Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz announced the appointment of the 15-person Platform Drafting Committee. The Drafting Committee is responsible for developing and managing the process through which the Democratic Party's National Platform is established.
The roster of the drafting committee reflects the party's agreement that Sanders would have five supporters on the committee, compared to six for Hillary Clinton. The remainng four appointments were made by Debbie Wasserman Shultz.
Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, who has endorsed Clinton, will lead the committee.
Sanders supporter on Committee:
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison
Author Bill McKibben
Arab American Institute head James Zogby
Native American activist Deborah Parker.Clinton supporters on the committee:
Ambassador Wendy Sherman
Center for American Progress head Neera Tanden
Ohio Rep. Alicia Reece
Environmentalist Carol Browner
Illinois Rep. Luis Gutiérrez
Union head Paul Booth.
Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Appointments.
Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, Committee Chair
California Rep. Barbara Lee
Former Rep. Howard Berman
Philanthropist Bonnie Schaefer