Alumni in Government

UNC Charlotte is proud of our alumni representing North Carolina and thankful for their service.

If you are an alumna or alumnus serving in public office, we want to know. Please contact Betty Doster, special assistant to the Chancellor for Constituent Relations.

Lt. Governor Dan Forest (R)
School of Architecture
1993 and 1994

Congressman Richard Hudson(R)

Congressman Richard Hudson (R)
(District 8)
B.A., History | 1996

Senator Joyce Waddell (D)

Senator Joyce Waddell (D)
(Mecklenburg)
M.A., Education | 1973

Rep. Dean Arp (R)

Rep. Dean Arp (R)
(Union)
M.S., Civil Engineering | 1999

Rep. Cecil Brockman (D)

Rep. Cecil Brockman (D)
(Guilford)
B.A., Political Science | 2006

Rep. Kelly Hastings (R)

Rep. Kelly Hastings (R)
(Gaston)
Teaching Certificate | 2009

Rep. Jason Saine (R)

Rep. Jason Saine (R)
(Lincoln)
B.A., Political Science | 1995

Re. Mary Belk (D)

Rep. Mary Belk (D)
(Mecklenburg)
B.A., Political Science | 2006

Sen. Vickie Sawyer (R)

Sen. Vickie Sawyer (R) 
(Iredell) 
B.A., Special Education | 1997

Sen. Ted Alexander (R)

Sen. Ted Alexander (R)
(Cleveland)
B.A., Political Science | 1982

Sen. Mujtaba Mohammed (D)

Sen. Mujtaba Mohammed (D) 
(Mecklenburg) 
B.A., History | 2008

County Commission Chair George Dunlap (D)

County Commission Chair George Dunlap (D)
(Mecklenburg, District 3)
B.S., Criminal Justice and MPA | 1991, 2003

County Commissioner Susan Harden (D)

County Commissioner Susan Harden (D)
(Mecklenburg, District 5) 
M.S., Economics | 1993

County Commissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowell (D)

County Commissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowell (D)
(Mecklenburg, District 6)
B.A., Fine Arts | 1989

Rep. Jake Johnson (R)

Rep. Jake Johnson (R)
(Henderson, Polk, Transylvania)
B.A., Political Science | 2016