P O L I T I C A L
May 8, 2007) Principal at grassroots solutions; started there in
June 2005. Deputy political director of the AFL-CIO,
Served in the Clinton administration at the Department of Labor working
under then-Secretary Robert Reich. A state director for President
Clinton's 1992 campaign. Previously worked as a Boston-based
consultant, and before that as a commercial fisherman on Georges Bank.
Political Director, State Party Services
Regional Political Director for IL, IN, KY and MO
Served as interim political
director and earlier from Sept. 2005 through 2006 cycle as deputy
director, State Party Services. Her experience includes Deputy
Director of the Democratic Governors' Association. Executive
of the Massachusetts Democratic Party in the early 1990s.
Previously at the AFL-CIO.
Director, Grassroots Organizing
to joining the DNC Hegarty served briefly as Assistant Deputy Director
for Community Development in the Arizona Department of Commerce.
He was executive director of the Arizona Democratic Party in the 2004
and political director of the Arizona Democratic Party in the 2002
Hegarty worked with the U.S. Department of Defense Base Realignment and
Closing Commission, and with the Office of Vice President Al
He earned a B.A. degree from George Washington University.
is an Arizona native and a graduate of Brophy College Preparatory.
Regional Political Directors
[AR, AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN] Rodney
Arkansas State Director
for the Kerry-Edwards 2004 campaign (announced June 21, 2004, arrived
state later that week) Before joining the campaign Shelton worked
in Washington, DC for America Coming Together. In fall 2000 he
as North Carolina State Director for the Gore-Lieberman campaign and in
1996 he was an assistant Southern regional director for Clinton's
campaign. He has worked for the U.S. Department of
the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Democratic National
He attended both the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and
Smith College in Little Rock.
Northeast [CT, DE, DC, ME, MD, MA,
NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI VT, VI, WV] Art DeCoursey
Served as Kerry campaign
coordinator for Western Pennsylvania. In the Clinton
DeCoursey worked at OSHA as small business ombudsman. From
Northwest [ID, IA, KS, MN, MT, NE,
ND, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY] Brad Martin
2005) Came to the DNC after serving as executive director of the
Democratic Party starting in 1993. Previously worked with the
Midwest consultant [OH, WI,
VA] Amy Reger
director of the Democratic Party of Virginia, from March 2006 through
Midwest [MI] Kyle
Served as executive
director of the Wyoming Democratic Party starting in 2003.
Graduate of Colorado College.
Southwest and Pacific [AK, AS, AZ,
CA, CO, GU, HI, NV, NM, OK, TX] Artie Blanco
National campaign coordinator of Americans for Social Security's
for a Secure Retirement. Chief of Staff for Texas State
R. Alonzo, 2003. Legislative Director for Texas State Rep. Arthur
Experience includes executive director of the Democratic Party of
Virginia. Graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College, 1998.
Political Director for America Votes in 2004. Deputy Political
for Governor Howard Dean’s presidential campaign. Deputy Field
for former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk’s 2002 U.S. Senate campaign.
served in both the Clinton and Bush White Houses as Liaison to the
Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and as
to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. B.A. in Plan
II Honors from The University of Texas at Austin and Master of Public
from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse
(announced March 19, 2008)
events manager at Campus Progress, the youth organizing division of the
American Progress. Before Campus
Progress, she worked for the Florida Democratic Party, volunteered with
Sen. John Kerry's presidential run in 2004, and served as President
of Florida A&M's College Democrats where she earned a Bachelor's
degree in political science.
Previously director of the DNC
National Lawyers Council.
Assistant: Matthew Brokman
A M E R I C AN M A J O R
I T Y P A R T N E R S H I P
in 2005) Counselor to the Administrator of
the U.S. Small Business Administration during the Clinton
administration (political appointee). Practiced bankruptcy law at
firms in Washington, DC and Phoenix, AZ, 1993-96. J.D.
from the University of Arizona College of Law, and B.A. from Pomona
from Honolulu, HI.
Asian, Arab and Pacific Islander
(started July 2007) Previously
served for about four months as executive director of the Maryland
Democratic Party. Senior campaign field coordinator at the
Service Employees International Union.
& Lesbian Leadership Council
May 3, 2006) Executive Director of the Gay and Lesbian Victory
from 1997 to 2003. DNC director of LGBT outreach in 1996.
of the Maryland Senate for one term, Jan. 8, 2003-Jan. 2007.
of the Maryland House of Delegates for two terms, Jan. 11, 1995 to Jan.
8, 2003. J.D. from Antioch School of Law, 1985. B.A. in
from New York University 1979 and M.A. in sociology, 1981.
C O M M U N I C A T I O N S
T E C H N O L O G Y
2005) With other key members of Howard Dean’s web team, Self
Blue State Digital, an internet strategy, communications, and
consulting firm. Chief data architect for the Dean for America
extensive experience in data analysis, data warehousing, database
and administration, system design, and system development. Prior
to the Dean campaign, Self worked for several information technology
firms where he managed teams focused on the design, development, and
of many large-scale information technology systems in a variety of
A bachelor's and a master's degree in Computer Science from MIT.
with PADS in June 2006) Started with the DNC in September 2005 in
the Research Department. Previously worked in Gov. Mark Warner's
office and in Congressman Bobby Scott's office.
with PADS in Feb. 2005) At the DNC since February 2001 and worked
in Chairman McAuliffe's office.
|Assistant to the
2007) Graduated from the University of Iowa in 2006. Was a
delegate to the Iowa 2004 caucuses, worked for Dean for America.
|Assistant to the
2007) Came to the DNC after completing a Master's degree program
at American University
where she worked for the Department of Government. Has also
for House Education and Labor Committee.
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