Representative Sarah Crawford
Sarah Crawford serves as the Representative for House District 66, which encompasses parts of Wake County. Prior to serving in the NC House, Sarah served as a member of the North Carolina Senate representing parts of Wake and Franklin Counties. As the daughter of a public school teacher and a state employee, Sarah understands the value of hard work and the importance of a quality education.
After graduating from NC State University, Sarah has dedicated her career to serving the people of North Carolina through her work in nonprofits in the areas of health and human services and higher education. Currently, Sarah serves as Chief Executive Officer of TLC (Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities) in Wake County. Prior to that she served as National Director at Single Stop, helping families work towards the American Dream by connecting them to existing resources that help put them on a path to economic stability and prosperity.
During her time in the NC Legislature, Sarah has been a champion for healthcare access and affordability, children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, public education, and economic justice. Sarah has introduced legislation to support working families through paid parental leave, expanded access to free income tax return assistance programs, and tax credits for veterans. Additionally, Sarah has worked in a bipartisan way to pass legislation to expand and protect services for individuals with disabilities.
Sarah has been active in our local community serving on the Ministry Leadership Team at her church, the Board of Advisors for the NCSU School of Public and International Affairs, and is a former board member of a nonprofit that serves victims of domestic violence. Sarah and her husband Dan live in Raleigh where they raise their two daughters, Emily and Abby.