- formal announcement Feb. 9, 2019
- announced Elizabeth Warren Presidential Exploratory Committee Dec. 31, 2018
Candidate Elizabeth Warren timeline
Husband Bruce Mann
First Dog Bailey twitter
Campaign Manager Roger Lau
Chief of Staff Dan Geldon
(from the beginning; title reported Feb. 13,
Chief of staff
Warren's Senate office from Jan.-late Oct. 2018; previously deputy COS
from Dec. 2012. Senior advisor on Warren's 2012 campaign.
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
(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.
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
National Organizing Director Richard McDaniel
(reported on Warren's team by Politico
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
Senior Advisor for Organizing Tracey Lewis
(reported by Politico
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
surrogate operations at the Democratic National Convention; and was
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
Chief Mobilization Officer Caitlin Mitchell
(reported by Politico
on Jan. 15, 2019) Chief
officer at the DNC in the 2018 cycle, announced Aug.
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,
Director of Grassroots Mobilization Tessa Simmonds
(reported by Politico
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
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 Director Kristen Orthman
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
Speechwriter Christopher Huntley
Research Director Vriti Jain
Moved over from research/policy advisor to the Senate
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.
(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 Director Todd Ching
Founder (June 2017) and principal consultant for Data
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 Michael Pratt
(CNN reported Pratt resigned Feb. 14, 2019 and is
"transitioning out") National finance director to Warren since
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.
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;
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.
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.
Progressive Campaign Change Committee (Feb. 9, 2019) (+)
(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."
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
director in Iowa City on the Iowa Caucus campaign, then served as
Minnesota organizing director and Washington Caucus director.
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 (+)
(reported by CNN on Jan. 2,
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
(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
(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 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 Director Juliana Amin
(reported by the Des
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,
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,
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
(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
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
(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
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 Director Jason Noble
(reported by the Des
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
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 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 Director Alex Barbieri
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
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.
State Director Liz Wester
(reported on Warren team Jan. 14,
2019 tweet by the Boston Globe's
in political science, history and B.S. in
political science and government from
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2010. twitter
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.
Regional Political Director Claire A. Cheramie
(Feb. 2019) Campus organizing director for the
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
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 Director Katherine Rogers
(Feb. 2019) Coordinated Campaign director for
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,
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,
Regional Organizing Directors include
Manchester Tyler Green
(Feb. 2019) Regional field director for the
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
(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
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,
Blake Waranch twitter
State Director Suzy Smith
(Feb. 2019, reported by Politico on Mar. 3,
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 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 Director ?Luke Tonat
(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
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 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.
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
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
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."
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
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