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.

Congressman Richard Hudson(R)

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

Sen. Ted Alexander (R)

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

Sen. David W. Craven, Jr. (R)

Sen. David W. Craven, Jr. (R)
(Randolph, Guilford)
B.A., Political Science; B.S., Business Administration and Accounting | 2012

Sen. Mujtaba Mohammed (D)

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

Sen. DeAndrea Salvador (D)

Sen. DeAndrea Salvador (D)
(Mecklenburg)

B.S., Economics | 2013

Sen. Vickie Sawyer (R)

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

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. Mary Belk (D)

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

Rep. Cecil Brockman (D)

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

Rep. Terry Brown (D)

Rep. Terry Brown (D) 
(Mecklenburg)

B.A., Political Science | 2009

Rep. Brian Farkas (D)

Rep. Brian Farkas (D)
(Pitt)

B.A., Political Science | 2009

Rep. Kelly Hastings (R)

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

Rep. Jake Johnson (R)

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

Rep. Jason Saine (R)

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

Judge Jeff Carpenter (R)

Judge Jeff Carpenter (R)
(Seat 7, NC Court of Appeals)

B.A., Political Science | 1994

Judge Fred Gore (R)

Judge Fred Gore (R)
(Seat 5, NC Court of Appeals)
B.S., Business Administration and Marketing | 1998

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 Rodriguez-McDowell (D)

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

Joey Lemons '10

Sheriff Joey Lemons
(Stokes)
B.A., History | 2010