The Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association has started an annual award to recognize the outstanding contributions from individuals to the Democratic Party. The IDCCA Democratic Party Builder Award is selected by the IDCCA Executive Board and previous award recipients. The award is given at the annual IDCCA Chicago Reception and the annual IDCCA County Chairmen’s Brunch. Please click on the names and pictures for more information on previous award recipients.

Class of 2017

Bill Houlihan

Lauren Beth Gash

Kevin Conlon

Clem Balanoff

Pictures from the 2017 IDCCA Chicago Reception

Chicago Reception for the IDCCA at the Hubbard Inn on March 16, 2017 – Event Photography by Michael Courier

If you know of a deserving candidate for the IDCCA Democratic Party Builder Award, please email the IDCCA at