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Warren for President
- formal announcement Feb. 9, 2019
- announced Elizabeth Warren Presidential Exploratory Committee Dec. 31, 2018

(updated April 18, 2019)


elizabethwarren.com  |  @ewarren
staff press releases


Candidate  Elizabeth Warren  timeline

Husband  Bruce Mann
First Dog  Bailey  twitter


Campaign Manager  Roger Lau

(from the beginning; title reported Feb. 13, 2019)  Campaign manager on Elizabeth for MA, the re-election campaign, from Jan. 2018.  Moved over from serving as state director in Warren's Senate office; started in that role in Jan. 2013.  Political director on Warren's 2012 campaign from Sept. 2012 and Jan.-June 2012.  District director to U.S. Rep. Richard Neal (MA), June-Sept. 2012.  Deputy state director to Sen. John Kerry, Jan. 2011-Mar. 2012.  Campaign manager for U.S. Rep. Richard Neal re-election, July-Nov. 2010.  Deputy state director to Sen. John Kerry, Jan.-July 2010.  Campaign manager on Mike Capuano for U.S. Senate, Sept.-Dec. 2009.  Chief of protocol at the U.S. Department of Commerce, June-Sept. 2009.  Deputy state director to Sen. Kerry, Jan.-June 2009.  Campaign manager on John Kerry for U.S. Senate, Mar.-Nov. 2008.  Worked on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in NH, MA (state director), ME and RI, Nov. 2007-Mar. 2008.  Campaign manager on Nikki Tsongas for Congress, Mar.-Oct. 2007.  District director to U.S. Rep. Marty Meehan (MA), Jan. 2006-April 2007.  Massachusetts press secretary to Sen. Kerry, Oct. 1999-Jan. 2006; started as an intern for Kerry while at UMass.  Staffer on John Kerry for President, Jan. 2003-Nov. 2004.  B.A. in political science from UMass Amherst, 2000.  (See also: Andy Metzger.  "The steady hand."  Commonweal, Jan. 1, 2019).  twitter


Chief of Staff  Dan Geldon

(from the beginning; title reported Feb. 13, 2019)  Chief of staff in Warren's Senate office from Jan.-late Oct. 2018; previously deputy COS from Dec. 2012.  Senior advisor on Warren's 2012 campaign.  Advisor to Warren at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 2010-11.  Advisor to Warren for the Congressional Panel on TARP, 2008-09.  Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (KY)'s 2008 re-election campaign.  Directed the DNC's youth outreach program in 2004.  J.D. from Harvard Law School (student of Warren and president of HLS Democrats); undergraduate degree from UMass Amherst.  From Bethesda.


POLITICAL

National Political Director  Rebecca Pearcey

Campaign manager on Ted Strickland for U.S. Senate in Ohio, 2016.  Northeast regional political director at the DCCC in the 2014 cycle.  Campaign manager on John Gregg's 2012 campaign for governor of Indiana.  HIV counseling and testing campaign director at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, 2010-11.  Penn National Gaming, 2009-10.  Ohio political director at Obama for America, Fall 2008.  Political director at the Ohio Democratic Party, March 2007-June 2008.  Field director on Strickland for Governor, 2006.  Deputy field director at Wal-Mart Watch, Jan. 2005-March 2006.  Canvass director for ACT Florida, 2004.  Regional field director on Rep. Dick Gephardt's Iowa caucus campaign in 2003-4.  Administrative aide to Oregon State Sen. Margaret Carter.  Graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in liberal studies, 2000 after transferring from Chemeketa Community College.  twitter



ORGANIZING

National Organizing Director  Richard McDaniel

(reported on Warren's team by Politico on Jan. 15, 2019)  Managing director of political and public affairs at the Peter Damon Group.  Field/political director on Doug Jones for U.S. Senate campaign in Alabama, Oct.-Dec. 2017.  Senior advisor on Randall Woodfin for Mayor (Birmingham, AL), June-Sept. 2017.  Consultant, primary states regional director on Hillary for America, July 2015-Nov. 2016.  Political director of the Georgia Democratic Party from Jan.-June 2015.  Political director on Nunn for Senate, Jan.-Nov. 2014.  Georgia state director at Organizing for Action, Feb.-Dec. 2013.  Georgia field director on Obama for America, June-Nov. 2012.  A regional field director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Feb.-June 2012.  SEIU organizer, 2010-11.  Legislative coordinator (Jan.-May 2010) and field director (May-Dec. 2009) for Planned Parenthood Southeast.  B.A. in sociology from Morehouse College, 2007.  twitter

National Deputy Organizing Director  Kunoor Ojha

Families Belong together distributed action director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance from Sept. 2018.  Associate organizing director at Indivisible Project, April 2017-Sept. 2018.  National campus and student organizing director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.  National student organizing director (from Feb. 2016), NH campus director and regional field director in Nashua on Bernie 2016. Field director on Bill Hughes' campaign for Congress in Atlantic City, NJ, July-Dec. 2014.  Regional field director on Yes! for Independent Maps (Illinois), Jan-July 2014.  B.S. in political science from Illinois Institute of Technology, 2013.  Experience also includes field organizer on Obama for America in Chicago, May-Sept. 2011.  twitter

Senior Advisor for Organizing  Tracey Lewis

(reported by Politico on Jan. 15, 2019)  Deputy executive director and COO at the DSCC in the 2018 cycle, announced Feb. 16, 2017.  Senior advisor for Georgia on HIllary for America in Fall 2016; earlier directed surrogate operations at the Democratic National Convention; and was primary states director on Hillary for America.  State strategic advisor to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA).  Principal in the grassroots practice at Dewey Square Group from May 2011.  National field director for the Alliance for Climate Protection.  Managed the 2010 Connecticut Coordinated Campaign.  General election director on Obama's Campaign for Change in New Hampshire, July-Nov. 2008.  New Hampshire field director for Hillary Clinton's 2008 primary campaign, then served as senior staff and field advisor and organized get-out-the-vote efforts for Clinton in six other primary states.  Campaign manager for Massachusetts Democrats' Victory ‘06 Coordinated Campaign.  Deputy director of Sen. John Kerry's leadership committee, Keeping America's Promise.  Worked in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Florida for John Kerry in 2004 and served as Kerry's credentials director during the 2004 Democratic National Convention.  Worked in Wisconsin for Gore-Lieberman in 2000.  Lewis has also worked on various local and statewide races in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  Graduate of Colgate University.  Grew up in Syracuse, NY.  twitter


MOBILIZATION

Chief Mobilization Officer  Caitlin Mitchell

(reported by Politico on Jan. 15, 2019)  Chief mobilization officer at the DNC in the 2018 cycle, announced Aug. 25, 2017 to Jan. 2019.  Vice president of digital at EMILY's List from Apr. 2015.  Deputy digital director at the DNC, July 2014-Apr. 2015.  Email director at Organizing for Action, Feb. 2013-July 2014.  Email writer for Obama for America, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2013.  Research director at AKPD Message and Media, Feb. 2009-Aug. 2011.  Digital director on Chicago for Rahm Emanuel, Oct. 2010-Mar. 2011.  Staff assistant at AKPD Message and Media/ASK Public Strategies, Feb.-July 2009.  B.S. in communication studies, public advocacy from Ohio University, 2007.  twitter


Director of Grassroots Mobilization  Tessa Simmonds

(reported by Politico on Jan. 15, 2019)  Digital director (Jan. 2017), deputy digital director (from May 2016) and digital organizing director (from July 2015) at the DNC.  Digital director for the Texas Democratic Party, April 2013-June 2015.  Online campaigns manager at Free Press, Oct. 2009-April 2013.  Teaching fellow at the New Organizing Institute, Jan. 2012-Jan. 2013.  Field director on John Olver for Congress, June-Nov. 2008.  B.A. in English, social thought and political economy from University of Massachusetts,Amherst, 2008; A.A. from MassBay Community College, 2005.  twitter


Senior Strategist  Joe Rospars

Founding partner and CEO of Blue State Digital.  Took leave from BSD to serve as chief digital strategist on Obama's 2012 campaign and new media director on Obama's 2008 campaign.  Internet director at the DNC, 2005-06.  Part of Gov. Howard Dean's presidential campaign Internet team, where he wrote and edited emails and also worked on message development, online brand building, and grassroots organizing.  Prior to the Dean campaign, Rospars taught English in Stockholm, Sweden and wrote for NotGeniuses.com, a political blog.  Bachelor's degree in political science from The George Washington University.  Originally from Long Island.  twitter


Design  Eric Ziminsky

Junior designer at the DNC from Mar. 2016.  B.F.A. in graphic design from Maryland Institute College of Art, 2015; A.F.A. in graphic design from Delaware College of Art and Design, 2013.  twitter



COMMUNICATIONS

Communications Director  Kristen Orthman

Senior political advisor to Sen. Warren from Mar. 2017.  Communications director (from July 2015) and press (Nov. 2010-July 2015 to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid.  Press on Reid's re-election campaign, April-Nov. 2010.  Press assistant to Democratic Leader Harry Reid, May 2008-May 2010.  B.A. in international studies/art history from American University , 2008.  twitter


Communications  Gabrielle Farrell

Director of communications for the NHDP from Aug. 2018.  Press secretary on Elizabeth for MA from Jan. 2018.  Press secretary on the Committee to Elect Martin J. Walsh (Mayor of Boston), May-Nov. 2017.  Deputy chief of staff, communications for Boston Public Schools, May 2016-June 2017.  Associate press secretary (Feb. 2015-Feb. 2016) and press assistant (Mar. 2014-Feb. 2015) to Mayor Martin J. Walsh.  Associate at The Partnership, Inc., Jan. 2013-June 2014.  External affairs associate (July 2013-Mar. 2014) and public relations, communications associate (Nov. 2012-July 2013) at Project Bread-The Walk for Hunger.  M.S. in communication and media studies from Northeastern University College of Professional Studies, 2017; B..A. in French and political science from Bryn Mawr College, 2012.  twitter


Communications  Saloni Sharma

Returned to Sen. Warren after a three-month stint as communications director for the South Carolina Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018.  Deputy press secretary to Sen. Warren, Dec. 2017-Sept. 2018.  Digital press secretary to Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin, June-Dec. 2017.  Press assistant to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, Jan.-May 2017.  Press assistant to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, April-Dec. 2016.  Press assistant at the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Sept. 2015-Mar. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in development economics and international affairs from Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015.  twitter


Speechwriter  Christopher Huntley

Speechwriter in Warren's Senate office from April 2018.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee (CA), 2017-18.  Director of millennial media on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Press secretary for the Democratic National Convention Committee from March 2016.  Deputy press secretary and deputy speechwriter in the Office of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid from May 2015, started in Reid's office as a press assistant in Aug. 2013.  B.S. in public relations from SUNY at Plattsburgh, 2013, after studying broadcast journalism at Hudson Valley Community College 2009-10.   twitter


RESEARCH

Research Director  Vriti Jain

Moved over from research/policy advisor to the Senate office.  Research associate at the DSCC.  Research associate at Obama for America, April-Nov. 2012.  Policy associate in the City of Chicago Mayor's Office, June 2011-May 2012; previously research assistant on the transition and on Chicago for Rahm.  A.B. in public policy and economics from University of Chicago, 2011.


POLICY >
(ultra-milionaire tax)  |  universal child care and early learning  |  tech reform  |  housing  |  ag. economy  |  corporate profits tax  |  public lands

Senior Advisor and Policy Director  Jon Donenberg

Chief counsel and legislative director to Sen. Warren from Jan. 2013.  Chief counsel to Sen. Richard Blumenthal (CT).  Policy advisor on Warren's Senate campaign.  Law clerk to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (MA).  J.D. from Yale University, 2008; Fulbright scholar, M.Phil. in technology policy from University of Cambridge; A.B. in political science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



IT

IT Director  Todd Ching

Founder (June 2017) and principal consultant for Data Rabbit Solutions in the Greater Boston area.  Senior IT manager for Root Capital, Aug. 2015-Feb. 2017.  Manager of technology operations and data security for Health Leads, Aug. 2014-July 2015.  Non-profit IT client manager at Insource Services, Inc., Jan. 2010-Aug. 2014.  IT and Medford volunteer coordinator on Mike Capuano for Senate, Sept.-Dec. 2009.  Administrator/IT at Corporate Accountability International, Mar. 2008-Feb. 2009.  Program associate at Youth Advocacy Project, July 2005-Nov. 2007.  B.A. in political science, history from Boston College, 2005.



FINANCE

Finance  Michael Pratt

(CNN reported Pratt resigned Feb. 14, 2019 and is "transitioning out")  National finance director to Warren since 2011; national finance director for the Markey Committee, Jan.-July 2013.  independent development consultant, Aug.-Nov. 2011.  Business development manager for Gerson Lehrman Group, June 2010-Aug. 2011.  Senior development advisor at New Partners, Aug. 2009-Mar. 2010.  Mid-Atlantic finance director for the Presidential Inaugural Committee, June-Nov. 2008.  Deputy finance director for Committtee for Change/DNC, June-Nov. 2008.  Independent fundraising consultant, Aug. 2006-May 2007.  J.D. from University of Iowa College of Law, 2009.  B.A. in political science, philosophy from Loyola University Chicago, 2000.

In a Feb. 25, 2019 fundraising email, Warren announced she will not hold big money fundraisers or do call time to ask wealthy donors for support.  See: MJ Lee.  "Elizabeth Warren's finance director leaving campaign." CNN, Mar. 31, 2019.


SCHEDULING AND ADVANCE

Senior Advisor for Planning  Kaaren Hinck

Scheduler to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (RI).  Advisor to Sen. Warren.  Deputy state director to Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN).  Deputy chief of staff/executive assistant to Sen. John Kerry (MA) to 2013.  Scheduling director on John Kerry for President primary campaign, 2003-Spring 2004.


Advance Director  Andrea Sun

Marketing, communications and brand consultant at Andrea Sun Consulting from Jan. 2013.  Press advance on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.  Account director, West Coast for Bullfrog & Baum, April 2010-Dec. 2012.  Public relations for SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills, June 2008-April 2010.  Marketing manager for SBE Hotel Group-Las Vegas, Aug. 2007-May 2008.  Marketing coordinator from VEGAS.com/Greenspun Media Group, May 2006-Aug. 2007.  B.A. in international business from UC Irvine, 2005.

Deputy Advance Director  Brencia Berry

Started with Warren in mid-2018.  2018 New Leaders Council fellow; chief of staff to San Antonio Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw. National advance associate on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.  Government relations legislative assistant for the City of Austin, Feb. 2015-June 2016.  M.P.A. from the University of Texas at Austin-LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2016; Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Louisiana State University, 2013.


COO

Chief Operating Officer  Elizabeth Gramling

Chief operating officer at Rising Tide Interactive from Jan. 2017.  Director of headquarters operations and services on Hillary for America, April 2015-Jan. 2017.  Chief operating officer (Jan. 2013-April 2015) and director of operations (March 2007-Dec. 2012) at the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee.  Operations on John Kerry for Senate/Keeping America's Promise, March 2005-March 2007.  Voter contact and targeting at the DNC, Sept. 2004-March 2005.  B.A. in liberal studies, humanities and social sciences from Rowan University.

Operations  Sara Morris

(Jan. 2019)  A regional field director (June-Nov. 2018) and field organizer (Jan.-June 2018) on Elizabeth Warren for MA.  Manager of the Downtown Center for Community Engagement at Stonehill College, Aug. 2017-Jan. 2018; AmericaCorps VISTA coordinator for the Downtown Center, May 2016-Aug. 2017.  Bachelor's degree in political science and international studies from Stonehill College, 2016; internships include constituent services in the office of Sen. Warren, Jan.-May 2016.



Endorsements
National

Progressive Campaign Change Committee (Feb. 9, 2019) (+)

Massachusetts

(at announcement event, Feb. 9, 2019)

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey (MA)
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III (MA-4)
U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan (MA-3)
Massachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka
Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu
Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins
Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera

U.S. Rep. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-2)  ...Feb. 14, 2019 "on the radio show Congressional Corner with Alan Chartock on WAMC. That just happened to be the first time he was asked about it."



IOWA
 twitter

State Director  Janice Rottenberg

(reported on Warren's team by CNN on Jan. 2, 2019; reported as state director by DMR on Feb. 7, 2019)  Directed the Iowa Democratic Party's 2018 Coordinated Campaign.  Organizing director for Ohio Democrats' Coordinated Campaign (Ohio Together), April-Nov. 2016; started on the Clinton campaign in April 2015 as regional organizing director in Iowa City on the Iowa Caucus campaign, then served as Minnesota organizing director and Washington Caucus director.  Iowa Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign field director, March-Nov. 2014.  A regional field director on Terry McAuliffe for Governor (VA), Jan.-Nov. 2013.  Regional field director in Nashua for Organizing for America-NH, Jan.-Nov. 2012.  Field organizer for Obama in the Cincinnati area, June-Nov. 2008; started on the campaign as a fellow.  B.A. in political science from University of Pennsylvania, 2011.  twitter  (+)

SENIOR ADVISORS

Emily Parcell

(reported by CNN on Jan. 2, 2019)  Partner at Wildfire Contact LLC; she launched the firm's direct mail division in 2015.  Senior vice president at tThe Pivot Group, Jan. 2011-Feb. 2015.  Senior account executive at MSHC Partners, 2009-10.  Indiana state director on Obama's 2008 campaign after starting out as political director on his Iowa caucus campaign.  Managed Iowa Senate Democrats' political operation during the 2004 and 2006 elections (Democrats picked up a net gain of nine seats and took control of the Iowa Senate for the first time since 1996).  GOTV desk on Wes Clark for President.  A regional field director (NW) on Rep. Dick Gephardt's 2004 Iowa caucus campaign.  Fundraiser on Sen. Tom Harkin's 2002 re-election campaign.  Rural GOTV director fo the Iowa Democratic Party, 2002.  Worked on Al Gore's Iowa caucus campaign.  Studied history at Wartburg College.  Native Iowan; grew up in Mount Pleasant.  twitter

Kane Miller

(reported by CNN on Jan. 2, 2018)  Campaign manager on Abby Finkenauer's campaign for Congress in CD-1.  Iowa state director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016; started as regional organizing director for the Des Moines area on Clinton's Iowa caucus campaign in April 2015.  Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei (NY-24)'s 2014 campaign.  North Carolina deputy field director on Obama's 2012 campaign.  Field director at Anthony Foxx for Mayor, latter part of 2011.  A regional field director at Organizing for America, Jan. 2010-June 2011.  Field organizer at Obama for America, Fall 2008.  B.S. in psychology from North Carolina College and State University, 2009.  twitter

Brendan Summers

(reported by CNN on Jan. 2, 2018)  Senior advisor in NH (from July 2018) and campaigns director in DC area (June 2017-July 2018) for Let America Vote.  Senior account executive at Wildfire Contact, June-Dec. 2016.  Caucus director on Bernie 2016, announced June 2015.  Executive director (Jan. 2013) and deputy executive director (Jan. 2012-Jan. 2013) for the Nevada Assembly Democratic Caucus.  2012 presidential caucus director for the Iowa Democratic Party, Feb. 2010-Jan. 2012.  Assistant analyst at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, Aug. 2009-Feb. 2010.  Caucus to convention manager for the Iowa Democratic Party in 2008.  Graduate of All America PAC's Camp Bayh program.  twitter


POLITICAL

Political Director  Daniel Wasta

(reported by the Des Moines Register on Feb. 7, 2019)  Experience includes legislative liaison in Iowa Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald's office and several state and legislative campaigns.  Iowa native.  twitter

Deputy Political Director  Tova Yampolsky

Campaign manager on Annie Kuster for Congress (NH), Jan.-Dec. 2018.  Campaign manager on Djuna Osborne for Delegate (Roanoke), April-Nov. 2017.  Regional organizing director for the Iowa Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016.  Organizer on Hillary for America in NH, ME, PA, Sept. 2015-April 2016; started as an organizing fellow in Manchester, NH, June-Aug. 2015.  B.S. in social policy, violin performance from Northwestern University, 2015.  twitter

Rural Political Coordinator  John Russell

(April 2019)  Owner and operator of Fall Creek Farm, LLC in Galeno, OH.  Candidate for Congress in the OH-12 special election, Nov. 2017-May 2018.  Candidate for state Representative in Ohio's 68th District, Jan.-Nov. 2016,  Legislative associate for Cornell  University Government Relations.  Founder and designer of Russell Biodiesel, May 2003-Aug. 2009.  B.S. in agricultural science from Cornell University, 2012; started at The College of Wooster.  twitter

ORGANIZING

Organizing Director  Juliana Amin 

(reported by the Des Moines Register on Feb. 7, 2019)  Field director for the Democratic Party of New Mexico, June-Nov. 2018; field director on New Mexicans for Michelle (for Governor), Mar.-June 2018.  Organizing director for Town Hall Project, Oct. 2017-Feb. 2018.  Public advocacy for voter protection project specialist for LWVUS, Mar.-Oct. 2017.  Deputy organizing director for the Ohio Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016.  Deputy organizing director in Seattle area (Feb.-Mar. 2016), regional organizing director in Las Vegas (Feb. 2016) and organizer in Iowa City (April 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America.  Regional field director for the Iowa Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2014.  Field organizer on Alex Sink for Congress, Jan.-Mar. 2014.  Field organizer in Alexandria for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2013.  B.A. in political science from The George Washington University, 2013.  twitter

Deputy Organizing Director  Rachel Cowell

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019)  Deputy organizing director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2018.  Deputy organizing director on JB for Governor, Jan.-Mar. 2018.  Account executive at WayUp, April-Dec. 2017.  Field contractor in Des Moines for Organizing for Action's healthcare organizing initiative, Jan.-Mar. 2017.  Regional organizing director in Iowa City for the Iowa Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016.  Regional organizing director in Salt Lake City, UT (Feb.-April 2016) and organizer in Mount Pleasant, IA (Oct. 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America.  Regional field director in Cedar Falls for NextGen Climate, April-Oct. 2015.  Communications intern for Iowa House Democrats, Jan.-April 2015.  Field organizer in Waterloo for the Iowa Democratic Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2014.  Digital team leader, fellow on Organizing for Action in Iowa, Jan.-June 2014.  Fall fell on Organizing for America in Cedar Rapids area, Sept.-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in English language and literature, women's studies from Cornell College, 2014.  twitter

Deputy Organizing Director  Chelsea Carrier

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019)  In the 2018 cycle worked for Arizona Democrats and on the Fred Hubbell for Governor campaign.  Regional organizing director for the Iowa Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016.  Organizer for Hillary for America, starting in Davenport, IA (Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016) then KS and WY to April 2016.  B.A. in political science and government from Mount Holyoke College, 2015.  Other experience includes national constituency engagement fellow for Enroll America, June-Aug. 2013, and field organizer and summer organizing fellow in Orlando on Obama for America, May-Nov. 2012.  twitter

Regional Organizing Directors

Council Bluffs  Fleming Beaver

(Feb. 2019)  Deputy organizing director (Jan.-Nov. 2018) and regional organizing director (Mar. 2017-Jan. 2018) for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.  Regional organizing director (July-Nov. 2016) and organizer (Apr.-July 2016) for the Democratic Party of Virginia.  Field organizer in Denver (Feb.-Mar. 2016), deputy field organizer in Cedar Rapids (Nov. 2015-Feb. 2016) and fellow (Sept.-Nov. 2015) on Hillary for America.  Bachelor's degree in politics from Sewanee-University of the South, 2015.  Internships include DNCC, May-Sept. 2012.  twitter

Sioux City  Leslie Joy 

Deputy field director for the Missouri Democratic Party, Feb.-Nov. 2018.  Regional field director for Lift Up Houston PAC, June-Nov. 2017.  Field director on Jansen for Delegate (Gainesville, VA), Mar.-June 2017.  Field organizer for the Missouri Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016.  Deputy field organizer on Van Hollen for U.S. Senate (MD), Jan.-April 2016.  Degree in political science and government from University of Maryland College Park, 2017.  twitter

Ames  Lorenza Ramírez 
(Feb. 2019)   Staff on on Warren's presidential exploratory committee, Dec. 2018-Jan. 2019.  Regional field director (June-Nov. 2018) and field organizer (Jan.-May 2018) on Elizabeth Warren for Senate, .  Bachelor's degree in political science from Tufts University, 2018; graduated a semester early.  Immigration affairs intern in Warren's Senate Office, Jan.-May 2017.  twitter

Des Moines  Anna Kucher

Deputy field director (52 counties in North Central and Eastern Iowa) for the Iowa Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2018.  Regional field director (April-July 2018) and field organizer in Dubuque (Dec. 2017-April 2018) on Fred Hubbell for Governor.  Field organizer in Norfolk for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2017; field organizer on Northam for Governor, April-June 2017). Field director on Cheryl Turpin for House of Delegates, Dec. 2016-Jan. 2017.  Field organizer for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016.  Studied political scienc and government at Oberlin College.  twitter

Waterloo  Taylor Packer 
Experience includes Mike Espy for U.S. Senate (MS), 2018; Ethan Pham for Congress May 2018 primary campaign in GA-7; Doug Jones for U.S. Senate (AL) Dec, 2017 election; and Randall Woodfin for Mayor of Birmingham, AL.  twitter

Cedar Rapids  Morgan Burris 
(Feb. 2019)  Field staff on Abby Finkenauer for Congress, 2018.  Field organizer in Knox Co., Ohio on Hillary for Americas, July-Nov. 2016.  B.A. in journalism, broadcast journalism from Indiana University at Bloomington, 2016.  twitter

Iowa City  Lottie Ash 
Regional organizing director in Reno for the Nevada State Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2018.  Deputy training directo on JB for Governor (IL), Feb.-Mar. 2018.  Organizer in Alexandria for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Bachelor's degree in international relations and affairs from The George Washington University, 2016.  twitter

Dubuque  Rachel Okrent

Field organizer in Alexandria for the Virginia Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2017; field organizer on Northam for Governor, April-June 2017.  Field organizer in Boca Raton for the Florida Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016.  Deputy field organizer in Charlottesville, VA on Hillary for America, Feb.-Mar. 2016.  Deputy field director on the Albemarle County Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2015. Undergraduate degree in American government and politics from University of Virginia, 2016.  twitter


COMMUNICATIONS

Communications Director  Jason Noble

(reported by the Des Moines Register on Feb. 7, 2019)  Communications director at Let America Vote from April 2018.  Chief political reporter (May 2016-April 2018) and reporter (Aug.2011-May 2016) at the Des Moines Register.  Missouri Capitol correspondent (Jan. 2008-Aug. 2011) and community reporter (May 2006-Dec. 2007) for the Kansas City Star.  M.P.A. from University of Missouri-Columbia, 2012; B.A. in journalis from Iowa State University, 2006.  twitter

DIGITAL

Digital Director  Emma Welsh-Huggins

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019)  Digital organizing director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Feb.-Nov. 2018.  Field organizer in Virginia Beach for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Field organizer for the Knox County (Ohio) Democratic Party, Jan.-May 2017.  Bachelor's degree in sociology from Kenyon College, 2017.  twitter


DATA

Data Director  Alex Barbieri

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019)  Data and analytics director at the Florida Democratic Party, March-Nov. 2018.  Virginia data director for For Our Future, Sept. 2017-March 2018.  Senior associate for data and analytics at Precision Strategies, Feb.-Sept. 2017.  Ohio deputy data and analytics director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.   Fellow at Bully Pulpit Interactive, Dec. 2015-May 2016.  Deputy data director for Battleground Texas (started as an intern), May-Nov. 2014.  B.A. from The George Washington University, 2016; served as president of GW for Hillary and as communications director of GW College Democrats.  twitter



Field Organizers include:
Angel A. Alicea  Iowa City -  twitter
Jessie Baron 
Des Moines -  twitter
Maya Benson  Waterloo -  twitter
Connor P. Duff  Sioux City -  twitter
Ale Gomez  Sioux City -  twitter
Paige Harrington  Johnson Co. -  twitter
Lynsey Hart  Council Bluffs - twitter
Emilia Delgado Heinz  Davenport - twitter
Camryn Hicks 
Cedar Rapids -  twitter
Jarae A Hines -
twitter
Andrew Klutey  Waterloo -  twitter
Sam Kovacs  Burlington -  twitter
Cale Lockhart  Cedar Rapids - twitter
Josie Mitz
  Dubuque - twitter
Karen Opoku
- twitter
Lindsey Rayner  Ottumwa -  twitter
Eli Seo  NE IA -  twitter
Morgan Sperry  Waukee -  twitter
Jamie Stevenson  Sioux City -  twitter
Vicram Vettiyil  Ames -  twitter
Lorraine (Ngakay) Wong - twitter

See also:
Brianne Pfannenstiel.  "Elizabeth Warren builds out Iowa staff as part of presumed 2020 run."  Des Moines Register, Feb. 7, 2019.
MJ Lee and Gregory Krieg.  "Warren hires Iowa aides, including top Sanders and Obama alums, ahead of visit."  CNN, Jan. 2, 2019.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE

State Director  Liz Wester

(reported on Warren team Jan. 14, 2019 tweet by the Boston Globe's James Pindell)  New Hampshire state director of America Votes in 2018.  Special assistant for policy and projects to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Jan.-Sept. 2017.  New Hampshire political director (May-Nov. 2016) and NH deputy political director and trips director (April 2015-May 2016) on Hillary for America.   Director of the Committee to Elect House Democrats for the NHDP, April 2014-April 2015.  Outreach coordinator for U.S. Rep. John Tierney, April 2013-April 2014.  Data coordinator for the Human Rights Campaign, Jan.-March 2013.  Field director for Niki Tsongas, April-Nov. 2012.  Field director for Standing Up for New Hampshire Families, Oct. 2011-April 2012.  Field organizer for the Human Rights Campaign, Jan.-July 2011.  Field organizer for the NHDP, Aug.-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in political science, history and B.S. in political science and government from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2010.  twitter


POLITICAL

Political Director  Kate Moore

(announced on Warren team Jan. 18, 2019)  Political director on Elizabeth for MA, the re-election campaign, starting Oct. 2017.  Regional director to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA), Jan. 2013-Oct. 2017.  Leave to serve as New Hampshire deputy political director on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.   Regional GOTV lead for the MA Democratic Party coordinated campaign, Oct.-Nov. 2014.  Field organizer on Elizabeth Warren for MA, May-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in government from Smith College, 2012; president of College Democrats of Massachusetts, 2010-12.  Interned on Hillary for President, July 2007-Jan. 2008.  twitter

Regional Political Director  Claire A. Cheramie

(Feb. 2019)  Campus organizing director for the New Hampshire Democratic Coordinated Campaign, July-Nov. 2018.  Field organizer on Alison Friedman for Congress, Mar.-June 2018.  Interned for GQR (Dec. 2017-Mar. 2018) and U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn (Sept.-Dec. 2017).  Bachelor's degree in political science and government  from College of Charleston, 2017.  twitter

Regional Political Director (Nashua)  Joseline Mata

(Mar. 2019)  Vice chair of the Arizona Democratic Party, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Deputy political director on Sinema for Arizona, June-Dec. 2018.   Assistant finance director on Matiella for Congress (AZ), Aug. 2017-June 2018.  Consultant to Arizona List, Feb. 2016-Aug. 2017.  National president (Oct. 2017-Aug. 2018) and national development director (July 2016-Oct. 2017) of College Democrats of America; president of Young Democrats of Arizona, April 2016-April 2017.  Field organizer for the Arizona Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, April-Nov. 2016.  Studied at University of Arizona; president of University of Arizona Young Democrats, Dec. 2014-Apr. 2016.  twitter

 

ORGANIZING

Organizing Director  Katherine Rogers

(Feb. 2019)  Coordinated Campaign director for the Indiana Democratic Party, April-Dec. 2018.  Deputy field director of Democratic Party of Virginia, July -Nov. 2017.  Deputy organizing director for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016.  Regional organizing director in Dover (Oct. 2015-April 2016) and organizer in Keene (April-Oct. 2015) on Hillary for America.  Regional field director (Aug.-Nov. 2014) and field organizer (July-Aug. 2014) for the Kentucky Democratic Party.  Bachelor's degree in public relations and public science from Western Kentucky University, 2014.  twitter

Deputy Organizing Director  Eleanor Wood

(Feb. 2019)  Deputy field director on Elizabeth Warren for MA, May-Dec. 2018.  Organizing director on Setti Warren for Governor of Massachusetts, Mar. 2017-May 2018.  Regional organizing director in St. Paul, MN (Apr.-Nov. 2016) and organizer in Fort Dodge, IA: Las Vegas, NV and Spokane, WA (Oct. 2015-Mar. 2016) on Hillary for America.  Bachelor's degree in government from Skidmore College, 2015.

Regional Organizing Directors include
Manchester  Tyler Green

(Feb. 2019)  Regional field director for the Arizona Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018.  GOTV and special projects director on Conor Lamb for Congress, Feb.-Mar. 2018.  Organizer for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign/Hillary for America in Pittsburgh, May-Nov. 2016  Degree in international relations and political science from Tufts University, 2016.  Internships include Office of Sen. Warren, Sept.-Dec. 2015.  twitter

Maria Dieters

(Feb. 2019)  Regional organizing director in Rockingham County for the New Hampshire Democratic Coordinated Campaign, May-Nov. 2018.  Regional organizing director on JB for Governor, Feb.-Mar. 2018.  Field organizer for Crossroads Campaigns, Nov.-Dec. 2017.  Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Field organizer for the Florida Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from University of North Florida, 2015.  twitter

Keene  Will Stockton

(Mar. 2019)  Organizer for the Nevada State Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018.  Regional organizing director (Jan.-Apr. 2018), organizer (Sept.-Dec. 2017) and campaign fellow (Apr.-Aug. 2017) on Setti Warren for Governor of Massachusetts.  B.S. in chemical engineering, chemical and biological engineering from Tufts University, 2017.


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Blake Waranch  twitter

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NEVADA

State Director  Suzy Smith

(Feb. 2019, reported by Politico on Mar. 3, 2019)  Executive director of Let America Vote from July 2018.  Freelance digital strategist from 2011.  Digital director on Jason Kander for U.S. Senate (MO), Feb.-Nov. 2016.   Digital director on Sylvester Turner for Mayor (Houston), April-Dec. 2015.  Digital director for the Michigan Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2014.  Freelance brand director for Chalkfly, April-Oct. 2014.   Digital media strategist for Rational 360, May 2012-Aug. 2014.  Intern for Sen. Tom Carper (DE), Feb.-May 2012.  Director of online marketing and intern coordination for Hollywood Locations, Aug. 2010-Dec. 2011.  Assistant researcher at UCLA, Feb. 2009-Dec. 2010.  B.A. in political science from UCLA, 2009.  twitter


POLITICAL

Political Director  Michelle Villegas

(Feb. 2019, reported by Politico on Mar. 3, 2019)  Field director on Nevadans for a Clean Energy Future, Mar.-Dec. 2018.  Regional organizing manager for Organizing for Action, April 2017-April 2018.  Regional organizing director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.   Organizer on Hillary for America Iowa caucus campaign July 2015-Feb. 2016.  Organizer with the Heartland Worker's Center, Jan.-June 2015.  Degree in political science from Creighton University.  twitter


ORGANIZING

Organizing Director  ?Luke Tonat

Emily Doran

(Mar. 2019)  Field director on Leslie Cockburn for Congress (VA), Dec. 2017-Dec. 2018.  Field organizer in Albemarle County for the Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Field organizer on Tom Perriello for Virginia, May-June 2017.  Business development associate for Politico, Nov. 2016-May 2017.  Field organizer for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Aug.-Nov. 2016.  AmeriCorps VISTA, June 2014-June 2016.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Miami University, 2014.  twitter

Regional Organizing Directors include
Reno  Cassidy Chassagne

Legislative secretary in the Maryland General Assembly from Jan. 2019.  Regional organizing director for the Montana Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2018.  Field organer and regional digital organizing lead (Aug.-Nov. 2016) and organizing fellow (June-Aug. 2016) in Dayton for Hillary for America.  B.A. in government from University of Maryland, 2018.  twitter


COMMUNICATIONS

Communications Director  Terrence Clark

(Mar. 2019)  Deputy communications director on Bob Casey for Senate (PA), April-Nov. 2018.  Deputy press secretary (Jan.-Mar. 2018) and communications associate in the war room  (Sept. 2016-Dec. 2017) at the Center for American Progress.  Public affairs intern at SKDKnickerbocker, Mar.-Sept. 2016.  Contract with the public affairs and communications division of Coca-Cola North America, June 2015-Mar. 2016.  B.B.A. in marketing, communications from Georgia State University, 2014.

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SOUTH CAROLINA

State Director  Alycia Albergottie

(announced Mar. 11, 2019)  Research technician for ICF (management consulting) from June 2017.  Executive assistant at Allen University (Columbia, SC), Nov. 2016-June 2017.  Chair of the Richland County Democratic Party in 2016-17.  South Carolina state director on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Program coordinator for the South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships, Mar. 2015-June 2016.  Executive assistant at Dickey Law Group, LLC from June 2014-Mar. 2015.  Campaign manager on Val Applewhite for Mayor (Fayetteville, NC), July-Oct. 2013.  Deputy campaign manager on Benjamin for Mayor of Columbia, SC, May-July 2013.  Regional field director on Elizabeth Colbert Busch for Congress, Jan.-March 2013.  Regional field director (West) for Organizing for America South Carolina, 2012.  Project coordinator (Oct. 2010-Dec. 2011) and research coordinator (Oct. 2008-Aug. 2011) at the University of South Carolina.  B.S. in biology from Allen University, 2008.

Organizing Director  Ebenezer Abolarin

(announced Mar. 11, 2019)  Statewide field director on Walt Maddox's 2018 gubernatorial campaign in Alabama.  A regional field director on Doug Jones’s successful 2017 U.S. Senate campaign in Alabama.  GOTV director on Randall Woodfin's Birmingham mayoral race in 2017.    Worked with the 2016 Georgia coordinated campaign, as chief of staff for Georgia State Rep. David Wilkerson, and as legislative aide for the Georgia House Democratic Caucus from Jan. 2016.  M.P.A. from Strayer University, 2018; B.S. in political science from University of West Georgia, 2014.  Native of Mableton, GA.

Communications Director  Sam Coleman

(announced Mar. 11, 2019)  Press secretary for the Democratic Party of New Mexico.  Press secretary to U.S. Sen. Doug Jones from Jan. 2018.  Assistant communications director to Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Feb. 2016-Jan. 2017.  Communications director on Lynne Abraham's campaign for Mayor of Philadelphia, Mar.-June 2015.  Regional field director for Michigan Conservation Voters PAC (LCV), Oct.-Nov. 2014.  Press secretary on Florida for All, April-Oct. 2014.  B.A. in English language and literature from Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013.  twitter



MASSACHUSETTS

State Director  Jossie Valentin

Member of Holyoke City Council representing Ward 4, elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2017.  Senior academic counselor at Holyoke Community College.  Per BusinessWest.com article, experience includes "program director of the Arbor House, a substance-abuse residential treatment program in Holyoke, and program director of the Psychiatric Evaluation and Stabilization Unit at the Hampden County Correctional Center in Ludlow."  M.S. in forensic psychology from American International College; B.A. in psychology from University of Puerto Rico.  Originally from Puerto Rico.  twitter



See also:
Christopher Cadelago and Alex Thompson.  "Warren bets big on mega-campaign."  Politico, April 17, 2019.
The article states the Warren campaign "spent big to bring on a whopping 161 staffers — nearly twice as many as her closest rival in the Democratic presidential primary."

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Senate Office

Chief of Staff   Anne Reid

(announced Dec. 27, 2018)  Moved over from serving as senior advisor to Sen. Warren since Oct. 2018.   Chief strategy officer at Vision To Learn, a non-profit organization that brings free eye exams and glasses to children in low-income communities, Oct.. 2017-Oct. 2018.  Co-founder of Concordis: Strategy and Analytics (public health research), June 2017-Oct. 2018.  Counselor to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Dec. 2014-Jan. 2017.  Legislative assistant to Sen. Chris Coons (DE), June-Dec. 2014.  Professional staff of the U.S. House of  Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee, Oct. 2011-June 2014.  Assistant director of federal affairs for the National Association of Community Health Centers, Oct. 2010-Sept. 2011.   Professional staff/legislative analyst for the U.S. House of  Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee and Oversight & Government Reform Committee for U.S. Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Sept. 2008-Oct. 2010.  Master's in public health from UNC Chapel Hill; B.A. in HIspanic studies from Harvard. 

State Director  Nikko Mendoza




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