|Carol Moseley Braun for President
On February 19, 2003, Carol Moseley Braun filed papers with the FEC
establishing the Carol Moseley Braun for President Exploratory Committee.
The committee opened an office at 2907 S. Wabash in Chicago. There
was significant turnover in May/June as the initial campaign manager Andi
Pringle and others left. Patrick Botterman took over with the title
interim director. At the time Moseley Braun formally announced her
candidacy on September 22, the campaign had a staff of seven. In
November, Patricia Ireland, former president of the National Organization
for Women, took over as campaign manager.
November 17, 2003) Most recently served a short stint as CEO of the
YWCA (announced April 30, 2003, started mid-May, terminated October 16).
President of the National Organization for Women, 1991-2001; served as
executive vice president and treasurer at NOW starting in 1987. Partner
in a Miami law firm. Earned law degree from the University of Miami,
1975. Flight attendent for Pan American World Airlines, 1967-1975.
Ireland is the author of What Women Want.
on the same time as Patricia Ireland)
2003; responsible for the Chicago campaign operations) President
of the National Women's Political Caucus of Florida.
late June 2003 as Interim Director after the departure of Andi Pringle
and continued in that role until the arrival of Paula Xanthopoulou)
A veteran of numerous Illinois campaigns, Botterman is Wheeling Township
Democratic Committeeman (northwestern Cook County). Since 1996 he
has worked with state Sen. Terry Link in his election and re-election efforts.
In 1998 he served as political director on John Schmidt's gubernatorial
campaign. In 2000 he ran Dorothy Brown's successful campaign for
Cook County Clerk of the Court. In 2002 he worked on Schmidt's campaign
for Attorney General and also managed Illinois congressional candidate
Melissa Bean's campaign.
Access and Delegate Selection
(Announced October 2, 2003)
Director of the Rainbow Push Wall Street Project; Chappell was a founding
Vice President of the National Rainbow Coalition; National Treasurer for
Reverend Jesse Jackson's 1984 presidential campaign; and Chairperson on
the Operation PUSH Board. She pursued a career in banking; in 1977
she became Continental Bank's first African American Vice President; she
helped found the United Bank of Philadelphia and served as CEO from 1992
Graduated from Northern Illinois
University with a master's degree in public administration in December
2002. While at NIU interned for the Village of Riverside and for
NIU's Human Resource Department. Undergraduate degree in political
science from Truman State University (formerly Northeastern Missouri State
University) in Kirksville.
Graduated from Texas A&M
University with a degree in agriculture development in December 2002.
While at Texas A&M helped with fundraising and soliciting major contributions
for the Texas A&M Twelfth Man Foundation.
||Robin Denise Lattier
(November 2003) Chief
Operating Officer of the YWCA of the USA, May 2003 to November 2003.
Communications Director for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, September
2002 to May 2003. Campaign Communications Coordinator at Service
Employees International Union, November 2001 to September 2002. Kane
worked at the National Organization for Women from 1988 to August 2001,
starting as Volunteer and Intern Coordinator and rising to the position
of Vice President. Prior to joining NOW, she worked for McDonald's
Moved to Chicago in 1998 to
work as director of affiliate relations for the Illinois Radio Network,
and in 2000 also took up the job of coordinating affiliate relations for
the Michigan Radio Network. In 2002 worked in the media relations
office of the Paul Vallas for Governor campaign. Mannino is a 1993
graduate of Marquette University.
A tenured professor at Columbia
College-Chicago's School of Media Arts, Daniels has over two decades of
experience as a radio and television broadcaster. She served for
almost two years as Braun's deputy press secretary when she was in the
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Graduate of the University of
Kansas with a B.A. in political science, 2001. Has worked on campaigns
in Kansas and in Lake and Cook counties in Illinois. Born and raised
in Waukegan, she currently resides in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of
After working as a volunteer
on races such as Sen. Paul Simon's re-election campaign and Gov. Michael
Dukakis' presidential campaign, Phifer started her own political fundraising
consultancy. She has served as finance directer for Congresswoman
Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and for state Rep. Lauren Beth Gash, who narrowly
lost in to Ron Kirk in Illinois' 10th CD in 2000, as well as serving as
director of development for Personal PAC, a pro-choice PAC in Illinois.
Graduate of the University of Illinois at Springfield with a bachelor's
degree in communications.
Moseley Braun announced the following members of the Exploratory Committee
on February 19:
Elizabeth Tisdahl investment
analyst from Evanston, Ill.
Reverend Leon Finney founder
and pastor of Christ Apostolic Church.
Bobby Rush (IL-1)
Danny Davis (IL-7)
Gloria Steinem founder
of Ms. magazine (1972).
George Muñoz investment
banker--Munoz Investment Banking Group, LLC; served as president and CEO
of OPIC through January 2001 and previously as Treasury Assistant Secretary
Senator from Illinois from 1985-1997; currently director of the Public
Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University (SIU).
John Rogers Chicago
Sen. Rodney Ellis of Houston
Stroger president of the Cook County
Board of Commissioners.
Rep. Lovana Jones of Chicago Assistant
Higginbottom CEO of East
Lake Management & Development Co. in Chicago, serves on the Illinois
Workforce Investment Board.
Vitullo a partner with
the Chicago law firm of Wildman, Harrold.
Interactive (Boston, MA)
launched Feb. 18, 2003.
(resigned mid-November 2003)
earliest work on the campaign; resigned mid-November 2003) Kitty
Kurth and husband Kevin Lampe formed their Chicago-based consulting firm
in 1996. Kurth is president and Lampe is executive vice president.
Kurth's experience includes national press and advance staff for the Dukakis
general election campaign in 1988 and Illinois campaign manager for Paul
Tsongas' 1992 presidential campaign. In 1992 she helped Paul Tsongas
and Warren Rudman found the Concord Coalition; as Director of National
Field Operations she built statewide organizations in all 50 states in
the first six months. She served as Deputy Director of Strategic
Planning and Communications for the DCCC during the 1994 cycle. In
1995 she joined the political communications firm of Austin Sheinkopf as
vice president. Kurth also did advance work on the Clinton/Gore '92
and '96 and Gore/Lieberman campaigns. Lampe worked on a number of
Illinois campaigns starting in 1989, and worked as a senior account executive
at the Chicago-based public relations/public affairs firm Jasculca/Terman
and Associates, before joining with Kurth to form Kurth Lampe.
...the campaign experienced significant turnover
in May/June in part due to nonpayment:
2003) Worked for the Open Society Institute on its criminal justice
initiative, 2001-'02; served as campaign manager for a juvenile justice
reform advocacy effort in Florida, 2002. Communications director
for the NAACP National Voter Fund in 2000-'01. Deputy campaign manager
for John White, Jr. for Mayor in Philadelphia, 1998-99. Worked on
Jesse Jackson's 1984 and 1988 presidential campaigns and at the National
Rainbow Coalition, 1984-88. Pringle also has extensive experience
in entertainment industry management.
April 2003-resigned June 2003) Partner in Whistle Stop Communications.
Political director at the Democratic Governors' Association, 1998-2001.
Previously worked at the DNC as director of African American outreach.
May 2003) Chicago political strategist/community organizer.
In 2000 was deputy director of the Florida Democratic Coordinated Campaign.
Deputy director of the Office of Voter Participation at the DNC, 1995-97.
(resigned June 8, 2003)
(resigned June 15, 2003)
(March 28-withdrew May 2003)
note: This information was related by an operative on the campaign, but
later refuted by Mr. Lampe.
|Karen McRae, Tucker McKenzie Group
political consulting and direct mail firm formed by Ann Beser, Alison McLaurin
and Tom Owens.
May 6, 2003--by summer relocated to New Jersey) Did fundraising for
New Mexico Democrats 2002 Coordinated Campaign and for Fernando Ferrer's
2001 campaign for mayor of New York City and has worked on campaigns since
late 1998. Behrman earned her degree in chemical engineering from
Cooper Union, and was active in College Democrats.
also helping as a volunteer (field
Tregay A Chicagoan. Has worked as voter registration coordinator
for Rainbow/PUSH Coalition.