People-Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN)
updated July 29, 2006
VOLUNTEER POLITICAL ACTION
P.O. Box 158552 |
Nashville, TN and another office in Washington, DC
(initially consulting; on payroll
in Feb. 2006) Two-time Bush Pioneer; works in IT consulting and real
estate. Worked for Frist when he headed the NRSC. Chairman
of the Tennessee Republican Party in the 2000 cycle. Worked in the
administration of Gov. Don Sundquist (R-TN). Graduate of Christian
Brothers University in Memphis, TN, 1990.
|Senior Political Advisor
Principal at Haury & Smith
Contractors, Inc., a development and home building company in Nashville.
Graduate of Middle Tennessee State University.
|National Finance Chair
||Stephen B. Smith
Dawn Perkerson Ashley Comer
Kalee Faast Jane Lynch Crain
Catignani & Bond.
Executive director of Frist 2000.
Principal at Holtzman
Vogel PLLC in Warrention, VA, and co-founder of Mehlman
Vogel Castagnetti, a Washington, DC lobbying firm. Previously
served as Chief Counsel to Majority Leader Frist. General Counsel
for the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC). Deputy Counsel
for the Republican National Committee (RNC). In Nov.-Dec. 2000 served
as counsel in the Presidential Recount, acting on behalf of the Bush-Cheney
campaign in Florida and in Oregon. In 1999 General Counsel on the
Quayle 2000 campaign. Started his legal career at Wiley, Rein &
Fielding. J.D. from George Washington University Law School.
B.A. from the University of California at San Diego.
|Counsel to VOLPAC
(from March 2006) Previously
at FEMA in the Department of Homeland Security.
Benjamin Clarke Mary Ann Voigt
(announced July 13, 2006)
Attorney affiliated with the Davenport law firm of Gallagher, Millage &
Gallagher, P.L.C.; resident of Bettendorf. Most recently competed
in the June 2006 primary to be the Republican nominee in Iowa's First Congressional
District (announced April 2005). In 2003, founded Campaign
of One, a Republican committee dedicated to creating a new generation of
political entrepreneurs in Eastern Iowa. A co-founder of Progress
for America, a national grassroots issue advocacy organization working
to support President Bush's legislative agenda. National political
director on Lamar Alexander's 2000 presidential campaign, then joined the
McCain campaign as national political consultant. Has served as Chairman
of the Republican Party of Iowa, a member of the Republican National Committee,
a Co-Chairman of the Republican National Convention Platform Committee,
and Executive Director of the Republican Governors Association as well
as a political advisor or campaign manager to former Iowa Governor Terry
Branstad and several other Republican candidates. Graduated from
Iowa State University and Drake University Law School. Grew up in
(announced June 28, 2006) Graduated
from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake in May 2006. Youngest child
of former Gov. Terry and Chris Branstad.
|Director of Field Operations
MAJORITY LEADER'S OFFICE
Prior to joining Frist's staff
Ueland worked for the Senate Republican Policy Committee. University
of San Francisco. From Portland, OR.
|Chief of Staff
||Eric M. Ueland
(announced Jan. 12, 2005)
In the 108th Congress, Soderstrom served as staff director for the Senate
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP). During
the 107th and 106th Congresses, she served a in the office of then Senate
Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS). She has also worked for former
Senator Dan Coats (R-IN).
|Deputy Chief of Staff
(announced June 13, 2006) On
Sen. Fristís staff since he took office in Jan. 1995. Fristís Middle
Tennessee field representative for the first six years; promoted to state
director for Frist in 2001. (Succeeded Andrea Becker).
|Chief of Staff
(announced June 13, 2006)
Member of Sen. Frist's staff since July 2000. Most recently served
as Frist's legislative director. Graduate of Vanderbilt University
Law School. Nashville native.
|Deputy Chief of Staff
(reported by Hotline On-Call,
Jan. 9, 2006; did political consulting for VOLPAC for the first half of
2006) Started consulting firm,
Dyke & Associates, in South Carolina following the 2004 campaign.
RNC communications director during the 2004 campaign; previously press
secretary at the RNC. Before joining the RNC, Dyke served as press
secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce under Don Evans. He
worked at Quinn Gillespie & Associates building coalitions and developing
communications strategies for clients. A one-time assistant to the
brewmeister at Capital City Brewing Company, Dyke became a lobbyist for
the Beer Institute. He started his career in Washington, DC as a
Senate parking lot attendant. Dyke is a graduate of the University
of Arkansas with a degree in History.
|Consultant (South Carolina)
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