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Elected Governor of West
in the 2004. Secretary of State from 2000-04. Sought the
gubernatorial nomination in 1996. Served in the state legislature
from 1982 to 1996. Owner of Enersystems Inc., a natural resources
company. Ran Manchin’s Carpet Center, a family-owned retail
B.S. in business administration from West Virginia University,
Grew up in Farmington, WV.
||Gov. Joe Manchin
Daschle started at the DGA
counsel and director of policy (announced July 6, 2005).
at the law firm of Covington & Burling. Has worked at AFSCME
and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Graduate of Harvard
Second stint as director
campaigns and elections at the DGA. Womack came to the DGA after
serving as political director at the DNC (officially appointed in June
2005, but started working at the DNC on the state partnership project
March 2005). Prior to the DNC she was the director of campaigns
elections at the DGA, where she worked for six years. Secretary
State in Virginia under Gov. Doug Wilder. Executive director of
Democratic Party of Virginia.
Experience includes policy
at the Children's Defense Fund. Graduate of the University of
Deputy field director on
Bill Richardson's presidential campaign. Previously a political
representative at AFSCME.
Joined Peyser Associates
February 2001. Leave of absence to serve as political director to
Leadership ’02, Al Gore's political action committee, in 2002.
served as Associate Director at the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
at the White House and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental
at the Department of Labor during the Clinton Administration.
Namey started at the DGA
in Nov. 2004 as Manager of Special Projects. Graduate of
Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in international relations and
ethics, history and public policy; served as student body
From New Kensington, PA.
Most recently national
director on Gov. Bill Richardson’s presidential campaign. She also
as the National Finance Director at the Democratic Leadership
Worked finance on Joe Lieberman's presidential campaign but left in
2003. Graduate of St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana.
Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action