Country: U.S. Virgin Islands
Claim to Fame: U.S. Delegate
Delegate Christensen is currently in her ninth term in the position of Delegate. She is the first female physician to serve as a member in the history of the U.S. Congress, the first woman to represent an offshore territory, and the first woman delegate from the United States Virgin Islands. She serves as an assistant minority whip in the democratic caucus. She now serves on the committee on energy and commerce and its subcommittees on health, energy and power and commerce, manufacturing and trade. She is the first Delegate to Congress to serve on this exclusive committee.