Democratic National Convention
(committees announced July 12, 2012) 

(page updated July 12, 2012)

Platform Drafting Committee
The Platform Drafting Committee will hold a national hearing July 27-29, 2012 in Minneapolis, MN.  Requests to testify and written testimony are being accepted via online portal at www.democrats.org/platform.  Submissions must be received prior to 5pm EST on Friday, July, 20, 2012.

Chair
 
Former Gov. Ted Strickland of Ohio


Members

Former U.S. Rep. Tony Coelho
Tino Cuellar
U.S. Rep. Barney Frank
Donna Harris-Aikens
Colin Kahl
Nancy Keenan
Heather Kendall Miller
Thea Lee
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee
Susan Ness
Mayor Michael Nutter
Carlos Odio
Former U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler
Christen Young


Ex-officio Members
Gov. Deval Patrick
DNC Secretary Alice Germond
Tom Wheeler



Credentials Committee


Co-Chairs 

Mayor Julian Castro of San Antonio and Bishop Vashti McKenzie, African American Methodist Church


Vice Chairs

Janet Cowell, Treasurer of North Carolina

Assemblywoman Lucy Flores (NV)
Norman Mineta, former U.S. Rep. and Secretary of Transportation; now Vice Chair of Public Policy at Hill & Knowlton
Lee Saunders, Secretary-Treasurer of AFSCME


25 Party Leader and Elected Official (PLEO) members elected by the DNC Executive Committee
161 members elected by each of the states and territories




Platform Committee

The full Platform Committee will meet August 10-12, 2012 in Detroit, MI.

Chairs 
Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, NJ and Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy (Ret.)


Vice Chairs

State Rep. Crisanta Duran (CO)
Andrés López, attorney in San Juan, PR
Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy (PA)
Randy Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers


25 Party Leader and Elected Official (PLEO) members elected by the DNC Executive Committee
161 members elected by each of the states and territories


National Platform Director  Andrew Grossman
Owner of Grossman Solutions from Feb. 2007.  President of the Health Information Campaign, an organization founded in 2010 to educate the public about the Affordable Care Act.  Founded and served as executive director of Wal-Mart Watch, Dec. 2004-Jan. 2007.  Director of polling and targeting for America Coming Together (ACT) during the 2004 general election campaign.  Political director and then executive director of the DSCC, 1999-2003.  BA in government from Colby College, 1991.



Rules Committee


Co-Chairs

Attorney General Kamala Harris of California and Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland


Vice Chairs
Tammy Duckworth, former Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Diana Enos, president of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Eric Garcetti, member of the Los Angeles City Council
Alan Solow, partner and Vice Chair of the U.S. Restructuring Group at DLA Piper LLP (US)

25 Party Leader and Elected Official (PLEO) members elected by the DNC Executive Committee
161 members elected by each of the states and territories