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Laura M. Nevitt – Executive Director

Democratic Party of Hawaii

EDUCATION

Masters of Advocacy and Political Leadership, University of Minnesota – Duluth
Bachelor of Arts (Women’s Studies and Political Science), Metropolitan State University

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Campaign Manager – Re-Elect Rep. Rena Moran, MN
  • Political Director – SEIU 1199 NW (Healthcare Workers), WA
  • Louisiana State Director – Alliance for Climate Protection, LA
  • Field Director – Vote Yes, Legacy Amendment, MN
  • State Director – SEIU, MI

SKILLS SUMMARY

Campaign & Advocacy

  • 20 years working on campaigns at all levels – state and federal, electoral and advocacy
  • Working with and building coalitions on both electoral and advocacy projects in seven different states

Planning and facilitating

  • 20 years of writing campaign plans for both electoral work and issue campaigns
  • Strategic planning with Community Council and non-profit boards
  • Event planning of all sizes – developed and implemented programs for partners
  • Facilitated meetings, trainings and educational forums

Communication

  • Drafted numerous briefings, newsletters, lit pieces, press releases, blog posts and social media, fundraising letters, training materials, campaign plans, and reports
  • Prepared, participated in and led press conferences

Training

  • Trained, educated, and evaluated countless staff, volunteers and community members
  • Planned, prepared, and executed a 5-state regional organizing training convention