DNC Announces Chicago Convention Leadership Team
August 9, 2023
Yesterday, the Democratic National Committee announced members of the 2024 Democratic National Convention leadership team, including Minyon Moore as Chair and Alex Hornbrook as Executive Director of the convention. Other additions to the convention leadership team include Louisa Terrell, who will serve as a Senior Advisor to both the convention and the Biden-Harris campaign, and DNC Deputy Executive Director Roger Lau, who, in addition to his current duties, will also serve as a Senior Advisor to the Biden Victory Fund, where he will expand his political portfolio, including assisting with convention planning and execution.
See excerpts of coverage on 2024 convention leadership team announcement below:
Chicago Sun-Times: Chicago native Minyon Moore to chair 2024 Democratic Convention in Chicago
[Lynn Sweet, 8/8/23]
“The DNC team and the host committee will work on the numerous logistical aspects of the convention — and have as a common goal figuring out ways that the convention in Chicago can benefit and involve the 77 community areas of the city. Having Moore, a Chicago native who understands the city, as chair gives that process a running start.”
Politico: Democrats name Minyon Moore convention chair
[Shia Kapos, 8/8/23]
“The selection of Moore, a Chicago native and confidante of Hillary Clinton, reflects the significance Biden continues to place on Black women voters in the Democratic Party. Moore is credited with playing a role in helping get Vice President Kamala Harris on Biden’s 2020 presidential ticket.”
CNBC: Former Biden and Clinton advisor to chair Democratic National Convention in Chicago
[Chelsey Cox, 8/8/23]
“Moore’s appointment was the latest sign of the importance Black women voters have assumed within the president’s political coalition as Biden seeks a second term. Black women were by far Biden’s most loyal demographic in the 2020 election, winning 91% of their votes, according to NBC exit polling.”
NBC News: DNC names leadership posts for 2024 presidential convention in Chicago
[Natasha Korecki, 8/8/23]
“‘At the very beginning of the 2024 convention selection process I said that we were looking for a turnkey operation, and I am confident this leadership team will deliver,’ DNC Chair Jaime Harrison said in a statement Tuesday. ‘This team brings experience and expertise to the convention that are unmatched.’”
Crain’s Chicago Business: Minyon Moore, Chicago native and Democratic Party vet, will chair the 2024 DNC
[Crain’s Staff, 8/8/23]
“In a statement released by the Democratic National Convention, Moore said, ‘I am grateful to the team members who have already been working hard, and know that through their work, and the strong team we continue to build, that this convention will be a success.’”
The Messenger: Dems Name Former Biden Adviser Minyon Moore as Convention Chair
[Eva Surovell, 8/8/23]
“‘I am thrilled for the opportunity to serve as Chair to the 2024 Democratic National Convention in my hometown of Chicago, Illinois,’ Moore said in a statement. ‘I am grateful to the team members who have already been working hard, and know that through their work, and the strong team we continue to build, that this convention will be a success.’”
@lynnsweet: New: The @DNC team to lead the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago: Chair- Minyon Moore, Chicago native, DNC leader, @DeweySquare with
Alex Hornbrook the executive director and Louisa Terrell and Roger Lau, top advisors.
@natashakorecki: DNC News: Minyon Moore will serve as Chair of the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
DNC also names leadership team:
@evasurovell: The DNC named top convention leadership posts Tuesday morning. ⬇️
@MeetThePress: DNC names leadership posts for 2024 presidential convention in Chicago
Minyon Moore, who has been active behind the scenes in the White House, has been tapped for convention chair.
@Suntimes: The chair of the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago will be Minyon Moore, a native South Sider who is a Biden White House adviser and a veteran of the Clinton administration.
@politico: Democrats name Minyon Moore convention chair
@CrainsChicago: Minyon Moore, Chicago native and D.C. insider, will chair the 2024 DNC
@JBPritzker: Our convention is in great hands with this all-star team!
I am thrilled to welcome @IamMinyon back to Chicago, alongside @ahornbrook, Louisa Terrell and @RogerLau.
We all are ready to put on one hell of a show for @POTUS & @VP!
@harrisonjaime: The best of the best… I’m looking forward to working with
@IamMinyon @ahornbrook @RogerLau and Louisa Terrell to make this the best @DemConvention ever! @TheDemocrats #DemConvention24
@EricSchultz: Alex Hornbrook is a workhorse, troubleshooting issues before they become problems. He is equally strategic and fanatical about getting the details right.
The Convention is in very good hands!
@stevekerrigan: This is huge news for @TheDemocrats! We’re in great hands w/ @IamMinyon & @AHornbrook at the helm of #DemConvention Congrats to Louisa Terrell & @RogerLau (a proud @MassDems friend forever) as well. Great Dems doing great things! #BidenHarris2024 Thx @harrisonjaime
@DeweySquare: Exciting news about our colleague @IamMinyon being named Chair of the 2024 Democratic National Convention in #Chicago next year. @DNC
@Eric_Jotkoff: Impressive team.
@adrienneelrod: Can’t think of a better team to lead Democrats during the DNCC, especially @IamMinyon and @ahornbrook – two of the best talents in the biz who also happen to be two of my besties. Congratulations friends!!
@JesseFFerguson: Great leadership for DNC convention here.
@momofink: LETS GOOOOOO @ahornbrook!!!!