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First Northern Kentuckian Named to Democratic National Committee

The first Northern Kentuckian has been named to the Democratic National Committee.

Nathan Smith, the Ft. Mitchell resident and founding partner of SSK Communities, was chosen at Saturday's state convention by the Kentucky Democratic Party as one of two representatives to the DNC. 

Smith replaces attorney and former Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Charlie Moore, who who held the position for several years. Charlotte Lundergan will continue to serve on the National Committee along with Smith. Smith is the first Democratic National Committee member from Northern Kentucky, according to a news release.

“I am honored and excited to a voice for Kentucky’s Democrats on the national stage,” said Smith, in a statement. “This is an important year with the presidential election and I look forward to attending and working to make this year’s Democratic convention a success.” Smith raises money for many prominent Democrats and served as the Vice Chairman of the Kentucky Democratic Party from 2007-2009 and also served as the Chairman of the Kenton County Democratic Party. He recently hosted Hillary Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic Party's Presidential nomination, for a rally and fundraiser at his home.

Smith is also chair of the Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents and has also served on the Kenton County Airport Board.

-Staff report

Photo: Nathan Smith