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Campaign Field Organizer

Last updated: 1/1/2014
Added on: 6/11/2010

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Desired Location for Jobs

US: Phoenix, AZ 85006

Contact Information

Peter Newton, CSBA, PMP
901 E Van Buren St.
Apt. 2039
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Work Experience

March 1997

Professional Development Facilitator

American Institute of Architects, Contractor
 January 2003
December 2012

Field Organizer

Arizona Democratic Party, Seasonal/Temp
August 2012
November 2012

Field Canvasser

Lilia Alverez for County Supervisor, Part-Time
August 2006
October 2012

Governing Council Member

USGBC Arizona Chapter, Seasonal/Temp
July 2012
August 2012

Field Canvasser

Ruben Gallego for LD-27, Part-Time
June 2010
July 2010

NRFU Enumerator

US Census Bureau, Seasonal/Temp
October 2004
November 2004

Volunteer Coordinator, Seasonal/Temp
August 2004
October 2004

Field Canvasser

America Coming Together, Part-Time
December 2003
February 2004

Deputy Campaign Director

Dean for America, Full-Time

Salary Information

Company Unknown

$12.00 per hour


August 2011

Phoenix College

Vocational in Sustainability and Revit
February 2011

Training To You

Vocational in Project Management
May 1996

Washington University in St Louis

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture (BA)

Skills & Qualifications

Accreditations/ Certifications

Sustainable Building Adviser
Innovation – Arizona Innovation Institute
Whole Building Design – APS
PMP – Project Management Professional
In Process:
LEED Green Associate Architectural

Language(s) spoken

English, French

Management experience

I have managed 10 employees.


United States – California – Los Angeles
United States – Minnesota – Minneapolis
United States – Colorado – Denver
United States – Missouri – St. Louis
United States – Louisiana – New Orleans

Government & Military

Security Clearance


Extended Profile


White (Not Hispanic or Latino)



Work Status

US Citizen

Peter Newton, Assoc AIA, CSBA

901 E Van Buren St., #2039, Phoenix, AZ 85006



I am seeking campaigns that are interested in creating a thriving, sustainable, cooperative nation by engaging citizens to participate in active leadership roles to influence positive community change.

Work Experience


Maricopa County Democratic Party, 2005-Present

          Volunteer Field Organizer, Voter Registration in LD-16 and on First Friday, 2011-12

          Volunteer Organizer, Democracy for America Maricopa County

          Volunteer Phone Banker and Canvasser, Organizing for America Health Care (LD-16)


Arizona Democratic Party, 2003-Present

          Paid Canvasser, Arizona Coordinated Campaign, Get Out The Vote and Congressional District 3 Voter Registration Drive, 2010, and volunteer 2004-2012

          Paid Field Coordinator, Legislative District 5, 2004

          Assisted in the Organization of the African-American Caucus, Environmental Caucus, Hispanic Caucus, Progressive Caucus and White Mountain Democratic Club

          Elected Precinct Committeeman and State Committee Member, LD 16, 2007-present, and LD 30, 2003-2006

          Arizona Democrat Council, Member, 2006-2009


US Census Bureau, NRFU Enumerator, 2010

          Located listed addresses in the Assignment Area.

          Conducted interviews to determine the status of each address on Census Day.

          Recorded the information provided by the respondent.


Pima County Democratic Party, 2004-2005

          Joined and planned events for the Nucleus Club, Saguaro Eastside Democrats, and Democrats of the Santa Rita Area

          Appointed to Precinct Committeeman (PC) Recruitment Chair, Platform Committee, PC Training Handbook Committee and Speakers Bureau

          Canvassed and Drove on election day for Pima County Coordinated Campaign

          Hosted and Organized the DNC, Democrats, and Kerry Edwards Meetups

          Joined Democrats of Greater Tucson, and was elected Board Member at Large


Allied Democrat Organizations and PACs, 2004-2008

          Participated in the organizing of the Progressive Democrats of America

          Paid Canvasser for America Coming Together, Tucson, Arizona

          Coordinated’s 2004 Election Week Volunteers, Tucson, Arizona

          Field Organized and Planned the Latinos for America Tucson Campaign Training Program

          Designed the invitation and filmed the Rep. Barney Frank Fundraiser for Tucson Latina Action


Dean for America, 2003-2004

          Hired as Deputy Southern Arizona Director, Tucson, Arizona

          Co-coordinated Tucson Coordinating Committee efforts in Arizona Legislative District 30

          Coordinated Rallies, Meetups, Southwest Victory Express and Zephyr Teach Out events.

          Coordinated campaign canvases, phone banks, events and Primary Day efforts.

          Organized busses to rallies and coordinated campaign staff and volunteers en route to Arizona.


Primary Campaign Volunteer

          $5.15 Isn’t Working, Steering Committee Member

          Clark for Arizona Corporation Commission, Southern Arizona Campaign Consultant

          Goddard for Governor, Organizers of Architects for Goddard Organizer

          Jeff Chimene for United States House of Representatives, Campaign Consultant

          Ken Clark for Arizona Senate (LD-15), Canvasser

          Manoil for Arizona Corporation Commission, Consultant

          Marty Represents You, Martin Drozdoff for Arizona LD-26, Paid Canvasser

          Paine for Congress, Organizer

          Ruben Gallego for Arizona (LD-16), Driver, Consultant and Canvasser

          Sharif for LD-30, Organizer

          Stanton for Mayor, Volunteer Canvasser and Fundraising coordinator for AIA Phoenix Metro

          Stuart Starkey For United States Senate, Southern Arizona Campaign Consultant

          Tom Volgy for Mayor Campaign, Canvasser

          Trinity for Chandler, Volunteer

          Tucson Link, Petition Gatherer and Campaigner

          Woods for Tempe, Supporter

          Pastor for Congress, Canvasser

          Coordinated an Arizona media swing for the Concord Coalition


Professional Organizations


Young Democrats of America

          Young Democrats of Arizona, Member + Organizer, 2003-2008

          Attended YDAz Conferences 2004-2008

          Attended YDA meeting in Anaheim, Ca


American Institute of Architects

          AIA Arizona and Phoenix Metro ArchiPAC, Organizer and Event Coordinator, 2006-Present

          Government and Community Affairs Committee, Coordinator, 2012, AIA Phoenix Metro

          Intern Associate Committee, AIA Houston and AIA New Orleans

          Sustainable Housing Prototype for Habitat for Humanity and LEED Houston Series, Committee on the Environment, AIA Houston, Developer

          “Reviving the City’s Faded Heart” Charette and Historic Neighborhood Tours, AIA St. Louis


US Green Building Council

          Sierra Club, Cool Cities Initiative, USGBC Organizer, 2009-Present

          Legislative Liaison, Arizona Chapter Advocacy Committee, 2006-present, Vice-Chair Central Branch Advocacy Committee, 2008-10, and National Advocacy Committee, Participant, 2006-present

          Arizona Chapter Central Branch Governing Council, 2010-present

          The Green Chamber, Policy Committee Adjunct Member, 2009-Present


Urban Activism

          Old North St. Louis Housing Re-Hab and Charette, Olive-Lindell Bath Path Corridor,City Development Tours and The Lot, Living Environments Committee, Metropolis St. Louis

          St. Louis 2004 Forum Participant

          Downtown Now! , Discussion Team Leader

          Get Your PHX

          Radiate Phoenix


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