Competing for re-election in a Democratic Primary, state Senator Nia Gill (LD-34) today formally unveiled her campaign team.
“I am proud to announce some key members of my team. Leadership is often times about bringing the right people together and I am fortunate to have a team of innovative, energetic, and experienced campaigners,” Gil said.
Members of the Nia Gill for Senate team announced today include:
Campaign Manager: Eric Hyers started as a field organizer for Kirsten Gillibrand’s successful campaign for Congress in 2006 and then organized for the Edwards campaign in the Iowa presidential caucus. After running a statewide field program in Wyoming and managing a state house race in Virginia, he went to Rhode Island to manage David Cicilline’s 2010 congressional campaign through a four-way primary and general election. In 2011, Hyers served as the Executive Director of the Connecticut Democratic Party. In 2012, he returned to successfully manage the re-election of Cicilline.
Field Director: Andrew Childs served as Field Director for Congressman David Cicilline’s successful 2012 re-election campaign in Rhode Island. He field organized for Virginia State Senator George Barker’s successful re-election in 2011 and field organized for former Houston Mayor Bill White’s run for Governor of Texas in 2011. He also previously was involved with Rick Noriega’s run for U.S. Senate in Texas and Nick Lampson’s successful run for U.S. Congress.
Pollster: Tom Bonier has spent the better part of the last two decades working with campaigns in all 50 states on electoral targeting and strategic integration. Joining NCEC in 1994 as an intern and leaving in 2012 as COO, he has worked with campaigns, organizations and initiatives at all levels of the ballot, from local to national. In May 2012 he co-founded Clarity Campaign Labs, a company in the field of political analytics and consulting. A native of Massachusetts, Tom resides in Silver Spring, MD.
Media and Mail Consultant: Michael Bronstein was named to the Democratic “Dream Team” of American Political Consultants and featured as a “Mover & Shaker” by Politics Magazine in 2011. Bronstein is also a recipient of Politics Magazine’s Rising Star Award and, named a “Top Ten” political consultant by PA2010.com, and appeared on this year’s list of Campaigns & Elections Magazine’s 500 “Most Influential” political consultants. He has served as a guest lecturer on campaign strategies at Campaigns & Elections “Art of Political Campaigning” conference and has lectured at GWU’s Graduate School of Political Management.