Deputy Majority Leader
First elected in 2002, Tim Moore is currently serving his eighth term has a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing Cleveland County. Moore was unanimously elected by the House to serve as Speaker for the 2015-2016 session, then again for the 2017-2018 session.
Stephen Ross is serving the people of Alamance County in his second term in the North Carolina General Assembly. A Burlington native and graduate of Walter M. Williams High School, he also graduated from Elon University and attended graduate school at North Carolina State University. He now serves on the Elon Board of Visitors. Steve is a proud Eagle Scout and serves as a member of the Old North State Council‘s Executive Committee. Serving twice on the Burlington City Council, including a stint as the Mayor, Steve enjoys serving others and fixing problems. He’s received recognition as one of the Triad’s Most Influential People by the Triangle Business Journal, and he received an appointment to serve on the North Carolina League of Municipalities‘ Tax and Finance Committee, a nonpartisan association of over 500 towns, cities, and villages in North Carolina. Steve served as Chairman of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council of governments and was a member of the Alamance County Mayors’ Committee for Persons with Disabilities. Equally notable is his volunteer service as President of the Alamance Division of the American Heart Association, the National League of Cities Public Safety & Crime Prevention Committee, the Piedmont Triad Regional Transportation Board, the Piedmont Triad Economic Development Partnership, and the Economic Development Board of Alamance County Chamber of Commerce. In addition to his government and community service, Steve also has an extensive background in the private sector as a Financial Advisor. Steve Ross currently serves as Chairman of the Commerce and Jobs Development Committee, as Chairman of the Pension and Retirement Committee, as Vice Chairman of the Finance Committee, and as a member of the Banking, Judiciary II, Local Government, and Transportation Committees. He and his wife have four daughters and are an active members of St. Mark’s Reformed Church. They enjoy many outdoor activities including camping, hiking, and scuba.