BCA’22 Speakers

Rep. Terri Sewell

Terri Sewell is in her sixth term representing Alabama’s 7th Congressional District.  She is one of the first women elected to Congress from Alabama and is the first black woman to ever serve in the Alabama Congressional delegation. Congresswoman Sewell sits on the House Ways and Means Committee, and currently she sits on three subcommittees: the Subcommittee on Health; the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures; and the Subcommittee on Social Security. In her short time in Congress, Sewell has held several leadership positions, including Freshman Class President in the 112th Congress. This current term, she was selected by Democratic leadership to serve as a Chief Deputy Whip and sits on the prestigious Steering and Policy Committee, which sets the policy direction of the Democratic Caucus.