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Generation Opportunity Expands with Former Santorum Team Members

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 5:30 AM


Generation Opportunity Adds Grassroots Organizing and Communications Experts to Existing National Team

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Generation Opportunity today announced the expansion of its growing team of grassroots organizers and communications experts with the addition of three former members of Senator Rick Santorum's presidential campaign team. The organization operates on a strategy of social media and grassroots mobilization and specifically engages young adults ages 18–29.

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Generation Opportunity presently has over 3.3 million fans on Facebook since its launch last year and has traveled across the country organizing young adults on college campuses, in local communities, and among young professionals. The group focuses on issues such as the lack of jobs and economic opportunity, increasing federal spending and debt, American competitiveness, education reform, and energy independence.

"We are very pleased to add these talented professionals to the Generation Opportunity team and have been impressed by their commitment to principle as well as the importance of advancing economic opportunities for all Americans. Their addition to our team will increase our capacity to educate and mobilize young Americans on issues impacting their lives and the nation, such as the lack of meaningful, full-time jobs," said Amber Roseboom, Executive Vice President of Generation Opportunity and a former official at the Department of Labor and the Department of Homeland Security.

The new team members include:

Nick Pappas, former Deputy National Political Director, is a native of New Hampshire. Pappas will join the team as a Regional Field Director. Pappas has direct experience overseeing a national, 50-state campaign strategy and running a national political operation.

Jake Uhlenkott, former National Field Director, a native of Idaho and graduate of Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, will join the team as a Regional Field Director. Uhlenkott has direct experience running statewide political campaigns and organizing field operations in Idaho, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.

David Pasch, former Staff Lead and Trip Manager, a native of New Jersey and a graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, will join the team as Deputy Director of Communications. Pasch has direct experience in strategic communications, public affairs, crisis management, and traditional and new media strategies for issue advocacy.

ABOUT GENERATION OPPORTUNITY

Generation Opportunity is a non-profit, non-partisan 501 (c)(4) organization that seeks to engage everyone from young adults, to early career professionals, college students, young mothers and fathers, construction workers, current service men and women, veterans, entrepreneurs, and all Americans who find themselves dissatisfied with the status quo and willing to create a better tomorrow.

Generation Opportunity operates on a strategy that combines advanced social media tactics with proven field tactics to reach Americans 18-29. The organization's social media platforms – "Being American by GO," "The Constitution by GO," and "Gas Prices Are Too Damn High" on Facebook – have amassed a total fan base of more than 3.3 million. All three pages post links to relevant articles and reports from sources ranging from the federal General Accountability Office (GAO), to The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Brookings Institution, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and The Heritage Foundation.

Read about Generation Opportunity here; visit "Being American by GO" on Facebook here, "The Constitution by GO" on Facebook here, and "Gas Prices Are Too Damn High" on Facebook here.

For our Spanish-language page – Generacion Oportunidad – click here.  

Contact: Matthew Faraci
(202) 997-1636 | Email

SOURCE Generation Opportunity

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