"We are excited to announce Joe Duffy as the Party's new executive director. Joe's experience with a range of Democratic candidates and officials will help us as we plan for the 2014 election cycle," said Sanders. "Joe is ready to continue building our Party at all levels."
Duffy is a political seasoned
professional. Duffy has a wealth of knowledge and experience in statewide and
local grassroots activities. He has worked for Organizing for
Kelsey Thompson, the current Executive Director, is leaving the position to rejoin Governor Nixon's administration. Sanders praised the job Thompson did during the 2012 election cycle.
"Missouri Democrats would not have been able to win five of the six statewide races in November without the tireless work of Kelsey Thompson and our other staff across the state," said Sanders. "We look forward to building on that success during the upcoming election cycle."