Mar 20, 2013

DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Names Additional DCCC National Leadership for the 2014 Cycle

DCCC Chairman Steve Israel announced today the remainder of the broad and diverse leadership team to guide the committee through the 2014 election cycle. Chairman Israel has previously announced National Chairs, Frontline and Recruitment leadership, the Latino Council and Women LEAD.

Chairman Israel rounded out the leadership team today with the Tribal Council, New Americas Council, LGBT Council, Labor Council and Defense Council for the 2013-2014 cycle.

“The men and women in our leadership represent every corner of this great country, and we’re so proud that our caucus truly reflects what America looks like,” Chairman Israel said. “Thanks to our diversity and commitment to the middle class, we won more votes than Republicans in 2012 – and looking ahead to 2014, the leaders of our Tribal Council, New Americas Council, LGBT Council, Labor Council, Defense Council, Latino Council and Women LEAD will continue to broaden our appeal to all Americans.”

Tribal Council Chairs will lead outreach to Native American communities:  

  • Representative Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus 
  • Representative Dan Kildee
  • Representative Ben Ray Lujàn
  • Representative Gwen Moore

New Americas Council Chairs will lead outreach efforts to immigrant communities and other new Americans – critical parts of the Rising American Electorate that is crucial to Democrats’ success in 2014.

  • Representative Keith Ellison
  • Representative Ami Bera

LGBT Council Chairs will lead outreach to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community:

  • Representative David Cicilline
  • Representative Jared Polis, National Chair for Candidate Services
  • Representative Mark Pocan
  • Representative Mark Takano

Labor Council Chairs will lead outreach to the labor community:

  • Representative George Miller
  • Representative Mark Pocan

Defense Council Chairs will lead outreach to the defense community:

  • Representative Adam Smith
  • Representative Pete Visclosky

Chairman Israel has previously announced:

Four National Chairs:

  • Representative Jared Polis, National Chair for Candidate Services
  • Representative Jim Himes, National Finance Chair    
  • Democratic Caucus Vice-Chair Representative Joe Crowley, DC Finance Chair
  • Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn, National Mobilization Chair

DCCC Committee Chairs:

  • Representative Tim Walz, Frontline Program
  • Representative Donna Edwards, Recruitment Committee
  • Representative Gary Peters, Vice Chair of Recruitment Committee
  • Representatives Richard Neal and Terri Sewell, Vice Chairs of Finance and Chairs of the Business Council

Women LEAD Chairs:

  • Representative Chellie Pingree
  • Representative Lois Frankel

Latino Council Chairs: 

  • Representative Henry Cuellar
  • Representative Ben Ray Lujàn

The DCCC National Chairs and the Committee leadership work closely with DCCC Chairman Israel, Leader Nancy Pelosi, House Leadership and the Caucus to plan and execute strategies that will ensure House Democrats’ success in 2014.

 


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