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Edina Native Sam Myers Named VP Trip Director
Sam Myers, Sr. has been named Trip Director for Vice President Joe Biden. Myers is a veteran of eight presidential campaigns and has worked closely with presidents and presidential candidates for the past thirty-five years.
Most recently, Myers worked as a key press aide for the Obama-Biden campaign, serving as a press logistics liaison aboard Vice Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s campaign plane.
Before joining the Obama-Biden campaign, Myers worked with the media covering Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s primary campaign, traveling with Senator Clinton through June of 2008. He has previously served as Trip Director for Senator John Edwards during his 2008 primary campaign.
During the 2004 presidential election, Myers worked for the Kerry-Edwards campaign, traveling aboard the vice presidential candidate’s airplane.
Myers traveled with Vice President Al Gore during his 2000 presidential campaign, serving as the press logistics liaison and worked at the White House for President Bill Clinton, traveling around the world, managing press logistics for presidential events.
Born in Quincy, Illinois, and raised in Edina, Missouri, Myers is a graduate of Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University) in Kirksville Missouri. He is married to Dr. Vicki Myers and has four children.