revised April 22, 2013)
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Romney for President
120 N. Washington Square,
| Lansing, MI 48933
State Director John Sellek
(started end of May 2012) On leave from position
communications director for Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette;
started as press secretary and deputy communications director to
Attorney General Mike Cox in Aug. 2008. Communications and
constituent relations director, Michigan House of Representatives,
2007-08. Deputy chief of staff to the Speaker of the Michigan
House of Representatives, 2005-07. Policy development and
strategic issues coordinator, Michigan House of Representatives,
2002-05. Director of issue research and voter programs for the
Michigan Republican Party, 2000-02. Policy coordinator Office of
the Governor, 1999-2000. Political director on Engler for
Governor, 1998-99. Graduate of Michigan State University,
1997. Grew up in Lansing Township.
Communications Director Ryan Kazmirzack
Communications aide to Gov. Rick Snyder
after serving as
deputy director of communications on Snyder's campaign.
Previously spokesman for Michigan House Republicans. twitter
Political and Field Director Michael Sistak
(July 2012) Research assistant to Sen. McCain at
the Senate Armed
Services Committee, Jan. 2011-July 2012. Grassroots state
director for John McCain 2010, April-Nov. 2010. Group sales
coordinator, spring training (Oct. 2009-April 2010) and inside sales
consultant (Jan.-Oct. 2009) for the Arizona Diamondbacks. GOTV
director for the Pima County Republican Party, Sept.-Nov. 2008.
Field director on Tim Bee for Congress (AZ), Jan.-Sept. 2008.
B.A. degree from University of Arizona, 2008.
Regional Field Directors
South East MI
(July 2012) Assistant
to the state director on
Romney's Michigan primary campaign, Aug. 2011-March 2012.
Legislative intern in the
Michigan Senate, Jan.-Aug. 2011. B.A. in finance from Eli Broad
College of Business at Michigan State University, 2010.
On leave from staff of
State Sen. Mike Green.
B.A. in political science
and government from
University of Michigan,
West MI Jim
(Aug. 2012) Manager
on Bill Huizenga's
successful campaign for
Congress in 2010. Financial advisor, most recently with PNC
Investments; started with Dean Witter, Oct. 1991-Aug. 2012.
Reporter and producer at WHTM TV, WMDT TV and WUHQ TV, 1985-91.
Bachelor's degree in arts and media from Grand Valley State University,
(July 2012) District
director for U.S. Rep. Dan
2011-July 2012. Mid-Michigan field director on Hoekstra for
Governor, March-Aug. 2010. Vice president for political and
public affairs (June 2008-Feb. 2010) and senior director for political
affairs (June 2003-June 2008) at the Michigan Health &Hospital
Association. Campaign manager of Citizens for a Healthy Michigan,
2002. Director of legislative issues for the Michigan Health
& Hospital Association, 2001. Aide in the Michigan
Legislature, 1995-2000. B.A. in English from Anderson University,
Coalitions Director Michael Yost
(July-Nov. 2012) Account director at The Rouen
2011-June 2012. MN executive director for American Majority, Jan.
2010-Feb. 2011. Staff liaison for the USTR Advisory Committee on
Trade, Policy and Negotiations, 2007-2010. Coalitions director on
Coleman for Senate, May 2008-June 2009. Biofuels manager at
the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 2007-08. Legislative
assistant in the Office of U.S. Rep. Mark Kennedy, 2002-07. B.S.
in economics from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2002.
Deputy Coalitions Director Jordan Hankwitz
On leave from staff of State Sen. Majority Leader
Coalitions Assistant Priti Kothari
Michigan State graduate.
Digital Director Ross Abraham
(June 2012) Manager in training at Family
Christian; worked at
four locations over six years. A co-founder of
MittRomneyCentral.com in Sept. 2010. Bachelor of business
administration, management from Grand Valley State University,
Election Day Operations Director Samantha Dravis
Associate director, Office of Political Affairs
at the White House, 2007-08. Regional political coordinator and
director of surrogate operations John McCain 2008 in 2007.
Executive assistant/legislative aide to Congressman Dan Lungren,
2006-07. J.D. from University of Notre Dame Law School, 2012;
B.A. in political science from University of Kansas.
Event Coordinator Brenna Phelan
(June 2012) Finance coordinator June 2011-June
accounting assistant (Dec. 2010-June 2011) at the Michigan Republican
Party. B.A. in political science, public policy from Albion
Director Steven Ostrow
(April 2012; also political director at the Michigan
from Sept. 2011) Account manager at Association Management
Strategies, June-Sept. 2011. Political operations director at
Steve Poizner for Governor 2010. Worked on the Norm Coleman
recount effort; field representative for the Nevada Republican Party,
Sept.-Nov. 2008; field representative for the Oregon Republican Party,
June-Sept. 2008. B.A. in political science from UC Berkeley, 2008.
Communications Director Sean Fitzpatrick
(June 2012) Worked on Capitol Hill as a press
secretary, legislative correspondent and staff assistant, Feb.
2009-Juen 2012. Analyst at Haley Real Estate Company, Oct.
2008-Feb. 2009. B.A. in history from University of Southern
California, 2008. twitter
Regional Director Lynn Aronoff
(Aug.-Nov. 2012) Southeast director on Hoekstra
2010, and senior advisor on Bishop for Attorney General, 2010.
Consultant at Action Strategies from Nov. 2009. Executive
director of the Oakland County Republican Party, March-Nov. 2009.
Great Lakes regional coalitions director on John McCain 2008, July-Nov.
2008. Michigan political director for the Rudy Giuliani
Presidential Committeee, 2007-08. Regional coalitions director at
DeVos for Governor, 2006-07. Director of the Mckinac Leadership
Conference, 2003. Associate director of Gov. Engler's SE office,
2002-03. Account manager at Dickerson Govan Management,
1999-2002; finance consultant on Abraham Senate 2000. Studied in
the Master's program of photography at Columbia College Chicago; B.A.
in psychology from University of Michigan, 1990.
Calhoun - S 20th Street, Suite 90B, Battle Creek, MI 49015 ...Wesley Rhein
Genesee - 12741
Grand Traverse - 1107
Ingham - 520
Seymour Ave, Lansing, MI 48933 ...Nick Sizeland
Jackson - 414
S Jackson St, Jackson, MI 49201 ...Travis Newton
Kalamazoo - 7632 S Westnedge, Portage, MI 49024 ...Kody Hitchcock
Kent - 725
Lake Michigan Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 ...Rob Clark
Livingston - 2554 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843 ...Bailey Curtin
13285 Hall Rd., Suite C125, Utica, MI 48315
2164 US41 West, Marquette,MI 49855 ...Justin Bis
Midland - 109
E Ashman St, Midland, MI 48640 ...Kayla North
Monroe - 40 S
Monroe St, Monroe, MI 48161 ...Frankie Dame
HIlls - 42611 Woadward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, MI
48304 ...Laura Wagner
- 3048 W Clarkston Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48362 ...Andrew Block
- 30701 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073 ...David Hollady
Ottawa - 513 E
8th Street #21, Holland, MI 49423 ...Ross Addison
Saginaw - 3071
Bay Rd. Ste 300, Saginaw, MI 48603 ...Matt Davison
4695 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48108 ...Ryan Hundt
- 22707 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48124 ...Jacob Taschler
- 29635 Plymouth Rd. #G140, Livonia, MI 48150
also, added later:
Township - 170 W. Commerce Road,
Commerce Township, MI 48382 ....Andrew
Suzio ...opened Sept. 28
Wayne-Riverview ("Downriver") - 19220 Fort St, Riverview MI 48913 ...Joe Smith ...opened Sept. 28
St. Joseph-Berrien - 1109 Main Street, Saint Joseph, MI 49085 ...Aaron Horner
Michigan Republican Party
| 520 Seymour
| Lansing, MI 48933 +
Chairman Bobby Schostak
(elected Jan. 29, 2011) Finance
through the 2010 election cycle. As co-chairman and CEO
of Schostak Brothers & Company, Inc., Shostak has been active in
the commercial real estate business since 1976.
(announced July 1, 2011) Previously executive director
Maryland Republican Party starting Jan. 1, 2010. Finance director
Party of Virginia for one year starting in Jan. 2009. Director of
development for the Tax Foundation, 2008-Jan. 2009. Political
event coordinator on the Rudy Giuliani presidential campaign,
2007-08. Finance director for the Republican Party of Wisconsin,
2005-07. M.P.A. in non-profit administration from Arizona State
University, 2004; B.S. in communication from Michigan State University,