Sheila (Sheila) Cherfilus-McCormick (D-20)

US Representative Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick

Sheila (Sheila) Cherfilus-McCormick (D-20)
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Capitol: 202.225.1313
FAX: 202.225.1171
District: 561.461.6767
Room 242 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-0920
5725 Corporate Way
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Residence:Hollywood, FL

Committee Assignments


Freshman Congresswoman Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in January 2022, becoming the first Haitian American Democrat to be elected to Congress. She now proudly represents Florida's 20thdistrict. Rep. Cherfilus-McCormick is honored to serve on the House Committee on Education and Labor, as well as the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. She is also a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, Haitian Caucus, and the Caribbean Caucus. Congresswoman Cherfilus-McCormick earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Government from Howard University. In a further pursuit of education, the Congresswoman also earned a Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University. While in office, Congresswoman Cherfilus-McCormick intends to tackle rising unemployment rates, the soaring cost of living, inadequate access to quality health care, and lack of equitable opportunities. As a Haitian American woman in Congress representing one of the largest Haitian communities in the United States, she vows to be a voice for the voiceless representing her beautifully diverse district. Congresswoman Cherfilus-McCormick has established herself within her district as a healthcare executive working up to the position of Chief Executive Officer for Trinity Healthcare Services Inc. She has an established track record within the healthcare industry improving the quality-of-care people needed for nearly two decades. Congresswoman Cherfilus-McCormick is married to Corlie McCormick and she is a proud mother of two.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Corlie McCormick   DOB: 1/25/1979
Counties Representing
Palm Beach