Mike Huckabee-Organization, North Carolina
revised March 15, 2008

Chair Former U.S. Rep. Bill Cobey
(announced Oct. 17, 2007)  Resident of Chapel Hill.  Sought the Republican nomination for Governor of North Carolina in 2004.  Chairman of the North Carolina state Republican Party, 1999-2003.  Secretary, North Carolina Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, 1989-93.  Deputy secretary, North Carolina department of transportation, 1987-89.  Elected to represent the fourth district of North Carolina in the U.S. Congress in 1984; defeated in re-election bid in 1986.  Unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Congress in 1982.  Republican nominee for Lt. Governor of North Carolina in 1980.  Director of athletics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1976-80, assistant athletic director, 1971-76, academic counselor and assistant athletic business manager 1968-71, physical education instructor 1967-68.  M.Ed. in health and physical education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1968.  M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1964.  Graduated from Emory University in 1962; served as chairman of College Republicans.
Political Director/Grassroots Coordinator Gideon Moore
Attorney at Wishart Norris Henninger & Pittman, PA.  Previously worked as an associate at Morris, Manning & Martin LLP and at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.   J.D. from Duke University School of Law, 2001.   B.A. in political science and history from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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