Valdez Venita Demings
is an American politician and retired law enforcement officer who serves as the United States Representative from Florida's 10th congressional district. She served as Chief of the Orlando Police Department, the first woman to hold the position. She was the Democratic nominee in both 2012 and 2016 to represent Florida's 10th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives, the latter of which Demings won. On January 15, 2020, Speaker Nancy Pelosi selected Demings to serve as a manager in the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump.