People-Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH)
updated February 17, 2008
KUCINICH FOR PRESIDENT
Headquarters: 11808 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111
(announced Sept. 12, 2007 through
to just before the Jan. 8, 2008 NH primary) Now working as a
business consultant specializing in media and early stage technology companies.
As an Airborne Ranger Infantry Lieutenant Klein served in the 25th Infantry
Division and was assigned to Army Central Command in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
during Operation Desert Storm; he continued his military service in the
Army Reserves with the rank of Captain until 2003. Graduate of West
Susan Alzner finished as campaign
Advisor on Kucinich's 2004 and
2006 re-election campaigns. Legislative aide to New Jersey Deputy
Assembly Speaker Herb Conaway and worked in Sen. Ted Kennedy's press office.
In 2006 he served as communications director for Ron Rice Jr.'s successful
election to the Newark City Council, field coordinator for Bayonne Councilman
Tony Chiappone's successful re-election campaign, campaign manager for
Perth Amboy Mayor Joe Vas' 2006 congressional campaign for U.S Sen. Bob
Menendez's open seat, and as a consultant to Dana Wefer for Morris County
Freeholder and executive director of Americans Vs. George Allen in Alexandria,
VA. Small business owner in New Jersey and works also as a syndicated columnist
for Nassau Journals. Worked as an assistant booker and director of
radio relations for Jersey Championship Wrestling out of Lodi, New Jersey.
From Monmouth County, New Jersey.
|Deputy Campaign Manager
Senior strategist on Kucinich's
2004 presidential campaign. Senior strategist on the Ralph Nader's
2000 campaign. Cobble volunteered for his first presidential campaign
at the age of 20, running his home county in New Mexico for George McGovern.
He later served as political director and speechwriter for the National
Rainbow Coalition, was National Delegate Coordinator for Jackson for President
'88, and directed the Keep Hope Alive PAC. Cobble has conducted election
training workshops for the African National Congress in South Africa, served
as a Fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, was once selected as a
Young Political Leader in America, and is listed in Who's Who in America.
He served as executive director of the Arca Foundation.
(started in Aug. 2007)
Previously international press secretary for Democrats Abroad. Has
been involved in 13 presidential campaigns, including Richard Nixon's 1960
campaign as a young volunteer in New York State.
Has known Kucinich for decades.
Worked for a PR firm headed up William Silverman. Worked for Mayor
Dennis Kucinich. Started as a copy aide at the Plain Dealer
and worked as a reporter and on the city desk.
Ely Multimedia since 2001.
National director of media on Kucinich's 2004 campaign, including producing
and CDís, photography, videography, audio and video commercials, webcasts,
graphic and web design, and satellite broadcasts. Prior to that,
he produced video promos and DVDís for Ralph Nader. Formed Dok Rok,
Inc. in 1998, producing albums, TV programs, and webcasts
|Director of Multimedia
Resident of Holly Springs, GA.
Graduate of Hofstra University, 1988.
|Director of Virtual Outreach/Social
Major gifts manager at the Progressive
Majority in Washington, DC. An account manager with NGP Software.
Finance director on Jack Carter's 2006 campaign for U.S. Senate in Nevada.
|National Finance Director
Earlier served as National Outreach
and Volunteer Coordinator. Formerly an intern in Kucinich's congressional
|Assistant to Finance Director
Initially served as the campaign's
New Hampshire State Coordinator. From Hampton. Seacoast Coordinator
and State Volunteer Coordinator on Kucinich's 2004 NH Primary campaign.
Initially did field operations
and the Iowa caucus campaign, such as it was. Resident of Dubuque,
Iowa. Deputy Campaign Manager for the Art Small for U.S. Senate campaign
in Iowa in 2004. Iowa People of Color Outreach Coordinator and National
Spanish Language Coordinator for the 2004 Kucinich for President campaign.
|Director of Latino Outreach
(started in Jan. 2007)
President of Icon Imaging PR, based in Southern California. Senior
media consultant on Kucinich's 2004 presidential campaign.
Experience on many campaigns, including the 1997 Charter Reform ballot
measure in Los Angeles. Experience in television news starting as
a reporter for WTLV (NBC) in Jacksonville, Florida in 1975, then as a political
reporter in Houston, Texas for KHOU-TV (CBS), and state capital bureau
chief in Atlanta, Georgia for WXIA-TV (NBC); also worked as a field reporter
with a political speciality for WSB TV (ABC) in Atlanta. B.S. from
the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, 1974.
From Jacksonville, FL.
|Senior Advisor/West Coast
State Coordinators (except
where other title shown) >>
||Rick Romero, Sr.
| Senior Advisor
||Laraine Ryan, Esq.
||Jon Ausman of
||Erik Kvam and
Robin Rae Swanson
||Lyle P. McClanahan
||Herb Hoffman of Ogunquit
Paul Cunningham and Jen
Joaquin of South Portland
||David Bright of Dixmont
and Veronica Magnum of Stockton Springs
||Luke and Charlotte
||Diana Smith, Raj Rathor
|New Mexico www.kucinichnewmexico.org
||headquarters at 11808 Lorain
Ave. in Cleveland
||Claire McGee of Newport
||Christy Lewis of Upper Black
||Randy RaSha'd Gaines
Chris M. Walker
||Paul Barrow of Nashville
||Kathleen Voigt Walsh
||Andrea Miller of Chesterfield
(March 1, 2007) With his wife,
Jean Hay Bright, David Bright runs BrightBerry Farm in Dixmont, ME.
In the 2006 cycle he served as treasurer on Jean Hay Bright's U.S. Senate
campaign against Sen. Olympia Snowe.
|Director of Field Operations
|Issues and Policy Director
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