Sheila (Sheila) Cherfilus-McCormick (D-USH20)
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Capitol: 202.225.1313
FAX: 202.225.1171
District: 561.461.6767
Representative
Room 2365 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515

Residence: Hollywood, FL
Elected: 01/11/2022    Next Election: 2022
Committee Assignments
FC MemberWomen's Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caribbean Caucus
FC MemberHaiti Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
FC MemberAmericans Abroad Caucus
FC MemberDemocratic Women's Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Veterans' Affairs
FC MemberTom Lantos Human Rights Commission
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
FC MemberCongressional Black Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Foreign Affairs
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
MemberHouse Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
Counties Representing
Broward / Hendry / Palm Beach

Bio

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.