updated August 7, 2019)
formal announcement Mar. 17, 2019; announced Gillibrand 2020 Exploratory Committee Jan. 15, 2019.
Candidate Kirsten Gillibrand timeline
Husband Jonathan Gillibrand
Campaign Manager Jess Fassler
(reported by Politico
on Jan. 11, 2019) Chief of staff to
Gillibrand since she started in the U.S. House in 2007. Press
secretary to U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (TX), 2005-07. Press
assistant and press secretary to U.S. Rep. Martin Frost (TX),
2003-05. Policy assistant and special projects coordinator in the
U.S. House, 2000-03. Legilsative aide in the New York State
Assembly, 1999-2000. M.A. in political management from The George
Washington University, 2001; bachelor's degree in political science and
government from SUNY at Albany, 1999. Originally from Buffalo, NY.
Senior Advisor/Campaign Director Dan McNally
(reported Jan. 11, 2019) Most recently at Shorr Johnson Magnus. Political director at the DSCC, Feb.-Oct. 2017. Campaign manager on Sen. Michael Bennet's 2016 re-election. DSCC regional political director in the 2014 cycle. Campaign manager on Mark Pocan's successful 2012 campaign for Congress in WI-2. Assistant director of intergovernmental affairs for the City of Syracuse, NY, Jan.-Sept. 2011. Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei's unsucessful re-election bid in 2010. Campaign manager on Stephanie Miner for Mayor of Syracuse in 2009. Field operations manager on Dan Maffei’s successful 2008 campaign for Congress. Worked on the Jon Power's primary campaign in NY-26 in 2008. Also worked on U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter's campaign. Undergraduate degree in political science from SUNY at Geneseo, 2008.
National Political Director Semedrian Smith
(announced Feb. 13, 2019) Deputy campaign
manager on Friends of
Sherrod Brown, March-Nov. 2018. Political on Ralph Northam for
Governor, Feb. 2017-Jan. 2018. One of two political directors for
the Democratic Party of Virginia in 2016. Worked in Hampton Roads
in 2015. Also worked in Wisconsin, Arizona and Texas.
creative writing and political science at Edgewood College. Born
in rural Wisconsin.
Deputy National Political Director Gregory Smiley
(from Feb. 2019; announced Jan. 22) Campaign
Gillibrand's re-election campaign from April 2018. Director of
intergovernmental affairs in the office
of Sen. Gillibrand, Jan. 2014-Mar. 2018. Regional representative
for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Oct. 2011-Jan. 2014. Development
coordinator in the Office of University Relations (July 2009-Feb. 2011)
and legislative aide in the Office of State Relations (July 2007-June
2009) at City University of New York. Committee clerk in the New
York State Assembly, Jan.-June 2007. M.P.A. in urban affairs and
public private partnerships and B.A. in black studies and political
science from CUNY City College. Grew up in East New York; born in
Jamaica, West Indies.
National Director of Delegate Operations Courtney Federico
(Mar. 2019) Program manager for WOMEN VOTE! at
Mar.-Dec. 2018. Outreach manager for the Combined Defense
Project, Sept. 2017-Mar. 2018. Deputy director for party affairs
and delegate selection at the DNC, July 2015-Aug. 2017. Special
assistant to the CEO at the DNC, Jan. 2014-May 2015. Assistant to
the executive director at the EMILY's List, June-Dec. 2013.
Intern at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, Jan.-May
2013. Field organizer in Nashua (Aug.-Nov. 2012) and organizing
fellow (July-Aug. 2012) on Organizing for America. B.A. in
international relations from Boston University, 2012.
Communications Director Meredith Kelly
(reported Jan. 11, 2019) Communications
director for the 2018 cycle and national press secretary for the 2016
cycle at the DCCC. New York press secretary for Sen. Charles
Schumer. Graduate of Boston College. twitter
National Press Secretary Evan Lukaske
(announced Jan. 22, 2019) A regional press
secretary at the DCCC
in the 2018 cycle from Feb. 2017. Press secretary for the New
Hampshire Democratic Party, Feb.-Nov. 2016. Communications
director for Friends of Madeline Singas (Mineola, NY), April-Nov.
2015. Communications director on Bishop for Congress, July-Nov.
2014. Press assistant (Jan.-July 2014) and staff assistant
(June-Dec. 2013) for U.S. Rep. Steve Israel. Financial
performance analyst (June 2012-May 2013) and HR analyst (June 2011-May
2012) for BP in the Chicago area. Bachelor's degree in
communications from University of Michigan, 2011. twitter
Traveling Press Secretary Alex Phillips
(announced Jan. 22, 2019) Moving to the campaign
position as press secretary in the Senate office, started there in June
2017. Director of surrogates and media affairs for Senate
Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer. National booking manager
(Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016) and press assistant (April 2015-Nov. 2016) on
Hillary for America. Policy officer in the Office of the Global
AIDS Coordinator at the U.S. Department of State, Sept.
2014-2015. Assistant in the president's office at The Rockefeller
Foundation, June 2012-Sept. 2014. Bachelor's degree in
international/global studies from Spellman College, 2012.
Missouri native. twitter
Research Director Alexandra Sanchez
(announced Jan. 22, 2019) has served as Sen/ Gillibrand's research director and advisor since Gillibrand's appointment to the Senate in 2009. Worked in senior research roles for former Gov. Bill Richardson's gubernatorial and presidential campaigns, and for Tom Udall's U.S. Senate campaign. Originally from Albuquerque, NM.
Deputy Research Director Alexandra Wilcox
(Feb. 2019) Deputy research director for the
DCCC I.E., Mar.-Dec.
2018. Deputy research director/senior researcher (Dec. 2013-Mar.
2018) and research analyst (July 2011-Dec. 2013) at VR Research.
B.A. in English from UC Berkley; earlier attended Santa Barbara City
(reported Jan. 11, 2019) Digital director on Gavin Newsom's campaign for Governor of California from Jan. 2018. Senior strategist at M+R in the San Francisco Bay area, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018. Deputy social media director (from Dec. 2015) and senior social media strategist (May-Dec. 2015) on Hillary for America. Digital state campaigns manager (Feb.-May 2015) and digital content specialist (May 2013-Feb. 2015) at Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Digital consultant for Vital Voices Global Partnership, March-May 2013. Colorado deputy digital director at Obama for America, June-Nov. 2012. Communications manager for the Hispanic National Bar Association, June 2011-Sept. 2012. B.A. in Romance languages from Dartmouth College, 2010. twitter
Digital Finance Director Gavrie Kullman
(reported by WSJ's Ken Thomas on Jan. 11, 2019;
announced Feb. 13, 2019) Digital director at the Democratic
Governors Association from July 2014; senior digital advisor to the
National Democratic Redistricting Committee, Jan. 2017-Dec. 2018.
Director of online development for United Service Organizations, Oct.
2011-July 2014. Senior account executive at Anne Lewis
Strategies, LLC, June 2007-Oct. 2011. Deputy director of
marketing, online (Dec. 2006-June 2007) and direct marketing
coordinator (April 2005-Dec. 2006) at the DSCC. Field organizer
on Tom Daschle for Senate (SD), March-Dec. 2004. Field
coordinator in Nashua, NH on John Kerry’s presidential campaign. Nov.
2003-Feb. 2004. B.A. in political science from UC Riverside, 2003.
Deputy Digital Fundraising Director, Paid Acquisition Juliana Pajdo
(June 2019) Senior digital advertising manager (June
digital advertising manager, May 2017-May 2018 and digital advertising
coordinator (May 2016-May 2017) at Rising Tide Interactive.
Bachelor's degree in political science and government from New York
Digital Mobilization Director Alexis Magnan-Callaway
(reported by the Washington Post on Feb. 11, 2019) Digital director for the Arizona Democratic Party, 2018. Digital organizing lead in Arlington for the Democratic Party of Virginia from July 2017. Brand partnerships for ATTN: from Jan. 2017. Organizer in Luzerne County for Hillary for America in Pennsylvania, July-Nov. 2016. Account executive with iHeartMedia, July 2014-July 2016. Senior account executive at BlueLink Marketing LLC, 2012-14. Studied at New College of Florida. twitter
Digital Coalitions Director Justin Jenkins
(reported by the Washington Post on Feb. 11, 2019) Deputy digital director on McCaskill for Missouri, Jan.-Nov. 2018. Digital assistant on Ralph Northam for Governor, Feb-Nov. 2017. Shift supervisor, barista trainer and coffe master at Starbucks in Tucson, Oct. 2011-May 2017. Communications strategist at Dewey Square Group, May-Nov. 2016. Master's degree in political communication from American University, 2017; bachelor's degree in political science and communications from University of Arizona, 2015; associate's degree from Pima Community College, 2012. twitter
Content Director Sarah Rodriguez
(April 2019) Digital organizer for NY State Senator Michael Gianaris, Jan.-Apr. 2019. Field manager for Grassroots Campaigns, Aug. 2018-Jan. 2019. Professional dancer, Aug. 2014-July 2018. Bachelor's degree in dance performance, political science from University of Utah, 2014.
Clean Elections Plan | Reproductive Rights
"Family Bill of Rights" | LGBTQ Rights Agenda | Legalize Marijuana
Expand Social Security | Aging with Dignity | Foreign Policy | Climate Change | Rural America
National Finance Director Stefanie Conahan
Senior national finance advisor to Gillibrand since 2009. Self employed political fundraiser and development consultant since 2008. Finance consultant to Hillary Clinton for President, Jan. 2007-June 2008. Deputy national finance director on Sen. Evan Bayh's All America PAC, Mar. 2005-Dec. 2006. Associate at ICF International, 2001-05. M.A. in political management from The George Washington University, 2005; B.S. in policy studies and public relations from Syracuse University, 2001. From Marblehead, Mass..
Deputy Finance Director Erica Bordador
With Gillibrand since 2010 including as Mid-Atlantic
finance director for Gillibrand for Senate and Off the Sidelines PAC
from Jan. 2015; senior sepcial advisor in the Office of Sen.
Gillibrand, Jan. 2015-March 2017; deputy finance director on Gillibrand
for Senate, Aug. 2010-Dec. 2014. Scheduler and executive
assistant to U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson (IL-11), Jan. 2009-Aug.
Finance director on the campaign to re-elect U.S. Rep. Baron Hill (IN),
Mar. 2007-Nov. 2008. Studied at Indiana University Bloomington.
Tri-State Finance Director Laura Rokoff
Deputy finance director on Gillibrand for Senate, May
2019. Interim director of development (Jan.-May 2017) and senior
advisor and project manager (Feb.-Dec. 2016) on the Mayor's Fund to
Advance New York City. Finance director on Calone for Congress,
Apr.-Nov. 2015. Finance director Nov. 2013-Nov. 2014) and chief
organizing officer (May-Nov. 2013) on Friends of Gina Raimondo
(RI). Research assistant at Demos, June 2010-June 2011.
Deputy chief of staff on Eric Dinallo for Attorney General, Oct.
2009-Sept. 2010. Research analyst at MultiState Associates, Inc.,
Jan. 2007-May 2008. Assistant at Peter D. Hart Research
Associates, Oct.-Dec. 2006. B.A. in political science from Lehigh
Southern California Finance Director Adam J. Schiff
(Jan. 2019) Self-employed political and
from April 2017. Director of Western regional operations for J
Street, Oct. 2017-Dec. 2018. Senior vice president-Southern
California for Strategies 360, July 2016-Mar. 2017. Senior
director of government and philanthropic affairs at Legendary
Entertainment, Jan. 2015-Jan. 2016. Vice president of Noah Mamet
& Associates, Feb. 2004-Dec. 2014. Regional finance director
on Gephardt for President, Jan. 2003-Jan. 2004. Finance assistant
at the DCCC, April-Dec. 2002. Videotape archivist for NBC
Olympics, Jan.-Mar. 2002. Desk assistant for PBS NewsHour, July
2001-Jan. 2002. B.A. in political science, communications from
University of Pennsylvania, 2001.
Blanca Andrei (New York)
Tiffani Sykhammountry (Boston)
Director of Scheduling Alina Meltaus
(Feb. 2019) Director of scheduling (Mar.
scheduler (July 2015-Mar. 2016) and correspondence manager (Oct.
2014-July 2015) in the U.S. Senate. Account assistant at Kennedy
Communications, Sept.-Oct. 2014. Fundraising director on Stanley
Chang for Congress, Feb.-Aug. 2014. Chief of staff to the CEO
(Sept. 2013-Jan. 2014), finance coordinator (Feb.-Sept. 2013) and
deputy field director (June 2012-Feb. 2013) at No Labels. B.A. in
political science from Allegheny College, 2012.
Chief Operating Officer Danielle Duffy
(announced Feb. 13, 2019) Director of operations
for the Medical
Device Innovation Consortium, Feb. 2017-Feb. 2019; also consultant to
Human Rights Port, April 2017-Aug. 2018. Human resources and
operations director at Rising Tide Interactive, Aug.-Nov. 2016.
Director of finance and business operations for the DC Primary Care
Association, Feb. 2014-Dec. 2015. Finance and operations manager
at the Hollings Center for International Dialogue, Dec. 2009-Jan.
2014. Administrative assistant at PoliTemps, Inc. June-Dec.
2009. Temp. scheduler for U.S. Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper, Jan.-April
2009. Director of operations for DCCC I.E., April-Dec.
2008. Executive assistant and membership recruitment coordinator
for the League of Women Voters, April 2005-April 2008. M.A. in
political management from The George Washington University, 2006; B.S.
in telecommunications from University of Florida, 2004.
Operations Assistant Margaret Trombly
(June 2019) Civic engagement fellow for Young
Sept.-Dec. 2018. Bachelor's degree in gender and sexuality
studies from Bates College, 2018.
State Director Lara Henderson
28, 2019) Finance director on
Fred Hubbell's 2018
campaign for governor from May 2017. Associate at Link
Strategies, LLC to May 2017. Iowa finance director on Patty
Judge's campaign for U.S. Senate, Mar.-Nov. 2016. Midwest corn
lawsuit project manager at Link Strategies, LLC, Dec. 2014-Mar. 2016.
Campaign manager on Brad Anderson's 2014
campaign for Secretary of State. Field director (July-Nov. 2013)
and political researcher (Feb.-July 2013) at Link Strategies,
LLC. Field organizer (Aug.-Nov. 2012) and summer organizing
(June-Aug. 2012.in Cedar
Rapids for Organizing for America. B.A. in rhetoric and
communication from Drake University, 2014. From Cedar
Caucus Director Casey Clemmons
(Mar. 2019; reported by the Des
Moines Register on Feb. 20, 2019) GOTV director for the
Iowa Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Field director on Gwen
Graham for Governor (FL), May-Aug. 2018. Cook County organizing
director on JB Pritzker for Governor, May 2017-Apr. 2018. Deputy
organizing director for the Iowa Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016.
Delegate protection coordinator in Des Moines (Mar.-May 2016), deputy
organizing director for the Illinois primary (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and
organizer in Ankeny (July 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America.
Deputy field director on Chicago for Rahm Emanuel, Dec. 2014-April
2015. Regional field director on Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate,
May-Nov. 2014. Bachelor's degree in political science from DePaul
University, 2014; served a president of the Student Government
Association, 2013-14. twitter
Political Director Haley Barbour
(reported by the Des
on Feb. 20, 2019) Deputy finance director on Hubbell for
Governor, May 2017-Nov. 2018. Organizer in NW Des Moines on
Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016. B.A. in political science
from Drake University, 2017; a team member on the Harkin Institute's
Iowa Caucus Project, Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016. Originally from Kansas
Organizing Director Andrea Nemecek
(started May 6, 2019) Training director for the
Democratic Party, Apr. 2018-Apr. 2019. Training director on JB
Pritzker for Governor, Oct. 2017-Mar. 2018. Call time manager and
finance assistant for the Iowa Senate Majority Fund, June-Oct.
2017. Legislative aide to state Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquardt,
Jan.-Apr. 2017. Regional organizing director for universities in
SW Ohio (July-Nov. 2016) and organizer in Dayton (Apr.-July 2016) for
the Ohio Democratic Party. Organizer on Hillary for America in
South Minneapolis, Nov. 2015-Mar. 2016. Regional field director
in Iowa City for NextGen Climate, Apr.-Nov. 2015. Regional GOTV
director in Waterloo for the Iowa Democratic Party, Oct.-Nov.
2014. BA. in English from Grinnell College, 2014. twitter
Regional Organizing Directors include
Council Bluffs Shayne Ray
(June 2019) A regional field director for the Ohio Democratic Party in Fall 2018. Regional director for For Our Future, July 2017-July 2018. Deputy regional organizing director in Toledo, OH on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Field organizer for the Ohio Democratic Party, Sept. 2015-Apr. 2016. Organizing fellow on Hillary for America in Las Vegas, May-Sept. 2015. Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Ohio University, 2010. twitter
Des Moines Devereaux Kesler
(May 2019) Regional field director in Wausau for
Party of Wisconsin. Field organizer in Allentown for the
Pennsylvania Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2018. Field organizer in
Norfolk for the Virginia Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2017.
B.S. in political science and government from Santa Clara University,
Field organizer in Chester Co. for the Pennsylvania
Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2018. Bachelor's degree in
psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, 2018. twitter
Digital Organizing Director Maya Bentley
(June 2019) Application selection specialist (from Feb. 2019) and operations associate (Apr.-June 2019) for Organizing Corps 2020. Field organizer for the Nevada State Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2018. Certified application counselor and grassroots organizer for Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and SW Missouri, Apr. 2017-May 2018. B.S. in crisis/emergency/disaster management, psychology, women's and gender studies from Saint Louis University, 2017. twitter
Communications Director/Early States
Communications Advisor Rachel Irwin
(announced Jan. 28, 2019) Midwest press
secretary at the DCCC in
the 2018 cycle from April 2017. Senior associate at AL Media in
Chicago, Jan. 2016-March 2017. Communications director at the
Maine Democratic Party, Jan. 2014-Jan. 2016. Marketing and events
manager for Portland's Downtown District, 2013-14. Account
manager at Limelight Public Relations, Inc. in San Diego,
2010-12. Senior account executive at Allison+Partners in San
Diego, 2008-10. Communications director in the U.S. House,
2007-08. B.A. in journalism from University of Maine. twitter
Deputy Communications Director and Policy Analyst Lucy Westerfield
(June 2019) Legislative director (Aug. 2018-June
analyst (Sept. 2017-July 2018) and program assistant (May-Aug. 2017) at
Patients for Affordable Drugs. Field organizer in Burlington for
the Iowa Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016. Sales assistant for
Studio 3, Inc. in Portland, OR, Jan.-May 2016. B.A. in biology,
political science from Macalester College, 2015. twitter
Megan Currie Sioux City twitter
Kassandra Fotiadis Dubuque twitter
Dan Holohan Cedar Rapids twitter
Dominic Patafie twitter
K Shen Benton, Iowa, Poweshiek and Tama Cos. twitter
Mike Sickles Burlington twitter
Marisa _ Iowa City twitter
Kyla Paterson, chair of the Stonewall Caucus of the Iowa Democratic Party ...Jan. 19, 2019 >
State Director Pat Devney
(announced Feb. 13, 2019) Campaign manager on U.S. Sen. Joe
Manchin (WV)'s re-election, Oct. 2017-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager
on Colin Van Ostern's run for governor of New Hampshire, April-Nov.
2016. Campaign manager on Chris Bell's run for Mayor of Houston
in 2015. Campaign manager for U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster's
re-election in 2014. Special projects director for U.S. Sen.
Mazie Hirono (HI), 2012-13. Campaign manager on Nathan Granger
for State Senate (LA), Feb. 2011. Worked in Louisiana in late
2009-mid-2010 and in Virginia in the 2009 cycle. "...a veteran of
multiple senate races and brings significant experience managing
successful campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels."
Political Director Shannon
(announced Feb. 13, 2019) Campaign manager on
Free & Fair New
Hampshire/Colin Van Ostern for Secretary of State, Mar.-Dec.
2018. Finance director on Joyce Craig for Manchester, Jan.-Nov.
2017. Call time and events manager on Van Ostern for New
Hampshire, Nov. 2015-Nov. 2016. Administrative director for the
National Women's Political Caucus, Aug.-Nov. 2015. Assistant
canvass director for Grassroots Campaigns, June-Aug. 2015.
Bachelor's degree in political science, history from The George
Washington University, 2015. twitter
Deputy Political Director Casey Neal
(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on June 13, 2019) Organizing director on former Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern's race for New Hampshire Secretary of State. Finance consultant to Rio Strategies from Apr. 2017. Policy and administrativ manager for Maryland Clean Energy, Apr. 2016-Apr. 2017. Undergraduate degree from University of Maryland Baltimore County. Other experience includes deputy campaign manager on Eric Ebersole for State Delegate, Feb.-Nov. 2019. twitter
Deputy Political Director Nadia Jaferey
(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on June 13,
2019) NH organizing
director for NextGen America to June 2019. Campaign manager
on Cindy Rosenwald for New Hampshire, July-Nov. 2018. Content
strategist for cocoabeens communications, July 2017-May 2018.
Bachelor's degree in political science: international relations and
comparative politics from Emmanuel College, 2017. Other
experience includes campaign organizer on Jim Donchess for Mayor
(Nashua), July-Sept. 2015; organizing fellow in Nashua on Hillary
for New Hampshire, May-Aug. 2015; and volunteer organnizer in Nashuar
on Obama for America, Aug.-Nov. 2018. From Nashua. twitter
Organizing Director Maggie Seppi
(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on June 13, 2019) Deputy field director for the North Carolina Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2018. Finance assistant at Chraca Friedman Group, Oct. 2017-Apr. 2018. Deputy political director on Tom Perriello for Virginia, Mar.-June 2017. Regional organizing director in Arlington for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Organizer in Jacksonville, FL area (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and in suburban Des Moines (Oct. 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America. Production assistant at The Strategy Group, Apr.-Sept. 2015. Field canvasser in DC for Clean Water Action, Jan.-Mar. 2015. Field organizer on the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign / Kay Hage, May-Nov. 2014. B.A. in communication, journalism from University of North Florida, 2012. twitter
Regional Organizing Directors include
(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on June 13,
degree in politics, American government and politics from Saint Anselm
College, May 2019. Campaign manager on state Rep. Pat Boyd (CT)'s
re-election, Apr.-Nov. 2018; and a regional organizing
director on Eva Bermúdez Zimmerman’s campaign for lieutenant
governor of Connecticut, May-Aug. 2018. Field director on Boyd
for Connecticut, Feb.-Nnov. 2016. Team leader (Nov. 2015-Feb.
2016) and rganizing fellow (Sept.-Nov. 2015) on Hillary Clinton's NH
primary campaign. From Pomfret Center, CT. twitter
(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on June 13,
2019) Founder (Aug. 2016) of Summit Campaigns in Atlanta.
Political organizer on Jon Ossoff for Congress (GA-6) May-June
2017. Verification specialist for New Georgia Project,
2014. Field organizer in Cleveland/Akron for Grassroots Voter
Outreach, Nov. 2012. Associate canvass director in Cleveland for
Environment Ohio, June-Oct. 2012. B.A. in political science from
Oberlin College, 2012. twitter
(July 2019) Policy coordinator for the
Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Sept. 2017-July 2019.
Executive director of the Mississippi Democratic Trust, Jan. 2016-Sept.
2017. Deputy GOTV director for the NC Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov.
2016. Statewide field director for the Mississippi Democratic
Trust, Sept. 2014-Nov. 2015. Government affairs at the Brad
Morris Law Firm, June 2013-Aug. 2014. Campaign manager on
Patterson for Mayor (Oxford, MS), Jan.-June 2013. Campaign director on
Brad Morris for Congress, Jan.-Nov. 2012. Campaign manager on
Jeff Busby for Supervisor, Feb.-Aug. 2011. B.A. in history from
University of Mississippi, 2011.
Digital Organizing Director Katie Whittington
(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on June 13, 2019) Deputy organizing director for the Connecticut Democratic Party. Worked on Stephanie Murphy's 2016 congressional campaign. Florida native. twitter
New Hampshire Communications Director Sarah Guggenheimer
(April 2019) Director of communications (Nov.
deputy communications director (Mar.-Nov. 2018) and communications
associate (Apr. 2017-Mar. 2018). Pittsburgh lead on Organizing
for Action, Feb.-Mar. 2017. Regional organizing director on PA
Victory 2016, Mar.-Nov. 2016. Organizer in Lancaster, PA (Sept.
2015-Apr. 2016) and fellow in Manchester, NH (June-Aug. 2015) on
Hillary for America. B.A. in history and political science from
Washington University in St. Louis, 2015. twitter
Field organizers include
Rylie E Cooper twitter
...announced May 30, 2019
Rep. Susan Ford (Grafton)
...announced Aug. 1, 2019
Judy Reardon, former Legal Counsel to Senator Jeanne Shaheen
Laurie McCray, Chair of the Portsmouth Democratic Committee
Elena Schneider. "Gillibrand hires 3 senior staffers ahead of Iowa visit." Politico, Jan. 11, 2019.
Alexander Burns. "Gillibrand Hires New Aides, Signaling Presidential Run Is Imminent." New York Times, Jan. 11, 2019.
Chief of Staff Joi Chaney
(reported Jan. 4, 2019; start end of Jan.
2019) Senior counsel at Equal Rights Advocates from Aug. 2017 and
project director and campaign director at Equal Pay Today (project of
the Tides Foundation) from Dec. 2015. Founder of J.O.I.
Strategies, April 2015. Special assistant in the Office of the
Chair at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Aug.
2010-April 2015. Director of government relations at Planned
Parenthood Federation of America, Jan.-June 2010. Policy director
and counsel for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, June
2006-Dec. 2009. Associate director of student chapters for the
american Constitution Society, June 2004-June 2006. Associate at
Baach Robinson & Lewis PLLC, Sept. 2003-June 2004. Staff in
the Office of the Secretary at the DNC, Aug. 1999-Sept. 2000.
J.D. from Harvard Law School, 2003; B.A. in political science from
Howard University, 2000. twitter