McCain General Election Campaign Organization, Pennsylvania
updated June 15, 2009

McCain-Palin 2008 

Regional Headquarters:  240 North 5th Street  |  Suite 340  |  Columbus, Ohio 43215
Regional Campaign Manager (OH and PA) Jon Seaton
Briefly Northwest regional political director at the RNC.  State director on McCain's Iowa caucus campaign; prior to the July 2, 2007 restructuring served as the McCain campaign's national field director.  Associate director (West/Northern Plains) in the White House Office of Political Affairs.  Executive director of Bush-Cheney '04 in Washington State.  Field representative at the National Association of Realtors®.  Worked at the National Republican Congressional Committee and in the first part of 2002 he managed John Redwine's primary campaign in Iowa's 5th CD.  He worked on the field teams of the National Federation of Independent Business and Associated Builders and Contractors.  Graduate of the University of Colorado.

: 112 State Street  |  Harrisburg, PA 

Pennsylvania State Director Ted Christian
Program manager for ADP Public Sector in Fort Washington, PA.  Consultant for IBM Global Business Services in Bethlehem, PA.  Worked in the Bush administration as senior advisor to the Regional Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration, Mid-Atlantic Region in Philadelphia.  Field representative for the NRCC.  Director of government and community relations for Comcast in Philadelphia.  Executive director of the New Jersey Republican Party; field organizer for Gov. Christie Whitman's 1997 re-election campaign; and field work for Bob Dole in 1996.  M.A. in public relations from Rowan University; B.A. in communications from William Paterson University.

Surrogates and Events Avery Easley
(Sept. 2008)  Planned giving program manager at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2007-08.  Associate counsel at U.S. Department of Commerce, 2005-07.  Program coordinator at the 2004 Republican National Convention.  J.D. from St. Mary's University School of Law, 2005; B.B.A. in marketing from Texas A&M University.

also doing communications Peter Feldman >

Victory 2008 
112 State Street  |  Harrisburg, PA   ...grand opening June 20, 2008
Robert Bozzuto
(announced June 2, 2008)   Deputy political director for the Pennsylvania Republican Party.  Coalitions director for Sen. Rick Santorum’s 2006 re-election campaign.  Served on Sen. Santorum’s legislative staff.  North Hills Field Director for the Republican Committee of Allegheny County in 2003.  B.A. in political science and business from University of Pittsburgh, 2003.

Victory Offices
Southwest Victory HQ - Allegheny County...100 Fleet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15220   Contact: Chris Metz

Blair County GOP/Victory HQ - 413 Logan Blvd.,  Altoona, PA 16602   (814) 944-4504   Contact: Phil Copley

Bucks County Victory HQ - 1410 West Street Road, Warminster, PA 18974   Contact: Steven Kratz

Butler County Victory HQ - 133 S. Main St., Butler, PA 16001   Contact: Kial Vidic

Cambria GOP/Victory HQ - 636 Main St., Johnstown, PA 15901   Contact: Phil Copley

Chester Co. Victory Headquarters - Devon Square Two, 744 West Lancaster Ave, First Floor, Suite 105, Wayne, PA 19087   Contact: John Kalinger

McCain/Victory State HQ - Dauphin County...112 State Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102   Contact: John Case

Delaware Victory HQ - 5035 Township Line Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026   Contact: Mitch Vidovich

Erie/Northwest Victory HQ - 163 W. 14th St., Erie, PA 16501   Contact: Jon Hopcraft

Huntingdon County Victory Center - 621 Washington St., Huntingdon, PA 16652   Contact: Ann Layng; Contact: Phillip Copley

GOP/South Central Victory HQ - Lancaster County...902 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603  Contact: Bryan Troop

Lehigh Valley Victory - 2285 Schoenersville Road, Space 27, Bethlehem, PA 18017   Contact: Matt Balazik; Secondary: Skip Salvesen

Northeast Victory HQ - 23 Dallas Shopping Center, Dallas, PA 18612   Contact: Brandon Danz;  Secondary: Valerie Caras

McCain/Southeast Victory HQ - Montgomery County...475 Norristown Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422   Contact: Adam Gattuso

Philadelphia GOP/Victory HQ - 3605 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19149   Contact: Adam Gattuso

Westmoreland GOP/Victory HQ - 23 North Maple St.,  Greensburg, PA 15601   Contact: John Kearney

York Victory HQ - 2210 East Market Street, York, PA 17402   Contact: John Case 

Victory 2008 Finance Chairman
David Girard-diCarlo

Pennsylvania Republican Party  717 North Second Street  |  Harrisburg, PA 17102   (717) 234-4901  >
Robert A. Gleason, Jr.
(elected chairman in June 2006)  Chairman and CEO of Gleason, a property and casualty insurance broker; joined the family business in 1965.  Two year sabbatical to serve as Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1985-87.  Four years active duty as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force.  Graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, 1961.

Vice Chairman Joyce Haas

Executive Director
Luke Bernstein
Coalitions director for Bush-Cheney '04 in Pennsyvlania.  Press assistant to Sen. Rick Santorum in his Washington office, 2002-04.  Worked for a financial firm in the World Trade Center in New York City prior to 9/11.  Graduate of Dickinson College.  Native of Conyngham, PA.

Political Director
Chad Weaver

Deputy Political Director
Michael Downing

Legislative Director
Brandon Danz

Communication Director
Michael Barley

Finance Director
Megan Martin

Deputy Finance Director
Damon Kegerise

Kerry Chippo

Database Coordinator
Gretchen Svitko


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