Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett

Representing the U.S. Virgin Islands

Biography

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett represents the United States Virgin Islands’ at-large Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. Stacey currently serves on the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. She is also a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, the New Democrat Coalition and the Congressional Caribbean Caucus.

As a member of the Committee on Agriculture, Stacey works to ensure the Virgin Islands and other rural communities receive adequate funding for necessary programs aimed at rural development and programs that provide needed supplemental assistance to hardworking families.

As a member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Stacey employs her skills as a former prosecutor to ensure accountability and transparency both within government and private sector entities whose operations impact the Virgin Islands community and communities across America.

Plaskett is a staunch advocate for poverty-reduction and equal voting rights and is well versed in Caribbean economic development and public-private partnerships for growing the economies of developing areas. She is a graduate of Choate Rosemary Hall, earned her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, and her Juris Doctorate from American University’s Washington College of Law.