Meet your New Hampshire Democratic Party Staff!

Amy Kennedy

Executive Director

Implement and manage the execution of the NHDP’s strategic vision and electoral efforts.


Bucket List: Lead the team onto the field at a University of Florida football game.


Email: akennedy@nhdp.org

Twitter: @AmyLKennedy

Erin Turmelle

Senior Political Advisor

Work with coordinated partners to support NH elected officials and candidates.

Bucket List: Roadtrip across the U.S. 

Email: eturmelle@nhdp.org

Twitter: @erinturmelle

Holly Shulman

Senior Communications Advisor

Strategically and effectively amplify the NHDPs messaging and priorities while creating new initiatives through field and press inquiries and on social media. 


Bucket list: Launch a West Wing tour of New Hampshire.


Email: hshulman@nhdp.org

Twitter: @HollyShulman

Chloe Singer

Administrative Director

Manage the day to day operations, finances of the party, and event planning.


Bucket List: See the Red Sox play at a World Series game.

Email: csinger@nhdp.org

Twitter: @csinger55

Donnie Spencer

Grassroots Director

Oversee political programming for Congressional District 1.

Bucket List: Star as a minor character in a movie/TV show.


Email: dspencer@nhdp.org

Twitter: @donniejspencer

Slate Goodwin

Political Director

Oversee political programming for Congressional District 2 and Manchester.

Bucket List: Hike to Machu Picchu. 

Email: sgoodwin@nhdp.org

Twitter: @SlateGoodwin

Gates MacPherson

Deputy Communications Director

Amplify the party's message through newsletters, press releases, and social media posts.

Oversee the statewide Letter to the Editor Program.


Bucket List: Go to the Clan MacPherson International Gathering in Scotland.


Email: gmacpherson@nhdp.org

Twitter: @gatesmacpherson

Mariam Ahmed

Front Desk Manager

Oversee day to day operations of the office.

Bucket list: Go to Japan when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom.

Email: mahmed@nhdp.org

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Rachael Thomeer

House Caucus Director

Plan and implement the strategy to hold (and grow) our majority in the NH House.

Learn about the caucus at nhhousedems.org.


Bucket List: Learn to make stained glass.

Email: rthomeer@nhdp.org

Twitter: @rachaelthomeer

Julia Derby

Deputy House Caucus Director

Assist the director to plan and implement the strategy to hold (and grow) our majority in the NH House. Learn about the caucus at nhhousedems.org.


Bucket list: Compete to be crowned the next American Ninja Warrior.


Email: jderby@nhdp.org

Twitter: @juliaderby5

Dario Scalco

Senate Caucus Director

Plan and implement the strategy to protect (and grow) the Democratic majority in the NH Senate.

Bucket list: Toast the Mayor of New Orleans at Gallier Hall during Carnival.

Email: dscalco@nhdp.org

Twitter: @darioscalco

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House and Senate Caucus Staff

105 N. State Street
Concord, NH 03301

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