Personal Political History

General History

Advisor, computer consultant and city government appointee to Former congressman, UN Ambassador and successful candidate for Mayor of Atlanta: Andrew Young (1980)

Advisor, computer consultant and field organizer to Former congressman, and successful candidate for Mayor of Chicago: Harold Washington (1983)

Advisor, computer consultant and field Manager to the Re-election Campaign of Mayor of Chicago: Harold Washington (1987)

National Campaign Manager, Jesse Jackson for President 1984; August ’83–November, 1984

First Executive Director: National Rainbow Coalition

Campaign Manager 1988 and 1990 Mel Reynolds of Congress (CD 2, Chicago, Ill.)

Advisor to or managed over 20 other campaigns from US House to local offices in over 5 cities

1990: Led a major effort and increased historic low registration and turnout in North Omaha under the theme

“Register your vote not your frustrations” Effort was a significant acknowledged factor for the election of Ben Nelson for Governor

Founder, organizer and leader of the North Omaha Voter Participation Project.

  • Organized a working coalition with political, social, civic, community and church groups every election since return to Omaha in 2006.”
  • Voter registration and turnout in North Omaha and have beaten the historic averages.
North Omaha Political History
Other Recent Activities
Awards, Affiliations and Distinctions
Key Formal Non-Political Employment History