Join NJSS for virtual Coffee & Conversation with rep. Mikie sherrill
REp. mikie sherrill (d-nj-11)
After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1994, Congresswoman Sherrill spent almost 10 years on active duty in the United States Navy. She flew missions throughout Europe and the Middle East as a Sea King helicopter pilot.
The Congresswoman attended law school after leaving the Navy in 2003, earning a degree from Georgetown University. She worked as a lawyer and eventually joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey.
In 2018, the first-time officeholder was elected to Congress representing New Jersey’s 11th Congressional district that includes portions of Essex, Morris, Passaic, and Sussex Counties.
House Armed Services Committee
- Tactical Air and Land Forces
- Subcommittee (Vice Chair)
House Education and Labor Committee
- Higher Education and Workforce
- Investment Subcommittee
House Science, Space and Technology Committee
- Environment Subcommittee (Chair)