Virgie M.  Rollins

Virgie M. Rollins

Virgie M. Rollins, a native of Benton Harbor, Michigan, is currently the Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Black Caucus. During her tenure as Chair of the Black Caucus, Ms. Rollins organized African American Leadership Summits, which convened to discuss Urban Issues with African American leaders across the county. She has encouraged African Americans to participate at every level of the Democratic Party and to seek party offices and public office. Currently, Virgie is PAC Chair for the National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW). From 2003 to 2005, she served as President of the NFDW, to date she has raised the more money for NFDW than any other President. She was also the First African American Woman to Chair the Michigan Democratic Women’s Caucus. Under her leadership, the Jefferson-Jackson luncheon was established and the Eleanor Roosevelt Award founded as well as a young women’s internship program with the Democratic Governor’s office