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Posted on 12.13.07
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  • Posted on 12.13.07

Co-Chairs

•Joyce Aboussie, Business Leader; St. Louis County
•Joan Bray, State Senator; St. Louis County
•Emanuel Cleaver, II, Congressman; Kansas City
•Bekki Cook, Former Secretary of State; Cape Girardeau County
•Dick Gephardt, Former Congressman
•Esther Haywood, State Representative; St. Louis County
•Bob Holden, Former Governor; Cole County
•Jolie Justus, State Senator; Kansas City
•Lewis McKinney, Business Leader; St. Louis City
•John Modest Miles, Reverend, Morning Star Baptist Church; Kansas City
•B.T. Rice, Reverend, New Horizon Seven Day Christian Church; St. Louis County
•Mike Sanders, Jackson County Executive; Jackson County
•Francis Slay, Mayor, St. Louis; St. Louis City
•Alan Wheat, Former Congressman; Kansas City

Steering Committee

•Angela Acree, Community Activist; Greene County
•Kenneth Alexander, Sheet Metal Workers, Local #2; Jackson County
•Spencer Barrett, Reverend, Bethel AME Church; Jackson County
•Brad Birk, Sheet Metal Workers, Local #36; St. Louis County
•Claralyn Bollinger, Community Activist; St. Louis City
•William Boone, Reverend, Greater Community Baptist Church; Pulaski County
•Pearlina Boyd, Young Professional and Community Activist; St. Louis City
•Kevin Boyer, State President, MO Delegation of National Association of Letter Carriers; Boone County
•Amber Boykins, Former State Representative; St. Louis City
•Doug Brooks, DNC Member; Newton County
•Charles Brown, Reverend, Mt. Airy Church; St. Louis County
•Sarah Burkemper, Certified Public Accountant; Lincoln County
•Charles Burson, Attorney; St. Louis County
•Bunny Burson, Artist; St. Louis County
•Joe Capra, International Association of Machinists, Local 778; Clay County
•Colleen Carlton, Community Volunteer; St. Louis City
•Leonard Cervantes, Attorney; St. Louis County
•James Clark, Community Activist; St. Louis City
•Emanuel Cleaver, III, Reverend, Centennial United Methodist Church; Kansas City
•Shonagh Clements, Attorney and Community Activist; St. Louis City
•John Corbett, President, 24th Ward Democrats; St. Louis City
•Stan Counts, Reverend, Faith Baptist Church; Kansas City
•Katie Steele Danner, Business Leader; Taney County
•Herbert Dill, President, Amalgamated Transit Union — 788; St. Charles County
•Gail Elble, President, Gateway Stonewall Democrats; St. Louis County
•Willie Ellis, Bishop, New Northside Baptist Church; St. Louis County
•Kay Gabbert, Vice President, Roberts Company; St. Louis City
•Paul Gray, Veterans for Hillary; St. Louis County
•Roger Grobstich, President, Central States Council, RWDSU
•Wallace Hartsfield, Reverend, Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church; Kansas City
•Genie Hatch, President, St. Charles Women’s Coalition; St. Charles County
•Robert Haynes, International Association of Machinists, Secretary-Treasurer, District 142; Clay County
•Rod Hoffman, International Association of Machinists, Grand Lodge Representative; St. Charles County
•Carol Howard, Community Activist; St. Louis City
•Ken Jacob, Former Senate Democratic Minority Leader; General Counsel to the State Auditor; Boone County
•Sammie Jones, Reverend, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Christian Complex; St. Louis County
•Robert Kerley, International Officer, United Transportation Union; Christian County
•Mike Kerns, President, RWDSU Local 125; Buchanan County
•Helen Kornblum, Psychotherapist and Community Activist; St. Louis County
•Mike Louis, International Association of Machinists, District 9; St. Charles County
•Ian Mackey, Student, Westminster College; Callaway County
•William Z. Mathews, Reverend, Mt. Zion Baptist Church; St. Charles County
•Jeffrey Mazur, Political Director, AFSCME Council 72; Boone County
•Kathy McKemy, State President, Missouri State Chapter of N.O.W.; St. Louis County
•Derwin McNeely, President, RWDSU Local 184-L; Platte County
•John Mims, Reverend, Green Chapel Baptist Church; Lewis County
•Ina Montgomery, President, Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus; Jackson County
•Judy Morgan, President, Kansas City Federation of Teachers; Kansas City
•Julie Murphy Finn, Vice President, Cardinal Point Partners; Boone County
•Earl Nance, Reverend, Greater Mt. Carmel; St. Louis City
•Sam Nero, Jr., Reverend, Shiloh Church; Jasper County
•Sam Nero, Sr., Reverend, Second Baptist Church; Kansas City
•Dutch Newman, Community Activist; Kansas City
•Stacey Newman, Executive Director, Missouri Women’s Coalition; St. Louis County
•Wendy Noren, Boone County Clerk; Boone County
•Bob Nugent, Community Activist; Ste. Genevieve County
•Cynthia Nugent, State Committeewoman, District 3; Ste. Genevieve County
•Javier Perez, International Vice President, Amalgamated Transit Union; Kansas City
•Sandy Querry, DNC Member; Jackson County
•Keith Querry, Former Business Manager, IBEW Local 53 and member of IBEW’s International Executive Council; Jackson County
•Tiffany Reynolds, Chapter President, National Women’s Political Caucus of Metro St. Louis; St. Louis County
•Rebecca Richardson, President, Missouri Women’s Political Caucus; Kansas City
•May Scheve-Reardon, Former Missouri State Democratic Party Chair and Former State Representative; St. Louis County
•Patt Sharp, Community Activist; Dunklin County
•E.G. Shields, Reverend, Mt. Beulah Baptist Church; St. Louis County
•Steve Slone, Sheet Metal Workers, Local #208; Stone County
•Rick Smith, International Association of Machinists, District 837; St. Charles County
•Sherie Snyder, Community Activist; Stone County
•Alta Stephens, Community Activist; Jackson County
•Steve Stogel, Business Leader; St. Louis City
•Cordell Suddeth, Reverend, Second Baptist Church; Cole County
•Maurice Tate, Reverend, Washington Avenue Church; Greene County
•Cecil Thomas, Reverend, Second Missionary Baptist Church; Cape Girardeau County
•Mark Tolbert, Bishop, Victorious Life Church; Kansas City
•Jane von Kaenel, Small Business Owner; St. Louis County
•Marie Waterhouse, Committeewoman, 24th Ward; St. Louis City
•Bill Waterhouse, St. Louis City Alderman; St. Louis City
•Q.H. Whitlock, Presiding Elder, CME Church; St. Louis City
•Kelly Wideman, Bricklayers, Local 15; Franklin County
•Marty Zuniga, Community Activist; St. Louis County