Elise (Elise) Stefanik (R-USH21)
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Capitol: 202.225.4611
FAX: 202.226.0621
District: 518.743.0964
Room 2211 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-3221

Residence: Willsboro, NY
Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Matthew Manda   DOB: 7/2/1984
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberNew York Bipartisan Congressional Delegation
Co-ChairNorthern Border Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Invasive Species Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional STEAM Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
FC MemberCongressional Ski and Snowboard Caucus
FC MemberServicewomen and Women Veterans (SWWV) Congressional Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies and Information Systems
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Strategic Technologies and Advanced Research
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment
FC MemberCongressional Biomass Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Sexual Assault and Prevention Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the European Union (EU)
MemberHouse Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
MemberHouse Committee on Education and Labor
FC MemberBipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force to Combat Identity Theft and Fraud
FC MemberCongressional Reformers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Horse Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberHouse Impact Aid Coalition
FC MemberHouse Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
FC MemberExplosive Ordnance Disposal Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bureau of Prisons Reform Caucus (BOP)
Co-ChairRoosevelt Conservation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberGreat Lakes Task Force (Joint)
FC MemberRural Health Care Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Cybersecurity Caucus
FC MemberClimate Solutions Caucus (House)
FC MemberFriends of Australia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberDairy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Unmanned Systems (UAV)
FC MemberCongressional Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Aluminum Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
FC MemberCongressional Independent Colleges Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberHouse Republican Israel Caucus
FC MemberUSO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rural Broadband Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Albany / Fulton / Montgomery / Rensselaer / Saratoga / Schenectady / Schoharie


Congresswoman Elise Stefanik proudly represents New York's 21st District in the House of Representatives in her fourth term in office.

In May 2021, Congresswoman Stefanik was elected by her colleagues to serve in House Leadership as Chair of the House Republican Conference.

The Center for Effective Lawmaking ranked her in the top 10 most effective Republican members, and the #1 most effective for commerce policy impacting small businesses and workers.

She is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Education and Labor, and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. On the Armed Services Committee, Congresswoman Stefanik serves on the new Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems, and as a member of the subcommittee on Strategic Forces. On the Committee on Education and Labor, she serves on the Higher Education and Workforce Investment, and Workforce Protections Subcommittees.

Congresswoman Stefanik was born and raised in Upstate New York. Prior to serving in Congress, she worked at her family's small business. Her upbringing taught her the hard work and perseverance necessary to build, operate and grow small businesses in the North Country. Congresswoman Stefanik graduated with Honors from Harvard University, as the first member of her immediate family to receive a college degree. From 2006 - 2009, Congresswoman Stefanik served in the West Wing of the White House on President George W. Bush's Domestic Policy Council Staff and in the Office of the Chief of Staff, where she assisted in overseeing the policy development process on all economic and domestic policy issues. Congresswoman Stefanik served as the Director of Vice-Presidential Debate Prep to Paul Ryan, and as the Director of Communications for the Foreign Policy Initiative. Elise's family has owned a home on Lake Champlain in Essex County for over 30 years. Elise lives in Schuylerville with her husband Matt and their newborn son Sam.