Lois (Lois) Frankel (D-21)

US Representative Lois Frankel

Lois (Lois) Frankel (D-21)
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Capitol: 202.225.9890
FAX: 202.225.1224
District: 561.998.9045
Room 2305 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-0921
2500 North Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431-6354
Residence:West Palm Beach, FL

Committee Assignments

Co-ChairDemocratic Women's Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Coastal Communities Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Coastal Caucus
Co-ChairFlorida Ports Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Everglades Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
MemberHouse Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs
FC MemberMunicipal Finance Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
FC MemberDemocratic Israel Working Group
FC MemberCongressional Oral Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Children's Health Care Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Human Trafficking
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Health
FC MemberCongressional Lupus Caucus
FC MemberCongressional State Medicaid Expansion Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Baby Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Sexual Assault and Prevention Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Veterans' Affairs
FC MemberU.S.-Japan Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberCongressional Safe Climate Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Competitiveness in Entertainment Technology (E-Tech Caucus)
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
FC MemberCongressional Medicare for All Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Boating Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberBlack Maternal Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus


From the student antiwar protests of the '60s to her election to Congress in 2012 where she represents South Florida, Congresswoman Lois Frankel has spent her lifetime delivering positive change to her community as a civic leader, state legislator, mayor, and now Member of the United States House of Representatives where she sits on the House Appropriations Committee and House Committee on Veteran's Affairs A trailblazer in the Florida State Legislature, Lois served as the first woman Democratic minority leader. She became a leading force to improve the economic condition of families and seniors and protect human rights and women's reproductive freedom - fights she continues today in Congress as co-chair of the Democratic Women's Caucus. Prior to her election to Congress, Lois served as Mayor of West Palm Beach, raising her city to a new vitality and earning a reputation as an innovative problem solver. On a personal note, Lois is an avid abstract painter and is most proud of her son Ben, a United States Marine war veteran.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 5/16/1948
Counties Representing
Palm Beach