Tonight at the Central Committee meeting of the Democratic Party of Orange County Executive Director Melahat Rafiei announced that she will be stepping down from her position on December 31, 2009. Rafiei has been with the party since December 0f 2006. She has been working for part time for the past several months.
Rafiei will not be moving far. She will be managing the Congressional campaign of Irvine Councilwoman Beth Krom. we will have a bit more detail in a follow up story, but we wanted you to know right away.
Don’t forget about the Democratic Party’s Truman Awards Dinner on Friday, December 4, 2009. The keynote speaker will be Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Tickets are going fast so if you want to go, visit http://www.ocdemocrats.orgÂ .