Jerry (Jerry) McNerney (D-USH09)
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Capitol: 202.225.1947
FAX: 202.225.4060
District: 209.476.8552
District FAX: 209.476.8587
Representative
Room 2265 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-0509

Residence: Stockton, CA
Elected: 2006    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: Mary   DOB: 6/18/1951
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairCongressional Grid Innovation Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Campaign Finance Reform Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Wi-Fi Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Citrus Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
Co-ChairCongressional Freethought Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wireless Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on California High-Speed Rail
FC MemberCongressional Robotics Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Energy
FC MemberCongressional Blockchain Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Energy
FC MemberHouse Beef Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Nepal Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Youth Challenge Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Writers Caucus
FC MemberWater Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-Mexico Friendship Caucus
FC MemberHouse Specialty Crops Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Soils Caucus
FC MemberCongressional High Technology Caucus
FC MemberCongressional High-Performance Buildings Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Neuroscience Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Energy Savings Performance Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
FC MemberAmerican Sikh Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCalifornia Democratic Congressional Delegation
MemberHouse Committee on Energy and Commerce
FC MemberCongressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
MemberHouse Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
FC MemberCongressional Children's Health Care Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Dairy Farmers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cyber Security Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Career and Technical Education Caucus (CTE)
FC MemberGreen Schools Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Urban Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Victims' Rights Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
FC MemberClimate Solutions Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Safe Climate Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Veterans Caucus
FC MemberInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberHouse National Service Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Caucus [STEM Caucus]
FC MemberCommunity College Caucus
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
FC MemberCongressional Medicare for All Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
Counties Representing
Contra Costa / Sacramento / San Joaquin

Bio

Congressman Jerry McNerney was sworn into office on January 4, 2007. He is proud to represent California's 9th District, which includes a large portion of San Joaquin County in the Central Valley as well as parts of Contra Costa and Sacramento Counties.

McNerney was inspired to run for Congress by his son Michael, who in response to the attacks of September 11, sought and received a commission in the Air Force. Michael suggested that his Dad serve his country by running for Congress. With a deep sense of duty and his family's support, McNerney began his journey to Congress.

Congressman McNerney is honored to serve on the Committee on Energy and Commerce, the oldest standing legislative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. The committee is vested with broad jurisdiction on a number of issues including telecommunications, consumer protection, food and drug safety, public health research, environmental quality, energy policy, and interstate and foreign commerce. The Congressman is also proud to be a member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.

McNerney, who has his Ph.D. in mathematics, served several years as an engineering contractor to Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico. In 1990 McNerney moved with his family to California, accepting a senior engineering position with U.S. Windpower, Kenetech. McNerney later began working as an energy consultant for PG&E, FloWind, the Electric Power Research Institute, and other utility companies. Prior to his election to Congress, he formed a start-up company to manufacture wind turbines. During his career in wind energy, McNerney's work contributed to saving the equivalent of approximately 30 million barrels of oil, or 8.3 million tons of carbon dioxide.

McNerney and Mary, his wife of 40 years, have three grown children. Their oldest son, Michael, is a reserve officer in the U.S. Air Force and a graduate of American University with a degree in law. Daughter Windy received a Ph.D. from Notre Dame in neuroscience and is now working on the biochemistry of neurodegenerative disorders as a fellow at the VA Palo Alto, and also teaches at Stanford University. Their youngest son, Greg, received his Ph.D. in biophysics and is working as an engineer at Intel Corporation.








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