WASHINGTON Rep. Dean is elected as Regional Whip, and appointed to the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. The Democratic Steering and Policy Committee is chaired by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, co-chaired by Reps. Cheri Bustos, Eric Swalwell, and Barbara Lee. The committee helps provide guidance on the caucuses, legislative policies and agenda, and provides recommendations for committee appointments.

The regional whip will be responsible for assisting the Whip in maintaining a united caucus during crucial votes. Rep. Dean’s region will include Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky.

"I am grateful for this new opportunity and eager to work alongside mentors and colleagues on policy that looks forward, while keeping the caucus unified," Rep. Dean said. "I will look forward to working each day, for the people and generating real, important change."

Rep. Dean is eager to help lift up her caucus while making positive change in our nation. Both of these leadership roles will give her the opportunity to work alongside colleagues to advance legislative priorities while maintaining a united caucus.

Rep. Madeleine Dean is a mother, grandmother, attorney, professor, former four-term member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and U.S. Representative for the Fourth District of Pennsylvania.