To help the leadership team manage the transition, DNC Chairman Howard Dean has detailed Jason Leon out to serve as interim executive director for the DPO. He starts today.
Jason is an Oregonian and a deputy political director for the DNC, where he manages the "50 State Strategy". Previously, he worked for Congresswoman Darlene Hooley and for Oregon AFSCME. In 2004, he was the political director for the Kerry/Edwards coordinated campaign in Oregon.
Welcome home, Jason.