888 16th Street, NW, Suite
450, Washington, DC
["lead the effort to build ACTís
membership and raise $95 million to support ACTís voter contact program."]
Founder and president of EMILYís List Ė a political action committee that
supports pro-choice Democratic women candidates.
||Ellen R. Malcolm
["design and execute ACTís voter
contact program"] Political Director of the AFL-CIO from 1996-2002.
During the first three years of the Clinton Administration, Rosenthal served
as Associate Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor where he
acted as former-Secretary Robert Reichís chief advisor on union matters.
Before that he was Deputy Political Director for the Democratic National
Committee under Chairman Ron Brown and Political Director Paul Tully.
|Chief Executive Officer
Ickes had headed up The Media
Fund until resigning in May.
|Chief of Staff
Served Sen. Tom Harkin over
a period of 14 years, most recently as chief of staff; advised both his
presidential and senatorial campaigns. She has managed congressional
campaigns in Iowa and the Iowa Democratic Coordinated Campaign in 1996.
From Pottawattamie County.
Andrew Grossman served at the
DSCC from 1999-2003. In 1998, he directed the New York Democratic
Partyís coordinated campaign. Grossman got his start in politics
in 1988 working on Jesse Jacksonís presidential campaign. He has
worked for Democratic candidates at the local, state and national level,
including David Dinkinsí 1989 mayoral campaign in New York, Tom Harkinís
campaign for president in 1992, and Jim McGreevey for Governor of New Jersey
|Director of Research and
Consultant. Served as
deputy chief of staff to Vice President Gore, then joined the Gore-Lieberman
campaign in Nashville running the war room. Former chief of staff
for the House Democratic Caucus.
|Director of Field Communications
Previously SEIU NYSC Deputy
|National Field Director
I N T H E
S T A T E S
77 field offices (according
to a Sept. 17 e-mail)
Previously served as deputy
director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety in Arizona.
Principal at Precision Communications,
Inc., a consulting firm in Silver Spring, MD. Managed Rep. Tammy
Baldwin of Wisconsin's winning campaign in 2002. Political
Director at the DCCC in 2000 and as worked as its West Coast Field Director.
Communications Director, then Political Director at EMILY's List.
Worked for U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) for ten years including the last
two as chief of staff.
Campaign Manager for Sen. Tom
Harkinís successful 1996 and 2002 campaigns and Iowa State Director for
Gore-Lieberman in 2000. Chief of Staff for Sen. Harkin, 1997-99.
Political director for Think
About It, an unsucessful November 2003 referendum to build a casino resort
in Sanford, Maine. Worked for Maine Democrats in 2002.
Campaign manager for Rep. John
Dingell's 2002 re-election campaign (primary against Rep. Lynn Rivers).
Served as a senior fundraiser for Al Gore's 2000 campaign.
Richman served National Field
Director for the Bill Bradley for President campaign. He was an early
field organizer for the late Sen. Paul Wellstone. He served as Campaign
Manager for Darlene Hooley (OR-5); Deputy Campaign Manager for Ann Wynia
in her U.S. Senate race in Minnesota in 1994; and Field Director for fellow
Minnesotan David Mingeís upset victory for the U.S. House in 1992.
(Initially Donald Redmond--Political
Director for Philadelphia Mayor John Street in both his 1999 and 2003 campaigns.
Field Director for Ed Rendellís successful 2002 gubernatorial campaign.
He has also provided organizing and tactical services to the NAACP Voter
Fund and the Philadelphia Voter Mobilization Coalition).
Massachusetts State Director
for Gore-Lieberman in 2000; New Hampshire State Director for the Clinton-Gore
campaign in 1996. Since 1985, in addition to his political organizing work,
Mr. Newman has maintained a respected Boston law practice specializing
in legislative issues and election law.
|New Hampshire Director
Started as the Kerry campaign's
New Mexico state director in August 2003. Before moving to New Mexico
to work on the campaign, Prado was political director for Service Employees
International Union (SEIU) Local 105 in Colorado. There she ran several
campaigns and worked on legislation for the union. Worked field in
the last month of Tom Strickland's 2002 U.S. Senate campaign under the
Democratic coordinated effort and as field director for Congresswoman Diana
DeGette's 2002 campaign; also worked as a senior congressional aide in
DeGette's district office. Ran a state house race in Denver and was
the Fair Housing Director for NEWSED, a non-profit that serves low-income
families and communities. Worked in the Manhattan District Attorney's
office. Graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder.
|New Mexico Director
New York State Director of Sen.
John Edwards' campaign, starting August 2003. Previously worked as
chief of staff to Assemblyman Keith Wright. Has worked on a number
of city and state campaigns in New York. Directed the 2000 Coordinated
Campaign in Louisiana.
New Hampshire State Director
of Gen. Wesley Clark's campaign, announced Oct. 10, 2003, after serving
as New Hampshire State Director of Sen. Bob Graham's campaign from March
17, 2003 until Graham withdrew on October 6, 2003. In 2002 Bouchard
was deputy campaign manager of Tony Sanchez's gubernatorial campaign in
Texas. He was field director for Mark Warner's campaign for governor
of Virginia in 2000-2001. Bouchard worked for Sen. Bob Kerrey's BACK
PAC on the national level in 1999 and as NH director in 1998 as Kerrey
considered a presidential campaign. Previously, he served in various
capacities in NH Democratic politics, including communications director
for the House Democrats, House Caucus director, chairman of the Hillsborough
County Democrats, chairman of the 1st CD for the NHDP, and activity in
numerous local and state campaigns.
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.
Campaign manager for Gov. Ronnie
Musgrove's unsuccessful re-election campaign in Mississippi in 2003.
Chief of Staff for Virginia Lt. Gov. Tim Kaine through Feb. 2003; headed
Kaine's campaign in 2001. Staffer on Sen. John Edwards' 1998 North
Carolina Senate campaign.
|West Virginia Director
Started working on the Dean
campaign in February 2003 doing Special Operations, moved to field role
and officially titled as Field Director on November 13. Campaign
manager for John Baldacciís successful 2002 gubernatorial campaign in Maine.
Graduate of Bates College ('99).
S T R A T E G I S T S
Cornell Belcher -- President
of brilliant corners Research & Strategies, a polling firm specializing
in political, policy, opinion and market research analysis of minority
and youth constituencies.
Sergio Bendixen --
President of Bendixen &
Associates, a Coral Gables, FL-based public opinion research company
that specializes in polling analysis of Latinos in the United States.
-- Vice President of Greenberg
Quinlan Rosner Research (GQR).
Stan Greenberg --
Chairman and CEO of Greenberg
Quinlan Rosner Research (GQR).
Minyon Moore -- heads
Squareís state and local affairs practice.
Celinda Lake -- President
of Lake Snell Perry & Associates, Inc.
Tom Lindenfeld --
Partner at LSG Strategies, a
firm he founded with Mark Sump in 2000.
Board Members (Source:
Center for Public Integrity): Ellen R. Malcolm, Steve Rosenthal, Anne Bartley,
Gina Glantz, Rob Glaser, Jonathan Lewis, Rob Mckay, Minyon Moore, Cecile
Richards, Jonathan Soros, Antonio Villaraigosa