McCain General Election Campaign Organization, Alabama
updated November 17, 2008

McCain-Palin 2008
Regional Headquarters: 420 E. Jefferson Street 3rd Floor Tallahassee, FL  32301
Regional Campaign Manager (Southeast - AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC and TN) Buzz Jacobs
Initially the campaign's Southern regional political director, then, following the July 2007 shakeup, state director for McCain's South Carolina primary campaign and worked on the Florida primary campaign. Director of immigration security policy on the White House Homeland Security Council, 2004-07.  Office of strategic planning at the FBI, 2002-04.  M.P.P. from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, 2002.  B.S. in commerce and business administration from the University of Alabama, 1998.

Alabama Republican Party 
3415 Independence Drive, Ste 219  |  Birmingham, AL  35209   205.212.5900  >     1, 2
Rep. Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn)
(Elected Feb. 10, 2007)  First elected to the Alabama Legislature in 1998; re-elected in 2002 and 2006 and is currently House Minority Leader.  Formed his own company, Auburn Network, Inc., in 1994.  Worked for six years in media relations in the Auburn Athletic Department.  Graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in radio and television, 1983.

Executive Director
John Ross
(From March 2007)  Previously served as District field representative for Congressman Robert Aderholt.  In 2002, he worked on as a policy analyst on Bob Riley's gubernatorial campaign and also served on Riley's Inaugural Committee.  In 2000, he worked in the press office on George Allen's Senate campaign in Richmond, Virginia.  B.A. in political science from the University of Richmond, 2001.  Masters degree in public administration from the University of Alabama.  Native of Guntersville.

Communications Director
Philip Bryan

Finance Co-Directors
Kate McCormick
Sidney Rue

Victory Director
Michael Joffrion
(From May 2008)  Previously worked on the Charlie Ross for Congress primary campaign in Jackson, MS and on Rudy Giuliani's Iowa caucus campaign.  Graduate of Auburn University, 2003.  From Hoover, AL.

Caroline Bell

McCain primary

Copyright © 2008  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action