Reference Letter from Karen Kilroy

Karen Kilroy
Akron, Ohio

re: David Swanson

To Whom It May Concern

I had the good fortune to work closely with David Swanson in his role with the Kucinich for President Campaign in 2003-2004. My role as Webmaster was closely dependent on his role as Press Secretary. I could always depend on the quality of David’s output as I posted his writings to the kucinich.us web site and in mass email communications.

David’s role included being editor-in-chief of the website, which meant that he was accountable to the candidate on the accuracy of what was published. He also was the author of the semi-weekly e-alerts, which had an audience of nearly 100,000 readers. This was in addition to his primary role with the campaign, which was that of Press Secretary – responding to press inquiries, writing and distributing press releases, and coordinating the department that scheduled the candidate’s press events.

In my professional career of 20+ years, David Swanson is clearly the hardest working individual I have ever encountered. His dedication to his work is unsurpassed by anyone I have ever met. He is clear-headed, highly intelligent, and energetic. David makes consistently good decisions even in high-pressure, highly visible situations. I consider him to have been a driving force of the campaign. It has been an honor to work with David, and I’m sure once you hire him you will agree.

Best Regards,

Karen Kilroy
Webmaster, kucinich.us
karen@kucinich.us

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