FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lindsey Johnson
IDAHO DEMOCRATIC PARTY NAMES SHELBY SCOTT ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Exiting Executive Director Elle Casner to transition to temporary Senior Advisor
BOISE (April 8, 2019)— The Idaho Democratic Party has named Shelby Scott as Acting Executive Director until a more permanent hiring decision has been made in regard to the position.
Scott, currently serving as the party’s Political Director, has taken over all job responsibilities pertaining to executive director. Elle Casner, former executive director for the Party, is serving in the capacity of Senior Advisor to ensure a smooth transition until a more permanent hiring decision is made.
Shelby has been employed with the IDP for over three years, and has served as legislative services director, communications director and political director. She has also served as chief of staff for the House Democratic Caucus and has worked on numerous Democratic campaigns.
“Shelby has dedicated years of work to Idaho Democratic politics and has become an essential part of the Party’s success and efforts,” said Van Beechler, Party Chair. “Her experience and knowledge will ensure a smooth transition into the upcoming election cycle and beyond.”
With questions or inquiries, please contact Communications Director Lindsey Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-789-0675.