revised May 6, 2019)
The list below shows the state leadership for each of the campaigns/exploratory committees organizing in Nevada. Click on the links in the chart at top for more campaign staff and supporters. If you see anyone missing please email or call.
Vice President Joe Biden - Biden for President
State Director Hilary Barrett
(announced May 6, 2019) Campaign
manager on Joe Kopser for Congress in TX-21, June-Nov. 2018.
Director of operations and scheduling on John Chiang for Governor (CA),
Mar.-June 2018. Director of scheduling for U.S. Sen. Catherine
Cortez-Masto (NV), Nov. 2016-Mar. 2018. A deputy political
on coordinated table; also principal trip lead) in Nevada on Hillary
for America, May-Nov.
2016. Operations and training (Feb.-May 2016) and deputy training
director-presidential caucus (Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016) for the Nevada State
Democratic Party. Bachelor's degree in political science and
international studies from University of Utah, 2015.
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker - Booker 2020
Deputy National Press Secretary for Spanish Language Media and Nevada Communications Director Vanessa Valdivia
(announced Mar. 11, 2019) Press secretary to
U.S. Sen. Martin
Heimrich (NM) from Feb. 2017 and communications director on his 2018
re-election campaign, July-Nov. 2018. Colorado
Latino vote director on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2018; regional
organizing director with the Colorado Democratic Party, April-July
2016. Associate at Gonring, Spahn Associates, April
2012-July 2015. M.A. in communications from University of
Southern California, 2012; bachelors degree in global and international
studies and communication from UC Santa Barbara, 2010. twitter
Former HUD Secretary Julián
Castro - Julián for
Nevada Organizing Director Kristian Carranza
(Mar. 2019, announced April
15, 2019) Digital consultant at Do
Big Things in Houston, Feb.-Mar. 2019. Field director on Gina
Ortiz Jones for Congress, Jan.-Nov. 2018. Regional coordinator on
Battleground Texas, Feb.-Dec. 2017. Regional field director on
Hillary for America, Feb.-Nov. 2016. Affordable Care Act
organizer with Brass Tactics, Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016. Digital
coordinator on Battleground Texas, June-Dec. 2015. Digital fellow
with Organizing for Action, June-Aug. 2015. Campus organizer for
Wendy Davis for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Studied at Texas A&M
University-Corpus Christi. twitter
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris - Kamala Harris for the People
State Director Ernesto Aprenza
The Nevada Independent on Mar. 29, 2019) Colorado
communications director/regional press secretary on Hillary for
America, June-Nov. 2016. PR specialist for Amazon in
Seattle, WA, May 2015-June 2016. Consultant to La Gloria Market,
Inc., Dec. 2014-May 2015. Latino organizing, regional field
director and deputy press secretary on Battleground Texas, May-Nov
2014. State outreach director for Students First in Columbus, OH,
Jan. 2013-May 2014. East Las Vegas field organizer and
spokesperson on Obama for America, Feb.-Nov. 2012. Internships in
the White House Office of Public Engagement and with Sen. Patty
Murray (WA). B.A. in international affairs from The George
University, 2011. twitter
(Apr. 2019) Strategic partner with Accretive
Consulting and with
Consili Inc. in Las Vegas from Feb. 2018. Campaign staffer on
many local races in 2018-19 (Michele Romero for Henderson City Council,
Cedric Crear for Las Vegas City Council, and Olivia Diaz for Las Vegas
City Council; Justin Jones for Clark County Commission, Jim Gibson for
Clark County Commission, Zach Conine for Nevada Treasurer, Sheriff Joe
Lombardo re-election, Cedric Crear’s special election for Las Vegas
City Council, and Question 5). Wildland firefighter for the
Bureau of Land Management, June 2015-June 2018. Primary candidate
for Henderson City Council in 2017, losing by less than half of one
percent. Interned for Sen. Harry Reid in 2011. Bachelor's
degree in political science and government from University of Nevada
Las Vegas, 2015. Soldier in the U.S. Army, Apr. 2008-Apr.
2011. Raised largely in Henderson, NV.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders - Bernie 2020
State Director Sarah Michelsen
The Nevada Independent on Mar. 27, 2019) Executive
director of Arizona Wins (America Votes) since Sept. 2013.
Political and organizing consultant in Phoenix, Aug. 2012-Sept.
2013. Arizona state fellow for the Center for Progressive
Leadership, Jan.-Sept. 2012. M.P.P. from Arizona State
University, 2016; B.A. in women's and gender studies from American
University, 2009. twitter
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren - Warren for President
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
Marianne Williamson - Marianne Williamson for President
Nevada State Director David Bagley
(Mar. 2019) President at Bull City Works, LLC in Las Vegas from Dec. 2016; president of One Future, a 501(c)(3) from Jan. 2019. Regional field director for CADC, LLC in Las Vegas, July-Nov. 2018. Founding board member of High Point Peacemakers (NC), Sept. 2017-June 2018; senior advisor to High Point International Community Clinic, May 2017-June 2018. Director of education at the Sylvan Learning Center in Raleigh-Durham, Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016. Nutritionist at Dribble Delights in Glasgow, UK. Business owner at MDDM Properties LLC, Nov. 2008-Feb. 2014. English teacher in Georgia, (Europe) Aug.-Dec. 2012. Air chemist for the City of Philadelphi, Sept. 2009-May 2011. M.M.S. in clinical nutrition from University of Glasgow, 2015; B.A. in sociology and B.S. in biological sciences from Drexel University, 2013.
Chairman William McCurdy II