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Kasich Campaign Press Release - Kasich for America Announces Expansion of Washington Leadership Team

April 22, 2016

Today Kasich for America announced the expansion of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's Washington leadership team.  

Former Congressman Sid Morrison will serve as Washington State Co-Chair for the campaign. 

Said Morrison, "As Governor Kasich's campaign moves to the Pacific Northwest, I look forward to sharing his message of results with voters. No other candidate comes close to matching John Kasich's record of solving problems and uniting people. No other Republican can defeat Hillary Clinton in November. I'm proud to join the Governor's talented team in my home state." 

For the full list of Washington leaders, click here.

To read the Seattle Times' endorsement, click here

New Additions to Washington Leadership Team

State Co-Chair Sid Morrison — Former Congressman

Gary Alexander, Lacey — Former State Representative, Thurston County Auditor, Olympia Port Commissioner

Walker Allen, Gig Harbor — Republican Party leader, Delegate to the Washington State Convention

Lisa Bailey, Seattle —  43rd Legislative District Leader for the GOP

Jerry Barney, Olympia — foundation president

Chris Bayley, Seattle — Former King County Prosecuting Attorney

Brent Boger, Vancouver — Former Clark County Republican Chair, former member of the State Republican Central Committee

John Christensen, Friday Harbor — Former leader of the Washington Federation of State Employees Conservative Caucus

Heather Christensen, Friday Harbor — School Board Member

Jack Durney, Hoquiam — Former Mayor of Hoquiam and of Aberdeen

Lloyd Flem, Olympia — Lobbyist

Mike Gaston, Vancouver — Former Clark County GOP chair, Member of the State GOP Central Committee

Allen Hayward, Olympia  — Former Thurston County Republican Chairman

Anthony Hemstad, Olympia  — Former elected Hospital Commissioner, King County Public Hospital District #1

Brian Hess, Yelm — Veteran and Thurston County GOP Precinct Committee Officer

Andy & Mary Hommeyer, Olympia — Retired business and community leaders

Gerri Honeyford, Sunnyside — Community leader

Walt Howe, Redmond — Retired Vice President of the Weyerhaeuser Company

Glen Hudson, Olympia — Former Executive Director for the Republican Party of Hawaii

Janet Huntley, Olympia — Retired teacher

Willie Jackson, DuPont — Adjunct Professor of Political Science at St. Martin's Universit

Bill Jacobs, Olympia — Former Member of the Olympia City Council, former chief of staff for former Governor and U. S. Senator Dan Evans

Jill Johnson, Oak Harbor — Island County Commissioner

Joan Kraft, East Wenatchee —  Former Chair of the Chelan County Republican Central Committee; District Assistant, 4th Congressional District

Max Kuney, Spokane — President of the Max Kuney Company

Gale Liberty, Olympia — Retired IBM marketing executive

Bob Lovely, Olympia — Former President of the Olympia Chamber of Commerce

Nick Lovrich, Pullman — Regents Professor Emeritus, School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs, Washington State University

Matt McCleary, Redmond — Project Manager, Decisive Data

Matt McCoy, Spokane — West Plains Chamber of Commerce staff

Patrick McDonald, Olympia — Former member of Governor's staff, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State

David McGoldrick, Tacoma — Private attorney, former Assistant Attorney General

Mike McKay, Seattle — Former U.S. Attorney (1989-93), State Vice Chair for Bush (1988) & Bush (2000/2004), and leadership roles in McCain (2008) and Romney (2012) campaigns.

Neil McReynolds, Bellevue — Principal for McReynolds Associates, Inc., former press secretary for Governor Dan Evans

Louise Miller, Woodinville — Former Republican floor leader in the Washington House of Representatives, President of the King County Council.

Jessica Mohr, Olympia — Legislative aide and member of the board of directors for the Mainstream Republicans of Washington

Ken Mortland, Maple Valley — Educational consultant

Scott Mueggler, Kennewick — Benton County Republican leader

Gary Nichols, Seattle — Tutor

LTC Skip Novakovich, USAF (ret), Kennewick — President, Port of Kennewick Commission, Past President Columbia Basin Veteran's Coalition

Cecille Owens, Olympia — Community leader

Terry Oxley, Tumwater — Former lobbyist and veteran

Ronn Robinson, Mercer Island — Former top aide to Governor Booth Gardner, Chairman of Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees

Kirk Robbins, Seattle — Vice Chair 36th District Republicans, Past Chair Ballard District Council

Jan Shabro, Lake Tapps — Former State Representative (31st legislative district), Pierce County Council Member, Pierce County Auditor.

Ed Sterner, Lake Forest Park — Former member of the Lake Forest Park City Council

Nan Stricklin, Shelton — Former senior legislative assistant

Mikal Thomsen, Bellevue — Trilogy Partners, Chief Owner of the Tacoma Rainiers

Jim Waldo, Tacoma — Former Republican candidate for Governor

Petra Walker, Mercer Island — Managing real estate broker

Dennis Weber, Longview — Cowlitz County Commissioner, former Mayor of Longview

Marcia Wolf, Olympia — Community leader

Hans Zeiger, Puyallup — Member of the Washington House of Representatives

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