THE NEBRASKA DEMOCRATIC PARTY SENDS ITS MOST DIVERSE DELEGATION TO PHILADELPHIA

Lincoln, NE –  The Nebraska Democratic Party sends its
most diverse delegation to the 2016 Democratic National Convention
with over 30% representing communities of color, 30% representing the LGBT
community, and representing all different areas of our state–urban, rural
and everything in between. The 2016 Democratic National Convention will take
place July 25th – July 28th in Philadelphia.

The 38 member delegation (listed
below) includes: 33 delegates, 3 standing committee members, and
2 delegation pages. Leaders accompanying the delegation to
Philadelphia include the Nebraska Public Service Commissioner Crystal
Rhodes, NDP Chair-Elect Jane Kleeb, NDP Executive Director Hadley Richters,
Lincoln City Councilwoman Leirion Gaylor Baird, NDP Finance Chair Andy Holland,
and former Lincoln City Councilman Dan Marvin.

The Nebraska Delegation includes members to Rules Committee,
Platform Committee, and Credentials Committee which will ratify the most
progressive Party Platform and see rule challenges to the Superdelegate policy.

Of the 38 total members of the Nebraska Delegation, 55% identify
as female, 32% identify as minorities (among them African American, Hispanic,
Native American, and/or AAPI), 32% are youths, 21% are seniors, 18% identify as
LGBTQ, 7% are students, 7% are representing organized labor unions, and 3% are
veterans of the US Armed Forces.

The Nebraska Delegation is made up of the following individuals who will
be available for interviews during the convention. For your convenience, we
have included emails in order to contact the delegates directly.

Additionally, our lead spokespeople for the Delegation include:

Vince Powers, Chair, 402-613-2704, VIMAPO@aol.com

Jane Kleeb, Chair-Elect, 402-705-3622, janekleeb@gmail.com

Nebraska Delegation

First Name Last Name City Email Participant Type Candidate
Stephanie Matejka Lincoln steffie319@gmail.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Aaron Ratigan Lincoln unlratigan@gmail.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Janet Banks Lincoln janetgoodmanbanks@gmail.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Adrian Sanchez Lincoln asanche5@hotmail.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Brandon Langlois Lincoln bleelanglois@gmail.com Pledged
District-Level
Hillary
Clinton
Patty Pansing
Brooks
Lincoln pattypansingbrooks@brookspanlaw.com Pledged
District-Level
Hillary
Clinton
Alex Houchin Lincoln biinary@gmail.com Alternate
Pledged District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Linda Bowman Omaha LJJBowman@yahoo.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Marienella Davis Omaha mina.davis2010@gmail.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Edgar DeLeon La
Vista
Edgar@GoBigEDSF.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Mark Hoeger Omaha mhoeger@aol.com Pledged
District-Level
Hillary
Clinton
Kenneth Allen Omaha allensat2006@yahoo.com Pledged
District-Level
Hillary
Clinton
Amy Buchanan Omaha buchanan.nation@hotmail.com Alternate
Pledged District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Peg O’Dea
Lippert
Papillion gplippert2@cox.net Pledged
District-Level
Hillary
Clinton
Shannon Cameron Kearney shannonEcameron@gmail.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Brian Whitecalf Grand
Island
mind_dreams@hotmail.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Brandi Bosier Hastings brandibosier@yahoo.com Pledged
District-Level
Bernie
Sanders
Sharlette Schwenninger Elwood scarlettos@yahoo.com Pledged
District-Level
Hillary
Clinton
Jose Jimenez Hastings jjimenez@hastings.edu Pledged
District-Level
Hillary
Clinton
Jeffrey Leanna Scottsbluff jleanna@meister-law.com Pledged
At-Large
Bernie
Sanders
Aaron Ramirez Grand
Island
alo.rami52@gmail.com Pledged
At-Large
Bernie
Sanders
Michelle LaMere Winnebago Pledged
At-Large
Bernie
Sanders
Joey Adler Lincoln joeybadler@gmail.com Pledged
At-Large
Hillary
Clinton
Frank LaMere South
Sioux City
franklamere@msn.com Pledged
At-Large
Hillary
Clinton
Hannah Wroblewski Lincoln hmwroblewski@gmail.com Pledged
PLEO
Bernie
Sanders
Abby Davis Grand
Island
abbyd039@gmail.com Pledged
PLEO
Bernie
Sanders
Tanya Cook Omaha Pledged
PLEO
Hillary
Clinton
John Yoakum Lincoln JohnYoakum@aol.com Standing
Committee Member
Bernie
Sanders
Deidre Austin Omaha dee.austin7@gmail.com Standing
Committee Member
Bernie
Sanders
Judith Schweikart Omaha Standing
Committee Member
Hillary
Clinton
Robert Morris Lincoln Delegation
Page
Charlene Ligon Bellevue ligoncl@cox.net Delegation
Page
Vince Powers Lincoln VIMAPO@aol.com Delegation
Chair
Hillary
Clinton
Maureen Monahan Omaha maureenkmonahan@hotmail.com DNC
Member
Bernie
Sanders
Patricia Zieg Omaha pazlawllc@gmail.com DNC
Member
Hillary
Clinton
Ron Kaminski Omaha ronald@laborers1140.org DNC
Member
Hillary
Clinton
Brad Ashford Omaha Democratic
US Representative
Hillary
Clinton
Marta Nieves Bellevue martarisuena@aol.com Alternate
Pledged At-Large
Hillary
Clinton