McCain General Election Campaign Organization, Nevada
updated October 17, 2008

McCain-Palin 2008 
West Regional Headquarters & Nevada State Office: 8935 S. Pecos Road, #22 A & B  |  Henderson, NV 89074  
Deputy Campaign Manager for the West Coast (CA, NV, OR, WA, AK and HI) John Peschong
Partner at Meridian Pacific, Inc (MPI).  Northwestern regional political director at the RNC, 1998-2005.  Executive director of Dan Quayle's PAC, Campaign America, 1997-98.  Executive director of the California Republican Party, 1994-97.  Other experience includes press secretary to a U.S. Senate candidate, partner in a PR firm, White House Office of Communications during the Reagan Administration, Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, RNC, Fund for America's Future (a PAC).  B.A. in communications arts from Loyola Marymount University, 1984.

Nevada Chairman Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki
Elected lieutenant governor in 2006.  Previously served two terms as state treasurer.

Nevada State Director Vaughn Ward
Iraq war veteran.  In January 2006, Vaughn went on military furlough from the CIA in order to reactivate with the Marines and serve in Iraq; he served as a Marine Rifle Company Commander in Fallujah, Iraq, from March to October of 2006.  Vaughn left active duty in January 2007 and resigned from the CIA in May 2007.  CIA operations officer in the Middle East and Africa.   M.B.A. from the University of Maryland, 2002.  Joined the Marine Corps in 1995 and served until 2000.  Worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative aide to then-Sen. Dirk Kempthorne in 1993.  Undergraduate degree from Boise State University.

Small Business Leaders for McCain Chairs (announced July 7, 2008)
Carmen Mahan, Multiple Vacation Travel Agency, Las Vegas, NV
Dolly de Leon, Weddings Inter Alia, Las Vegas, NV
Ed Goedhart, Ponderosa Dairy, Las Vegas, NV
Fely Quitevis, Precious Properties, Las Vegas, NV
Grace Tam, Family Mortgage Inc., Las Vegas, NV
Irma Aguirre, La Madonna Restaurant, Las Vegas, NV
Jan-ie Low, Satay Malaysian Grille, Las Vegas, NV
Marleny Noriega, Travel Master Biz, Las Vegas, NV
Mike McCowan, The Omelet House, Las Vegas, NV
Teresa Ramirez, Studio 34 Salon, Las Vegas, NV
Tibisa Ellis, Home Helpers, Las Vegas, NV
Xaviar Rivas, Santa Rosa, Las Vegas, NV

Victory 2008
Jessica Patterson
(announced June 2, 2008)  Deputy political director for California on the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee.  Since Nov. 2006 she has served as deputy executive director of the New Majority Los Angeles.  A regional political director for the California Republican Party's Victory 2006, covering the Central Coast, Central Valley, and Bay Area.  Executive director of the Ventura County Republican Party in California from 2004-05.  A 2002 political science major at California State University at Northridge.

Victory 2008 Finance:

Chairman Bill Weidner
Co-Chairman Sig Rogich
Honorary Co-Chairman Sheldon Adelson
Honorary Co-Chairman Terry Lanni
Honorary Co-Chairman Steve Wynn

Clark County Republican Party
- 574 South Decatur Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89107     Contact: Laura Davidson

Elko County Republican Party - 1344 Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801     Contact: Matt Fries

M.V.P. Headquarters - 8935 South Pecos Road, 22A/B, Henderson, NV 89074     Contact: Mark Sprinkle or Stacey Barrack

Nevada Republican Party - 8625 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89117    Contact: George Dorko

Nye County Republican Party - 1330 South Highway 160, #105, Pahrump, NV 89048     Contact: Daniel Catlin

Reno Victory Center - 3702 Virginia Street, #G-9/10, Reno, NV 89502     Contact: Samantha Guttry

Washoe County Party - 3652 Virginia Street, #C-8, Reno, NV 89052     Contact: Katie Kilbane

Carson City County Party - 1933 California Street, Carson, NV 89701     Contact: Kacy Stangl

Douglas County Republican Party - 1516 Hwy #395 Suite G, Gardnerville, NV 89460     Contact: Steven Ostrow

Lyon County Republican Party - 460 West Main St., Suite 101, Fernley, NV 89409     Contact: Jennifer Marsing

Summerlin Victory Center - 8510 West Lake Mead Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89128      Contact: Kaitlyn Shimmin

North Las Vegas Victory Center - 5081 North Rainbow Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89128      Contact: Matthew Dobler

Nevada Republican Party 
8625 W Sahara Avenue  |  Las Vegas, NV 89117   702.258.9182   >
Sue Lowden
(elected in April 2007)  Executive vice president of Archon Corporation, a gaming company.  Served as a Nevada State Senator, 1992-96.  At one point with her husband she owned the Sahara hotel-casino.  Ten years as a reporter and anchorwoman for KLAS-TV Channel 8.  Master’s degree from Farleigh Dickinson University.  Miss New Jersey 1973.

Executive Director
Zachary "Zac" Moyle
(started Nov. 2006)  Previously Northern field representative at Nevada Republican Party.  Fitness sales manager at Copeland Sports.

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