Bill Richardson-Organization, Nevada
updated November 14, 2007

BILL RICHARDSON FOR PRESIDENT EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE  (announced Jan. 21, 2007)
Headquarters:  515 S. 7th St., Las Vegas  89101  ...Richardson at grand opening on March 8, 2007
 

Ed. Note.  This page is very rough.  Also, on Nov. 7, 2007 Molly Ball reported in the Review-Journal that Richardson had moved ten field staffers to Iowa ("Raising doubts, Richardson shifts Nevada staffers to Iowa").
 
 
Chairman Reynaldo Martinez
(announced Jan. 22, 2007)  Veteran of Nevada and national Democratic politics and former chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Harry Reid.  In Dec. 2006, he organized 70 prominent Nevadans in a Draft Richardson effort.  From Incline Village.
 
 
State Director Roberta Lange
(announced March 8, 2007)   Finance director on Dina Titus' gubernatorial campaign in 2006.  Her experience includes several congressional and statewide campaigns. Deputy campaign manager for Sen. Harry Reid's 1998 re-election campaign.  Taught at Durango High School in Las Vegas, 1997-98.  Moved to Nevada in 1995.  Started her political career after being elected president of her local teacherís union while teaching physical education in Washington State.
 
 
Communications Director Josh McNeil

 
 
Hispanic Outreach Coordinator Fernando Romero
(announced Nov. 14, 2007)  Romero has been volunteering and working on political campaigns in Nevada for over 37 years, having first volunteered on Harry Reid's campaign for Lieutenant Governor in 1970.  He has directed two state agencies: the Nevada Equal Rights Commission and the Nevada Equal Employment Opportunity Office. He also has served as manager of government relations for Mirage Resorts, Inc.  Further, Romero has served as a political consultant specializing in Hispanic affairs for U.S. Senators Harry Reid and Richard Bryan, Governor Bob Miller, and many others.
 
 
Volunteer Coordinator - Las Vegas Nikita Pierce
(announced Aug. 15, 2007)
 
 

Reno - 418 Cheney St., Reno, NV  89502  (775) 787-2444

Washoe County Regional Field Director Taylor Coots

Field Organizers
Emily Rhodenbaugh - Previously an organizer with the Reno chapter of Americans Against Escalation in Iraq.  ...Washoe County

Amanda Nelson - National Chair of the Young Democrats of America's Rural Caucus  ...will organize in rural counties.

Rex Harold - a Vietnam Veteran and First Vice-Chair of the Carson City Democratic Party ...will organize in Carson City.
 
Volunteer Coordinator - Reno Mara Brosy
(announced Aug. 15, 2007)
 
 
Reno and Carson City area Theresa Navarro
(announced Jan. 22, 2007)  Northern Nevada community activist and businesswoman.  From Reno.
 
 
Press, Scheduling and Advance - Northern  Nevada Sean Kennedy
(announced Aug. 15, 2007)  From Indiana.
 
 
 
 
Javier Trujillo
(announced Jan. 22, 2007)  A leader in the Nevada Hispanic community; educator and political activist.  From Las Vegas.
 
Maria Mendoza
(announced Aug. 15, 2007)
 
Josh Krakow
(announced Aug. 15, 2007)
 
Sarah Ridge
(announced Aug. 15, 2007)
 
DJ Premvaree
(announced Aug. 15, 2007)
 
Advance and Field Organizer in rural Nevada Michael Tassone
(announced Jan. 22, 2007)  Writer, teacher and logistical expert; has worked in political campaigns in Nevada, Oregon, and California.  From Incline Village.
 
 

East Las Vegas - 760 North Eastern Ave., Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89101  (775) 385-7900
 

Elko -401 Railroad St., Suite 206 in Elko, NV 89801
...grand opening Oct. 20, 2007

Northeastern Nevada Regional Field Director Lance Whitney

 
 

Endorsements
Las Vegas Mayor Pro-Tem Gary Reese (announced Oct. 15, 2007)

Plasterers' and Cement Masons' Local 797 (announced Oct. 15, 2007)

Carson City Democratic Party Chairman Steve Platt (announced Oct. 15, 2007)

former Chair of the Southern Nevada Stonewall Democrats Bill Jacobs (announced Oct. 15, 2007)

Hispanics In Politics Nevada (announced May 1, 2007)


Richardson Nevada headquarters at 515 S. 7th St. in Las Vegas in early March 2007 (Campaign Photos).
State chairman Reynaldo Martinez and state director Roberta Lange during the headquarters opening.

former
Field Organizer - eastern Nevada Kristian Forland
August 2007-resigned.
 
Copyright © 2007  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action