A former Lincoln city councilman has been named as the new executive director of the Nebraska Democratic Party.
Party chairman Vince Powers announced Monday that Dan Marvin will be taking over the position.
"Asan elected official, political activist, and recent executive director of thetremendously successful Pinnacle Bank Arena project, Dan Marvin has the provenexperience and background to lead the Nebraska Democratic Party, as wework to elect Democrats in 2014," Powers said.
Marvin has owned and operated Marvin Investment Management Co. since 1993. He was elected to the Lincoln City Council in 2005 and served as chair from 2007 to 2008.
"With Dan Marvin, the Nebraska Democratic Party will have a leader who will be an aggressive advocate for our candidates, while holding the Republican ticket accountable as we approach the 2014 elections," said Powers.
Marvin is replacing Jim Rogers, who left the party post to run the Senate campaign for Democrat David Domina.