Conversations With…State Senator Adam Ebbin
Date(s) - 08/16/2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Please join us for a conversation with State Senator Adam Ebbin. Howard Weiss will lead the conversation and questions from attendees are very welcome. The Zoom link will be sent the day before the meeting. RSVP by August 14.
A native of Commack, New York, Senator Ebbin has resided in Alexandria since 1989 and is a 1985 graduate of American University in Washington, DC. He was a Fellow with the Flemming Foundation for Legislative Leadership in 2006 and at the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute of Political Leadership in 2000. In 2012, Adam was also a Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government.
He is a member of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, the School Readiness Committee, Joint Subcommittee on Health and Human Resources Oversight, the Commission on Economic Opportunity for Virginians in Aspiring and Diverse Communities, the Task force to Commemorate the Centennial Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote, and the Joint Commission on Technology and Science. He is also the Co-Chair of the General Assembly Gun Violence Prevention Caucus and a steering committee member of American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention. In 2020, Adam was appointed to the steering committee of Joe Biden’s LGBT election taskforce, Out for Biden.
Senator Ebbin has been honored by many organizations for his service including being recognized by the Virginia Education Association as Solid as a Rock for Education, an Environmental Hero by the League of Conservation Voters, and named one of Equality Virginia’s OUTstanding Virginians.
He has received Neighborhood Health’s Health Equity Award, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law’s (NORML) Vanguard Award, has been recognized by the Virginia Humane Society as an All Star for Animals, and as the Legislator of the Year by the Metropolitan Washington Building Trades Council.
His leadership skills were previously recognized by Governor Mark Warner, who in 2002 appointed Adam to serve as his Chief Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry.