Senatorial Campaign Committee
updated Dec. 19, 2006
Re-elected to a second term
in 2004; elected to the U.S. Senate in 1998. Elected to the U.S.
House in 1980 at age 29; served nine terms. Elected to the New York
State Assembly in 1974 at age 23, served six years. Graduate of Harvard
College and Harvard Law School. Born on Nov. 23, 1950.
||Sen. Charles E. Schumer (NY)
State Director for the Kerry-Edwards campaign (announced May 24, 2004).
Ran Sen. Jack Reedís (D-RI) Washington, DC office for fourteen years starting
after his election to the U.S. House in 1990 and continuing with him to
the Senate. Directed Ohio Democrats' Coordinated Campaign in 2000.
Campaign manager on Scotty Baeslerís 1998 U.S. Senate campaign in Kentucky
(narrowly lost to Jim Bunning). Regional political director at the
DCCC in the 1990 cycle. Worked for the National Association of Letter
Carriers. In 1987 he joined the presidential campaign of then-Sen.
Al Gore; he co-managed the campaign in Wyoming during the primaries.
Started his career in the Washington office of Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan
(D-NY). Graduate of Providence College in Rhode Island.
|Chief Operating Officer
of the Kerry campaign (announced April 22, 2004). Deputy campaign
manager on the Gephardt campaign starting April 2003. Chief of staff
for Gore 2000. In early 1998 Hancox worked on Lewinsky damage control
at the DNC. From March 1995-Jan. 1997 she served as deputy political
director at the White House under Doug Sosnik; she started in the Clinton
administration in January 1993 in the Office of Legislative Affairs.
Hancox handled Congresssion Relations on Clinton/Gore 1992.
Joined the Dewey Square Group
in March 2003 and is a Principal in the firm's grassroots campaign practice.
Directed the Arkansas Democratic Coordinated Campaign in the 2002 cycle.
National Field Director for the Children's Defense Fund and its Campaign
to Leave No Child Behind, 2001. Field Director for the 2000 Missouri
Democratic Coordinated Campaign. Worked on Vice President Gore's
campaign staff in New Hampshire and was the State Director for the primary
campaign in Vermont. Program coordinator for Boston Partners in Education.
Former high school teacher and speech and debate coach. Graduate
of the University of Florida with a B.A. in Political Science. Originally
Veteran Democratic fundraiser;
experience includes work for then Sen. Tom Daschle's DASH PAC, the Association
of Trial Lawyers of America, and Sen. John Edwards. Graduate of Smith
West Finance Director
Worked in the finance department
of the Kerry campaign overseeing day to day operations. Worked at
Sen. Joe Lieberman's ROCPAC. Deputy national development director
at the New Democrat Network.
|Finance Chief of Staff
Worked in the private sector
as manager of General Electric's PAC and doing some lobbying for Comcast
Corp.. Finance director for A Lot of People Supporting Tom Daschle,
Daschle's 2004 re-election campaign, through mid-2003 and earlier worked
for DASH PAC.
|Deputy Finance Director
Graduate of James Madison University,
|Direct Marketing Director
Campaign manager for Tim Kaine's
successful 2005 gubernatorial campaign in Virginia (started in July 2004).
Manager Mark Shriver's 2002 primary campaign in Maryland's 8th CD.
Directed the 2001 Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign. Managed
Bill Nelson's successful 2000 U.S. Senate race in Florida. Worked
for Virginia General Assembly Democrats in 1999, 1995 and 1993. Graduate
of Old Dominion University. New Jersey native.
|Director of Independent
Spokesperson for the Kerry campaign
(announced April 16, 2004). Singer worked for the previous four years
as Communications Director for Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY). Before
that he worked for Congressman Steve Rothman (D-NJ) and for Sen. Robert
Director of Internet Strategy
for Joe Lieberman for President (started July 2003). Founder of Campaign
Momentum, an online communications firm based in Austin, TX, where he worked
with a number of Democratic candidates including Tony Sanchez, Governor
and John Sharp for Lt. Governor, and current Austin Mayor Will Wynn.
Before that he worked at Public Strategies, Inc. where he helped develop
their Internet shop.
|Director of Online Communications
Political director of Youth
Vote 2000. Worked on John Edwards' campaign for U.S. Senate in 1998.
Graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; president,
North Carolina Student Association Chapel Hill, 1996-97.
|Director of Information
Partner at Perkins Coie LLP.
In 2004 served as general counsel to the Kerry-Edwards campaign.
M.A. in political science from Duke University and J.D. from Duke University
School of Law, 1993. B.A. in government from Hamilton College, 1990.
Karl Frisch served briefly
as Press Secretary, starting March 2006. Communications Director
on the Paul Hackett for U.S. Senate, Nov. 2005-Feb. 2006. Press Secretary
for the House Committee on Rules Democratic staff, Rep. Louise Slaughter
(D-NY) ranking member, Jan.-Nov. 2005. Multimedia Communications
Director, Howard Dean for President, June 2003-Feb. 2004. Deputy
Communications Director for the California Democratic Party, June 2002-June
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