On the House side, Speaker John Boehner's selection of Jeb Hensarling to serve as co-chair also reeked of hyperpartisan hackery.
She had also recently volunteered to co-chair the strategic planning commission for the school district.
McKinnon is co-founder of No Labels and co-chair of Arts Labs.
Romney mentioned Whitman and she became a co-chair of the McCain campaign.
“There can be no more failure of imagination,” said former New Jersey Governor and Commission co-chair Tom Kean.
Rick Lazio, a former Long Island congressman and co-chair of the breakfast, also noticed a reinvigorated Romney.
Kent is co-chair of the Consumer Goods Forum, a fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, and a member of the Business Roundtable.
He got a primetime speaking slot at the convention and was named a co-chair of the Romney campaign.
She is an Aspen Institute Fellow in its Henry Crown leadership program and co-chair of the Green Collaborative of New Orleans.
David G. Johnson, co-chair of the museum's board, announced the departure.