Senator Jim Davis has represented NC Senate District 50 since 2011. He serves on a range of committees including: Chairman Joint Legislative Committee Transportation Appropriations; Chairman Senate Transportation Policy Committee; Member Senate Finance, Health Care, and Judiciary Committees; Chairman Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on General Government; Chairman Joint Legislative Committee on Local Government; Member Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations; Member Municipal Incorporations Subcommittee of the Joint Legislative Committee on Local Government. He received his BA in biology from Southern Adventist University, DDS from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, and MS in Orthodontics from the Loma Linda University Graduate School. He is currently serving as the National Conference of State Legislatures Opioid Policy Fellow for 2019.