Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc. |
1528 Walnut Street, 11th Floor | Philadelphia
and 225 Ross Street | Pittsburgh
(announced late May 2004)
Co-founder and co-chairman of PodestaMattoon,
a Washington, DC lobbying firm; he and his brother John started Podesta
Associates in 1988. Ran the Clinton/Gore campaign in Pennsylvania
in 1996. California Campaign Manager for the Dukakis/Bentsen campaign
during the general election in 1988. worked on Sen. Ted Kennedy's
campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1980. Founding president
of People for the American Way. B.A. from the University of Illinois,
M.A. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and J.D. from Georgetown
University Law Center. Grew up in Chicago.
Previously Communications Director
for Gov. Tom Vilsack (D-IA). Communications director on Rod Blagojevich's
gubernatorial primary campaign in Illinois in 2002, on Mark Warner's gubernatorial
campaign in Virginia in 2001 and on Mark Easley's gubernatorial campaign
in North Carolina in 2000. Worked at Tony Podesta's lobbying firm.
Served in the Clinton Administration in the communications and political
departments. Worked on Clinton-Gore in 1992.
|Deputy State Director
Communications director for
Philadelphia Mayor John Street's 2003 re-election campaign. Nevins
served as a press secretary at the DCCC during the 2002 cycle, after earlier
doing regional work for the DCCC. Spokesperson for Sen. Frank Lautenberg,
1999. In 1998 he worked on Dennis Moore's successful congressional
campaign in the Kansas Third CD. In 1996 he worked at the DNC and
was communications director for the College Democrats. Nevins grew
up in Chicago.
Independent site - Western
PA for Kerry: www.wpaforkerry.org
Formed in July 2003.
Steering Committee Co-chairs Mike Usman, M.D. and Janis Williams.
Pennsylvania Victory '04
2004) On leave from McKinsey & Company in San Francisco.
Directed the Pennsylvania Coordinated Campaign in 1996. Political
Consultant/Grassroots Lobbyist for the Dewey Square Group. New Hampshire
Primary Field Desk, Deputy Director of Delegate Operations for Clinton-Gore
'92. National Field Coordinator for the Democratic Leadership Council
(DLC). Roles in the 1990 and 1988 California Coordinated Campaigns.
M.B.A. and B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.
1528 Walnut Street, 11th Floor, Philadelphia Western
Regional Headquarters: 225 Ross Street, Pittsburgh Field
to the CC Director: Shannon Spillane
in the National Progress Fund (TheNaderFactor.com), a 527 formed in May
2004. Communications director on Dean for America starting May 15,
2003. Press secretary to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA). Deputy communications
director for Gore/Lieberman in 2000. Senior advisor/assistant secretary
for public affairs/deputy asst. secretary for public affairs at HUD, over
the course of seven and a half years on and off. Pennsylvania press
secretary for Clinton/Gore 1996. Worked in the White House Office
of Media Affairs, 1993. Worked in the national press office of Clinton
for President, 1992.
CC Director for Communications
the law firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP in early 2004 after 15 years in the
public service. Chief Legal Counsel to Speaker of the Massachusetts
House Thomas M. Finneran, 2001-04. Represented Framingham in the
Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1993-April 2001. Statewide Coordinator
for Project ABLE (Aids Budget Legislative Effort), 1991-93. J.D.
from New England School of Law, 1990. Bachelor's degree in Social
Thought and Political Economy from the University of Massachusetts, 1986.
CC Director for Field
campaign director on Joe Lieberman for President. National political
director for Sen. Tom Daschle, the Democratic Leader in the Senate, directing
DASHPAC and overseeing his activity at the DSCC. Campaign manager
and chief spokesman for Tom Strickland's 2002 U.S. Senate race in Colorado.
In 2000 he served as national finance director for the DNC, raising over
$185 million. Earlier in the 2000 cycle he worked for Vice President
Gore's leadership PAC and on Gore's 2000 primary campaign. He has
also worked for the DSCC, Sen. Bob Kerry, Sen.. Carl Levin and on many
CC Director for Philadelphia
F I E L D
(John Stefanini) Field
managing campaigns and grassroots field operations at the legislative,
congressional, and statewide levels. Bachelor's degree in Political
Science and Communication Studies from the University of Nebraska.
the NH primary Penna was Seacoast/Strafford Regional Field Director for
the Kerry campaign. Field staff of Shaheen for Senate in New Hampshire
to CC Deputy Director
and Chief Academic Officer at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA through
June 2004. Partner in the firm of Pepper Hamilton, LLP. Appointed
by the President and confirmed by the Senate as Assistant Secretary of
Labor, 1994; subsequently was appointed Acting Deputy Secretary and later
served as Acting Secretary of Labor. Associate Administrator of the
General Services Administration. Associate Director of Presidential
Personnel at the White House, 1993. President and Chief Executive
Officer of OEF International. Special Assistant and Chief Counsel
to the Chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Board. In Washington,
D.C. she launched a consulting practice focused on non profit-organizations.
Metzler started her career providing civil legal services to poor clients
in Indiana and Florida in 70s and 80s, culminating in her service as Executive
Director of Florida Rural Legal Services. BA in political science
from Purdue University, a JD from Indiana University and a Master’s degree
in Organizational Development from American University.
Roadtrip to Victory Coordinator
2004) On leave from her position as office manager of a complex litigation
firm in California.
PA Roadtrip to Victory Coordinator
On a leave
of absence from the National Environmental Trust. Prior experience
includes work at direct mail, field and phone consultants; managing multi-state
issue campaigns on federal issues, and in 2000 work as a field organizer
on Pat Casey's bid for Congress in PA-10 and on the 2000 Coordinated Campaign.
Graduated from TCU with a B.S. in Advertising and Public Relations, 2000.
Voter Contact Director (mail & phones)
Mail: The Strategy Group.
Phones: LSG Strategies; Dewey Hub.
of Government Relations at the Council of Chief State School Officers,
a non-profit association representing the top school executive in each
state, 2003-04. Education Policy Advisor on the U.S. Senate Committee
on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, 2002-03. Lobbyist for the
American Association of School Administrators, a non-profit association
representing 15,000 local school superintendents, 1999-2002. Office
of U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone, 1998. B.A.in Political Science and
Philosophy from Haverford College.
Paraphernalia Coordinator ("Chum Boss")
Day Data Coordinator
has served in various field, operational and GOTV roles on presidential
and gubernatorial campaigns since 1988. His campaign experience includes
McBride-Ross in 2002 (Florida), Gore 2000 (Florida), MacKay-Dantzler in
1998 (Florida), Clinton/Gore '96 (Ohio), Clinton/Gore '92 (Florida Straw
Poll through the general election), Dukakis in 1988 (Iowa caucuses through
the general election). J.D. from University of Maryland School of
Law. A.B. in Government from Dartmouth College. Grew
up in Missouri.
of Special Operations
CC Director for Philadelphia Brian Hardwick (see above)
P O L I T I C
Liaison for the District of Columbia in Mayor Anthony Williams' Office
of Policy and Legislative Affairs. Scheduler/Political Advisor for
the Committee to Re-Elect Tony Williams write-in and general election campaign.
Legislative Assistant to Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-2). Worked
on PA 2nd District congressional campaign. MBA from Philadelphia
University; undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Maryland
(Heidelberg, Germany); AS in Clinical Laboratory Science, and attended
the Library of Congress Advanced Legislative Process Institute.
consultant has who has represented many African American candidates.
Campaigns include Bobby Rush for Congress (IL, 1992), Chaka Fattah for
Congress (PA, 1994), Danny Davis for Congress (IL, 1995), Ron Kirk for
Mayor of Dallas (1995), national Clinton-Gore African American Outreach
(1996), Stephanie Tubbs-Jones for Congress (OH, 1998), and Texas state
director for Gore 2000.
lawyer and political and business consultant. Has served in political,
field, finance, and management staff and volunteer positions for John Street's
1999 and 2003 mayoral campaigns, Ed Rendell for governor in 2002, Vice
President Gore in 2000 and other races, with campaign experience at various
levels in CA, DC, FL, MA, NJ, PA, VA, WV. Former general counsel
and director of government affairs at Pennsylvania software company and
associate at major Philadelphia firm. Between college and law school
he worked as a junior congressional staffer and as a policy staffer for
non-profit lobbying group. J.D. from Penn Law, 1998. B.A. from
Williams College, 1993.
from QGA) Senior staffer at Quinn Gillespie & Associates LLC;
joined the firm at its inception in January 2000. Attorney in the
Public Policy and Telecommunications Groups at Arnold & Porter.
Seven years on Capitol Hill, including three years as Legislative Director
for U.S. Rep. Tim Holden (D-PA). Legislative Assistant for U.S. Rep.
Gus Yatron (D-PA); a Staff Assistant for Sen. Alan Cranston (D-CA).
Graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and Haverford College.
Native of Syracuse, New York.
Director (Congressional Cands/Philly Suburbs)
after the convention; took leave from law firm for about ten weeks)
Environmental and land use attorney in Philadelphia and Washington, DC;
at Ballard Spahr from 1997-2000 and at Public Works, LLC since 2000.
Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania's 10th CD in 1996.
Policy and budget director for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, 1994. Director of the Governor's
Policy Office for the Governor of Pennsylvania and Executive Director of
the Pennsylvania Planning Board, later a Special Assistant to the Governor
for Energy and Environment, 1990-94. Attorney at Wolf Block in Philadelphia,
1986-90. J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Served
as a Jesuit volunteer teacher in Peru. Undergraduate degree from
Director (NE PA and Lehigh Valley)
leader of the 19th Ward in Philadelphia.
Secretary and Director of Communications for the Speaker of the House and
the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2000-04. News Director
of nightly Boston cable news program NNN for 15 years. For ten years
worked in health care at Boston City Hospital as an E.M.T..
on Wesley Clark's campaign. Trial Attorney in the Department of Justice's
Environment Enforcement Section in Washington, DC. Associate
at Christensen, White, Miller, Fink, Jacobs, Glaser & Shapiro in Los
Angeles. Clerked at the Department of Justice in San Francisco for
a year. J.D. from the University of California's Hastings College
of Law, 1994. Worked four years on Wall Street. Graduate of
Harvard University, 1987. Grew up in San Francisco.
and Issues Director
to Constituencies and Issues Director-Michael Diamond (also some Jewish
outreach); Shannon McNulty (Irish, Polish outreach)
Sept. 4, 2004; hired as PA Senior Citizens Coordinator, promoted to also
coordinate College Students, Asian Pacific Islanders, Armenian, Carribean
and some Jewish outreach) Attorney from Los Angeles, on leave from
private practice. Southern California Political Director on Steve
Westly's successful campaign for California Controller, 2002.
In-House Counsel/Public Affairs at Homestore, Inc, 1999-2001. Special
Assistant to Deputy Administrator Maryland State Highway Administration,
1995. Deputy Director of the Maryland Coordinated Campaign, 1994.
Worked very briefly in Finance at the Democratic National Committee, 1993.
J.D. from The George Washington University, 1998. B.A. from American
University, 1992. Grew up in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Maryland.
State Constituencies and Issues Director
of LGBT Outreach
is a senior Wall Street executive who has more than three decades of finance
experience, including founding and running a venture capital company which
invested in Afro-American and other minority businesses, 1971-76; investment
banker at Lehman Brothers; a Senior Vice President at White Weld; running
the Merrill Lynch Mergers & Acquisitions Department, 1982-86;
Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch Capital Markets to 1988; founder, President
and Chief Executive of The Lodestar Group, a merchant bank. J.D.
from Harvard University, 1969; M.A. in Chinese Studies from Yale University,
1965; B.A. from the University of Michigan, 1964.
Constituency - Arrun Kapoor
Constituency Volunteer - Clay Ancri
years in the U.S. Army; served in Iraq as a Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne
Division and as JAG officer, 2003-04; Bosnia, 2002; taught constitutional
law at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY; deployed to Bosnia,
1997; started in 1993. Worked in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s
Office, and later as a leader in the Harrisburg Civil Law Clinic; legislative
aide to State Rep. Thomas Tangretti. J.D. from Widener University
School of Law in Harrisburg. Graduated from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre
after starting at Bucks County Community College. Born and raised
in Northeast Philadelphia.
at the Environmental Defense Fund; joined EDF in 1989. Deputy general
counsel to the Governor Robert P. Casey of Pennsylvania, 1987-89.
Clerked in the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, 1986-87. J.D. from Yale.
B.A. from Amherst College.
with Disabilities Coordinator
Director for International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98.
Outreach-Mipe Okunseinde (student)
C O M M U N I
C A T I O N S (Tricia Enright)
the campaign in July 2004 after serving as Communications Director for
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, where she edited and launched Stan Greenberg's
book The Two Americas. She graduated from The George Washington
University with a B.A. in Political Communication. Cano is a native
Nanberg served as Political Director for the Montgomery County Democratic
Committee, overseeing the campaigns of 12 candidates for county-wide "row
offices." Co-managed the successful campaign of Kevin Shelley for
California Secretary of State in 2002 and served as District Director/Chief
of Staff in Shelley's legislative office. Worked on Hillary Rodham
Clinton's U.S. Senate race in New York in 2000. Worked at Strauss
Radio Strategies in Washington, DC. Worked on the Clinton/Gore '96
re-election campaign. White House Press Office. Graduate of
Syracuse University with a B.A. in Policy Studies and Journalism, 1996.
Native of Boston, MA.
S C H E D U L
I N G A N D A D V A N C E
had an intense amount of surrogate and principal travel to the state, and
had a very large scheduling and advance operation to coordinate logistics
and take the
of preparing these events off of our field staff." -Brian Turetsky
from law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York. Served
in the Clinton Administration as a policy aide to the HUD Secretary and
as a White House intern in Vice President Gore's office. Worked on
VP scheduling staff for Clinton-Gore '96. Worked on the Democratic
Conventions in Los Angeles and Boston; has also worked on several state
and local races in New York. B.A. in Politics and Journalism from
the University of Wisconsin, 1995; J.D. from Georgetown University Law
of Scheduling and Advance
Intern: Emily Sussman
as a field organizer for Lieberman for President and for Jeanne Shaheen
for U.S. Senate in 2002. In Fall 2000, as a freshman at the University
of Pennsylvania he volunteered for Gore in Philadelphia; in summer 2000
he helped on Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign in Rochester, NY.
Smith's fifth presidential campaign and she has been part of the Podium
Operations Team for the last four Democratic Conventions. Experience
includes three years in the Office of the Secretary of U.S. Department
of Transportation as the Senior Advisor for Policy and Senior Liaison for
Intergovernmental Affairs; over four years at the Department of Commerce
as a Senior Advisor to the Secretary for White House Initiatives, Liaison,
and Senior Aide in the Import Administration; White House Personnel and
details to the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs and the Office of
Science and Technology Policy; and the Transition in 1992. Senior
Associate at The Choate Group (Choate, Hall and Stewart, Boston, MA).
B.A. from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
Riesel, Ben Geyerhahn, Caswell Holloway
- Jonathan Miller, Richard May
political and event briefs for every surrogate and principal visit)
for about a week: Phil Press
of the Governor's Bus Tour and the Election Night Victory Party)
V O L U N T E
E R S
is a retired businessman whose first experience on a campaign was as a
part-time volunteer for the Gore campaign in 2000. In 2002 he worked
as a staffer on Dan Wofford's campaign for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's
6th CD. He volunteered in the Kerry campaign's Washington, DC office
three days a week starting in January 2004. In his 30-year business
career Roggio started in 1969 as a salesman for a small manufacturing company;
he rose to Senior Vice President and joined with other executives in purchasing
the company; they eventually sold it in 1994, and he continued as a contractor
for five years. Undergraduate degree from Penn State University in
political campaign experience; worked full-time plus as an unpaid staff
member for the last 6 months of the campaign) General manager of
a court reporting service for three years. Worked for over eight
years in commercial real estate in the Philadelphia area. Graduated
from Wharton's University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in finance, 1986.
G O T V
in Sept. 2004) Initially Kerry-Edwards Delaware state director.
During the primaries Oesch worked on Kerry's campaign in Arizona and Iowa.
She served as statewide field director for the 2002 Arizona Democratic
Coordinated Campaign. Oesch's experience also includes work as a
field staffer on Gore's 2000 Iowa caucus campaign.
Assistant: Jeremy Wolland
V O T E R
P R O T E C T I O N
Voter Protection Coordinator
Law Coordinators: Greg Parker, Christine Leonard
Law School Coordinator: David Foster
Assistants: Karen Dodson, Walter Mosley
mathematics from Wesleyan University and a law degree from Yale University.
F I N A N C E
A N D O P E R A T I O N S
Director of Operations
as as Pennsylvania counsel for the Gore/Lieberman and 2000 Coordinated
Democratic Campaigns, the 1996 and 1992 Clinton/Gore and Coordinated Democratic
Campaigns, and the Dukakis/Bentsen Campaign in 1988. Swirsky is chair
of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Practice Group of Schnader Harrison
Segal & Lewis LLP. J.D. from New York University School of Law,
1978. B.A. from Colgate University, 1973.
Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc.
225 Ross Street, Pittsburgh
over seven years on Capitol Hill, including four years with Rep. Nick Lampson
(D-TX) through Feb. 2004.
Western Communications Director
served as Campaign Director and Senior Advisor for Sen. Joe Lieberman's
presidential campaign starting Jan. 31, 2003. Senior Vice President
at mCapitol Management, a government and business relations firm; previously
President of the public affairs firm Chief Advantages. Smith spent
almost all of the 1990s working for Bill Clinton and Al Gore. He
served as Finance Director of the Clinton for President Exploratory Committee;
Field Director of the 1992 Clinton/Gore campaign; Political Director of
the DNC; Deputy Director of White House Personnel; Deputy Director of White
House Office of Political Affairs; Deputy Campaign Manager and Political
Director of the 1996 Clinton/Gore reelection campaign; Co-Executive Director
of 53rd Presidential Inaugural Committee; White House Political Director;
Campaign Manager for Gore 2000 from January 1999 until it moved to Nashville.
J.D. from the University of Arkansas, 1982. B.S. in Public Administration
from the University of Arkansas, 1980. Native Arkansan.
Business Liaison at OSHA during the latter part of the Clinton Administration.
Rhode Island director for Clinton-Gore '96 in the March 5, 1996 primary.
Worked in New Hampshire, Illinois and Pennsylvania on Bill Clinton's 1992
campaign. Selectman in Carver, MA, 1982-88.
of Slippery Rock University where he was SGA president.
to NATO until 2001. New England regional director for the Federal
Emergency Management Agency from 1994-97.
Political Director for Base Vote
to Victory Coordinator
and Finance Director
Pennsylvania Democratic Party
| 510 North Third Street | Harrisburg
State Representative since 1993--133rd
Legislative District (Lehigh and Northampton Counties).
||Rep. T.J. Rooney
Director of the National Education
Association Political Action Committee in Washington, D.C. starting in
1995. Taught high school in New Castle, 1966-71. After graduating
from Penn State Morabito worked for a year at AT&T in New York City.
B.A. in Liberal Arts from Penn State, 1964; majored in political science
and American history. Master's in American history from Slippery
Rock University of Pennsylvania. Doctorate in education from Penn
State, 1991. Native of New Castle, PA.
||Dr. Donald F. Morabito
Director of Compliance
461 North 3rd Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia
622 2nd Avenue, 1st Floor, Pittsburgh
231 State Street, Harrisburg
Total of 11 Offices: In addition to the three above,
another office in Philadelphia and offices in Montgomery County, Delaware
County, Bucks County, Allentown, Scranton, Johnstown, Erie.
More than three decades organizing
Pennsylvania voters. Field Director for Philadelphia Mayor John Street
in 1999 and 2003. Eastern Pennsylvania Field Director for Ed Rendell's
successful gubernatorial campaign in 2002. Pennsylvania State Field
Director for Gore-Lieberman in 2000. Has also served as Chief of
Staff to U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah.
• Bucks County: - contact Mike Rabinowitz
• Central PA: - contact Bill Bacon
• Chester County: - contact Tom Goldkuhle
• Delaware County: - contact Joe
• Erie: - contact Gary Horton
• Johnstown: - contact Wanda Hobson
• Lehigh Valley: - contact Siobhan
• Montgomery County: - contact Joanne
• Pittsburgh: - contact Denny Roberge
Graduate of Clark University
America Votes | Harrisburg
Executive Director of SEIU Pennsylvania
|Pennsylvania State Organizing
Environmental Victory Project
| 135 S. 19th Street #300 | Philadelphia
B.A. in Political Science from
Temple University. Grew up in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
LCV added Pennsylvania
to its Environmental Victory Project in Aug. 2004 (EVP was already active
in FL, NM, OR and WI). The program focused on the Philadelphia suburbs,
especially Montgomery County, and was boosted by volunteers who bused in
from New York City and Washington, DC and from a number of universities.
EVP reported 164,128 doors knocked on and 74,831 contacts made.
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO |
231 State Street, 7th Floor | Harrisburg
President: William M. George
Desk/State Director: Paul Lemmon
Mobilization Director for the AFL-CIO. Worked the Iowa caucuses
in 2000, and Pennsylvania in the fall. In 1996 oversaw AFL-CIO voter
mobilization efforts in the Midwest. Started out with the United
Mine Workers in southwestern Pennsylvania.