Jamestown native Gould named Heitkamp chief of staffJamestown native Tessa Gould, who ran Democrat Heidi Heitkamp’s successful campaign for the U.S. Senate, will serve as her chief of staff in Washington.
Jamestown native Tessa Gould, who ran Democrat Heidi Heitkamp’s successful campaign for the U.S. Senate, will serve as her chief of staff in Washington.
“From the very, very early run when I came to this decision Tessa was top on the list of people, No. 1, I could work with and who could run a campaign of this magnitude,” Heitkamp said Friday. “If the proof is in the results, no one could argue with me on this, she ran a super campaign.”
A Jamestown High School and Jamestown College graduate, Gould made her way from Jack Brown Stadium to the top congressional aide for the state’s newest elected senator.
Gould spent a lot of time growing up around the stadium that bears her grandfather’s name.
“I’m excited to be able to work for Jamestown and all of North Dakota,” Gould said, of her new job for Heitkamp. “But obviously there’s a soft spot in my heart for the community.”
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