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Trump Victory Regional Political Director Ohio Valley (IL, IN, OH, WV and WI) Clayton Henson
(reported by Cleveland.com on May 2019) Most recently a regional political director at the White House. Ohio coalitions director on Trump's 2016 campaign. Manager of regional services for Sec. of State Jon Husted and deputy campaign manager on Husted's 2014 re-election campaign. Marine Corps veteran. Pickaway County, OH native.
Senior Advisor and Ohio State
Chairman Bob Paduchik
(announced Dec. 14, 2018) Moved over to the campaign from serving as co-chair of the RNC (announced Dec. 14, 2016; elected Jan. 19, 2017) Ohio director of Trump for President from June/July 2016. President of Agincourt Consultants, LLC, a lobbying and political consulting firm in Westerville, from Jan. 2016. Chief of staff (Jan. 2013-Dec. 2015) and senior vice president of state affairs and outreach (Feb. 2011-Dec. 2015) at the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. Managed Rob Portman's 2010 campaign for U.S. Senate. Vice president of client services at DCI Group, June 2006-Feb. 2009. President of Agincourt Consultants, LLC, Jan. 2003-June 2006. Ohio campaign manager on Bush-Cheney '04, Inc. from April 2004. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and External affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy, Oct. 2001-Jan. 2003; was a member of the Department of Defense Transition Team. Executive director of Bush's Ohio primary (Dec. 1999-March 2000) and general election campaigns (Aug. 2000 to year's end), while on leave from position as director of constituent affairs to Gov. Bob Taft. Political director for Taft’s 1998 gubernatorial campaign. Served on the staff of U.S. Sen. Mike DeWine; Northeast Ohio coordinator for DeWine’s 1994 U.S. Senate race. Worked at the Ohio Department of Transportation during the gubernatorial administration of George Voinovich. Bachelors degree in political science from the University of Akron, 1989, and an honorary certificate in applied politics from the Bliss Institute. Native of Tallmadge, Ohio. twitter
Trump Victory State Director Steve Buckingham
(from Apr. 2019, announced Aug. 1, 2019)
RNC North Dakota state director, Dec. 2017-Apr. 2019.
Executive director of the Fairfax County Republican Committee,
Apr.-Dec. 2017. RNC Louisiana deputy state director,
Nov.-Dec. 2016. Regional field director in Volusia
County for the Republican Party of Florida, Feb.-Dec.
2016. B.A. in political science and government from
Winthrop University 2015. Commander of VFW in Saint
Augustine, May-Nov. 2012. Veteran coalition on Ron
DeSantis for Congress, Apr.-Nov. 2012. Team leader in
the U.S. Army, Apr. 2005-Nov. 2009. twitter
Trump Victory Deputy State Director Jared Borg
Associate sales representative at Smith &
Nephew in Florida from Sept. 2018. Regional account
executive at DoorDash in Florida, Mar.-Sept. 2018.
Account executive at OpenGov Inc. 2016-17. Director of
public affairs in the Office of Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel,
2012-16. Deputy political director on Josh Mandel for
U.S. Senate, 2011-12. Served in the U.S. Navy,
2008-10. B.A. in national security studies and
intelligence (2011) and B.A. in political science (2006) from
The Ohio State University. twitter
Trump Victory Strategic Initiatives Director Bethany Berntson
(Mar. 2020; started as a regional field
director, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020) Statewide field director
for the North Dakota Republican Party, Apr. 2019-Mar.
2020. Assistant to the Majority Leader in the ND State
House of Representatives, Jan.-Apr. 2019. Campaign
manager on Tom Kading for District 45 State House (Fargo, ND),
Apr.-Nov. 2018; executive assistant at Precision Angels LLC,
Apr.-Oct. 2018. B.S. in English Education from Valley
City State University, 2018. twitter
Trump Victory Press Secretary Dan
(Nov. 2019) Deputy press secretary and
communications manager (Nov. 2017-Nov. 2019) and senior
legislative aide (Aug. 2015-Nov. 2017) in the Ohio
Senate. Office manager/administrative and research
assistant at the Buckeye Institute for Public Policy
Solutions, Jan. 2013-May 2014. B.A. in political science
from Ashland University, 2012. Infantry officer in the
U.S. Marine Forces Reserve from Aug. 2014. twitter
Regional Engagement Coordinator for Black Voices for Trump Talessia L. Martin twitter
Trump Northeast Ohio Victory
Lake, Geauga and Astabula Cos. - Field Organizer Caleb Thompson
Portage County Ohio Trump Victory
Portage Co. - Field Organizer Steven Farhat
Trump Victory 2020 Team Clermont County
Clermont Co. - Field organizer Melanie Ahern
Butler County for Trump
Hamilton County for Trump
Ohio Cops for Trump
Ohio for Trump 2020 Committee
members of the Trump Victory Finance Committee
Ohio Republican Party
Chairwoman Jane M. Timken
(elected Jan. 6, 2017) Previously vice
chairman of the Stark Co. Republican Party. Chairman of
the board at Kent State University, Nov. 2012-July 2014.
Chairman of the board at ArtsinStark, 2008-10.
Magistrate at the Court of Common Pleas Stark County,
2002-07. Associate at Black, McCuskey, 1992-2002.
J.D. from American University, 1994; bachelor's degree from
Harvard University, 1989. Cincinnati native. twitter
Executive Director Rob Secaur
(Feb. 2017) Ohio state director for the
RNC from June 2015. Political
director on Heiner-Crosbie for Kentucky, Dec. 2014-May
2015. Deputy political director at the Michigan
Republican Party, June 2013-Dec. 2014. Campaign
manager on Citizens for Turner congressional campaign, Dec.
2011-Nov. 2012. Warren County. Victory director for
the Ohio Republican Party in 2010. Legislative
correspondent (Sept. 2009-July 2010) and staff assistant
(Aug. 2008-Sept. 2009) in the Office of Sen. Mitch
McConnell. Master of professional studies, political
management from The George Washington University, 2010; B.S.
in political science from University of Louisville,
Communications Director Evan Machan
(announced Feb. 2019) Campaign manager on Mick Rich for U.S. Senate in New Mexico, Dec. 2017-Aug. 2018. Experience includes public affairs liaison officer to Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel, a stint as a and work on Mitt Romney's 2012 campaign. From Ohio.