Newsroom Archive for 03/14, 2012


Garrison to Join Virginia for Obama for America
Mar 14 2012 - 4:33pm

Garrison will begin his new position on March 26. The State Operation Vote Director develops and executes a metrics-based constituency mobilization and communications plan that focuses on turning out key demographic groups in support of President Obama and Democrats up and down the ticket. Working with other senior leadership, the SOVD will develop and manage programs aimed at increasing the vote for core demographic groups. There will be a heavy emphasis on field mobilization efforts. All mobilization programs will be executed by Field staff, in coordination with Operation Vote Directors. Other responsibilities potentially include but not limited to: representing Our Movement or The President’s Grassroots Organization at community events and meetings, speaking on the record with press in consultation with the OFA Communications Director, and serving as an in-state contact person for local campaigns, allied organizations, and community leaders.

Congratulations, Bishop!


Featured Alumni

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    Jesse Ferguson

    Political Leaders Program

    Class of 2004

    Jesse serves as the Communications Director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

    He was Brian Moran's Chief of Staff during Moran's tenure as Democratic Caucus Chairman in the Virginia House of Delegates and was also the communications director on Moran’s Democratic primary campaign for Governor. Jesse is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and a co-founder and former Executive Director of Virginia21.