McCain General Election Campaign Organization, North Dakota
updated March 30, 2009

McCain-Palin 2008 
Regional Headquarters: 678 Transfer Road St. Paul, MN 55114  651-356-8251
Regional Campaign Manager, North Mountain (MN, ND, SD, MT, WY, ID) Ben Golnik
Political director, then executive director of the Minnesota Republican Party.  Executive director of the Vermont Republican Party starting in March 2003.  Worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative aide in the Senate.  Studied in Russia on a fellowship.  Graduate of Middlebury College, 2000.

North Dakota Republican Party
Gary Emineth
(July 2007)  Founder of SmartEcho, a cross-marketing solution for the retail industry.  General manager of Software 4 Retail Solutions (S4) division at Data Systems, Inc. (DSI), then industry director in DSI's Food and Drug division for two years.  Twenty-four years of retail experience as a grocer and six years of experience as a gasoline/convenience store retailer.  Supermarket owner/operator since the age of twenty-one when he first purchased the family business.

Executive Director
Michael Bommarito
(May 2008)  Operations director of the Bismarck-Mandan Salvation ArmyCalifornia native.

Deputy Director for Western North Dakota
Mike Schatz
Candidate for the North Dakota House in District 36.  Served a term in the North Dakota House, 1988-90.  Former high school football coach; from New England, ND.

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