Ms. Susan Turnbull is currently the Chair of Maryland Democratic Party and the Former Vice Chair of Democratic National Committee.
Ms. Turnbull is a
life-long community activist who has worked in numerous campaigns and
Democratic Party leadership positions at the local, state and national
From 2005 until 2009, Ms.
Turnbull served as Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, acting as
an instrumental adviser on a number of key Democratic programs and initiatives.
For more than a decade she has been seen as an expert in women’s outreach,
Jewish outreach, and many other areas of political strategy.She has been a frequent Democratic Party
spokesperson on national and international cable television and talk radio
In an interview with Voice of America, Ms. Turnbull commented on
President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office. She said the major
accomplishments were the progress that was made nationally and
internationally – passage of largest recovery and reinvestment ACT and
the restoration of American standing abroad.
She spoke about President
Obama building a great foundation in Congress, moving forward with a
clear vision of the international world, working with women’s issues
including Lilly Ledbetter ACT and global gag rule. She also spoke about
Republicans not answering President Obama’s call for bipartisanship.