WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Rand Paul has named David Chesley as the New Hampshire Political Director and Tammy Simmons as Operations Director for his RANDPAC New Hampshire team.
Chesley and Simmons will join Mike Biundo, Chief Strategist for New England and National Senior Advisor, in all RANDPAC efforts throughout the Granite State.
“I have known David and Tammy for over a decade now, they are both respected operatives with keen understandings on how to build a statewide team. They will be great additions and I am excited to be working with them,” Mike Biundo said.
David Chesley is a long-time political operative who has served in key political and government positions. Most recently, Chesley served as the RNC State Director for New Hampshire and as Senior Advisor to the New Hampshire Republican State Committee. In this role, he oversaw the rebuilding of the party political, field and data operations while implementing a new data driven voter contact and get out the vote program. He served as a Senior Advisor on the 2012 Charlie Bass campaign and served in the office of Congressman Charlie Bass. Chesley also managed Jennifer Horn’s 2008 and 2010 congressional campaigns. David began his career in politics as the Deputy Coalitions Director for Elizabeth Dole’s 2002 Senate Campaign and as an office manager in her senate office.
Chesley added, “Senator Paul is a leading voice for liberty and the Constitution and I am honored to be on his team. Rand’s unique ability to expand our party’s base and connect with Americans of all backgrounds, while still fighting for conservative principles, is unparalleled – and that is exactly what our country and party needs right now. I look forward to joining Senator Paul’s many efforts, both in New England and around the country.”
Tammy Simmons has a long, distinguished career in New Hampshire Republican politics. Simmons is currently serving her second term in the NH House of Representatives and is rated the #3 Liberty Legislator by the NH Liberty Alliance. She also serves as Chairman of the Manchester Republican City Committee. Simmons was very active in both the 2012 and 2008 Ron Paul Presidential Campaigns as well as served numerous roles in past US Senate, gubernatorial, legislative, and municipal campaigns. In addition, Simmons is a past Executive Director of the New Hampshire Advantage Coalition and was instrumental in passing a Tax Cap in the City of Manchester.
“I’m excited to join Senator Paul’s team in New Hampshire. I have been a longtime supporter of Senator Paul and his family. Rand is a man of principle and integrity and I am truly honored to work for him. I look forward to joining him in the fight for a more fiscally responsible and constitutionally sound government,” Simmons said.
Doug Stafford, Executive Director of RANDPAC, commented on these hires, “I am very pleased that David and Tammy will be joining our New Hampshire team. Their knowledge and experience will be invaluable to Senator Paul.”