Chrissy (Chrissy) Houlahan (D-06)

US Representative Chrissy Houlahan

Chrissy (Chrissy) Houlahan (D-06)
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Capitol: 202.225.4315
FAX: 202.225.8440
District: 610.295.0815
Room 1218 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-3806
709 East Gay Street
West Chester, PA 19380
Residence:Devon, PA

Committee Assignments

FC MemberDelaware River Basin Task Force
ChairmanServicewomen and Women Veterans (SWWV) Congressional Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Women in STEM Caucus
Co-ChairStakeholder Capitalism Caucus
FC MemberDomestic Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberDefense Workforce, Innovation, and Industry Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Critical Materials Caucus
FC MemberCongressional International Basic Education Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Honor and Civility Caucus
FC MemberVeterans Education Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development
FC MemberFor Country Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Military Personnel
FC MemberMilitary Transition Assistance Pathway (MTAP)
FC MemberBipartisan Pandemic Preparedness Caucus
FC MemberEndometriosis Caucus
Co-ChairTask Force Sentry
FC MemberAgritourism Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, Nonproliferation
MemberHouse Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations, and Global Corporate Social Impact
FC MemberCongressional Celiac Disease Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Ireland Caucus
FC MemberDemocratic Women's Caucus
WhipNew Democrat Coalition (NDC)
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies and Information Systems
FC MemberCongressional America 250 Caucus
FC MemberEntrepreneurship Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Medical Technology Caucus
FC MemberUnexploded Ordnance (UXO)/Demining Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ukraine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus (HBCU)
MemberHouse Committee on Small Business
FC MemberCongressional Social Determinants of Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Steel Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Veterans Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberBipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force
MemberHouse Committee on Foreign Affairs
FC MemberHouse National Service Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
FC MemberProblem Solvers Caucus (No Labels)
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberBlack Maternal Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus


U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan is an Air Force veteran, engineer, entrepreneur, and educator who is continuing her career of service as the first woman ever to represent Pennsylvania's 6th District in Congress. Chrissy is the daughter and granddaughter of Holocaust survivors who came to America with nothing. She grew up in a military family; her parents met when her father and grandfather flew P3s in the same Navy squadron. She earned her engineering degree from Stanford with an ROTC scholarship that launched her service in the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves, and later earned her M.S. in Technology and Policy from MIT. Chrissy has helped lead several thriving Southeastern Pennsylvania companies including AND1, a basketball apparel company headquartered in Paoli, and B Lab, the organization that launched the B Corporation movement. She went on to serve in Teach for America as a chemistry teacher at Simon Gratz High School in North Philadelphia, and then led and scaled a non-profit helping thousands of underserved students all across America build their literacy skills. These experiences helped shape her political vision of a great nation united by common values that leaves no one behind. She is committed to fighting for access to quality, affordable healthcare, common sense gun safety, government accountability and transparency, and working to build a strong, stable economy with good jobs and good benefits for everyone. During the 116th Congress, Chrissy was honored to have been a recipient of the Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce presents this award to top Senators and Representatives on both sides of the aisle for supporting legislation that is important to the business community and the free enterprise system. Chrissy is a leader driven by a spirit of service. She's a mom, a longtime resident of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and a first-time congressional representative heading to Washington to solve real problems for the people and communities of Pennsylvania.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Bart   DOB: 6/5/1967
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