Sheila (Sheila) Cherfilus-McCormick (D-USH20)
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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

Residence: Hollywood, FL
Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Corlie McCormick   DOB: 1/25/1979
Committee Assignments
RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Technology Modernization
Co-ChairHaiti Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Africa
FC MemberDominican Republic Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Everglades Caucus
FC MemberHouse Aerospace Caucus
FC Member21st Century Health Care Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
FC MemberWomen's Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Oversight and Accountability
FC MemberCongressional Mamas' Caucus
FC MemberDemocratic Women's Caucus
FC MemberHouse Oceans Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Veterans' Affairs
FC MemberU.S.-Japan Caucus
FC MemberBlack Maternal Health Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Foreign Affairs
FC MemberCongressional Black Caucus
WhipCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
Counties Representing
Broward / Hendry / Palm Beach


Congresswoman Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, the first Haitian American Democrat elected to Congress, was re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in January 2023 to serve a second term. She proudly represents Florida's 20th Congressional District.

Congresswoman Cherfilus-McCormick is honored to serve on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization. She is also the Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Task Force for the Democratic Women's Caucus, a Co-Chair of the Haiti Caucus, and serves as a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Congresswoman Cherfilus-McCormick earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government from Howard University. In further pursuit of education, the Congresswoman also earned a Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University. While in office, Congresswoman Cherfilus-McCormick intends to tackle the growing housing crisis, inadequate access to quality health care, and lack of equitable opportunities throughout our district and country. 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. Congresswoman Cherfilus-McCormick is married to Corlie McCormick, Esq. They are the proud parents of two teenagers.