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State Director Alisa Clements
(March 2012) Keyholder/sale associate at American Eagle Outfitters. Regional field director on Elect Natalie Tennant (primary candidate for governor of WV), Spring 2011. Field organizer for the DCCC in WV, Fall 2010. Field organizer for Repower America, 2009-10. Community organizer and intern on Obama's 2008 campaign. B.A. in communication from Waynesburg College, 2007.
was a border state, sending volunteers to Ohio and Virginia].
West Virginia Democratic Party
Chairman Larry Puccio
(elected June 26, 2010) Businessman
Virginia who co-owned Puccio & York appraising
for a number of years. He ran Joe Manchin’s successful campaign for
Secretary of State in 2000 and served as his Chief of Staff
Puccio also ran Manchin’s 2004 campaign for Governor and served as Gov.
Manchin’s Chief of Staff from Jan. 2005- Dec. 2009.
Executive Director Derek Scarbro
(announced Jan. 29,
2009) Started at the party as a field organizer in Aug. 2003,
served as field director during the 2006 cycle, as deputy
executive director during the 2008 cycle and most recently oversaw the
party's finances. Scarbro has also served as State President for
the Young Democrats. Graduate of Marshall
University. Graduate of St. Albans High School. Resides in
West Virginia Forward (WV Forward)
Grass-roots organization registered as a federal PAC
in July 2012 with the primary
goal to re-elect President Obama. Jim Kerrigan of Dunbar served
as Treasurer. The group raised a bit more than $15,000.