Charlotte in 2012 Announces Host and Steering Committee Members

Charlotte in 2012, the local organizing-turned-host committee that’s been in place since Charlotte bid for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, officially announced today its Host Committee and Steering Committee members. More than 100 people have been tapped to serve on the committees, representing a who’s who of current and former elected officials from around Charlotte and the state, business executives, and community leaders. You’ll see familiar names ranging from Belk and Bowles to Vinroot and Watt.

Below is an excerpt of the press release sent out this morning by Charlotte in 2012, including the full list of committee members’ names in alphabetical order.

Today marks the announcement of the members of the Committee for Charlotte in 2012’s Host Committee and Steering Committee.

Host Committee members will keep informed of progress on the convention and upcoming events, and they will communicate to the constituents and interest groups they represent about convention planning activities and opportunities to participate. The Committee for Charlotte will look to committee members to provide information about ways to engage the broadest cross-section of the public in the convention efforts.

The Steering Committee will serve in an advisory role to the staff and leadership of the Committee for Charlotte. Their collective voice will ensure that Charlotte’s story is told authentically to the broadest possible audience.

The members of the Host and Steering committees have committed to attending regularly scheduled meetings. Some individuals within the group may be called upon for help with special projects based on their individual area of expertise.  They serve in a volunteer capacity and will not receive payment or benefits.

Host Committee Members

Steering Committee Members

Gov. Beverly Perdue, Honorary Co-Chair

Gov. Jim Hunt, Honorary Co-Chair

Senator Kay Hagan, Honorary Co-Chair

Mr. Hugh McColl, Honorary Co-Chair

Mayor Anthony Foxx, Co-Chair

Former Mayor Harvey Gantt, Chair

Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers, Co-Chair

Mayor Anthony Foxx, ex officio Chair

The Honorable Kelly Alexander

Ms. Dianne Bailey

The Honorable Martha Alexander

Mr. Shannon Binns

Ms. Barbara Allen

Ms. Crandall Bowles

The Honorable John Arrowood

The Honorable Dr. Jason Burgess

The Honorable June Atkinson

Mr. Brett Carter

The Honorable Michael Barnes

Ms. Gabi Culpepper

Mr. Tim Belk

Ms. Marni Eisner

Mr. Erskine Bowles

Mr. Frank Emory

The Honorable G.K. Butterfield

Mr. Mitchell Gold

Ms. Concetta Caliendo

Mr. Cameron Harris

The Honorable Patrick Cannon

Ms. Landra Johnson

The Honorable Becky Carney

Dr. Clifford Jones

The Honorable Nancy Carter

Mr. Michael Jones

The Honorable Dumont Clarke

Ms. Cynthia Marshall

The Honorable Eva Clayton

Dr. Michael Marsicano

The Honorable Dan Clodfelter

The Honorable David Grier Martin

The Honorable James Clyburn

Ms. Angeles Ortega-Moore

The Honorable Harold Cogdell

Mr. Will Miller

The Honorable Warren Cooksey

Mr. Andrew Plepler

The Honorable Roy Cooper

Ms. Karen Popp

Ms. Pat Cotham

The Honorable Dr. Wilhelmenia Rembert

The Honorable Tricia Cotham

The Honorable Jennifer Watson Roberts

The Honorable Jeanette Council

Mr. Jim Rogers

The Honorable Janet Cowell

Rabbi Judy Schindler

Mr. John Crumpler

Mr. Stoney Sellars

The Honorable Walter Dalton

Mr. Robert Stolz

The Honorable Charlie Dannelly

Ms. Marion Sullivan

Mr. Donald Davis

The Honorable Mike Todd

Ms. Aisha Dew

The Honorable Richard Vinroot

The Honorable Andy Dulin


The Honorable George Dunlap


The Honorable Beverly Earle


Ms. Olma Echeverria


Mr. Doug Echols


Ambassador Mark Erwin


The Honorable Bob Etheridge


Mr. Ken Eudy


Mr. Scott Falmlen


Ms. Carol Fowler


Mr. Dale Frederiksen


The Honorable Henry Frye


The Honorable Wayne Goodwin


The Honorable Jeffrey Graham


The Honorable Malcolm Graham


The Honorable Parks Helms


Ms. Eliza Hernandez


The Honorable David Howard


The Honorable Yvonne Johnson


Mr. Larry Kernea


The Honorable Patsy Kinsey


The Honorable Larry Kissell


The Honorable Vilma Leake


Mr. Steve Lerner


Ms. Georgia Lewis


The Honorable Elaine Marshall


Ms. Betty Ray McCain


The Honorable Mike McIntyre


The Honorable John McNeill


The Honorable Charles Meeker


The Honorable Brad Miller


The Honorable James Mitchell


The Honorable Rodney Moore


The Honorable Cornelia Olive


The Honorable Scott Padgett


Mr. Robert Page


Mr. David Parker


The Honorable Cyndee Patterson


The Honorable Edwin Peacock


The Honorable David Price


The Honorable Betty Chafin Rash


The Honorable Heath Shuler


The Honorable John Spratt


The Honorable Brad Thompson


Mr. Ed Turlington


Mr. John Verdejo


Mr. Everett Ward


Ms. Joan Washington


The Honorable Mel Watt


Ms. Gwen Wilkins


The Honorable Beth Wood


Major General Cornell Wilson, Jr. (Ret)


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