Rep. Alma Adams (D-North Carolina) biography

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Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC 12th District)

4th term Democrat from North Carolina 12th District.


Residence: Charlotte

Marital Status: Divorced

Prev. Occupation: Professor, Artist, Teacher

Prev. Political Exp.: Greensboro City Board of Education, 1984-86; Greensboro City Council, 1987-94; NC House, 1994-2014; US House, 2014-present

Education: BS North Carolina A&T University, 1969; MS North Carolina A&T University, 1972; PhD Ohio State University, 1981

Birthdate: 05/27/1946

Birthplace: High Point, NC

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 67%

Major Opponent: Leon Threatt


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Alma Adams.


Washington, D.C. Office:

2436 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-3312
Phone: (202) 225-1510
Fax: (202) 225-1512

Charlotte Office: (more district offices)

801 E. Morehead St., Suite 150
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Phone: (704) 344-9950
Fax: (704) 344-9971


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Rhonda Foxx
  • Scheduler: Sandra Brown
  • Legis. Dir.: John Christie
  • Comm. Dir.: Sara McGovern
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Kichelle Webster
  • Education LA: John Christie
  • Telecomm LA: Gordon Holzberg
  • Transportation LA: John Christie
  • Trade LA: John Christie
  • Commerce LA: John Christie
  • Labor LA: John Christie
  • Budget LA: John Christie
  • Government Affairs LA: Katherine Stewart
  • Space - NASA LA: Gordon Holzberg
  • Animal Welfare LA: Gordon Holzberg


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Alma Adams
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Alma Adams
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Alma Adams
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Alma Adams
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Alma Adams


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