Cameron D. Dickerson
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Cameron D. Dickerson
|Alma mater||Tusculum College|
|Occupation||Politician & Intelligence Analyst|
|Organisation||Virginia's 9th Congressional District|
|Known for||Establishing the Progressive National Committee|
|Notable work||Political analysis in Serbia, Bosnia, Slovenia, Croatia, Turkey, and Russia|
|Home town||Chirstiansburg, Virginia|
|Opponent(s)||H. Morgan Griffith|
|Awards||2014 SCCFA Coach of the Year|
|Honours||Eagle Scout, People to People Ambassador|
Personal Life & Career
Cameron Drew Dickerson is an American politician and former collegiate football coach born February 14, 1989 in Salem, Virginia. Mr. Dickerson serves as Chairman of the Progressive National Committee. He was appointed in 2019. He is currently running against incumbent Congressman H. Morgan Griffith (R) on the Democratic ticket in the 2020 election for Virginia's 9th Congressional District. 
A 2007 gifted education graduate of Christiansburg High School in Christiansburg, Virginia, Cameron went on to attend Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tennessee earning a scholarship for football and academics. Cameron majored in Sport Management with minors in Coaching and International Business. He was a United States Postal Service mail clerk at the Tusculum City Post Office in 2007. Cameron is a founding father of the Kappa Sigma Tusculum College Colony and was a member of the #16 NCAA DII Nationally Ranked 2008 South Atlantic Conference Champions, Tusculum Pioneers Football team (#61) playing Nose Guard and Defensive End.
In 2012, Cameron became the Interim Head Coach of the Radford University Collegiate Club Football Team guiding them to a 6-1 mark on the season with a final National Club Football Association (NCFA) of #3 in the nation. Coach Dickerson's squad was the number two offense in the nation in points fielded and number one defense in the nation in points and yards allowed.
Using his experience with the Radford University team, Coach Dickerson conceived and organized a collegiate club football program as a project for the Tusculum College Sport Management Department in 2014. The project was to fill a campus recreational void and help improve the retention of the college's student-athletes. As Head Coach he guided Tusculum to a 30-22 victory over UNC-Chapel Hill in the SCCFA Championship where they finished their inaugural season 7-0 claiming the Magus Cup. Tusculum was deemed a "National Elite Team" by the Intercollegiate Club Football Federation (ICFF) and four players were selected to the All-American team. Coach Dickerson also produced five Southern Collegiate Club Football Association (SCCFA) All-Conference players and was named 2014 SCCFA Coach of the Year.
In 2017, Coach Dickerson was invited to participate as a player/coach in a Central European Football League Cup (CEFL) regional matchup between the Kranj Alp Devils of Slovenia and Serjeivo Spartans of Bosnia.Cameron played offensive and defensive line for the Spartans. During his time in Bosnia and Serbia, Dickerson worked to improve the relationship between Muslim and Christian leaders through the industry of sport, specifically taking a grassroots business approach. 
Cameron also serves as Executive Director of Intelligence Advanced Analytics a private intelligence think-tank he founded. As a technical targeting analyst, Cameron has toured Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, and Slovenia with short stays in Turkey and Russia. He worked with a former U.S. Naval Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewman while running political analysis in Serbia and specializes in advanced communication techniques and strategies. 
Mr. Dickerson always wears the NASA STS-60 mission lapel pin representing peace between world superpowers. It was the first time a Russian Cosmonaut flew aboard an American Space Shuttle, the Discovery.