Organization  |  P2020  

Friends of John Delaney

(page updated January 14, 2020)

Headquarters: Bethesda, MD  |  FEC
announced July 28, 2017.  |  @JohnDelaney
staff press release  |  Memos:  March 8, 2019 [PDF]  |  Aug. 20, 2019

Co-Chair  Terry Lierman

(announced Sept. 18, 2017)  Treasurer on Martin O'Malley's 2015-16 presidential campaign.  Founder of Summit Global Ventures.  President of Energy One.  Chief of staff to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer May 2007-Dec. 2011.  Chairman of the Maryland Democratic Party, elected Dec. 2004 and served to May 2007.  National finance co-chair of Dean for America.  Partner of Health Ventures, LLC, 2001-05.  Democratic nominee for Congress against U.S. Rep. Connie Morella in MD-8 in 2000.  Founder and president of Capitol Associates, Inc., 1984-2001.  Staff director of U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations and of the Labor Health and Human Services (HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee.  Started at the National Institutes of Health.  Master's degree from University of Wisconsin; B.A. from Winona State University.  Native of Beloit, WI.

Campaign Manager  Alexander ("Xan") Fishman

(campaign manager from Aug. 2019 following departure of John Davis; deputy campaign manager from Jan. 2019)  Chief of staff in Delaney's congressional office, Feb. 2017-Jan. 2019; started in Jan. 2013 as a legislative assistant.  Deputy campaign manager on Friends of John Delaney, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012.  Field organizer on Fairfax Victory 2011, Aug.-Nov. 2011.  Intern to U.S. Rep. Mike Ross (AR), Oct. 2010-May 2011.  English teacher at Tichon Hadash High School, Sept. 2008-June 2010; math and physics teacher at American Hebrew University, Aug. 2005-May 2008.  M.A. in teaching English from Tel Aviv University, 2011; B.A. in astronomy and religion from Swarthmore College, 2005.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Tracey K. Friedlander

(Nov. 2017...also mentioned as deputy campaign manager)  Senior advisor to the Inter-American Development Bank, Aug. 2011-Oct. 2017.  Franklin Fellow at U.S. Department of State (Feb. 2010-Jan. 2011) and U.S. Embassy in Croatia (Jan. 2011-Feb. 2012). General counsel, SVP of business development at StarBand Communications Inc., 2000-04.  Associate general counsel, VP for legal and business affairs at Teligent, Inc., 1998-2000.  Senior associate at Arnold & Porter, 1991-98.  J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, 1991; B.A. in political science from Dickinson College, 1988.


Communications Director  Kandie Stroud

(Sept. 2019)  President and founder (2005) of Stroud Communications.  Director of TV and radio for When We All Vote from Sept. 2018.  Senior political and media advisor to Women's National Democratic Club from Jan. 2017.  Director of radio communications for the DNC, Sept.-Nov. 2016.  Director of radio communications for the DNC, 1997-2005.  Chief diplomatic correspondent for CNN, 1979-82.  B.A. in Enlish literature, philosophy, theology from Boston College.

Deputy National Press Secretary  Nicholas Clifford

(Aug. 2019)  Previously press assistant (from June 2019) and correspondence manager and finance assistant (from Mar. 2019) on the campaign.  Worked for 5 1/2 years for UMC Health System in Lubbock, TX, Aug. 2013-Dec. 2018.  Communications on Miguel Levario for Congress (TX), June-Nov. 2018.  B.A. in political science and government from Texas Tech University, 2011.

Health Care Framework  |  Negative Emissions Technology  |  Prescription Drug Prices  |  Rural America  |  Black America  |  National Service  |
Entrepreneurship Czar  |  Foreign Policy  |  Mental Health  |  Climate Change  |  Infrastructure  |  Living Wage  |  Opioid Epidemic   |  Cities Fair Deal  |  Mandatory National Service  |  Digital Privacy and Technology  |  Affordable Housing Paris 2.0 Plan

Policy Director  Samantha Price

A senior legislative assistant in Delaney's congressional office.

Policy Assistant  Clark Derrington

(Jan. 2019)  Legislative correspondent (June 2018-Jan. 2019), staff assistant (Mar.-June 2018) and legislative intern (Aug. 2017-Mar. 2018) in the U.S. House.  Government relations intern for Cassidy & Associates, Aug. 2016-Mar. 2017.  Teaching fellow for Maase Olam's Masa Israel Journey program in Rehovot, Israel, Sept. 2015-June 2016.  Bachelor's degree in history from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2015.  From Knoxville, TN.


Operations and HR Manager and Legal Counsel  Ann Rakestraw

(Apr. 2019; started as communications strategist in Jan. 2019)  Most recently associate general counsel at Verizon; worked there for 17 years.  Associate at Williams & Connolly LLP, 1996-2001.  Law clerk for Hon. Robert R. Beezer, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1995-96.  J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law, 1995; B.A. in English and religious studies from University of Virginia, 1992.


Director of Scheduling  Anthony (Tony) McComiskey

(Jan. 2019...previously deputy political director, Sept. 2017-Dec. 2018)  Legislative correspondent in the U.S. House, Jan.-Sept. 2017.  Field director on Delaney's 2016 re-election campaign, June 2016.  Canvass director on David Trone for Congress, Feb.-April 2016.  Ballot access organizer for Grassroots Solutions, Nov. 2015-Jan. 2016.  Canvass director at the Fund for the Public Interest, July 2014-Aug. 2015.  B.A. in political science and government from Gettysburg College, 2014.

Treasurer  April McClain-Delaney


AL Media
Ann Liston – Media Consultant
Eric Adelstein – Media Consultant
Andy Meyer – Digital Consultant

Hickman Analytics
Harrison Hickman – Pollster

Bergmann Zwerdling Direct
Achim Bergmann – Direct Mail Consultant
Alex Zwerdling – Direct Mail Consultant

Pacific Campaign House
Cheryl Hori – Digital Consultant

Offices (8 as of March 31, 2019):
Des Moines: 2415 Ingersoll Avenue; Des Moines, IA 50312
Cedar Rapids: 2706 1st Ave NE; Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Council Bluffs: 219 S. Main Street; Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Davenport: 2720 West Locust St. Unit 2-B, Davenport, IA 52804
Dubuque: 1735 Central Ave., Dubuque, IA 52001
Fort Dodge: 14 North 11th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Sioux City: 831 Gordon Drive; Sioux City, IA 51101
Waterloo: 10 West 4th St., Suite 20, Waterloo, IA 50701
Office opening events: Des Moines (Jan. 12), Cedar Rapids (Jan. 12), Council Bluffs (Jan. 30), Sioux City (Jan. 30), Waterloo (Feb. 18), Fort Dodge (Mar. 16), Dubuque (Mar. 31), Davenport (Mar. 31).


Connie Klug - (announced Jan. 7, 2019) From Adel, currently works as a business development manager for AT&T Sports and Entertainment.  Served for nine years on the Des Moines General Board of Trustees.
Paula Meyer - (announced Jan. 7, 2019) From St. Ansgar.  Founded Friends of Ngong Road after a business career.  M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business; B.A. from Luther College.

State Director  Brent Roske

(announced as state director Sept. 27, 2019 succeeding Monica Biddix; previously deputy state director, reported by Iowa Starting Line on July 9, 2019)  Switched to the Delaney campaign after serving for months as Iowa state director on Marianne Williamson for President.  Independent candidate for Governor of Iowa, May-Dec. 2017.  Produced the Emmy-nominated TV series ‘Roske on Politics.’  Independent candidate for Congress in CA-33 in 2014, but dropped out and endorsed Marianne Williamson in May.  Wrote and directed the political drama 'Chasing the Hill' (2012) and the sequel 'Courting Des Moines' (2016).  A creative director at NBC Universal for 9 years.  twitter


Political Director  Marcia Rogers

(announced Jan. 7, 2019)  Managing director at North Shore LLC in Cedar Rapids from April 2016.  Business partner at Political Brinq, April 2013-April 2016.  Studied occupational therapy at College of St. Catherine in the 1970s.


Field Director  Thomas Dinegar

Previously regional field director for Waterloo from June 2019; started as an organizer Jan.-May 2019.  twitter

Regional Field Directors include:
Cedar Rapids  Kelsey Myers
(June 2018) Volunteer coordinator for Protect Minnesota, April-June 2018.  Bachelor's degree in economics and political science from St. Olaf College, 2017.  From Minnesota.  twitter

Council Bluffs  Jen Pellant  twitter


National Director of Operations and Scheduling  Mark Galinsky

(previously deputy state director from Jan.-May 2019 and Iowa outreach director from Sept. 2017)  Field representative for U.S. Rep. Delaney in Hagerstown, Aug. 2016-Sept. 2017.  Field organizer on John Delaney for Congress, March-Aug. 2016.  Press intern to U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, Aug. 2015-Jan. 2016.  B.A. in political science and government from St. Mary's College of Maryland, 2014.  twitter

(press releases)
Donna Crum, Mills County Democrats Chair
Nancy Camardo, Wayne County Democrats Chair
Twyla Peacock, Van Buren County Democrats Chair
(announced Jan. 29, 2019)

Joan Amos, Lucas County Democratic Party Chair
(announced Feb. 15, 2019)

Chuck Offenburger, former Des Moines Register columnist
(announced Sept. 3, 2019)

Susan Wulf Osvald, 4th generation farm owner and retired teacher from Exira (Audubon County)
(announced Sept. 4, 2019)

(announced Sept. 5, 2019)
Mike and Shari Minnehan - Farmers and Activists, Greene County

Bill Monroe - Retired Pharmacist, Greene County 
George Rodriguez - Shelby County Affirmative Action Chair, Shelby County
Janis Lustgraaf - Pottawattamie County Democrats Rural Caucus Group Member
Kent Redding - First-time Caucusgoer, Pottawattamie County
Lori Bliss - Pottawattamie County Democrats Activist
Stan Watkins - Retired Coe College Professor, Linn County
Rita Purdin - Iowa County Democrats Treasurer
Brandi Parsons - Adult Education and Literacy Advocate, Linn County

(announced Jan. 14, 2020)
Henry Marquard,
St. Ambrose University constitutional law professor and candidate for the Muscatine County Board of Supervisors

> On Oct. 17 Iowa Starting Line reported, "The campaign has six full-time field staffers in five different counties."
> On Nov. 16 Politico reported that in Iowa he "plans to have 30 full-time staffers on the ground and up to eight offices opened by January."
> On Jan. 7, 2018 the campaign announced it has 24 staff in Iowa.
> As of Feb. 28, 2019 total Iowa staff of 25.


: 803 Canal St., Manchester, NH 03101 opening Feb. 11, 2019
to Oct. 2019 NH staff had been fairly constant at six or seven.

Deputy State Director  Julian Avery (Jenna) Sutcliffe

(top person in NH from mid-Oct. 2019 succeeding Chris MacKenzie; regional field director from Aug. 2019; started as a field organizer in Mar. 2019)  Bachelor's degree in American government and politics from Clark University, 2019.  Originally from New Hampshire.

4 field organizers
Blake, Jasper, Mickayla, Katie

(announced Sept. 3, 2019)
NH Rep. Stephen Woodcock - Democratic member of the NH House of Representatives representing Carroll County’s District 2, including Chatham, Conway, Eaton, and Hales Location.
NH Rep. Jerry Stringham - Democratic member of the NH House of Representatives representing Grafton County’s District 5, including Lincoln, Woodstock and Waterville Valley. Rep. Stringham serves on the NH House Ways and Means Committee.
Nashua Selectman Teresa Moler - Ward 2 Selectman for the City of Nashua
Wes Tator - Portsmouth climate activist
Sarah Weck - Cheshire County climate activist and business owner




Deputy Communications Director  Carrie Healey Oct. 2019; to communications director for U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ)

(Feb. 2019...national press secretary from Aug. 2019)  Programming manager for AOL Finance/Verizon Media, Sept. 2017-Mar. 2019; programming manager for news at AOL, Feb. 2016-Sept. 2017.  Associate editor at, Sept. 2014-Jan. 2016.  Associate producer and sports editor at NBCUniversal, Inc., Jan. 2013-Aug. 2014.  Master of communications from Sacred Heart University; Bachelor's degree in elementary and special education from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.  twitter

Communications Director  Will McDonald mid-Oct. 2019; became deputy communications director on Klobuchar campaign

Has worked for Delaney since 2011. Ph.D. in English from University of Iowa.  twitter

Deputy National Finance Director  Benjamin Brosnahan Oct. 2019

(Jan. 2019; started as finance assistant Dec. 2017-Jan. 2019)  Executive assistant to CEO at Nusgart Consulting from June 2017.  Interned for Delaney, March-June 2017.  Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia from June 2016.  Field organizer on Hillary for America in Annapolis, MD from April 2016.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Tulane University, 2016.

National Press Secretary  Michael Starr Hopkins Sept. 2019; founding partner of North Starr Strategies

(announced Nov. 15, 2018)  Senior strategist at CateComm from June 2018.  Spokesman/communications director on Sean Shaw for Attorney General (FL), July-Nov. 2018.  Briefly a candidate for U.S. Senate challenging Sen. Bob Menendez (NJ), but ended campaign in Mar. 2018.  Compliance officer from AArrow Sign Spinners, Nov. 2016-Jan. 2018.  Contributing writer for The Hill (from Aug. 2017) and HuffPost (from Oct. 2016).  Attorney at Legal Aid Manhattan, Sept. 2015-Jan. 2017.  Deputy state director of voter protection in Colorado for Hillary for America, June-Oct. 2016.  Prosecutor for NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission, Feb.-Aug. 2015.  LLM from Cardozo School of Law, 2015 and earlier studied law at Florida Coastal School of Law; Syracuse University's Maxwell School and Eckerd College. twitter

Campaign Manager  John Davis Aug. 2019; became early states director on Klobuchar campaign

(announced as senior advisor on Sept. 20, 2017)  Founding partner of the Des Moines based bipartisan polling firm Red America Blue America (RABA) Research.  Des Moines office of New Partners.  Chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley (IA), 2009-14.  Deputy chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar.  Traveling chief of staff on John Edwards for President campaign in 2007.  Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell (IA)'s 2004 re-election.  Iowa native.  Also served as U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter (NY)’s chief of staff, and as a committee staffer to U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (WA).

Press Assistant  Maya Krishna-Rogers July 2019; moved to senior media relations coordinator at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

(Nov. 2018-July 2019)  Interned for Delaney in his congressional office, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  B.A. in political science and international affairs from McGill University, 2018.

Digital Content Manager  Abigail Roskind May 2019; digital communications specialist for AFSCME from Aug. 2019

(Nov. 2017)  Copy editor at Snapchat, Inc., Jan.-June 2017.  Editorial assistant at Career Contessa, Oct. 2015-May 2016.  Sales associate at British American Shipping LLC, Nov. 2014-Dec. 2015.  B.A. in international relations and affairs from University of Southern California, 2013.

Deputy Press Secretary  Ahmed Elsayed May 2019; moved to communications director for U.S. Rep. Cardenas

(Sept. 2017-May 2019)  Communications director for the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Mar.-Sept. 2017.  Field organizer in the 5th CD for the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, Feb. 2016-Jan. 2017.  Communications intern for NJOHSP, Sept. 2015-Jan. 2016.  B.A. in communication from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, 2015.

Digital Content Manager  Joe Connelly Feb. 2019, moved to associate at Rational 360

(Oct. 2018; started as correspondence manager in Nov. 2017)  Several internships.  Bachelor's degree in government from Colby College, 2017.

National Digital Director  Makaiah Mohler Feb. 2018, moved to deputy campaign manager on Jessica Morse for Congress (CA).
Started with Friends of John Delaney in Feb. 2017.  Field organizer on the Colorado Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2016.  Press assistant on Hillary for America in SF, May-June 2016.  Bachelor's degree in government and women's and gender studies from Georgetown University, 2016.


Iowa Press Secretary  Courtney Carstens Oct. 2019, moved to Iowa press secretary on Tom Steyer 2020

(Jan. 2019)  Brand ambassador for Portobello Road Ames, Aug.-Dec. 2018.  Owner of RMC Studios in Ames from June 2018.  Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism from Iowa State University, 2018.  twitter

Field Director  Josh Skipworth Oct. 2019; account executive at New/Mode

(Feb. 2019)  Self employed freelance writer from Jan. 2018.  Deputy political director for United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America in Des Moines, Sept.-Dec. 2018.  Marketing and monetization consultant for The National Memo, Mar.-June 2018.  Iowa state director for The Humane Society of the U.S., Sept. 2015-Feb. 2018.  Field director with Batrice & Associates, Oct. 2014-Sept. 2015.  Regional field director in Des Moines with the League of Conservation Voters, Sept. 2013-Oct. 2014.  Field organizer in Ames on Obama for America, June-Nov. 2012.  Regional field organizer for SW Iowa for Organizing for America, Jan. 2009-May 2012.  B.S. in history from Iowa State University, 2014.  twitter

Outreach Director  Gregory Christensen Oct. 2019

(Sept. 2018)  Senior project manager for Christensen Investment Properties (Bakersfield, CA) from Jan. 2010.  Field organizer on Hillary for America, Apr. 2015-Nov. 2016.  M.S. in international relations from Northeastern University, 2017; B.S. in agricultural sciences from Oregon State University, 2015.  Author of Make America Stronger Together and has several books in the works.  twitter

State Director  Monica Biddix late Sept. 2019

(announced as state director Jan. 7, 2019; announced as Iowa communications director June 22, 2018)  Campaign manager on McGuire for Governor, July 2017-June 2018.  Communications director for the Iowa Democratic Party, April 2016-April 2017.  Communications director at Progress Iowa, Dec. 2015-April 2016.  Campaign director for Iowa Pays the Price Caucus Campaign, July-Nov. 2015.  Legislative assistant to state Sen. Chris Brase (IA), Jan.-May 2015.  Campaign manager on Laura Hubka for Iowa House/Iowa Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2014.  Campaign manager at Indigo Strategies, Champaign, IL, Aug. 2013-Mar. 2014.  Volunteer coordinator for Vote Yes Linn County, Jan.-Mar. 2013.  Campaign director on Mary Jo Wilhelm for Iowa State Senate/Iowa Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2012. Campaign manager on Farrow for Mayor (SC), April-Nov. 2011.  Field organizer on Sangisetty for Congress (LA), Aug.-Nov. 2010.  Call time manager/finance director on Dwight Drake for Governor (SC), Aug. 2009-Jan. 2010.  Passport support associate in Charleston, June 2007-Oct. 2008.  M.A. in history from College of Charleston, 2005; B.A. in political science/history from UNC Chapel Hill.  twitter

Regional Field Organizer Des Moines area  Anita Aidoo Aug. 2019
(Sept. 2018) Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Towson University, 2018.

Digital Consultant  Greg Hauenstein July 2019; owner of One Voice Message & Media

(started as digital director, announced Oct. 2018)  Lead developer at GPS Impact in Des Moines, Feb. 2012-Oct. 2018.  Legislative assistant to Rep. Tyler Olson in the Iowa House, Jan.-April 2012.  Director of new media for the Iowa Democratic Party, June 2009-Jan. 2012.  Web design and development for oh hey mktg, June 2010-Mar. 2011.  New media producer for Obama for America, Aug. 2007-Nov. 2008.  Studied film and video production at Pittsburgh Filmmakers.  twitter

Digital and Communications Specialist  Ben Cobley June 2019; comms. director for Iowa Voices from June 2019; Biden campaign from Oct. 2019

(Feb. 2019)  Senior digital strategist for GPSIMPACT from June 2017.  Press aide in Des Moines on Hillary for America, Sept.-Nov. 2016.  Deputy campaign manager on Rob Hogg for U.S. Senate, Jan.-June 2016; also legislative aide to Sen. Hogg, Jan.-April 2016.  Bachelor's degree in international/global studies from University of Iowa, 2016.  twitter

Regional Field Director  Jeffrey Cardenas deputy political director and finance assistant on Eddie Mauro for Senate from May

(Nov. 2018)  CA-10 and CA-48 paid canvass program for the California Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Campaign services director for the Santa Clara County Democratic Party from Feb. 2017.  Campaign manager on John Hirokawa for Sheriff, Sept. 2017-July 2018.  Co-campaign manager on Marc Berman for California State Assembly, June-Nov. 2016.  Santa Clara County coordinator for Yes on Measure AA, Feb.-June 2016.  Policy aide at the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, May 2014-Aug. 2015.  Senior field representatve in the California State Senate, Dec. 2012-May 2014.  Campaign manager on Jerry Hill for State Senate 2012.  Started on campaigns as an intern, field organizer and rapid response director of the California Democratic Party, March-Nov. 2008.  B.A. in political science from UC Davis, 2009.

Regional Field Director  Nick Dempsey

(Nov. 2018)  Canvass supervisor for the Iowa Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2012.  Organizer with Working Families Win, Oct.-Nov. 2011.  Assistant canvass manager for Iowa Green Home, May-Aug. 2011.  Field organizer on Leonard Boswell for Congress, Aug.-Nov. 2010; canvasser for the Iowa Democratic Party, June-Aug. 2010; volunteer coordinator on Roxanne Conlin for Senate, April-June 2010.  B.A. in political science from University of Northern Iowa, 2011.

Field Organizer  Isa(belle) Barrett - (Jan. 2019) B.A. in rhetoric, media and social change from Drake University, 2019.  Electoral fellow (June-Nov. 2018) and intern (Jan.-May 2018) from Planned Parenthood of the Heartland.  twitter

Field Organizer - Davenport  Andy House - (July 2018) Law clerk at Smirnow Law, Oct. 2017-Apr. 2018.  Advisor to Global Solar Council, Oct. 2015-Jan. 2017.  Legal assistant (Jan.-June 2012) and intern (Aug. 2011-Jan. 2012) for the Solar Energy Industries Association.  J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2015.  B.A. in environmental policy and sciences, religious studies from McDaniel College, 2010.  twitter

Communications Director  Rachel Potucek July 2019

(from May-July 2019, started as deputy comms. director, announced Jan. 7, 2019)  Communications director for the Democratic Party of Orange County (CA) from June 2017 through the 2018 midterms. Director of communications for Smolarcorp from July 2007.  Communications and field represenatitive for the Office of Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal, City of Long Beach, CA, June 2006-July 2007.  Constituent services representative for U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sanchez, May 2005-July 2006.  Field organizer for Nancy Boyda for Congress (KS-2), Aug.-Nov. 2004.  News reporter at KJCK 1420 AM Radio in Topeka, Jan. 2001-Aug. 2004.  M.A. in speech communication and rhetoric from Kansas State University.  From Kansas.  twitter

Caucus Director  Michelle Bruggenthies the Swalwell campaign

(Dec. 2018, announced Jan. 7, 2019)  Campaign manager on Jackie Smith for Iowa State Senate in 2018.  Worked on Pete D'Alessandro's 2018 primary campaign for Congress in IA-3.  Sioux City regional field director and regional field director in Chicago on Bernie 2016.  Worked on Chuy Garcia’s 2015 bid for mayor of Chicago. Worked on Gov. Pat Quinn’s re-election campaign in 2014.   Has also organized in Washington State and New Jersey.  Studied History, English Literature at Loyola University Chicago.  From Chicago.

New Hampshire

State Director  Chris MacKenzie mid-Oct. 2019

(announced Jan. 8, 2019)  Comes to the position from serving as communications director (since April 2018) and press secretary (Feb. 2017-April 2018) to U.S. Rep. Terry Sewell (AL).  Communications and digital director for U.S. PIRG, Aug. 2015-Feb. 2017.  Communications and legislative aide (March-Aug. 2015), legislative correspondent (July 2013-March 2015) and staff assistant (Jan.-Uuly 2013) to U.S. Rep. John Delaney.  Regional field director (April-Nov. 2012) and field organizer (Jan.-April 2012 on Friends of John Delaney.  Policy issues coordinator for the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, July 2011-Jan. 2012.  Degree in political science from American University, 2011.  Internships include in U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter's office.  From Hopkinton, NH.  twitter

Deputy Political Director  Casey Neal

(announced Jan. 8, 2019) Organizing director for Free & Fair New Hampshire and Colin Van Ostern's bid for Secretary of State.  Finance consultant at Rio Strategies in Albuquerque from April 2017.  Policy and administrative manager for Maryland Clean Energy, April 2016-April 2017.  Studied at University of Maryland Baltimore County.  twitter

Regional Field Director  Matt Chilliak

(Jan. 2019)  Regional canvass director at Freedom For All Massachusetts, June-Nov. 2018.  Deputy campaign manager on Patrick Littlefield for Congress (MA), Jan.-June 2018.  Voter contact organizer for the New Democratic Party of Canada, Aug. 2015-May 2017.    Campaign manager for Sarina Gersher in Saskatoon Ward 8, July-Oct. 2016.  Editor for Live and Invest Overseas of Panama City, Jan. 2014-Aug. 2015.  Contributor to The Sheaf in Saskatoon, Feb. 2013-Mar. 2014.  B.A. in political science and government from University of Saskatchewan, 2013.  twitter

Chris Garretty approx. Dec. 2018

Regional organizing director (April-Aug. 2016) and deputy organizing director (Aug.-Nov. 2016) for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.  Organizer for Hillary for America in NH, ME and WI, July 2015-April 2016.  Field director for the Coaltion for an Affordable City-Stop Unfair Beverage Taxes (SF), Dec. 2013-Nov. 2014.  Campaign for Whitehurst/Mosher Campaign Strategy and Media (SF), Aug. 2012-Nov. 2013.  B.A. in economics from San Francisco State University, 2012.