George W. Bush-Campaign Organization, Tennessee
Atlantic Regional Chairman - Warren Tompkins
Bush-Cheney '04, Inc. Tennessee Leadership
Regional Political Director - Heath Thompson
||Senator Bill Frist
Senator Lamar Alexander
Partner at the Memphis law firm
Kustoff & Strickland. Chair of Lamar Alexander's 2002 U.S. Senate
campaign. Unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for the
TN 7th CD seat in 2002 (won by then state Sen. Marsha Blackburn).
Kustoff chaired Bush's 2000 campaign in Tennessee; he was an early supporter
(asked to head the campaign in late March 1999 and announced as state chairman
by the exploratory committee in May 1999). He served as chairman
of the Shelby County Republican Party from March 1995-March 1999.
-Bush/Cheney Nashville headquarters
in the Davidson County Republican Party's Candidate Information Center
on Murphy Road between West End Avenue and I-440. (opened Aug. 21, 2004)
-Matthew S. White ran a volunteer
Bush blog at www.tn4w.com
Tennessee Republican Party
| 1922 West End Avenue | Nashville
(since April 2001) State
Representative from Nashville. Small businesswoman; owns a toy company
with her husband. Associate Professor, Belmont University.
Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. M.S. from George Peabody College,
Vanderbilt University. B.A. from David Lipscomb University.
||State Rep. Beth Harwell
(since Jan. 2003) State
Director for U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson, 1994-2002; also managed Thompson's
1996 re-election campaign. Political Director for the Tennessee Republican
Party, 1989-94. 1988 George Bush for President staffer in Mississippi.
1984 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Communications.
First involvement in politics organizing and registering fellow high school
students to support Lamar Alexander's 1978 campaign for governor.
Seventh generation east Tennessean; raised in Maryville.
||Bob Davis, Jr.
(early 2003) Previously
Middle Tennessee field director for the Van Hilleary for Governor campaign.
(early 2003) Previously
deputy political director for the party. Assistant to the chief of
staff for Sen. Fred Thompson. Legislative correspondent for Congressman
Ed Bryant. Master's degree in political management from The George
Washington University; achelor's degree in business administration from
the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
|Director of Field Operations
|Deputy Finance Director
||Amanda (Tallent) Baker
|Manager of Information
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