Danica Roem
District 13

Born and raised in Manassas, Delegate Danica Roem pursued journalism at St. Bonaventure University in New York before returning to Virginia to work for the Gainesville Times. Delegate Roem then went on to work in journalism for 10 years at the Gainesville Times, the Prince Williams Times, and at the Montgomery County Sentinel as a news editor. Delegate Roem was first elected in 2017 and is the first openly transgender person to ever serve in a state legislature.