JACKSON–at its first meeting on Saturday, June 30, the eighty member state Democratic Executive Committee elected new officers to serve for the 2012-16 term. Elected were:
Chairman-Rickey Cole of Ovett
Executive Vice Chairman-Eric Powell of Corinth
Vice Chairperson-Vallena Greer of Jackson
Secretary-Rae Shawn Davis of Gulfport
Treasurer-Ryan Brown of Brandon
Parliamentarian-Willie Griffin of Greenville
“The state Democratic executive committee elected a strong leadership team on Saturday. I am honored to serve with this diverse group of outstanding ladies and gentlemen from around the state. Along with our seventy-four other colleagues on the state committee and the more than 2400 county Democratic executive committee members, we are committed to build effective grassroots organizations in every single one of the 1876 voting precincts in Mississippi. We have rolled up our sleeves and are working as never before to strengthen the Democratic Party’s impact upon Mississippi politics” said Rickey Cole, newly-elected Chairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party.
Note: officers on attached photo are (L-R) Ryan Brown, Willie Griffin, Eric Powell, Rae Shawn Davis, Rickey Cole and Vallena Greer.