Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall Long
Since January 2017, Bethany Hall-Long has served as Delaware’s 26 th Lt. Governor. Formally, Bethany served as a Delaware State Senator from 2008-2017 and a State Representative from 2002-2008 where she focused on issues involving behavioral health, cancer, education, and the environment.
After graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina with her MSN in Community Health Nursing, Bethany went on to receive her Ph.D in Health Policy and Nursing Administration from George Mason University. Bethany’s career in nursing took her from state to state with her husband, a Navy Veteran, where she worked with underserved populations in need.
After returning to her home state of Delaware, Bethany became a nursing professor at the University of Delaware, where she has served for over 20 years. Her research and community service record with at-risk groups such as pregnant teens, diabetics, homeless and the mentally ill, make her a nationally recognized health scientist.
Bethany currently resides in Middletown Delaware with her husband Dana, and son, Brock.