Chanda Adkins, R-Raleigh, was appointed to the House of Delegates Friday, Feb. 9.
Adkins is a pharmacist, business owner, licensed manicurist, substitute teacher and middle school girls’ basketball coach. While she already has so much on her plate, she will now represent the 31st District in the House. She fills a vacancy left by now Sen. Lynne Arvon, R-Raleigh.
Adkins was sworn-in by Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, with the help of her daughter, Leah. Adkins has two children, Leah and Mason, and is married to Brian Adkins.
She said the time since learning of her appointment has been stressful but she’s excited to serve the people of her district. She said it’s important to her to represent her constituents through faith and in her life.