New Member For McNerney Team
Jerry McNerney’s campaign has a new spokesman. Tor Michaels, who joined the campaign after the June 6 primary, has departed and will be replaced by Rob Caughlan.
Caughlan, a champion surfer, has a long and impressive environmental resumé as a co-founder of Friends of the River, past president of the Surfriders Foundation, and board member of the Planning & Conservation League, Center for Marine Conservation, and Solar Cal Car. His professional profile outlines his previous experience in the communications field:
[Caughlan’s] speaking skills have been polished in a career that includes communications consulting and speech writing for more than 40 political candidates, including Leo Ryan, Dianne Feinstein, Alan Cranston, Pete McCloskey, Jay Rockefeller, and Jimmy Carter. He has often served as a spokesman for environmental causes and campaigns, appearing on more than 125 radio and television news, feature, and talk programs.Most recently, Caughlan served as press secretary for Pete McCloskey in his primary run against Richard Pombo.