Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Class of 1971. Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones earned her undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University’s Flora Stone Mather College. She also received her Juris Doctorate from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1974. She also holds honorary doctorates from Myers University, Notre Dame College, and Central State University. Congresswoman Jones is the first African-American woman elected to the United States House of Representatives from Ohio. She is a resident of the 11th District, which includes parts of 20 municipalities. Currently in her fourth term in office, the Congresswoman, a strong advocate for many issues, has championed wealth building and economic development, access and delivery of health care, and quality education for all. The Congresswoman’s committee assignments include being the first African-American Woman to serve on the powerful Ways and Means Committee, with her subcommittees being Social Security and Select Revenue Measures. The Congresswoman also serves on the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (Ethics) and is an active member of numerous Congressional Caucuses, including the Congressional Black Caucus and chairs its Housing Task Force.