Thursday, February 22, 2007

ODP Media Release:

OK Democratic Party Chair Announces Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Committee for 2008 National Convention

Oklahoma Democratic Party Chair Lisa Pryor today announced the appointment of 47 Democratic leaders to serve on the Party's Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Committee.

The committee will develop a plan for determining the process for selecting delegates and alternates to the August 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. The plan will detail procedures involving delegate candidate recruitment and delegate selection as well as a timeline for the delegate selection process.

The plan must be submitted to the Democratic National Committee's Rules and Bylaws Committee by May 1, 2007 after a 30-day comment period.

"I'm excited to announce this committee," Pryor said. "They will monitor the process for delegate selection and help lay the groundwork for Oklahoma delegates to go to Denver and participate in history by nominating the next President of the United States."

Teresa Hill, DNC Outreach Coordinator, will chair the committee.

Committee members include:

Diane Anderson, Sue Barton, Representative Scott BigHorse, Edna Brookfield, Lillie Buckner, Philip Busey Jr., Jason Campbell, Cara Cowan-Watts, Cissie Crusoe, Louise Darrington, Carl Downing, Senator Judy Eason-McIntyre, Lois Felder, Kalyn Free, Chris Gentges, Todd Goodman, Danny Goodwin, Margo Gray, Alan Harder, Matt Harney, Earl Hatley, Marcus Hayes, Krista Hodges-Eckhoff, Representative Chuck Hoskin, Dana Jim, Sue Johnson, Ed Kerns, Sebastian Lantos, Representative Al McAffrey, Earl Mitchell, Bernice Mitchell, Allen Moss, James Nimmo, Karen Parsons, Representative Anasatasia Pittman, John Reed, Wilfredo Rivera, Ed Romo, Representative Jabar Shumate, Brant Solomon, Senator John Sparks, Juanita Sykes-Vasquez, Jacquelyn Thomas, George Tiger, David Wilson, and Angela Wilson.

Oklahoma City, OK - Feb. 21, 2007
Jason McCarty,Communications Director

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