Local Politics

Adams retains chair of Black Caucus

Posted December 10, 2008 2:22 p.m. EST

State Rep. Alma Adams

— State Rep. Alma Adams, D-Guilford, has been unanimously re-elected as chairwoman of the Legislative Black Caucus, caucus members announced Wednesday.

The caucus promotes legislative policies and actions responsive to the needs of all North Carolinians, particularly African-Americans, people of color and other disparate groups.

Other officers for the upcoming session of the General Assembly are as follows: Sen. Malcolm Graham, D-Mecklenburg, first vice chairman; Rep. Earline Parmon, D-Forsyth, second vice chairwoman; Rep. Annie Mobley, D-Hertford, secretary; Sen. Tony Foriest,  D-Alamance, treasurer; Rep. Garland Pierce, D-Scotland, caucus chaplain; and Sen. Floyd McKissick Jr., D-Durham, parliamentarian.