Team 2014


Bill Murphy
This is Bill’s 4th Blog Bash — and first as host. After serving as the 2013 Blog Bash Director, Bill joined the National Republican Senatorial Committee. There he works to increase blogger engagement and organize online activists across the country. A proud New Jersey native, Bill re-located to Washington, DC in 2013 after serving on the Romney for President campaign as Deputy Social Media Director. He recently helped create Right Social Daily with Erik Telford and Ericka Andersen. RSD is a newsletter to highlight what the movement is talking about online. He tweets @BillMurphy.



Julie Germany
Julie Germany is the Vice President of Digital Strategy at DCI Group. In her free time, she serves on the board of White Coat Waste Project. She previously served as the director of the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet at George Washington University. She co-founded the mCitizen Summit, as well as the CampaignTech conference with Campaigns & Elections magazine. Julie lives in Alexandria, Virginia, where she and her husband spend their free time herding their four cats: Patches, Jasmine, Bert, and Ernie. She tweets @JulieG.


Erik Telford


Erik Telford serves as Senior Vice President at the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity. He previously served as Executive Director of RightOnline, which he founded, and Director of Membership and Online Strategy at Americans for Prosperity. In 2009, Telford co-founded the New Media Exchange, in partnership with Americans for Tax Reform. Along with Ericka Andersen and Bill Murphy, he contributes to Right Social Daily, a blogger and social media newsletter. On April 15, 2009 he was named Keith Olbermann’s #2 Worst (“Worser”) Person in the World on MSNBC’s Countdown for his role in the Tea Party Movement. Follow him on Twitter: @BlameTelford


Chelsea Mears
Chelsea Mears is an Account Executive on the Digital Team at DCI Group. Prior to joining DCI Group, she worked for the Republican National Committee, in the press office and Chairman’s office. A native of Mystic, Connecticut, Chelsea received her B.A. in Political Communication and M.A. in Political Management from the George Washington University.  Chelsea lives in the District with her boyfriend, and their Japanese Chin, Mr. Murdoch. She is an accomplished violinist, enjoys travel and is an ardent Atlanta Braves fan.



  • Amy Kremer
  • Anita MonCrief
  • Jerri Ann Henry
  • Andrew Langer
  • Lisa DePasquale
  • DeAnn Irby
  • Ray McKinney