Our Chair

Nancy Patton Mills was born and raised in Allegheny County. She is a life-long Democrat who has actively worked to elect Democratic candidates to public office in Allegheny County and throughout the state of Pennsylvania. She is a Member of the Democratic National Committee, a member of Governor Wolf’s Pennsylvania Commission for Women, and sits on several nonprofit boards at Chatham and Robert Morris Universities, among others. She is also the Managing Partner for Roselea Farm Partnership. In addition, Nancy is an author for Pearson/Prentice Hall Publishing, writing a college textbook “Hospitality Law.”

“I’m very proud and honored to be the Chairwoman of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. I appreciate the confidence of the state committee in electing me. I pledge to every corner of the commonwealth that I will work diligently to bring people together and into the Democratic Party. We are united, and Democrats across Pennsylvania are ready to elect Democrats up and down the ballot.”

She also is a guest lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh, serves as on the Moon Township Planning Commission, the Women’s International Club of the University of Pittsburgh, and is a former Moon Township Supervisor.

Nancy earned a B.A. in Communications from Chatham University in 1989 and a Ph.D. in Communications and Rhetoric from Duquesne University in 2006. Through education and experience, Nancy provides a new voice for unity, communication, and strength in the Allegheny County Democratic Party.

Nancy lives in Moon Township with her husband, Dick, and her standard poodle, Rosie.