Lisa Blunt Rochester is a Representative from Delaware. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1962, she earned her B.A. from Farleigh Dickinson University in 1985 and her M.A. from the University of Delaware in 2003. She was on staff for United States Representative Thomas Richard Carper of Delaware, served as the deputy secretary for the Delaware department of health and social services from 1993-1998, the Delaware state secretary of labor from 1998-2001, a personnel director for the Delaware office of management and budget from 2001-2004, and the chief executive of Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League from 2004-2007. She was elected as a Democrat to the 115th Congress (January 3, 2017-present).