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State Director John Gibson
(mid-May 2012) Northeastern regional political
starting in May 2011. Team member at digital media firm
Targeted Victory, 2010.
Executive director of American Issues Project, 2009. Mid-Atlantic
regional political director for the
RNC, Feb. 2007-Feb. 2009. Executive director of the Maryland
Republican Party, 2005-06. Campaign manager/community outreach
representative for Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA), 2002-05; also campaign
for David Albo for Delegate. Legislative assistant for Rep. Bob
Franks (NJ) and then for Rep. Felix Grucci, 2000-01. B.A. from
Loyola College in Maryland, 1998. twitter
Deputy State Director Mike Stoll
(July 2012) Budget communications coordinator
for the Pennsyvania
House Appropriations Committee, Dec. 2010-July 2012. Regional
coordinator in the Pennsyvlania House. Attended West Chester
University of Pennsylvania.
Communications Director Kate Meriwether
(June 2012) Press secretary to Rep. Virginia
Foxx (NC) from Feb.
2012. Senior account manager at DCI Group, 2011-12. Press
assistant to Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX),
2010-11. M.A. in communications from The John Hopkins University,
2012. B.S. in public relations from Texas Tech University,
Field Director Dave Feidt
Consultant since Jan. 2010. J.D. from Widener
of Law, 2009; bachelor's degree in political science and government
from Elizabethtown College, 2006.
Coalitions Director Valerie Dowling
(June 18, 2012) Previously political director at
the National Federation of Republican Womne from June 2009.
Worked at the White House in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
(2008-09) and the Office of Presidential Correspondence
B.A. degree from Converse College, 2007.
Events Director Ben Wren
Western director (starting June 2010) and Southwest
(May 2009-June 2010) at the Pennsylvania Republican Party.
Constituent specialist for Sen. Kim Ward, Dec. 2008-May 2009; campaign
consultant to Friends of Kim Ward, Aug.-Dec. 2008; campaign director on
Friends of Bob Regola, March-Aug. 2008; legislative assistant to state
Sen. Bob Regola, July 2007-March 2008. Northwest political
director on Santorum 2006. Graduate of Gannon University,
Oil City native.
Director of Election Day Operations Joseph
(June 2012) Of counsel at Cooper and Schall from
President (from Sept. 2009) and legal counsel (2005-09) for the Mayfair
Civic Association. Philadelphia director for the Pennsylvania
Republican Paryt from Jan. 2008. Fair election coordinator for
the Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania, 2006. Associate
general counsel to the Philadelphia Parking Authority, 2004-06.
SE PA director of Election Day operations, Sept.-Nov. 2004.
Legislative aide to State Rep. John M. Perzel, 1997-2004. J.D.
from Widener School of Law, 2004; B.A. in political science from La
Salle University, 2000.
Director Peter Towey
(announced May 3, 2012) Campaign manager for Steve Welch for U.S. Senate in the April 24 Pennsylvania primary. Political director on the Pawlenty for President NH primary campaign to conclusion of campaign in Aug. 2011. Political director and earlier field director on the Toomey for Senate campaign in Pennsyvania, 2009-10. Deputy political director and earlier field representative on the Chris Hackett for Congress campaign in PA-10, 2008. Food expeditor at Mastro's Ocean Club, 2005-07. 72-hour director on the Jim Ogonowski for Congress campaign in Mass. for the last two months of the campaign, 2007. Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree from Arizona State University, 2007.
Deputy/Assistant Nick Trainer
(June 2012) Political director on Tim Murphy for
Congress, Jan.-May 2012. New Hampshire political staff at
RickPerry.org, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2012; field staffer in New Hampshire on
2011. Philadelphia field representative on
the Toomey for
Senate campaign, Oct.-Nov. 2010. Regional field director in
Fayetteville for the North Carolina Republican
Party, June-Oct. 2010. Graduate of University of Pittsburgh,
Communications Director Billy Pitman
Deputy director of communications and technology at the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, Jan.-June 2012. Client services intern at DCI Group, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2012. B.A. degree from Lenoir-Rhyne University, 2011. twitter
Events Director Margot Crouch
(June 2012) Previously deputy finance director
at the Republican
Party of Pennsylvania, Jan.-May 2012. Administrative assitant at
the Heritage Foundation, 2010-11. B.A. in international studies,
French from Michigan State University, 2010.
Southeast PA Jeff Bell
(June 2012) Field director on Welch for U.S.
2012. Campaign manager on Polistina for Senate/Amodeo and Brown
for Assembly, May 2011-April 2012. Southwest grassroots
coordinator on Tom Corbett for Governor, July-Nov. 2010.
Executive director of the Burlington County Republican Committee, Dec.
2007-March 2009. Attended Rowan University.
Northeast PA and Lehigh Valley Cody
Ran the York Victory office for the 2010 midterm
with the Pennsylvania Republican Party in 2009. Graduate of
Lebanon Valley College.
Western PA Robert Salera
(July 2012) Director of correspondence to Gov.
Tom Corbett, Feb.
2011-July 2012. Victory field director in SW Pennsylvania,
July-Nov. 2010. Contract attorney for Eckert Seamans, April-July
2010. Interned at the Allegheny County office on John McCain's
campaign, July-Nov. 2008. J.D. from University of Pittsburgh Law
School, 2009; B.A. in criminology and criminal justice from University
of Maryland College Park, 2006.
Allegheny County – Green Tree
100 Fleet Street Ste.
#205 Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Contact: Tim Schaffer
Allegheny County – Wexford
3500 Brooktree Lane
Wexford, PA 15090
Contact: Lauren Hagen
426 Adams Street, Suite 2
Rochester, PA 15074
Contact: Nicole Pratt
529 Reading Ave. Ste D
West Reading, PA 19611
Contact: Nick Steiner
Bucks County – Doylestown
115 North Broad Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Contact: Blake Gober
Bucks County – Bensalem
3070 Bristol Pike
Bensalem, PA 19020
Contact: Alison Fraraccio
450 Luray Ave.
Johnstown , PA 19422
Contact: Andrew Patterson
205 E. Beaver Ave. Ste 6
State College, PA 16801
Contact: Michael Scott
Chester County – West Chester
15 S. Church Street
West Chester, PA 19382
Contact: Rhett O’Hara
Chester County – Paoli
21 Plank Ave, Ste. 300
Paoli, PA 19301
Contact: Salome Gasabile
2 N. Frederick St
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Contact: Kathleen Bowman
4813 Jonestown Road, Suite 102
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Contact: Matt Kirincic
1001 Baltimore Pike Ste. #208
Springfield, PA 19604
Contact: Aaron Summers
2206 West 15th Street
Erie, PA 16505
Contact: Pat Fuller
335 North Washington Avenue
Contact: Bill Jones
902 Columbia Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
Contact: Alicia Hubiak
Lehigh Valley (Lehigh and Northamption Counties)
2285 Schoenersville Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18107
Contact: Charles Creitz
34 S. Main Street Ste #4
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Contact: Mary Pellant
Montgomery County – Conshohocken
200 West Ridge Pike
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Contact: Perry Bentley
Montgomery County – Horsham
2 Village Road, Suite 1A
Horsham, PA 19044
Contact: Kevin Baker
529 S. 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Contact: Roman Sosalski
23 N. Maple Ave.
Greensburg, PA 15691
Contact: Alex Thigpen
2453 Kingston Court Ste 101
York, PA 17402
Contact: Kurt Sporer
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Chairman Rob Gleason
(elected June 2006; re-elected 2009 to 4-year term) Has worked at Gleason, the family business (property and casualty insurance brokes) as president starting in 1970 and as chairman and CEO starting in 1994. Served a term as Chairman of The Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers, elected 1999. Chairman of the Cambria County Republican Committee in the late 1990s. Two year sabbatical from Gleason to serve as Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1985-87. Four years of active duty as a captain in the U.S. Air Force. Graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, 1961.
Executive Director Mike Barley
(promoted Jan. 2012) Previously director of the
and technology departments for the party; has worked at there since
2005. Graduate of Millersville University. Native of