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Trump Victory Regional Political Director Midwest (IA, KS, MN, NE, ND, OK, SD and TX) Ashley Walukevich
(previously regional director of delegates and
party organization from Jan. 2019...succeeded Stephanie
Alexander who was promoted to chief of staff, reported May 26,
2020) New Hampshire state director for the RNC in the
2018 cycle. A regional fied director for the New
Hampshire Republican State Committee in 2016. Worked for
Sen. Susan Collins in her DC and Maine offices and on her
re-election in 2014. Worked for the Florida Republican
Party / Romney presidential campaign as a field director in
Boca Raton, 2012. Degree in political science from Saint
Joseph’s College of Maine, 2012; interned for Sen. Susan
Collins all four years. Originally from Rockingham
County, NH. twitter
Trump Victory State Director Kevin Poindexter
(Nov. 2019) Executive director of the
Republican Party of Minnesota, May 2018-Oct. 2019.
Minnesota state director for the RNC, Oct. 2017-May
2018. Account executive at Weber Johnson Public Affairs,
Apr. 2016-Oct. 2017. Iowa political director on Chris
Christie for President, June 2015-Mar. 2016; Iowa political
director on Christie's Leadership Matters for America PAC,
May-June 2015. Iowa state director for the RNC,
July 2014-Apr. 2015. Political director on Mike
McFadden for U.S. Senate (MN), Dec. 2013-July 2014.
Did communications for the New Jersey Republican Party,
July-Dec. 2013. Legislative assistant to Minnesota
state Sen. Bill Weber (SD-22), April-June 2013. Chief
of staff/legislative assistant to Virginia Delegate Margaret
Ransone (99th District), Dec. 2012-April 2013. Special
operations manager on Romney for President in Wisconsin,
July-Nov. 2012. Legislative assistant with the
Republican Caucus in the Minnesota House, Jan. 2011-July
2012. Interned on Emmer for Governor, June-Dec.
2010. B.A. in political science and management from
St. John's University in St. Cloud, Minn., 2010. twitter
Trump Victory Deputy State Director Tyler Newcombe
Experience includes a regional field director
for the Republican Party of Wisconsin from Jan. 2017.
Deputy political director on Stewart Mills for Congress,
Aug.-Nov. 2016. Legislative assistant for the Minnesota
House Republican Caucus, Mar.-June 2016. Field staff for
the House Republican Campaign Committee, Jan.-Mar. 2016,
June-Sept. 2015. Legislative assistant in the MN House
of Representatives, Jan.-June 2015. Field staff in CD-2
for the Republican Party of Minnesota, Oct.-Nov. 2014. twitter
Trump Victory Deputy State Director Melanie Meyers
(Mar. 2020) Field director on Tiffany
for Wisconsin in the WI-7 special election, Oct. 2019-Feb.
2020. Associate political strategist at the Lukens
Company in Arlington, VA, June-Oct. 2019. Field director
for the Minnesota Senate Victory Fund in the Jason Rarick for
State Senate special election in SD11, Jan.-Feb. 2019.
Regional field director in Duluth for the RNC, May-Nov.
2018. Volunteer coordinator on Jarchow for Wisconsin in
the SD10 special election, Dec. 2017-Jan. 2018. Field
director (Sept.-Dec. 2016) and turf organizer (June-Sept.
2016) for the Republican Party of Wisconsin. B.S. in
political science from University of Wisconsin River Falls,
Trump Victory Communications Director (MN/IA) Preya Samsundar
Started as communication specialist at the Republican Party of Minnesota in Nov. 2017. Writer and researcher at Alpha News Minnesota from Mar. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science, law and government from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2016. Coordinator of volunteers on Sharna Wahlgren for Congress, July-Nov. 2014; director of communications on Latvaaho for U.S. Senate, Mar.-June 2014. twitter
Women's Coalition Director Kristina Baumgartner
(June 2020...earlier a field organizer,
Feb.-June 2020 and started as an intern and recruiter,
Jan.-Feb. 2020) Chiropractic assistant, Aug. 2018-Feb.
2020. Trainer, supervisor, team lead and team member at
a Chick-fil-A-Franchise, Apr. 2017-Nov. 2018. Teacher
assistant, Aug. 2014-Apr. 2017. Legal
assistant/paralegal studies at Inver Hills Community
APA Coordinator Kayla Khang
Legislative assistant in the Minnesota Senate
from July 2019. Tracker/field research analyst for
America Rising Corporation, Mar.-July 2019. Field staff
on Jason Rarick for MN State Senate, Jan.-Feb. 2019.
Field organizer for the RNC, Jan.-Nov. 2018. Intern for
the Republican Party of Minnnesota, Sept. 2017-Jan.
Events Director Katie Bloodgood
Legislative director to U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis
(MN-2) from Jan. 2017. Senior legislative assistant
(June 2015-Jan. 2017), legislative assistant (June 2013-June
2015), legislative correspondent (Jan.-June 2013), staff
assistant (Apr. 2012-Jan. 2013) and intern (Sept. 2011-Feb.
2012) to U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-5). Bachelor's
degree in political science and government from Boston
University, 2010. twitter
(CD-1) Rochester - 1530 Greenview Dr. SW, Ste. 117, Rochester, MN 55902 ...July 18, 2020 John Koestler twitter
(CD-2) Eagan - 3140 Neil Armstrong Blvd. #100, Eagan, MN 55121 ...Mar. 10, 2020 Bryce Wisnewski twitter
(CD-3) Wayzata - 60 Twelve Oaks Blvd., #650, Wayzata, MN 55319 ...July 11, 2020 Tyler Dunn twitter
(CD-4) St. Paul - 1670 White Bear Ave., St. Paul, MN 55106 Lily Engle twitter
(CD-6) Anoka - 901 W. Main St., Anoka, MN 55303 ...Aug. 15, 2020 Bllake Paulson
(CD-6) St. Cloud - 57 3rd St. NE, Waite Park, MN 56387 ...Aug. 3, 2020 Blake Paulson twitter
(CD-7) Marshall - 1108 East College Dr., Marshall, MN 56258 Cory Becker twitter
(CD-7) Moorhead - 2921 South Frontage Rd., Moorhead, MN 56560 ...June 27, 2020 Jacob Peterson twitter
(CD-8) Duluth - 4140 Richard Ave., Hermantown, MN 55811 ...July 11, 2020
Regional Director for Southern MN Tom
more Field Organizers: Anika Rickard, Kayleigh Sommerfeldt
RNC MN State Director Timothy Lagerman ...moved to position as state director of Pennsylvania First
(July-Oct. 2019) Deputy Victory director on Hogan for Governor, July-Nov. 2018. Political director on John Joyce for Congress (PA), Apr.-May 2018. Political director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, Apr. 2017-Apr. 2018. Regional field director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, Nov. 2015-Dec. 2016. Field representative for the NRA< July-Nov. 2015. Committee page in the MN House, Feb.-June 2015. Regional field director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, Apr. 2014-Jan. 2015. B.S. in sport management from College Misericordia, 2011. twitter
Minnesota Republican Party
Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan
(elected Apr. 29, 2017 on the fourth ballot;
re-elected Apr. 27, 2019) Founder (Dec. 2013) and
general manager of Primrose Park, a retail concept in Nisswa
(Brainerd Lakes area). Global marketing director for
Chamilia Jewelry/Swarovski North America, Jan.-Dec.
2013. Senior marketing manager for Ecolab in St. Paul,
2010-13. Director of product and integrated marketing
for Caribou Coffee in Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul, June
2008-Feb. 2009. Assistant promotion marketing manager
for General Mills, Apr. 2007-June 2008. Marketing
supervisor at McDonald's Corporation, 2005-07.
Sponsorship marketing manager for Florida Marlins, Minnesota
Timberwolves, Anaheim Angels, 1999-2004. M.B.A. from
University of Minnesota-Carlson School of Management, 2010;
B.S. in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University,
1999. Adopted South Korean. Wife of U.S. Rep. Jim
Executive Director Rebecca Alery
(started as interim in Nov. 2019 after Kevin
Poindexter moved to Trump state director; promoted from
communications director, started Jan. 2019) Campaign
manager on Jason Lewis for Congress, Jan.-Nov. 2018.
Communications director for U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, Jan.
2015-Dec. 2017. Press secretary on Mike McFadden for
U.S. Senate, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Account executive at Public
Affairs Co. in Minneapolis-St. Paul area, Mar. 2013-Aug.
2014. Committee legislative assistant to Minnesota state
Sen. Ingebrigtsen, Jan. 2011-Mar. 2013. Wisconsin
digital director on Romney for President, July-Nov.
2012. Finance assistant (July-Nov. 2010) and volunteer
coordinator (Jan.-July 2010) on Emmer for Governor.
Field representative for American Majority, Feb.-July
2010. Assistant communications director/scheduler on
Riley for Congress, Aug.-Dec. 2009. Law clerk at
International Decision Systems, Inc., May 2008-July
2009. B.A. in political science, legal studies and
pre-law from Universiyt of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. twitter
Political Director Andy