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Fred Thompson's campaign added to its already lengthy list of Florida staffers today.

Included in the announcement: Jennifer Marks, the former press secretary for Katherine Harris' senate campaign last year. She will join Tim Buckley in directing the grassroots efforts in the Tampa Bay region.

John Hallman, a Boca Raton lobbyist who harped on issues such as property tax reform and school choice, will direct the grassroots efforts in Palm Beach and Broward counties.

For more operatives added as field volunteers, click below.

Former Senator Fred Thompson's presidential campaign today established a grassroots team across the Florida Panhandle, announcing grassroots leaders in Bay, Escambia, Holmes, Leon, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton and Washington Counties.

"The experienced grassroots leaders of the Florida Panhandle will be instrumental in spreading Senator Thompson's message across Northwest Florida," said Todd Thomson, executive director of Senator Thompson's Florida campaign. "A 100 percent pro-life voting record and strong stance for Second Amendment rights demonstrate some of the many values Senator Thompson shares with voters in Florida's Panhandle."

Grassroots leaders serve as the liaison between local volunteers and the state campaign headquarters and work to locate and organize supporters and coordinate volunteer activities in communities within the county.

County grassroots leaders announced today include:

Bay -- Josie Ferraioli

Escambia -- Clay Ingram, chairman of the Escambia County Republican Executive Committee

Holmes -- Bob Jones, chairman of the Holmes County Republican Executive Committee

Leon -- Jessica Hansen

Okaloosa -- Bob Fischer

Santa Rosa -- Sam Mullins

Walton -- Annette Hallman

Washington -- Jennifer Bau, chairwoman of the Washington County Republican Executive Committee, Aubrey Davis

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:25am]


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