Biden General Election Campaign Organization, Maine
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State Director  James Stretch

(reported by the Portland Press Herald on July 13, 2020)  A regional political director at the DCCC in the 2018 cycle.  Campaign manager on Annette Taddeo for Congress campaign in Miami, FL from June 2016.  Managed actress Melissa Gilbert's congressional campaign in MI-8, 2015-May 2016.  Finance director on Cain for Congress (ME), 2013-14.  Aide on the Arlington County Board, 2013.  Deputy finance director on Schreibman for Congress (NY), 2012.  Finance director on Libby Garvey for Senate (Arlington, VA), 2011.  Regional field director on Perriello for Congress, May-Nov. 2010.  Regional field organizer on the Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 2009. B.A. in political science and government from Ithaca College.

Senior Advisor  Spencer Thibodeau

(reported by the Portland Press Herald on July 13, 2020)  Attorney in the real estate group at Verrill Dana, LLP, started as an associate in 2013 and member of the Portland City Council, District 2 elected Nov. 2015 and re-elected Nov. 2018.  Candidate for Mayor of Portland in Nov. 2019, finishing second.  J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, 2013; B.A. in political science and government from Fairfield University, 2010.  twitter

Deputy State Director  B.J. McCollister

(reported by the Portland Press Herald on Aug. 12, 2020)  Chief of staff to Maine Senate President Troy Jackson from Dec. 2018.  Executive director of the Maine Senate Democratic Campaign Committee, Feb. 2015-Dec. 2018.  Program director at Maine Citizens for Clean Elections, Sept. 2012-Feb. 2015.  International recruitment consultant for the CIEE Council on International Educational Exchange, Dec. 2010-Sept. 2012.  Southern Maine regional field director for the Maine Senate Democratic Campaign Committee, June-Nov. 2010.  Studied communications at University of the Pacific.  twitter

Coalitions Director  Paige Nygaard

(reported by the Portland Press Herald on Aug. 12, 2020)  Community organizing and outreach director of the 16 Counties Coalition.  Student at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor.  Bath native.

Press Secretary  Victoria Vinall

(July 2020; reported by the Portland Press Herald on Aug. 12, 2020)  Communications for The Jane Goodall Institute from Mar. 2019.  Director of communications on Brooke Pinto for Ward 2 from Jan. 2020.  Press secretary and deputy press secretary for Tom Steyer/Need to Impeach, Nov. 2018-Sept. 2019.  Pennsylvania state media manager for NexGen America, Apr.-Nov. 2018.  Communications strategist for Need To Impeach, Nov. 2017-Apr. 2018.  Field organizer in Northern Virginia (Sept.-Nov. 2017) and communications intern (May-Sept. 2017) for NextGen America.  Degree in political science, security studies from Dickinson College, 2016.  twitter

Coordinated Campaign

Coordinated Campaign Director  Jonathan Asen

Chief of staff in the Office of the Speaker of the House from Dec. 2016.  Coordinated Campaign Director for the Maine Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016.  Senior advisor to the Speaker of the House in the Maine Legislature, Jan. 2015-June 2016.  Worked for over five years at The White House as chief of staff and senior advisor to the director of legislative affairs (July 2013-Jan. 2015), special assistant to the deputy chief of staff for policy (Jan.-July 2013), special assistant to the director of the Office of Legislative Affairs (Feb. 2012-Jan. 2013) in the Office of Presidential Correspondence (Sept. 2009-May 2011).  A field organizer in New Hampshire on Obama for America, 2008.  Bachelor's degree in history from Trinity College-Hartford, 2009.  twitter

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Chairwoman  Kathleen Marra

(elected Jan. 13, 2019)  Chair of the Kittery Municipal Democratic Committee for two years.  Campaign manager on Mark Lawrence for State Senate, Apr.-Nov. 2018.  Master's degree in political management from The George Washington University, 2019; B.A. in social work from Providence College, 1976. twitter

Executive Director  Lisa Roberts

(Mar. 2019; deputy director from Jan.-Mar. 2019, field director, July-Dec. 2018 and regional field director, Mar-July 2018)  COO of TREVIVE Global, Mar. 2015-Feb. 2017.  Director of housing (Feb.-Mar. 2015), assistant director of housing development (Nov. 2013-Jan. 2015) and housing and community development associate (Jan.-Dec. 2013) at WHEDCo in New York.  Lead campaign director in Las Vegas for Grassroots Gampaigns, Sept.-Nov. 2012.  Master of urban planning, economic development and housing policy from NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, 2012; B.A. in history and politics from Mount Holyoke College, 2007.  Moved to Maine at age 10 and grew up in Yarmouth.

Organizing Director  Sam Sterling

Political Affairs and Training  Director  April Thibodeau

Senior Communications Advisor  Holly Burke

Communications Director  Seth Nelson

Digital Director  Seth Jennings

Voter Protection Director  Ryder Kessler

Data Director  Luke Siebert

Development Director  Jeff Candura

Finance Director  Dashiell Marley