Press Release

DNC Welcomes Ted Nakata as New Intergovernmental Affairs Director

By SpaceRef Editor
August 17, 2001
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Democratic National Committee (DNC)
Chairman Terry McAuliffe is pleased to announce the addition of Ted Nakata as
Director of Intergovernmental Affairs.
Nakata, who is a third generation
Japanese American, will be coordinating the DNC’s efforts to work with state
and local campaigns.

“I am pleased to announce that Ted Nakata has been named Director for
Intergovernmental Affairs,” said DNC Chairman McAuliffe.
“Ted has the
experience and skills to strengthen the bonds between the DNC and our state
and local Democratic candidates.
The DNC has always recognized the importance
state and local leaders play in ensuring that the views of the Democratic
Party are reflected in communities across the country.”

Prior to joining the DNC, Nakata most recently served as the Deputy State
Director for the Gore/Lieberman campaign in Washington State. He was also the
Senior Advisor for Intergovernmental Affairs at NASA headquarters where he
worked with state and local governments across the country.
Nakata has worked
on many other campaigns, including the Clinton/Gore ’96 campaign in Hawaii
where he served as State Director for both the primary caucus and the general
Nakata has worked on federal/state relations, planning, and policy
issues for Hawaiian Governors John Waihee and Benjamin Cayetano, and also
served as Governor Cayetano’s representative in Washington, D.C.
started his work in government and politics when he worked in the Hawaii State
Senate as a Legislative Aide.

SpaceRef staff editor.