Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc.
| 1848 Westlake Ave | Seattle
(announced late June 9, 2004,
arrived in state June 16, 2004) Rodriguez came to the campaign from
his position as senior advisor to California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley.
Previously he worked as Chief Deputy Director of the Employment Development
Department (EDD), appointed by Gov. Gray Davis on Oct. 31, 2000.
Before taking that position he served more than six years with the federal
government as the Assistant Director of Communications and Science Education
for the United States Department of Energy, Office of Science. He
earned his B.A. from the University of Texas.
Came to the campaign from position
as media director for the California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO. Previously
served as the national communications director for The New Teacher Project.
Worked as a communication relation management account manager and management
consultant for eGain Communications and Deloitte & Touche. An
Americorp volunteer with the San Francisco based Partners in School Innovation.
He earned his B.A. from UC Berkeley and a M.P.P. from Columbia University
(attended as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow).
| 1848 Westlake Ave | Seattle Field
manager on Congressman Rick Larsen's (WA-2) 2002 re-election campaign,
and served on Larsen's congressional staff from 2001-03. In 2000
Pennington managed three state legislative races in Washington's 2nd CD.
on Sen. John Edwards' campaign as Oklahoma field director (Feb. 3 primary)
and Washington state coordinator (Feb. 7 caucus). Community Development
Specialist in the City of Seattle's Office of Policy and Management.
Campaign manager for the Sept. 17, 2002 Seattle housing levy campaign.
Field director on Greg Nickels' successful 2001 campaign for Mayor of Seattle.
Regional field director (1st CD) for the Washington State Coordinated Campaign
as an L.A. for Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA). Field director on Congressman
Brian Baird's (WA-3) 2002 re-election campaign. Graduate of the George
Washington University with a degree in political communications, 2002.
Field organizer in the 2nd CD on the Washington State Coordinated Campaign
on Dick Gephardt's Iowa caucus campaign. Graduate of Scripps College
(Claremont, California), 2002.
previously served as communications director for Washington State Democrats
starting in March 2003.
2004) Came to the campaign from position as executive director of the Washington
State Commission on Hispanic Affairs.
Vote Project Director
Vote Project Field Organizer
Political Director for the Lummi Nation (Northwest Washington).
American Vote Project Director
Several other base vote constituencies were handled by field organizers
in addition to their regular responsibilities:
Wade - African American Outreach, KP Santivong - APIA Outreach, Eric Manke
- GLBT Outreach
Washington State Democratic Central
Committee | 616 First Avenue, Suite 300 |
Elected chairman in 1994, and
re-elected every two years since. Formerly director of State Senate
Democrats' campaign committee. Graduate of Evergreen State University.
Raised in northeastern Washington.
Vice-Chair: Ya-Yue Van
Treasurer: Habib M. Habib Secretary: Sharon Mast
|Chief of Staff
Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO>>
President: Rick S. Bender
Secretary Treasurer: Alan O.