For Immediate Release
October 14, 2015
Media Contact: Whytnee Bush
DONOVAN ANNOUNCES FINANCE CHAIRS FOR CAMPAIGN; KICKOFF SET FOR TOMORROW
Burlington, VT – TJ Donovan, Democratic candidate for Attorney General, announced today that attorney Jerry O’Neill and philanthropist Jane Watson Stetson will serve as co-chairs for his campaign’s finance committee.
Jane Watson Stetson, a philanthropist, has served on many boards dedicated to health and education, including serving as chair of Partners for Community Wellness and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. In 2009, she joined the Democratic National Committee as National Finance Chair working to raise money for the Democratic Party and President Obama’s re-election. Upon leaving that post, she was appointed by President Obama to serve on the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2014.
Jerry O’Neill is a member of the Burlington Police Commission and a former US Attorney for the District of Vermont. He is currently a trial lawyer in private practice in Burlington.
Donovan stated, “I am honored and humbled to have the support and assistance of Jane Stetson and Jerry O’Neill. Their confidence gives my candidacy added credibility in the legal community and within the Democratic party. I’m grateful for their support.”
Donovan formally kicks off his campaign tomorrow at 5:00pm, at the St. John’s Club in Burlington.