“I don’t believe in giving up, and I believe in teaching other women to be strong and to be brave.”
Former Director of Government Relations for Major League Baseball. Served as a Chief of Staff to Congressman Byron Dorgan (D-ND) in the U.S. House of Representatives, served as Chief of Staff to Senator Dorgan in the U.S. Senate, and worked with the Democratic Leadership in the Senate. A United States Navy Veteran, who served as an aerial photographer during the Vietnam War era. In 1986, Lucy ran the successful come from behind U.S. Senate campaign of Kent Conrad (D-ND), whom she married in 1987. Past president of the historic National Woman’s Party.
Interviewed by Judy Waxman, December 2021
Photo. Lucy Calautti and her husband, retired U.S. Senator, Kent Conrad (D-North Dakota), 2017.