Trump General Election Campaign Organization, Ohio
Donald J. Trump for President, Inc./Trump Victory 

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(page updated August 10, 2020)
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Trump Victory Regional Political Director Ohio Valley (IL, IN, OH, WV and WI)  Clayton Henson

(reported by 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 Lusheck

(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 Field Directors include
NW Ohio  Sarah Reynolds  twitter
Summit, Stark and Portage Cos.  Rylee Cupp  twitter
Columbus Region  Dalton Throckmorton  twitter
Nick Morgan  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  |  fb/OhioRepublicans  |  @ohiogop

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, 2008.  twitter

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.