Romney 2012 General Election Campaign Organization, New Mexico
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(page revised March 29, 2013)
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RNC Victory
Director  Iris Wilbur

State field director and deputy Victory director on the 2011 gubernatorial/Republican campaign in Kentucky.  3rd CD field director on the 2010 campaign for Louisville Mayor, Congress and Rand Paul for U.S. Senate.  B.S. in management from University of Louisville, 2009.

Field including
Albuquerque and Bernalillo County  Yotam Levy

(July 2012)  Summer associate at First Principle Strategy Consulting, July-Sept. 2011.  Parliamentary assistant in the Office of Knesset Member Yoel Hasson, in Israel, Feb.-June 2010.  M.Phil in politics from University of Oxford, 2012; B.A. in political science from UC San Diego, 2009.

Roswell and Las Cruces  Daniel Sheppard

(July 2012)  Student at Texas Tech University.  Corporal/Non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, 2005-11.

Director of Hispanic Outreach  Paulo Sibaja CO Deputy Coalitions Director in Sept. 2012

(April 2012)  A legislative director in the California State Assembly, Feb.-April 2012.  Director of communications and legislation at Capitol Resource Institute, 2010-11.  Legislative aide/fellow in the California State Assembly, 2009-10.  B.A. in political science and government from UC Riverside, 2009.

Note: CNN's Peter Hamby reported on Sept. 20 that Republicans were moving three staffers out of NM and to CO and NV.

Republican Party of New Mexico      +
Chairman  Monty Newman

(elected Dec. 4, 2010)  Realtor from Hobbs.  Newman was a candidate for the Republican nomination for New Mexico's 2nd CD in 2008, and is the former Mayor of Hobbs.

Executive Director  Mark Knoop

(June 2012)  Campaign manager on Ronnie Cromer for SC Senate District 18, Feb.-June 2012; and direct mail writer/coordinator at Starboard Communications, Feb.-June 2012.  South Carolina state field director on Rick Perry for President, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2012.  Regional field director for the Missouri Republican Party June-Nov. 2010.  Communications director on Bob Livingston for Adjutant General, Jan.-June 2010.  Interned with the SC Republican Party (Fall 2009) and the Romney for President campaign in South Carolina (Aug. 2007-Jan. 2008).  Bachelor's degree in political science from University of South Carolina, Columbia, 2010.