Elaine Brye, from Winona, OH, will introduce First Lady Michelle Obama ahead of her speech at the Democratic National Convention. Ms. Brye is a mother of five. Four of her children are in different branches of the U.S. military. Elaine Brye wrote Michelle Obama a letter thanking her for her attention to military families.
Elaine Brye and her husband were invited to a state dinner at the White House in March for British PM David Cameron.
Mrs. Brye is also a military veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force ROTC. Her husband, Courtney Brye, was an Air Force pilot, who served in the Vietnam War.