Obama 2012 General Election Campaign Organization, Rhode Island
Obama for America/Organizing for America 
|  151 Broadway, Suite 310  |  Providence, RI  02903

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State Director  Devin Driscoll

(Nov. 2011)  Campaign manager on Mary Doran for Saint Paul Public Schools, Aug.-Nov. 2011.  Account executive at True North Communications, Jan.-Aug. 2009.  A field organizer in Rhode Island for the Obama campaign, Fall 2008.  M.P.P from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, 2011; B.A. in English from Providence College, May 2008; served for 18 months as chairman of the College Democrats of Rhode Island (CDRI) and as deputy state director of RI Students for Barack Obama starting in May 2007.  Oregon native.  twitter

Field Organizer  Emily Amico

(started as an Organizing Fellow in March 2012, then took the semester off)  Political science major at Providence College.

Deputy Field Organizers

Nicole Fillion (started as an Organizing Fellow in Jan. 2012)  Senior at Providence College.

David Pinsonnault
(started as an Organizing Fellow in June 2012)  Junior at Providence College.

and 10 Organizing Fellows in Fall 2012

10 neighborhood teams
across Rhode Island

>The Rhode Island team recruited volunteers and did direct voter contact particularly focusing on the Southern Tier region of New Hampshire (Nashua and surrounding towns).  In addition to phone banking there were trips to New Hampshire--one Saturday a month from March until May, two a month from June through August, and every Saturday/Sunday from September through Election Day.

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Chairman  Rep. Edwin Pacheco

(elected April 30, 2010)  Executive director of Education in Action since 2008.  Director of institutional development, 2007-08.  Special projects coordinator at Meeting Street, 2005-07.  Elected to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2004.  Elected in 2001 to fulfill an unexpired term for the Burrillville School Committee.  Bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Rhode Island, 2005; pursuing M.P.A. from Roger Williams University.

Stephanie DeSilva Mandeville

(announced July 13, 2010)  Senior account executive (primary media buyer) at True North Communications, a Providence-based public relations firm.  Account executive at Vision Strategies.  Press secretary for RI General Treasurer Paul J. Tavares.  Directed media relations and marketing efforts for SJ Corio Company and Bernard Photography.  Bachelor's degree in communication and political from Rhode Island College.