TCV Hires Kim Sasser Hayden (Mike McWherter’s Campaign Manager)

News release from Tennessee Conservation Voters:
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Conservation Voters (TCV) announced today that veteran strategist and organizer Kim Sasser Hayden will join their organization as Executive Director.
“I’m proud to have someone with Kim’s vast experience in Tennessee politics leading our team,” said TCV President Mary Helen Clarke. “Kim has traveled this state extensively building grassroots organizations and has a great background in issue advocacy and overall management.”
Sasser Hayden has over ten years of experience in Tennessee politics – serving as manager for numerous campaign efforts as well as managing statewide organizations.
(Note: Most recently, she was campaign manager for Mike McWherter’s gubernatorial campaign.)
She has specialized in building grassroots efforts for statewide and regional campaigns including leading field operations for both of Governor Phil Bredesen’s successful elections in 2006 and 2002. Sasser Hayden brings to the table experience in strategic planning, management, fundraising, and messaging. Throughout her career, she has worked closely with elected officials on the state, local and national level on campaigns, issues, and legislation.
“It’s an honor to work with TCV to promote environmental advocacy and help safeguard Tennessee’s vast natural resources,” said Sasser Hayden. “Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to work closely with elected officials on the local, state and national levels.
Tennessee Conservation Voters is a statewide non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of Tennessee’ environment and preservation of its natural resources through effective legislation and administrative advocacy. TCV focuses its resources on making environmental protection a top priority for Tennessee’s elected officials, political candidates, and voters.
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