Dodd Announces Additions to NH Steering Committee

MANCHESTER, NH - Senator and Presidential candidate Chris Dodd released the names of 16 additional New Hampshire for Chris Dodd Steering Committee members today. The list includes Democratic activists, former Democratic Party officials, educators, environmentalists, and returned Peace Corps volunteers.

"Senator Dodd and the entire campaign are excited about the addition of this diverse group of active Democrats to the New Hampshire Steering Committee," said Joe Keefe, Chair of the New Hampshire for Chris Dodd Steering Committee and former Chair of the New Hampshire Democratic Party. "It is clear that Senator Dodd's message of proven, bold leadership is convincing New Hampshire primary voters that Chris Dodd is the Democrats' best choice to be our next President."

These 16 individuals will join the New Hampshire for Chris Dodd Steering Committee to assist the campaign in organizing and building on Senator Dodd's support here in New Hampshire. Dodd's New Hampshire Steering Committee is made up of over 60 New Hampshire Democrats including Keefe, former U.S. Congressman Norm D'Amours, State Representatives Maureen Nagle, Mike Farley, Mike Brunelle, Sandra Smith, Dan Sullivan, Mike O'Brien, Emma Rous, Mary Stuart Gile, and Frank Sullivan, Manchester Alderman-at-Large Dan O'Neil, Manchester School Board Member-at-Large Kathy Kelley, and Democratic Activists Gail and Mark Mitchell of Barrington, two of Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter's early supporters.

New Hampshire For Chris Dodd Steering Committee Additions:
  • Denise Castonguay - Member, Plymouth Area Democrats and Educator (Holderness)
  • Joan Crimlisk - Democratic Activist, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Derry)
  • Art Gatzoulis - Partner, Craig & Gatzoulis, PLLC and 2006 Chair of State Sen. Lou D'Allesandro's Re-Election Campaign (Manchester)
  • Peter Hughes - Democratic Activist (Ellsworth)
  • Kaili Lamb - Student, Dartmouth College and Member of Dartmouth for Dodd (Hanover)
  • Dr. Paula Mahon, M.D. - Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Derry)
  • Monique Martineau - Educator, Democratic Activist (Manchester)
  • Robert Z. Norman - Environmental Activist, Professor Emeritus at Dartmouth College, Co-Founder of Hanover Conservation Council, Active Member of NH Sierra Club (Hanover)
  • Michelle Parmeter - Democratic Activist (Manchester)
  • Rosa Pichardo - Former Member of the Manchester City Democrats' Latino Caucus, Democratic Activist (Manchester)
  • David Perez - Democratic Activist (Manchester)
  • Tom Rossi (Portsmouth)
  • Elizabeth Salinas - Former Member of the Manchester City Democrats' Latino Caucus (Manchester)
  • Martin Smith - Democratic Activist (Hampton)
  • Priscilla Smith - Democratic Activist (Hampton)
  • Larry Sparks - Former Member of the Manchester City Democrats' Black Caucus, Democratic Activist (Manchester)