PowerPAC; coordinating with grassroots organizations in Southern California to help them increase voter turnout.  Worked for the Alliance for a Better California, a labor-backed organization formed to oppose Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Nov. 2005 ballot initiatives.  Managed Ross Mirkarimi's successful 2004 campaign for San Francisco Supervisor.  Youth empowerment coordinator for the San Francisco Youth Commission for three years.  Degree in urban studies at Macalester College, 2001.  From Slinger, WI.
Health Care, Environment, Disabilities, Sportsmen Jarel LaPan
Moved to NH from Montana, where she worked on health policy and legislative matters for the Governor’s office.  In Fall 2004 LaPan was early vote/vote by mail deputy at the DNC.  Worked on Howard Dean's 2003-04 NH primary campaign first as a Seacoast area organizer then as the regional director in the Concord office.  Graduate of The George Washington University with a degree in political science, May 2003.  From Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Veterans, Seniors, Labor Brandon Hurlbut
Came to the campaign from Washington, DC where he was associate at Baker & Daniels LLP.  Campaign experience includes Dorothy Brown for Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court, 2000; Bill Bradley for President, 1999–2000; and Glenn Poshard for Governor of Illinois, 1998.  J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, 2004.  B.A. from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 1997.

Political Staff Assistant - Julia Kurnik

Brian Wallach

Field Director Rob Hill
Directed Montana Democrats' 2006 Coordinated Campaign.  Field director for Carry Oregon (2004 Oregon Democratic Coordinated Campaign); field organizer in Waterloo on Kerry's Iowa caucus campaign.  Field organizer and then field director on Sen. Max Baucus' 2002 re-election campaign.  Worked as an environmental organizer with the PIRGs, first in Georgia and then in New Jersey.  Graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in history.
Deputy Field Director Angela Botticella
In 2006 Botticella served as deputy field director for the Rhode Island Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign, where she worked specifically on Sheldon Whitehouse's U.S. Senate campaign.  Earlier, she was deputy field director on Francine Busby's campaign for Congress in the June 2006 special election in CA-50.  Worked in the field department of the Alliance for a Better California campaign.  Originally from Irvine, CA.
New England Field Director Julia Shannon
Previously the Colorado field director for America Votes.  In the 2004 cycle, Shannon was the canvass coordinator for America Coming Together (ACT) in Maine and worked on Howard Dean's primary campaign.  From Honolulu, HI.

Regional Field Directors
16 Offices Across the State: Berlin, Claremont, Concord, Conway, Derry, Dover, Keene, Laconia, Lebanon, Littleton,
Manchester, Nashua, Peterborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, and Rochester,

...some of the field staff are sketched in
Manchester  Jack Shapiro
A regional field director on Jon Tester’s 2006 U.S. Senate race in Montana.  A field organizer in Gresham (Multnomah County East) on Carry Oregon, the 2004 Democratic Coordinated Campaign.  Raised in Seattle; originally from Mass..
...Nora Becker, Taryn Benarroch, Nolan Chambliss, Lenora Fisher, Arusha Gordon, Toby Osherson, Celia Paris, Kristen Psaki, Fiona Reeves, Brian Sullivan, Ali Zaidi
Volunteer Coordinator - Sarah Seipelt: In Fall 2006 Seipelt worked with the Committee to Elect House Democrats in Concord, NH after graduating from the Camp Bayh campaign-training program.  Previously she was a substitute teacher in Ohio.  She also served as a page for Rep. Ted Strickland in Congress.  B.A. from Miami University of Ohio, 2005.
Nashua - 5 Merrit Parkway
Nashua Jason Powell
(reported by John DiStaso in "The Granite Status" on Feb. 1, 2007)  Coordinated campaign field director for Vermont Democrats in 2006.  Worked in Obama's Senate office as an LC.  A field organizer on Sen. Tom Daschle's campaign.  Manchester field organizer on Dick Gephardt's 2004 NH primary campaign.  Worked for The Wireless Foundation in Washington, DC.  Graduated from Cornell University in 2002 with a degree in education.
...Jordan Burke, Danielle Cendejas, Kathryn Chapman, Lynn Eisenberg, Julie Fox, Molly McGrane, Emily Polak, Matthew Riemer

- 4 Eagle Square
Concord Katina Tsongas
(reported by John DiStaso in "The Granite Status" on Feb. 1, 2007)  Came to the campaign from Washington, DC where she was a regional field director for Environmental Defense's Climate Change Campaign.  Worked on Sen. Tom Daschle’s campaign in 2004.  Full-time volunteer on Wesley Clark's 2004 NH primary campaign.  Experienced the 1992 NH primary at age 14 when her father, the late Sen. Paul Tsongas (D-MA) was a candidate.  M.P.P. from Harvard.  Undergraduate degree in urban studies from Brown University.
...Liz Emanuel, Ben Flatgard, Jack Mahoney, Jon Marker, Grace Northern, Lucy Swiech-Laflamme, Jesse Thomas

- 75 Congress Street, Suite 109
Portsmouth Tim Fraser
Most recently worked in Rhode Island on Sheldon Whitehouse’s U.S. Senate race.  Prior to that, Tim worked for Sen. Tom Daschle.  Native of Boston.
...Gregory Buckland, Matt Devine, Dan Grant, Allison Preiss  Volunteer Coordinator: Katie Keuleman

- 170 Emerald Street
Keene Carrie Glenn
Deputy field director for John Tester’s U.S Senate campaign in Montana in 2006.  She has also worked for Alliance for Justice.  Native of Oregon.
...David Glick, Jake Heller, Brandon Riker, Zachary Russem, Abby Witt

Berlin - 292 Pleasant Street, Berlin, NH 03570
announced Oct. 12, 2007
...Shayna Cherry

Claremont - 42 Opera Square, Claremont, NH 03743
Official opening first part of Nov. 2007 with Congressman Paul Hodes
...William Bittinger, Sarah Halberstadt

Conway - 85 Main Street, 1st Floor
...Max Lesko, Dan O'Donnell, Matt Warshaw

Derry - 8 Birch St., Derry, NH 03038
Official opening Oct. 6, 2007 with Congressman Paul Hodes
...Will Byrne, Daniel Cendejas, Dan Crawford, Julia Fox, Morganne Pollie

Dover - 2 Washington Place, Suite #315, Dover, NH 03820
announced Oct. 12, 2007
...Magdey Abdallah, Garrett Arwa, Courtney Hight, John Landefeld

Laconia - 664 Main Street, Suite 3 NH 03246
...Ryan Harper, John Oxtoby

Upper Valley / Lebanon - 57 Mechanic Street
Official opening Oct. 6, 2007 with Congressman Paul Hodes
...Dave Oberembt, Lauren Watts  Volunteer Coordinator: René Spellman

Littleton - 76 Main Street, Littleton, NH 03561
announced Oct. 12, 2007
...Alex Hughes

Peterborough - 43 Grove Street, Unit #5
Official opening Oct. 6, 2007 with Congressman Paul Hodes
...Jared Clark, Matthew Riemer

Rochester - 20 North Main Street, Suite C
...Bobby Hoffman, Hollister Reneau, Stephanie Speirs

Plymouth - 5 Chase Street, Plymouth, NH 03264
announced Dec. 4, 2007
...Michael Griffin

Statewide Volunteer Coordinator Brian Sullivan
In 2006 Sullivan was a field organizer/canvass director for the Montana Democratic Party, which helped with Jon Tester’s U.S. Senate campaign.  Worked in Virginia on Tim Kaine’s gubernatorial campaign, and earlier as a persuasion operative/GOTV director for the Virginia Democratic Party. From Fort Edward, NY.

NE College Organizer Kristina Althoff
Worked in Vermont as campaign manager for the State House Caucus.  Also worked as a regional field director  for the Vermont Coordinated Campaign.  Native of Illinois.
College Organizer (Keene) Leigh Arsenault
Most recently worked on state legislative races in Vermont.  A recent college graduate.  Native of upstate New York.
College Organizer (Plymouth) Katharine Fendler
Graduate of Bowdoin College, 2005.
Communications Director Leslie Miller
(reported by Granite Status on May 24, 2007)  Prior to joining the campaign, Miller led the Dewey Square Group's California practice in San Francisco.  Producer for NBC News in Washington, DC; covered the 1996 and 1998 elections, Congress and the Clinton impeachment hearings.
Press Secretary Reid Cherlin
(started March 1, 2006)  Spokesman on Paul Hodes' successful 2006 congressional campaign in the NH's 2nd CD.  Press secretary to Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-8).  Press assistant on Wesley Clark's 2003-04 campaign in Little Rock.  Graduate of Yale University, 2003.
Deputy Press Secretary Katherine Lyons
Finance assistant at Angelides 2006 gubernatorial campaign in California.  Policy assistant at Dewey Square Group.  Graduate of UC Berkeley.
Press Assistant Marti Adams
Prior to coming to NH, Adams worked in Atlanta, GA on an economic development project commissioned by Mayor Shirley Franklin.  She has also worked as a correspondence intern for President Clinton in New York.  Adams is a graduate of Spelman College and is originally from McLean, Virginia.
Press Assistant Carolyn Kriss
Prior to coming to NH, Kriss worked as a web intern for The Washingtonian in Washington, DC.  Before that, she was a defense research assistant in Sen. Mark Dayton’s office.  Kriss graduated from Yale University in 2006 and is from Winnetka, IL.
Rapid Responder Clark Stevens
Account executive and then online services director at Fenton Communications, July 2005-Aug. 2007.  Also co-director of the Campaign to Defend the Constitution, Sept. 2005-Aug. 2007.  Media officer at Greenpeace USA, April 2004-June 2005.  Policy and research assistant at  Dean for America.  Graduate of  Colby College, 2003.

Director of New Media Tim Foley
Senior web project manager at Fly Communications in New York City.  Worked on Gur Tsabar's Sept. 2005 primary campaign for New York City Council District 2.  Bachelor's degree in English from Harvard University, 1998.  Grew up in Boston, Mass.
Online Organizer Damian Bednarz
(started May 2007)  Bednarz' involvement with the Obama effort began with his role as state director of Draft Obama in New Jersey and NJ for Obama.  Master's degree from Seton Hall's Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, May 2007.  Traveled to Poland as a Fulbright scholar in 2004 ("Coalition-Building in Post-Communist Poland: The SLD and Beyond").  Undergraduate degree in political science from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Blogger Michael Negron
As a volunteer, Negron served as the deputy election protection coordinator for the Harold Ford, Jr. campaign in 2006.  He has interned at the Center for American Progress and for Sen. Dick Durbin’s Judiciary Committee staff.  In 2004 he addressed the Democratic National Convention as winner of MTV's "Speak Out for the Future" essay contest.  J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was co-founder of the Harvard Law & Policy Review..  M.A. from the University of Memphis.  Served as an officer in the United States Navy.  B.S. from Georgetown University.  Native of Chicago.
Videographer Eddie Lee

Director of Scheduling Heather Quinn
Campaign manager on Congressman Mike Michaud's (ME-2) 2006 re-election campaign.  Finance director for Maine Won't Discriminate, 2005.  Political director for Maine People's Alliance/MPRC in 2004; ran statewide voter registration effort.  Finance director for the Maine Democratic Party.  1st CD field director on Mark Lawrence for U.S. Senate campaign in 2000.  B.S. in political science from the University of Southern Maine.
Deputy Director of Scheduling Luke Tate

Assistant to the Scheduler - Kelley Smith

Assistant to the Scheduler - Paul Basile
An intern with Heather Quinn on Congressman Mike Michaud's campaign in Maine; facilitated the collection of over 15,000 signatures to get Congressman Mike Michaud back on the ballot.   Originally from Western MA.

Director of Advance Roger Fisk
(for the last several months of the primary campaign)  Worked on Obama's announcement tour and joined the campaign on March 15, 2007 as national director of special events, working in more than two dozen states.   Did logistics for large events on Deval Patrick's 2006 campaign for governor.  Longtime aide to Sen. John Kerry; served as his senior aide in the U.S. Senate on communication and policy.  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.

Advance Staff - Eric Lesser 
Harvard class of 2007.  From Queens, NY.

Director of Operations Laura DeLucia
DeLucia was the client services manager and Internet strategy projects coordinator for National, Geographical and Political (NGP) Software in DC.  Interned on Howard Dean’s campaign in VA and NH.  Native of Manchester, NH.
Voter File Director John Boney
Previously worked on the Lunsford-Stumbo gubernatorial primary campaign in Kentucky in 2007.  Field organizer with Montana Democrats in 2006.  Interned for AFGE, Office of Congressman Cuellar and NGP Software.  Studied political science and computer science at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.

IT Support Specialist Mark Jablonowski
IT manager on Tony Knowles for U.S. Senate, 2004.

Tracker Bill Spirer
Graduate of Bates College, 2004.

Receptionist Kathleen Gardner-Gill


also On June 4 Michael Negron reported on the campaign's website that, "Today we welcomed 65 awesome, hard-working interns to our New Hampshire campaign."

Co-Chairs (announced May 14, 2007)

Sen. Martha Fuller Clark
Senate Majority Whip; elected to the New Hampshire Senate representing District 24 (Portsmouth) in Nov. 2004 and re-elected in 2006.  Democratic nominee for Congress in NH's 1st CD in 2002; lost to Jeb Bradley (R) in the general election.  Elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1990; served six terms.  Master's degree in art history from Boston University; has studied at both New York University's Institute of Fine Arts and Mills College in San Francisco.

Jim Demers
(very early prominent Obama supporter in NH)  From Hampton and runs The Demers Group, a lobbying firm in Concord.  State chairman for Dick Gephardt's 2004 NH primary campaign (announced on June 3, 2003; Demers was Gephardt's man in the state throughout the pre-campaign period, and then served as senior advisor until being named chair).  With Jean Wallin and Ann Bourque, Demers ran Gephardt's 1988 New Hampshire primary campaign.  In 1986 he was the Democratic nominee in the 1st CD.  Demers is also a former state Representative.

Ned Helms
(endorsement announced on March 15, 2007)  Director of the New Hampshire Institute for Health Policy and Practice at the University of New Hampshire and a former Commissioner of Health and Human Services for New Hampshire.  Helms served as chief administrative offficer of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Hampshire through late 2000; he joined the company in June 1994 as senior vice president of marketing and sales.  Candidate for governor in 1992.  Chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, 1990-92.  Founded (1983) and served as president of Helms and Company, a health policy consulting firm.  A legislative and administrative assistant for health policy in the U.S. Senate.  Masters degree in American Government from the University of New Hampshire.

Mary Rauh
Chair of the Women's Fund of New Hampshire.  Retired organizational consultant (nonprofit governance and planning).  Democratic candidate for Congress in NH's 2nd CD in 1998.  Resident of New Castle.

National Co-Chairs

Congressman Paul Hodes
(announced July 26, 2007)  Elected Nov. 2006 to represent the 2nd CD, defeating incumbent Charlie Bass.  In the Congress Hodes was elected president of the freshman class.  Joined the firm of Shaheen & Gordon in 1986 and continued as a partner there until his election to Congress.  Co-founded the firm of Roussos, Hage & Hodes in 1983.  An Assistant Attorney General in New Hampshire from 1979-82 and continued as the Special Prosecutor for the State of New Hampshire until 1983.  Law school.  Worked in the entertainment and media industry, including stints in theater, film, television, radio and music as a performer, writer and producer.   J.D. from Boston College Law School, 1978; B.A. from Dartmouth College, 1972.

Congressman Carol Shea-Porter
(announced Dec. 11, 2007)  Elected Nov. 2006 to represent the 1st CD, defeating incumbent Jeb Bradley.  Chair of the Rochester City Democrats and Strafford County coordinator for state representative races. During the 2004 Presidential primary, she volunteered and then worked for General Wesley Clark.  Teacher and social worker.  B.A. in Social Services and later a Master of Arts in Public Administration from UNH.

Endorsed by 43 state legislators as of Dec. 7, 2007
Sen. Jackie Cilley of Barrington  (announced July 31, 2007) +
Sen. Martha Fuller Clark of Portsmouth  (announced as a co-chair May 14, 2007)
Sen. Harold Janeway of Webster (reported May 10, 2007)

Rep. Dennis Abbott of Newmarket (announced Oct. 17, 2007)
Rep. Susan Almy of Grafton (reported May 24, 2007)
Rep. Beth Arsenault of Laconia (announced Nov. 20, 2007)
Rep. Deborah Billian of Rochester  (reported March 29, 2007)
Rep. Liz Blanchard of Penacook (reported July 5, 2007)
Rep. David Borden of Newcastle (Dec. 7, 2007 e-mail from campaign)
Rep. C. Pennington "Penn" Brown of Epping  (reported March 29, 2007)
Rep. Ed Butler of Hart’s Location (announced Aug. 9, 2007)
Rep. Bernie Cameron of Hart's Location  (Dec. 7, 2007 e-mail from campaign)
Rep. Kim Casey of East Kingston (Dec. 7, 2007 e-mail from campaign)

Rep. Jennifer Daler of Temple (reported May 10, 2007)
Rep. Tom Donovan of Claremont (Sept. 25, 2007 release)
Rep. Eileen Flockhart of Exeter (announced Oct. 17, 2007)
Rep. Randy Foose of New London  (Dec. 7, 2007 e-mail from campaign)
Rep. John Henson of Exeter (announced Oct. 17, 2007)
Rep. Sarah Hutz of Dover (announced Oct. 17, 2007)
Rep. Harold Janeway of Webster (Dec. 7, 2007 e-mail from campaign)
Rep. Jane Kelley of Hampton (reported May 10, 2007)
Rep. Sally Kelly of Chichester  (reported March 29, 2007)
Rep. Jim Kennedy of Exeter  (reported March 29, 2007)

Rep. Wayne King of Rumney  (Dec. 7, 2007 e-mail from campaign)
Rep. Nickolas Levasseur of Manchester (announced Aug. 9, 2007)
Rep. Sid Lovett of Holderness  (reported March 29, 2007)
Rep. Jesse Martineau of Manchester (announced Oct. 17, 2007)
Rep. Linda McCarthy of Derry (Dec. 7, 2007 e-mail from campaign)
Rep. Paul McEachern of Portsmouth (Dec. 7, 2007 e-mail from campaign)
Rep. Shawn Mickelonis of Rochester  (reported May 10, 2007)
Rep. Bonnie Mitchell of Jaffrey  (reported May 10, 2007)
Rep. Gail Morrison of Sanbornton (announced Nov. 20, 2007)
Rep. Kay Oppenheimer of Strafford  (reported May 10, 2007)

Rep. Maggie Porter of Merrimack (announced Aug. 9, 2007)
Rep. Jim Powers of Portsmouth  (reported March 29, 2007)
Rep. Judith Reever of Laconia (Sept. 25, 2007 release)
Rep. Kris Roberts of Keene  (announced Sept. 13, 2007)
Rep. Cindy Rosenwald of Nashua  (Sept. 25, 2007 release)
Rep. Tara Sad of Walpole (announced Aug. 9, 2007)
Rep. Gil Shattuck of Hillsboro (Dec. 7, 2007 e-mail from campaign)
Rep. Carla Skinder of Cornish (reported May 10, 2007)
Rep. Nancy Warren of Rochester  (reported March 29, 2007)
Rep. Lucy Weber of Walpole (announced Aug. 9, 2007)

Endorsements and support-chronological
announced Dec. 18, 2007
documentarian and Walpole resident Ken Burns

announced Dec. 17, 2007
"More than 700 New Hampshire College Students Cast their Vote for Obama"

date uncertain
Manchester Alderman and former State Rep. Peter Sullivan (represents Ward 3)
Jennifer Peabody, Manchester School Committeewoman (elected Nov. 2007)

announced Dec. 14, 2007
New Hampshire Department of Cultural Resources Commissioner Van McLeod of Concord

announced Dec. 6, 2007
More than 1200 New Hampshire women

announced Nov. 26, 2007
More than 1000 New Hampshire Independents

announced Nov. 20, 2007
Belknap County Attorney Jim Carroll of Laconia, Representative Beth Arsenault of Laconia, and Representative Gail Morrison of Sanbornton

announced Nov. 12, 2007
several New Hampshirites as members of its National Veterans Advisory Committee:
  State Representative Kris Roberts - Chairman, NH House State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs Committee, U.S. Marine Corp Lt. Col. (Ret.), Keene, NH
  Jim Smith, Brigadier General - U.S. Air Force (Ret.), Salem, NH
  Brian Hardy, Commander - Littleton VFW Post 816, Member, Congressman Paul Hodes' Veterans Advisory Committee U.S. Army Vietnam, Dalton, NH
  Rear Admiral John Hutson - Judge Advocate General Counsel, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.), Bow, NH

announced Nov. 5, 2007
68 New Hampshire Republicans

announced Oct. 30, 2007
New Hampshire Educators for Obama

announced Oct. 17, 2007
Grassroots activists from around the state

announced Oct. 15, 2007
Child Advocacy Task Force

announced Oct. 8, 2007
New Hampshire Environmentalists for Obama

announced Oct. 1, 2007
New Hampshire Women for Obama

announced Sept. 25, 2007
New Hampshire Health Care Community for Obama

announced Sept. 13, 2007
New Hampshire Veterans Steering Committee

announced Aug. 9, 2007
Ed Butler, Hart’s Location – State Representative
Nickolas Levasseur, Manchester – State Representative
Tara Sad, Walpole – State Representative
Lucy Weber, Walpole – State Representative
Maggie Porter, Merrimack – State Representative
Betsy Shultis, Portsmouth – former State Representative
Reverend Art Hilson, Portsmouth
Reverend Bertha Perkins, Nashua
Sharon Spivak, Nashua – Jewish Community Leader
Reverend Dr. Leanne Tigert, Concord – GLBT Activist
Andru Volinsky, Concord – Attorney
Fred Ross, Dover – Civil Rights Activist
Chris O’Connor, Hillsborough – Grassroots Activist
Karen Primiano, Hancock – Activist
Mary Maguire, Nashua – Activist
Mark Brockmeier, Windham – Activist
Andy Mack, Sr., Londonderry – Activist
Sandy McKenzie, Nelson – Activist
Joan Reische, Manchester – Activist
Chuck Hotchkiss, Durham – Activist
Valerie Cunningham, Portsmouth – Activist
Paul Remus, Bedford – Activist
Ann Remus, Bedford – Activist

announced Aug. 2, 2007
Bishop Gene Robinson of Weare +

announced July 31, 2007
state Sen. Jackie Cilley of Barrington +

announced July 11, 2007:
Southeastern NH
Chip Moynihan, Hampton – New Hampshire Democratic Party State Committee Member; Rockingham County Democratic Executive Committee member; health insurance consultant in Hampton
Joanne Dowdell, Portsmouth – Vice President for Corporate Responsibility for Citizens Advisors Inc., a socially responsible mutual fund firm in Portsmouth
Jerry Slagle, Alton – Democratic activist
John Barriere, Durham – Membership Coordinator of the College Democrats of New Hampshire (UNH student)
Hillsborough County
Gerald (Jerry) Hanauer, Bedford
Don Johnson, Deering
Peter Von Sneidern, Temple
Bruce and Francesca Cobb, Peterborough
Joan Jones, Milford
Nolan Jones, Milford
Cornelis Pieterse, Wilton
Marion Noble, Antrim
Terry Reeves, Peterborough
David Baum, Peterborough
Cheshire County
Dan Carr, Ashuelot – Co-Chair of the Ashuelot Democrats
Julia Ferrari, Ashuelot – Co-Chair of the Ashuelot Democrats
Ann Heffernon, Swanzey – Secretary of the Cheshire County Democratic Executive Committee
Gene Pokorny, Jaffrey – President of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation; Board Member, Council for a Livable World

announced July 9, 2007:
Gary and Meg Hirshberg.  Gary Hirshberg is Chairman, President, and CEO of Stonyfield Farm Yogurt of Londonderry.  Meg Hirshberg is a writer and activist.

reported by Granite Status on July 5, 2007:
state Reps. Liz Blanchard of Penacook
Ed Butler of Hart's Location
Paul LeBlanc, the president of Southern New Hampshire University, and his wife, Pat Findlen.

reported by Granite Status on May 24, 2007:
Rep. Susan Almy of Grafton, chair of the House Ways and Means Committee
former state Sen. Wayne King and his wife, Alice
Roberto Fuentes of Nashua, political affairs director of the New Hampshire Democratic Party's Latino Caucus

reported by Granite Status on May 10, 2007:
Sen. Harold Janeway of Webster "will soon be announced as the first state senator..."
Rep. Jennifer Daler of Temple
Rep. Jane Kelley of Hampton
Rep. Shawn Mickelonis of Rochester
Rep. Bonnie Mitchell of Jaffrey
Rep. Kay Oppenheimer of Strafford
Rep. Carla Skinder of Cornish

reported by Granite Status on May 3, 2007:
Kate Hanna - treasurer for Gov. Lynch's 2006 re-election campaign and his former legal counsel; a partner at the Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green law firm.
Alan Reische - finance chair for Gov. Lynch's 2006 re-election campaign; a partner at the Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green law firm.
Debby Butler - a co-chair for Gov. Lynch's 2006 re-election campaign; an accountant at the Sulloway & Hollis firm.

reported by Granite Status on March 29, 2007:
Rep. Sally Kelly of Chichester
Rep. Sid Lovett of Holderness
Rep. Nancy Warren of Rochester
Rep. Deborah Billian of Rochester
Rep. Jim Powers of Portsmouth
Rep. Jim Kennedy of Exeter
Rep. C. Pennington "Penn" Brown of Epping

reported by Granite Status on March 22, 2007:
Dayton Duncan and his wife, Dianne
attorney Paul Twomey
former state Democratic chair Romeo Dorval
Manchester City Clerk Leo Bernier and his wife
Manchester City personnel director Virginia Lamberton
Mike Hill, president of the New Hampshire Hospital Association, a former deputy House speaker, and a Republican

reported by Granite Status on March 15, 2007:
former state Health and Human Services Commissioner Ned Helms and his wife, Sally
former gubernatorial candidate and state Rep. Paul MacEachern of Portsmouth
Concord attorney/lobbyist Anne McLane Kuster
former state Rep. Jack Pratt of Walpole, now a Cheshire County commissioner

more supporters (hosting Community Kickoff on March 31, 2007):
Dennett Page of Portsmouth
Jennifer Randolph of Hanover
Brenda and Bob Maclellan of Henniker
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