Mitt Romney-Organization, Tennessee
revised March 16, 2008


Romney for President Tennessee Leadership Team  (announced Feb. 4, 2008)

Tennessee Statewide Steering Committee:

- Congressman Marsha Blackburn, Honorary Co-Chair   (announced as a senior advisor to Romney on Jan. 5, 2007; switched support to then not-yet-announced probable candidate former Sen. Fred Thompson on May 25, 2007; reannounced support for Romney on Jan. 28, 2008)

- Senator Bill Brock, Honorary Co-Chair

- Governor Winfield Dunn, Honorary Co-Chair

National Romney For President Leadership From Tennessee:

- Nancy French, Columbia,

- Bill Hagerty, Nashville, National Finance Co-Chair, Romney for President

- Ted Lazenby, Nashville, National Finance Co-Chair, Romney for President

- Brad Martin, Memphis, National Finance Co-Chair, Romney for President

- Ted Welch, Nashville, National Finance Co-Chair, Romney for President

Tennessee Statewide Co-Chairs:

- Darrell Akins, Oak Ridge

- Rachel Barrett, Nashville

- Senator Mae Beavers, Mt. Juliet, Senate District 17

- Senator Diane Black, Gallatin, Senate District 18

- Representative Chris Crider, Milan, House District 79

- Representative Jimmy Eldridge, Jackson, House District 73

- Allen Fuller, Murfreesboro

- Jimmy Haslam, Knoxville

- Tommy Hopper, Jackson, former Tennessee Republican Party Chairman

- Representative Curtis Johnson, Clarksville, House District 68

- Senator Jack Jackson, Brentwood, Senate District 23

- Representative Phillip Johnson, Pegram, House District 78

- Representative Susan Lynn, Mt. Juliet, House District 57

- Senator Bill Ketron, Murfreesboro, Senate District 13

- Representative Debra Young Maggart, Hendersonville, House District 45

- Representative Steve McManus, House District 96

- Representative Jason Mumpower, Bristol, House District 3, House Republican Leader

- Tennessee Republican Executive Committeeman Layne Provine, Collierville

- Senator Paul Stanley, Memphis, Senate District 31

- Representative Charles Sargent, Nashville, House District 61

- Steve Smith, Nashville

- Representative Parkey Strader, Knoxville, House District 14

- Brent Taylor, Cordova, former Memphis City Councilman

- Brad Todd, Jackson, Former Executive Director, Tennessee Republican Party

- Jimmy Wallace, Jackson, Republican State Election Commissioner

- Joe Watson, Knoxville

Also this press release from the campaign...
Dec 13, 2007 -- Boston, MA Yesterday, Governor Mitt Romney filed a full slate of delegates for the primary election in Tennessee. Romney for President National Faith and Values Steering Committee Vice Chair Nancy French submitted the necessary paperwork to the Secretary of State's office in Nashville. Romney for President Political Director Carl Forti released the following statement:

"Yesterday, the Romney campaign reinforced our commitment to competing in Tennessee's primary election. Tennesseans are looking for a new set of ideas and new leadership that will make our nation stronger. Governor Romney is the only candidate in this race who has a vision, based on conservative principles, to take Washington apart and put it back together so that it works better for the American people. Governor Romney is an effective, proven, and conservative leader that Tennesseans can be proud to support."
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