Obama 2012 General Election Campaign Organization, Georgia
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State Director  Meredith Lilly

(April 2, 2012)  Most recently a political appointee, serving as senior advisor to the Regional Administrator at the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) in Atlanta, GA.  Worked on Obama's 2008 campaign from Aug. 2007.  Attorney in private practice (Lilly & Associates, LLC), 2006-07.  J.D. from Texas Southern University-Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 2005.  B.A. in history/pre-law from Talladega College.

Field Director  Richard McDaniel

(June 2012)  A regional field director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Feb.-June 2012.  SEIU organizer, 2010-11.  Legislative coordinator (Jan.-May 2010) and field director (May-Dec. 2009) for Planned Parenthood Southeast.  B.A. in sociology from Morehouse College, 2007.

Deputy Field Director  Chloe Houdre

(started as an Organizing Fellow in June 2012)  Student in political science at Sarah Lawrence College.

Deputy Field Director/Organizing Fellows Coordinator  Stephanie Benoit

(Sept. 2012; started as an Organizing Fellow in June 2012)  Administrative assistant at Darrin Patterson Consulting LLC, May 2009-Sept. 2012.  B.A. degrees in history and political science from Georgia State University.

Data Director  Ben Heppner   ...to Florida for the last 45 days

Administrative Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator  Alex Locke

Regional Field Directors
Fulton County  Linda Olsen

South Suburbs  Lorrette Batiste

Cobb County/Northeast GA  Spring Wright

Gwinette/Athens-Clark  Patricia Lowery

Digital Director  Alex Rowell

Student in international affairs and economics at the University of Georgia.

Border State Director Digital Lead  Howard Robinson Jr.

Border State Coordinator/Logistics Coordinator  Taylor Stanley

(July 2012)  Operation HOPE fellow from March 2012.  Organizer in training at SEIU, Oct. 2010-April 2011.  Working towards a master's in public policy from Georgia State University; B.A. in religion from The University of Georgia, 2010.

Students for Obama Coordinator  Ronald Legette

(Aug. 2012)  J.D. from University of Georgia School of Law, 2012; B.A. in political science, pre-law from Georgia State University, 2009.

171 Auburn Ave., Atlanta, GA
102 Oglethorpe Professional Court, Suite 5, Savannah, GA
103 Wayne Ave., Suite A, Valdosta, GA
302F, North Park St., Carrolton, GA

>The Georgia campaign focused on calls and trips to Florida and North Carolina.

Democratic Party of Georgia  | 763 Trabert Ave. NW  |  Atlanta GA 30318      +

Chairman  Mike Berlon

(elected Jan. 29, 2011)  Berlon is a practicing attorney in Lawrenceville.  Managed Carol Porter's 2010 campaign for Lt. Governor.  Eight years experience as the Gwinnett County chair and four years as president of the Georgia Association of Democratic Party Chairs.  Undergraduate degree in political science and a law degree from Georgia State.

Executive Assistant  Angelia Knight
Administrative Director  Michael Smith
Political Director  Rashad Richey
Communications Director  Eric Gray
Votebuilder Administrator  Jeff Totty
Canvass Director  John Freyermuth
New Media and Online Presence Coordinator  Eddy Galuszka
Annual Fund Director  Ben Mann