Kerry and Allies-Organization, Pennsylvania

Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc. |  1528 Walnut Street, 11th Floor  |  Philadelphia      and     225 Ross Street  |  Pittsburgh
State Director Tony Podesta
(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.

Assistant: Teal Baker
Deputy State Director Amanda Crumley
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.
Communications Director Mark Nevins
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:
Formed in July 2003.  Steering Committee Co-chairs Mike Usman, M.D. and Janis Williams.

Pennsylvania Victory '04 (
State Headquarters: 1528 Walnut Street, 11th Floor, Philadelphia     Western Regional Headquarters: 225 Ross Street, Pittsburgh Field Organization
Director David Katz
(July 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. 

Assistant to the CC Director: Shannon Spillane
Deputy CC Director for Communications Tricia Enright
A leader in the National Progress Fund (, 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. 
Deputy CC Director for Field John Stefanini
Joined 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.
Deputy CC Director for Philadelphia Brian Hardwick
Deputy 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 other campaigns. 

F I E L D (John Stefanini)   Field Organization

Field Director Patrick Adams
Experience 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.
Deputy Field Director Tim Penna
During the NH primary Penna was Seacoast/Strafford Regional Field Director for the Kerry campaign.  Field staff of Shaheen for Senate in New Hampshire in 2002. 
Assistant to CC Deputy Director Stephanie Hicks

Canvass Coordinator Dan Bertrand

PA Roadtrip to Victory Coordinator Cynthia Metzler
Provost 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. 
Assistant PA Roadtrip to Victory Coordinator Stephanie Pinkham
(October 2004)  On leave from her position as office manager of a complex litigation firm in California.
Paid Voter Contact Director (mail & phones) Patrick Pannett
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.
   Mail:  The Strategy Group. 
   Phones:  LSG Strategies; Dewey Hub.
Statewide Paraphernalia Coordinator ("Chum Boss") Jordan Cross
Director 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. Political Science and Philosophy from Haverford College.
Election Day Data Coordinator Jenn Baka

Director of Special Operations Nicholas Flagler
Flagler 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.

and Deputy CC Director for Philadelphia Brian Hardwick (see above)


Political Director Sabrina McNeal
Congressional 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. 
Philadelphia Political Outreach Don (DA) Jones
Political 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.
Philadelphia Political Outreach Kevin Greenberg
Philadelphia 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.   
Deputy Director (Congressional Cands/Philly Suburbs) Bruce Andrews
(on leave 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.
Deputy Director (NE PA and Lehigh Valley) Joe Cullen
(started 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 Yale University.
Women's Outreach Director Beryl Hall

Hispanic Outreach Coordinator Carlos Matos
Democratic leader of the 19th Ward in Philadelphia.
Labor Liaison Charlie Rasmussen
Press 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..


Constituencies and Issues Director Soroush Shehabi
Some work 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.

Assistants to Constituencies and Issues Director-Michael Diamond (also some Jewish outreach); Shannon McNulty (Irish, Polish outreach)
Deputy State Constituencies and Issues Director Andrew Lachman
(started 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.

Intern: Eli Lipschultz
Director of LGBT Outreach Mike Marsico

Business Constituency Coordinator Ken Miller
Miller 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. 
Business Constituency - Arrun Kapoor
Business Constituency Volunteer - Clay Ancri
Veterans Constituency Coordinator Patrick Murphy
Eleven 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. 
Environmental Outreach Coordinator Tim Searchinger
Attorney 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.
Americans with Disabilities Coordinator Graham Finney

Healthcare Constituency Coordinator Gus Warren

Philadelphia Labor Outreach Robert Henon
Political Director for International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98.
also Bob Muse
Constituency Coordinator Stephen Fritsch

Carribean/African Outreach-Mipe Okunseinde (student)

Constituencies Volunteer-Scott Chun

C O M M U N I C A T I O N S  (Tricia Enright)

Press Secretary Mistique Cano
Cano joined 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 Texan.
Press Assistant Dan DeRosa

Radio Coordinator Jeff Philp

Gray McBride
Research Director Josh Nanberg
In 2003, 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

"We 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
burden of preparing these events off of our field staff." -Brian Turetsky
Director of Scheduling and Advance Brian Turetsky
On leave 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 Center, 2002. 


Scheduling Desks:
Tracy Mathieu Chris Niedermeier Melissa Wood

Hewitt Strange Miriam Litt Joe Bernstein

Scheduling Intern: Emily Sussman
Surrogate Scheduling Director Abe Dyk
Served 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. 


Director of Advance Marianne Smith
This was 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. 

Advance Staff-Allison Riesel, Ben Geyerhahn, Caswell Holloway

Trip Advance - Jonathan Miller, Richard May
Briefing Director Paul Marttila
(prepared political and event briefs for every surrogate and principal visit)

also for about a week: Phil Press
Special Projects/Advance Greg MacDonald
(in charge of the Governor's Bus Tour and the Election Night Victory Party)


Volunteer Coordinator Robert Roggio
Roggio 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 American Studies.
Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Noelle Bjornson
(first 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 

GOTV Coordinator Summer Oesch
(started 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. 
Regional GOTV Director Jordan Marks
GOTV Logistics Rex Gradeless

GOTV Assistant: Jeremy Wolland

V O T E R   P R O T E C T I O N

Voter Protection Coordinator Kim Warden
Deputy Voter Protection Coordinator Annie Stein

Regional Election Law Coordinators: Greg Parker, Christine Leonard

Election Protection Law School Coordinator: David Foster

Voter Protection Assistants: Karen Dodson, Walter Mosley


Software Engineer Julie Goldberg

Internet Director Jason Levitis
B.A. in mathematics from Wesleyan University and a law degree from Yale University.
IT Director Mike Morris

Technology Volunteer: Rob Krebs

F I N A N C E   A N D   O P E R A T I O N S

Finance Director Michelle Singer

Deputy Finance Director Reena Singh

Operations Director Kathy Chan

Deputy Director of Operations Liesl Sachse

Office Manager Maggie Dee

General Counsel Sherry Swirsky
Also served 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.

Western Regional Headquarters
225 Ross Street, Pittsburgh

Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc. 
Kerry-Edwards Western Communications Director Khristyn Brimmeier
Worked over seven years on Capitol Hill, including four years with Rep. Nick Lampson (D-TX) through Feb. 2004. 

Pennsylvania Victory '04 
Senior Advisor-Western PA Craig Smith
Smith 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.
Western Director Art DeCoursey
Small 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.
Deputy Western Director Clayton Wukich
Graduate of Slippery Rock University where he was SGA president.
Field Director Louis Elisa
FEMA liaison to NATO until 2001.  New England regional director for the Federal Emergency Management Agency from 1994-97. 
Western Press Secretary Dan Willson
Deputy Political Director for Base Vote Eric Mitchell
Jewish Outreach Coordinator Joel Singerman
Christian Outreach Coordinator David Bryden
Veteran's Outreach Coordinator John Stoltz
Volunteer Coordinator Lindsay Patross
Roadtrip to Victory Coordinator Sharon Werner
Special Events Coordinator Justin Smith
Advance Staff William Hildabrand
GOTV Director Mike Martin
Election Protection Coordinator Carrie Nixon
Operations and Finance Director Sharon Werner
Deputy Finance Director Terry Babcock-Lumish
Office Manager Lesley Rains

More: Teresa Pavsic 

Pennsylvania Democratic Party  |  510 North Third Street  |  Harrisburg 
Chairman Rep. T.J. Rooney
State Representative since 1993--133rd Legislative District (Lehigh and Northampton Counties).
Executive Director Dr. Donald F. Morabito
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. 
Campaign Controller Dan Lipner
Deputy Director of Compliance Katherine Orr


ACT Pennsylvania
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.
State Director Greg Naylor
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.
Field Director Jen Jinks

• Bucks County: - contact Mike Rabinowitz 
• Central PA:  - contact Bill Bacon
• Chester County: - contact Tom Goldkuhle
• Delaware County:  - contact Joe Shields
• Erie:  - contact Gary Horton
• Johnstown:  - contact Wanda Hobson
• Lehigh Valley:  - contact Siobhan Bennett
• Montgomery County:  - contact Joanne Grossi
• Pittsburgh:  - contact Denny Roberge
Communications Director Rebecca Kirszner
Graduate of Clark University in Massachusetts.

America Votes  |  Harrisburg 
Pennsylvania State Organizing Director J.J. Johnston
Executive Director of SEIU Pennsylvania State Council.

Environmental Victory Project  |  135 S. 19th Street #300  |  Philadelphia
State Director Susan Gobreski
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.

MoveOn PAC

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO  |  231 State Street, 7th Floor  |  Harrisburg
President:  William M. George
Secretary-Treasurer:  Richard W. Bloomingdale
Battleground Desk/State Director: Paul Lemmon
Field 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.

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