Williamson for President, presidential campaign committee, announced on
2020 news outlets reported that Williamson had laid off her entire
staff. In a statement
Williamson said she was not suspending her
campaign and vowed to continue as long as she had the resources to do
so. Williamson's campaign was already relatively small; CNN
reported that "Williamson at one point employed about
45 staffers at her campaign headquarters and in early voting
states." Williamson suspended
her campaign little more than a week later on January 10.
Campaign Manager Patricia Ewing
(communications director through Sept. 2019, then
succeeded Maurice Daniel)
Partner at PLUS Strategic Advisors from June 2014;
partner at Aletheia Communications from Jan. 2013. Principal at
Dewey Square Group, July 2011-Jan. 2013. Partner at eye2eye
communications, July 2000-Aug. 2011. Senior advisor to the chair
of the DNC, 1999-2000. Deputy chief of staff to Vice President Al
Gore, 1997-99. Owner of Ewing Communications, Sept. 1984-Dec.
1997. Deputy chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford (PA),
1993-94. Political director for the New York State Democratic
Committee, 1989-99. Business to business executive for the State
of New York, 1988-89. Account executive for DDB Needham, May
1986-Aug. 1988. B.A in political science, international relations
from University of Delaware, 1984.
Deputy Campaign Manager/National Caucus Director Juan A. Rodriguez
(announced Nov. 19, 2019...previously served as
partner/founder of Rodriguez Hispanic Concepts/RHC Media (Chicago,
Milwaukee, Fort Collins) from Jan 2012. Campaign manager
Levi for Colorado in CO 4th CD primary, 2017-18. Quality control
registration director, for Mi Familia Vota in Tucson, AZ, 2016.
Nevada state outreach
director, Colorado outreach team on Bernie 2016. Spanish
language media consultant
to Mary Burke For Governor (WI), 2012. Director of political and
community affairs, Sanchez Healy, Inc./Sanchez and Associates, Chicago,
IL, 1997-2003. Legislative aide to U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (IL),
1993-95. Legislative aide to U.S
.Sen., Alan J. Dixon (IL), 1989-92. Member
of the County Board, Rock Island County, IL, 1988-89. B.A. double
major in political science and law enforcement administration from
Western Illinois University, 1987.
Press and Communications Assistant Dominique Hinman
(July 2019; started as a volunteer in Jan. 2019)
from Los Angeles. B.A. in theater, theology from Loyola Marymount
Department of Peace | Immigration | Foreign Policy | Department of Children and Youth | Reparations | Education | Climate Change
Poverty | Whole Health Plan | Animal Protection | Economic Justice
Policy Director Eleanor LeCain
President of The Breakthrough Way since Jan.
2008. Host at PRN Radio since 2015. Speaker and consultant
since 1991. National director of Feminist Majority's She Wins We
Win campaign, July 2016-May 2018. Campaign manager on Marianne
Williamson for Congress in the 2014 primary. Deputy director on
Livingstone campaign, 2013. Greater Boston GOTV on Elizabeth
Warren's Senate campaign in 2012. Assistant Secretary of State
(Dec. 1989-91) and executive director of Blueprint 2000 (Dec. 1987-Dec.
1989) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Master's degree in
law and public policy from UC Berkeley School of Law; B.A. in economics
from Yale University. Author of
Breakthrough Solutions: How to
Improve Your Life and Change the World by Building on What Work.
Organizing / Volunteer Director Betsy Avila
(Aug. 2019) Managing director (Feb. 2017-July
2019) and digital
organizing director (Jan. 2016-Feb. 2017) on Democracy at Work.
Digital media consultant on Genevieve Flores-Haro for Oxnard City
Council, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Graphic designer for People for Bernie
2016. Deputy digital director on Bernie Sanders NV caucus
campaign, Jan.-Feb. 2016. Online organizer(Sept.-Dec. 2015) and
national youth organizer (July 2014-Aug. 2015) for Democratic
Socialists of America. Office manager in the California State
Assembly, Jan. 2013-June 2014. GOTV field organizer on the Obama
campaign, Oct.-Nov. 2012. Office manager/staff assistant in the
U.S. House, Oct. 2011-Aug. 2012. SPA national field
director for The Peace Alliance, Apr. 2010.-Feb. 2011. Field
organizer in California for SEIU, Aug.-Nov. 2010. Online
organizer and digital content consultant, Aug. 2008-Aug. 2010.
B.A. degrees in political science, fine arts from University of
Southern California, 2009.
Director of Operations Alyssa O'Mara
Scheduler Amber Logue
Director of Agape International Spiritual Center from
March 2010. twitter
Data Director Jeff Marshall
Based in North Carolina. Data manager on
David Wilson Brown for U.S. House (NC), June-Nov. 2018. Data
manager on Jenny Marshall for U.S. House (NC), Dec. 2016-June
Manufacturing engineer at Haworth (May 2016-Sept. 2017), Randstad (Oct.
2015-May 2016), Siemens (Feb.-Sept. 2015), Caterpillar Inc. (2012-14),
and Tric Company Inc (Aug. 2011-April 2012. Associate's degree in
mechanical engineering from GTCC, 2015; studied at Ivy Tech Community
Legal Andrew Werbrock
Partner in political law at Remcho, Johansen and Percell, LLP. Previously worked for seven years in the Political Law Group at Perkins Coie LLP. J.D. from Harvard Law School, 2007; undergraduate degreee from Williams College, 2000.
State Director Paula Roby
(reported July 8, 2019 by DMR's Brianne Pfannenstiel) Attorney at Elderkin & Pirnie. J.D. from University of Iowa College of Law, 1999. B.A. from University of Northern Iowa, 1996. Born and raised in Cedar Rapids. (Succeeds Brent Roske, who served as state director from the start of the campaign through June 2019). twitter
Headquarters: 9 N Main St, Concord, NH 03301-4928 ...grand opening eve. of Aug. 1, 2019
Advisor and New Hampshire State
(announced Feb. 16, 2019) Of Counsel to Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. since 2012; also is a musician and active in arts and entertainment. Democratic nominee for the open U.S. Senate seat held by Sen. Judd Gregg (R) in 2010, losing to Kelly Ayotte by 60.1% to 36.7%. Elected to Congress in 2006, defeating Rep. Bass by 52.7% to 45.6%; president of the freshman class; re-elected in 2008, def. Jennifer Horn. Unsuccessful candidate for Congress against U.S. Rep. Charlie Bass (R) in NH-2 in 2004. Partner and shareholder at Shaheen & Gordon, 1996-2006. Attorney in private practice, 1983-96. An Assistant Attorney General, 1980-82. Attorney with the NH Department of Justice, 1978-80. J.D. from Boston College Law School, 1978; B.A. in French, theater from Dartmouth College, 1972. Born in New York City.
National Field Director Maddie Adams
(June 2019...based in Las
Vegas) Regional field
Sustainable Development Partners petition campaign in Tampa, Apr.-June
2019. Field organizer in L.A. from Presidio Strategic
Mar.-May 2019. Street canvass director for The Outreach Team in
Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019. Regional field director for CADC LLC in
Henderson, NV, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Field organizer and voluneer
coordinator in Oakland County for the Michigan Democratic Party,
June-Nov. 2014. Studied at SNHU and Henry Ford College.
former Nevada State Director David Bagley
Deputy State Director Derrick Quarles
Director of Student Success Center, Wiley College, Marshall, TX, 2018-19. Government relations liaison for Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC, 2017-18. Advancement officer for Claflin University, 2016-17. Consultant to the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, 2014-16. Political director on Willie Wilson for America, SC, 2015. Fundraiser on Sellers for South Carolina, 2014. Page in the South Carolina Senate, Columbia, SC, 2012-15. Campaign strategist on Karl Allen for South Carolina Senate, 2011. M.P.A from Grand Canyon University, 2017; B.A. in political science, from Claflin University, 2014.
Daniel ...to Sept./ Oct.
2019) Senior director of government relations for Human
Rights First, June 2015-June 2017. Managing director of
Integrated Capital Strategies, an asset management and financial
services firm, Jan. 2009-Dec. 2013. Political consultant at
Eye2eye Communications, June 2004-Mar. 2010. National director of
political affairs to Vice President Al Gore, 1997-2000. Chief of
staff to U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, 1993-97. Ohio state director on
Clinton-Gore, June-Nov. 1996. Midwest political desk at the DCCC,
1992. Midwest political director at the DNC, 1989-91.
Started out as a field staffer on U.S. Rep. Dick Gephardt's 1987-88
presidential campaign. B.A. in government and international
studies from University of South Carolina-Columbia. From South
Deputy Campaign Manager Michelle Macrina
Experience includes owner and president of The Macrina Group, a political and public relations consulting firm. South Carolina press secretary on Sen. Chris Dodd's 2007-08 presidential campaign. COO and acting executive director of the South Carolina Democratic Party. Field director on Sen. John Kerry's 2003-04 South Carolina primary campaign. Served as treasurer of Greenville County Democrats through to the beginning of 2003. Field director for Sen. Max Cleland's 2002 re-election campaign. Regional field director for the South Carolina Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign in 2002. Upstate Advisor for the South Carolina Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign in 2000. Regional field director for Sen. Fritz Hollings and the South Carolina Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign in 1998. National PAC coordinator and Virginia program director for Clean Water Action in Washington, DC. Graduate of David Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN.
Iowa State Director Robert Becker
(briefly for a couple of weeks Aug. 2019) Battleground states director and earlier state director for the Iowa caucus campaign on Bernie 2016. Founder and organizer with The Tanzeem Group, a Cairo, Egypt-based progressive grassroots organizing and communications firm. Becker has worked on Democratic Party campaigns in twenty states. Campaign manager on Jared Polis' election to Congress from Colorado in 2008. Iowa state director on Bill Richardson's 2007-08 caucus campaign. In 2006 he managed Phyllis Busansky's campaign in Florida's 9th CD. In Fall 2004 Becker was field director for America Coming Together (ACT) in Florida. He ran Polk County for Sen. Bill Bradley’s Iowa caucus campaign in 1999-2000. twitter
Initial Iowa Leadership Tom and JoAnn Tully
(July- Dec. 2018)
Nevada State Director David Bagley
(Mar. 2019; endorsement of Julián Castro announced Nov. 19, 2019) On leave from positions as president of Bull City Works, LLC in Las Vegas from Dec. 2016; president of One Future from Jan. 2019. Regional field director for CADC, LLC in Las Vegas, July-Nov. 2018. Founding board member of High Point Peacemakers (NC), Sept. 2017-June 2018; senior advisor to High Point International Community Clinic, May 2017-June 2018. Director of education at the Sylvan Learning Center in Raleigh-Durham, Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016. Nutritionist at Dribble Delights in Glasgow, UK. Business owner at MDDM Properties, Nov. 2008-Feb. 2014. English teacher in Georgia, (Europe) Aug.-Dec. 2012. Air chemist for the City of Philadelphi, Sept. 2009-May 2011. M.Sc. in clinical nutrition from University of Glasgow, 2015; B.A. in sociology and B.S. in biological sciences from Drexel University, 2013.
South Carolina State
Gloria Bromell Tinubu
(per campaign, Feb. 18,
2019 to March 2019) Gubernatorial
candidate Phil Noble's pick for running mate in the June 2018
Democratic primary. City of Georgetown's director of economic
development, Feb. 2017-April 2018. Part of the South Carolina
Leadership Team that endorsed Bernie Sanders in Nov. 2015.
Two-time Democratic nominee
for Congress in CD-7, losing to U.S. Rep. Tom Rice (R) 60% to 40%
in 2014 and losing to Rice by 55.5% to 44.4% in 2012. Returned to
Sourth Carolina in 2011 to teach in the College of Business
Administration at Coastal Carolina University. Elected to the
Georgia House in 2010, but resigned effective Dec. 2011.
President of Barber-Scotia College, an HBCU in Concord, NC, from July
2004-2006. Founder and CEO of Atlanta Cooperative Development
Corporation, 2001-04. Candidate for Mayor of Atlanta in 1997
(obtained 14% of the vote) and 2001 (16% of the vote), endorsed by the
Party. Elected to the Atlanta City Council in 1993 and served for
four years. Professor and earlier associate professor of
economics at Spelman College in Atlanta, starting in 1986; eventually
served as chair of the department. Ph.D. in applied economics
from Clemson University, 1986; M.S. in agricultural economics from
Clemson University, 1977; B.F.A. from Howard University, 1974, after a
year at the University of South Carolina. South Carolina native;
grew up in Plantersville (Georgetown County).
Informal Communications Advisor Stefan Friedman
John DiStaso. Democrat
Marianne Williamson lays off campaign staff nationally, including
"Marianne Williamson hires Sanders alum accused of
forcibly kissing staffer." Politico,
Presidential Exploratory Committee, announced on
Nov. 15, 2018