A. Donald (Donald) McEachin (D-USH04)
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Capitol: 202.225.6365
FAX: 202.226.1170
District: 757.942.6050
Representative
Room 314 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-4604

Residence: Henrico County, VA
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Colette Wallace   DOB: 10/10/1961
Committee Assignments
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
MemberHouse Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
Vice ChairSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Chesapeake Bay Watershed Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Energy
MemberHouse Committee on Natural Resources
FC MemberCongressional Shipbuilding Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Energy and Commerce
FC MemberCongressional Black Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ports Opportunity, Renewal, Trade, and Security [P.O.R.T.S.] Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
Counties Representing
Charles City / Chesapeake City / Chesterfield / Colonial Height City / Dinwiddie / Emporia City / Greensville / Henrico / Hopewell City / Petersburg City / Prince George / Richmond City / Southampton / Suffolk City / Surry / Sussex

Bio

U.S. Representative A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) was first elected to represent the 4th Congressional District of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives on November 8, 2016.

Rep. McEachin has been selected by his colleagues to serve as co-chair of the House Democratic Environmental Message Team, co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus' Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment and Energy Policy Council, and vice-chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC). During his first term in Congress, Rep. McEachin co-founded the United for Climate and Environmental Justice Congressional Task Force and continues to lead the task force as a co-chair.

Rep. McEachin represents his constituents, and the Commonwealth of Virginia, as a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce (E&C), the House Committee on Natural Resources (Natural Resources), and the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. As a member of E&C, Rep. McEachin sits on the Environment and Climate Change, the Communications and Technology, and the Energy subcommittees. As a member of Natural Resources, Rep. McEachin sits on the Energy and Mineral Resources subcommittee. Rep. McEachin is the son of an Army veteran and a public-school teacher who was raised in the area that he now proudly represents in Congress. Prior to his service in Congress, Rep. McEachin served as a legislator in both chambers of Virginia's General Assembly. Throughout that time, he fought to protect our most vulnerable citizens - and to defend the rights of all Virginians. Rep. McEachin is a dedicated public servant who leads efforts that will promote equality, curb gun violence, protect our environment, and preserve access to affordable health care.

Rep. McEachin graduated from American University with a degree in Political Science and from the University of Virginia School of Law. In May of 2008, he received his Master of Divinity from The Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.

Rep. McEachin has always stood up for working Virginians, families and children in need. After practicing with several law firms in Richmond, Rep. McEachin and Donald Gee formed McEachin and Gee, in 1990. The McEachin and Gee Law Firm successfully helped many Virginians receive the resources they needed after accidents or injury.

Rep. McEachin is very active in the community and is a lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the NAACP. Rep. McEachin is also a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.

Rep. McEachin and his lovely wife Colette are the parents of three adult children. Colette is also an attorney with extensive experience, presently working in the Richmond City Commonwealth's Attorney's office.