Iowa First District Democrats

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Iowa’s First District Central Committee is led by the following people.

First District Officers

Elected after a District Convention, held once every two years.

  • Chair – Catherine Crist
  • Co-Vice-Chair – Steve Moshier
  • Co-Vice-Chair – Peter Olafsen
  • Co-Secretary – Jerry Hageman
  • Treasurer – Cody Leistikow
  • Affirmative Action Chair – Vacant

State Central Committee Representatives from the First District

Elected at the First District Convention

  • Ray Fuess
  • Kelli Harrison
  • Pete Hird
  • Patrick Loeffler
  • Shelley Parbs
  • Rosemary Schwartz
  • Sunny Story
  • Joe Zahorik

Appointments to Executive Board – Voting Members

  • Christina Blackcloud – Tama County
  • Steven Drahazol – Dubuque County
  • Robin Stone – Delaware County

Parliamentarians – Non Voting Members

Appointed by the First District Chair

  • Tim O’Brien – Co-Parliamentarian
  • Adam Wright – Co-Parliamentarian

First District Constituency Caucus Chairs

Appointed by the First District Chair

  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus – Nate Gruber
  • Disability Caucus – Mickey Rottinghaus
  • Native American Caucus – Donnielle Wanatee
  • Progressive Caucus – Mary Burke
  • Rural Caucus – Jon Specht
  • Veterans Caucus – Laura Hubka

First District Committee Chairs

Appointed by the First District Chair

  • Caucus to Convention Committee – TBA
  • Constitution & Bylaws Review Committee – Nick Petersen
  • Outreach Committee – Amy Adams
  • County Outreach Committee – Steve Moshier and Laura Hubka – (Co-Chairs)

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