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Acting State Director and Field Director
Field director on Saqib Ali for State Senate (MD)
Sept. 2010 primary campaign. Studied sociology at Dickinson
College. From Chevy Chase, MD.
Regional Field Directors
Lowcountry Laura Storey
(Jan. 2012) Prior to starting on the campaign,
Storey served as a
scheduling and advance intern at the White House, Aug.-Dec. 2011.
B.A. in political science and government from University of South
Midlands Alycia Albergottie
M.S.P.H. from University of South Carolina-Columbia,
2011; B.S. in
biology from Allen University, 2008.
1836 Ashley River Rd., Suite L, Charleston
1176 Ebenezer Rd., Rock Hill
South Carolina Democratic Party
(elected May 1, 2011) Attorney in Columbia, SC. Previously served as chairman of the party from 1998-2003. Richland County Council, 1986-91. Elected Fifth Circuit Solicitor in 1990; served from 1991-95. Started his career as a prosecutor in the Fifth Circuit Solicitor's Office. J.D. from University of South Carolina Law School, 1974; B.A. in history from Clemson University, 1971.
Executive Director Amanda Loveday
(May 2011) Host and producer of Law School Interactive, Feb. 2010-Jan. 2012. Finance director on the Matthew Richardson for South Carolina Attorney General campaign, 2010. Producer/director on South Carolina ETV, 2006-09. Degree in broadcast journalism from University of South Carolina, 2007.
Obama for America/Organizing for America
State Director Le'Jamiel (Lee) Goodall
(May 2011) Georgia state director of Organizing for America, March 2009-April 2011. In Fall 2008 served as field director on the Georgia Campaign for Change after serving on the primary campaign in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Loan officer, Feb. 2003-Feb. 2008. B.S. in communications from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., 2003.
Field Director Patrick Meredith
(Dec. 2011) Field director on U.S. Congressman Hank Johnson's re-election campaign in 2010. Worked on Kasim Reed's campaign for Atlanta Mayor in 2009. Started working for the Democratic Party of Georgia in early 2008 and eventually became the party's canvass director.
Press Secretary Shira Kramer
(Oct. 2011) Previously press assistant then
deputy press secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce, March
2009-Oct. 2011. Press assistant at Obama for America, Fall
2008. Master's degree in business management from the University
of Florida Warrington College of Business, 2008; bachelor's degree in
journalism from the University of Florida, 2007.
Senior Advisor Rick Wade
Served as deputy chief of staff and senior advisor at
Department of Commerce. Served on Obama's 2008 campaign,
announced as a senior advisor
on May 24,
2007, and was national African American vote director in the general
Vice president of business development for Palmetto GBA, a subsidiary
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina. Democratic nominee for
Secretary of State in 2002, obtaining about 44 percent of the
Senior associate at Fowler Communications. State director of the
S.C. Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Services (announced by Gov.
in Jan. 1999, served through May 2002). Other experience includes
senior manager at Hoffmann-La Roche pharmaceutical company in New
analyst for the S.C. House Ways & Means Committee, executive
to the president of University of South Carolina and chief of staff for
former Lt. Gov. Nick Theodore. MPA from the Kennedy School of
1997. B.S. from the University of South Carolina. Native of
Regional Field Directors
Offices (2 at the time of the primary):
Columbia - 1529 Hampton St.
- 5060 Dorchester Rd.
Field Director - Byron Wellman had been serving as South Carolina field director on Organizing for America since May 2009. A regional field director on the Florida Campaign for Change in Fall 2008. A South Carolina field director Chris Dodd's presidential campaign, June-Dec. 2007. B.A. in public relations from University of South Carolina-Columbia, 2007; served as president of Young Democrats of South Carolina. Originally from West Virginia.
RFDs - Robert
Flood, Kayla Mallet