Yakima, WA – The Dan Newhouse for Congress campaign released a list of Campaign County Chairs today, demonstrating a wide coalition of supporters and surrogates throughout Central Washington. These organizers will support the campaign with grassroots efforts including doorbelling, yard sign distribution, get-out-the-vote efforts, and participating in local parades and fairs.
“We have a strong team of supporters from across the region, and I’m thrilled to have these well-respected community members sharing my conservative, solutions-oriented message with their neighbors, family, friends, and the greater community,” said Congressman Newhouse.
“The 4th District covers a vast portion of our state—we rely on having these County Chairs in order to make sure we’re reaching the most people possible. It’s because of hard-working volunteers like these that our campaign will be successful,” Newhouse continued.
The Campaign Co-Chairs for the Dan Newhouse for Congress campaign are:
Jon Warling (Othello) – Orchardist, Adams County Farm Bureau Board Member
Brett Blankenship (Washtucna) – Farmer, National Association of Wheat Growers Former President
Michael Crowder (West Richland) – Rancher, Washington Association of Conservation Districts National Director
Ella Childers (Kennewick) – Benton County GOP Community Leader
Clyde Ballard (East Wenatchee) – Former Washington State House Speaker
Ted Tschirky (Pasco) – Farmer, National Potato Council State Director
Brenda Alford (Pasco) – Farmer, Franklin County GOP Former Chair
Dennis Fountain (Moses Lake) – Pastor, Grant County Sheriff’s Chaplain
Ed Field (Quincy) – Washington Cattle Feeders Association Executive Director
Doug Sklar (Omak) – Financial Advisor, Okanogan-Omak Rotary Former President
Joel Kretz (Wauconda) – Rancher, State Representative – 7th Legislative District
Kenny Nelson (Sunnyside) – Realtor, Lower Yakima Valley Association of Realtors Former President
“Dan has demonstrated that he stays true to his promises,” said Benton County Co-Chair Michael Crowder. “We have a conservative who represents his District well, and as a rancher, I know he understands the difficulties our agricultural community faces. Dan stands up to the federal bureaucrats and is a strong voice for Central Washington, and that’s why I’m proud to say this is Dan Newhouse country.”
“Central Washington’s values are Dan Newhouse’s values,” said Pastor Dennis Fountain. “A commitment to working hard, devotion to faith and family, and love of country—Dan Newhouse is a man of great integrity and I am honored to support his efforts to continue putting our Washington first.”