Barack Obama-Organization, Mississippi
updated March 10, 2008

OBAMA FOR AMERICA (announced Feb. 10, 2007)

Headquarters: 733 N State St., Jackson, MS 39202  601-969-2162   ...opened latter part of Feb. 2008
State Director Lachlan McIntosh
South Carolina state director on Gov. Bill Richardson's presidential campaign, March 2007-Jan. 2008.  Fifteen years of experience in SC politics.  SCDP executive director from 2005-March 2, 2007; also served as campaign manager for Robert Barber for Lt. Governor in 2006 (the second closest general election in South Carolina history).  Lowcountry/Coastal field coordinator on Sen. John Edwards' 2004 SC primary campaign (started with the campaign in June 2003).  Has served as an aide to Gov. Jim Hodges and has held positions for former U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley, and former Attorney General Travis Medlock.  First staff position was with Tom Harkin’s presidential campaign in 1992.
Political Director Keevin Woods
Earlier served as the campaign's deputy Illinois director.  Worked as a portfolio executive at the Chicago Housing Authority.
Field Director Aaron Gardner
Experience includes field organizer for the Obama campaign in Des Moines during the caucus campaign.

Congressman Bennie Thompson (Jan. 22, 2008)

Former Gov. Ray Mabus (May 2007)
Governor of Mississippi from 1988-92; U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 1994-96.

Everett Sanders of Natchez - attorney, DNC member and superdelegate (March 10, 2008)
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