For Immediate Release
Democratic Candidate for Governor John Norris Announces Statewide Steering Committee
Key community leaders from across Iowa including current and former state legislators, party activists and officers, will serve to support and advise the campaign

Des Moines, IA – Today Democratic candidate for Governor John Norris announced a list of influential Iowans and key community leaders who will serve on the Norris for the People Statewide Steering Committee.  This group includes current and former state legislators, public officials, party activists and officers, farmers, educators, students, labor leaders and business owners.

The following is a statement from John Norris, Democratic candidate for governor of Iowa:

I am honored to introduce an extraordinary group of Democrats who have volunteered to serve on my Statewide “Norris for the People” Steering Committee.   Our Steering Committee members are there with you, in rural Iowa and our cities, to start the conversation now about what our state needs most from our next governor.

Norris For the People Statewide Steering Committee Members:

Aiddy Phomvisay

Alba Perez

Alicia Claypool

Andrew Wenthe, Mayor and Fmr. State Representative

Ann Klees

Ben Rogers, Supervisor, Linn County

Bill Hutchins, Fmr. Senate Majority Leader, Audubon

Bill Menner

Bill Sueppel

Bob McConnell

Bob Whittenburg, County Chair, Clay County

Brad Anderson

Brent Wynja

Brian Gentry

Brian Quirk, Fmr. State Representative, New Hampton

Cal Halliburton

Carissa Froyum

Connie Samsel

Curt Vaudt

Daryl Beall, Fmr. State Senator, Fort Dodge

Dave Leshtz

Dave Swenson

Dennis Harbaugh

Deo Koenigs, Fmr. State Representative, St. Ansgar

Dianne Pickle

Don Ruby, Iowa Democratic Party Secretary

Donna Bauerly

Donna Clothier

Donna Winburn

Doug Bailey, Supervisor, Hamilton County

Dusky Terry

Emilene Leone

Frank LaMere, DNC Member

Greg Lewis

Heather Matson

Jackie Cordon

Jan Norris

Jane Abell

Jane Halliburton

Janine Grady

Jenny Jordan

Jess Vilsack

Jesse Harris

Jim Davis

Jim Jordan

Jim Kuhlman

Jo Oldson, State Representative, Des Moines

Joanne Walton

Joe Gorton, President, United Faculty UNI

John Lof

John Lundell, Mayor, Coralville

John Murphy, County Recorder, Dubuque

John Rowen

Karl Rhomberg

Kathryn Dickel

Kevin Techau

Kim Motl

Kirstin Sullivan

Linda Smoley

Linda Steensland

Lowell Junkins, Fmr. State Senator, Fort Madison

Marcia Nichols

Marcia Rogers

Mark Kuhn, Supervisor, Floyd County

Mark Powell

Marti Anderson, State Representative, Des Moines

Matt Russell

Matt Tapscott, County Chair, Winneshiek County

Mickey Carlson

Nancy Roed

Norm Sterzenbach, Fmr. Executive Director, Iowa Democratic Party

Pat Murray, Supervisor, Howard County

Pat Steinfort

Pat Sueppel

Pat Sullivan

Phil Specht

Ray Walton

Rick Mullin

Roger Thomas, Fmr. State Representative, Elkader

Sandra Smith

Sandy Glenn

Scott Slechta, 2016 Iowa Teacher of the Year

Sherry Williams

Stephanie Techau

Susie Olesen

Terry Kocher

Terry O’Brien

Tim Ennis

Tom Grau

Tom Hockensmith, Supervisor, Polk County

Willard Olesen