Lula Johnson Davis, originally from Louisiana, began her career on Capitol Hill as a legislative correspondent for the late Senator Russell B. Long. After Senator Long retired from the Senate, Ms. Davis was employed as an office assistant for the Democratic Policy Committee’s floor staff office. In 1993, she became a member of the Democratic floor staff and in 1995 was promoted to chief floor assistant. In 1997, she assumed the position of assistant secretary and remained in that position until January, 2008, when she was elected secretary for the majority.
Ms. Davis received her B.S. in office administration and a M.Ed., in guidance counseling from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA.