Congresswoman Alma Adams
Dr. Alma S. Adams was elected to her first term representing the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina on November 12, 2014. Representative Adams was elected in a special election and was sworn in immediately, making her the 100th woman elected to Congress, the most in U.S. history. Representative Adams sits on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, is part of the Women’s Caucus, Congressional Progressive Caucus and Art Caucus. Congresswoman Adams also serves a leadership role in the Democratic Caucus as Vice President for the 114th Congress’ freshmen class and serves as one of the Regional Whips of the Caucus.