Friday, April 13, 2007

About Craig...

MVD asked for additional information on Dan Craig, the second potential Republican challenger to U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney's re-election bid next year.

Name: Daniel Alan Craig - "Dan"
Age: 36
Family: Wife - Amy Sheets Craig, former Deep River Board of Selectmen , Children - Katherine, 3 and Robert , 1
Education: B.A. Political Science, Purdue University, currently pursuing dual MBA's, Pudue University/Central European University
Current Employer - Akerman Senterfitt, PLLC. I am a Government Affairs
Consultant for Akerman and also Chair of their, Disaster Preparedness and
Recovery Practice Group.
( note: he is not an attorney

House is in Deep River since 2000 and Maryland (current office is in
Washington). Grew up in Wallingford, CT

Craig was a political appointee to FEMA, and served as a regional director out of Boston. He resigned from the agency soon after the Katrina disaster. He was with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a lobbyist for electric cooperatives before joining FEMA in 2001.

2 Comments:

Blogger MVD said...

Ray, you are a terrific resource for an Eastern CT political junkie! Thanks for the info.

11:09 AM  
Blogger Ray Hackett said...

Thanks....

12:53 PM  

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