Debra DeLee

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Debra DeLee (born 1948) was Chair of the Democratic National Committee from 1994 to 1995, and was the second woman to hold the post.[1][2] She is currently President and CEO of Americans for Peace Now (APN), a national Zionist organization dedicated to enhancing Israel's security through peace and to supporting the Israeli Peace Now movement.[3] She was born in Chicago, Illinois, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.[4] She was a superdelegate for the 2008 Democratic National Convention and endorsed United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York in the primaries.

Party political offices
Preceded by
David Wilhelm
Democratic National Committee Chairman
Succeeded by
Christopher J. Dodd
Donald Fowler


  1. "U.S. government departments and offices, etc.". Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
  2. (15 May 1995). Democratic Convention Is a DeLee Homecoming, Chicago Sun Times ("Debra DeLee, the chief executive officer of the 1996 Democratic National Convention, is a Chicago native who is coming home for her new role.")
  3. "Americans for Peace Now". Americans for Peace Now. Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
  4. "Index De-Dh". Retrieved 4 August 2015.