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United States Representative from Florida

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, United States Representative from Florida.

Background

Wasserman-Schultz, Debbie was born on September 27, 1966 in Forest Hills, New York, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, University Florida, 1988. Master of Arts in Political Science, University Florida, 1990.

Career

Legislation aide office representative Peter Deutsch State of Florida, 1989—1992. Member Florida House of Representatives, 1992—2000, Democratic floor leader, 1998—1999, Democratic leader pro tempore, 2000. Member Florida State Senate, 2001—2004, United States Congress from 20th Florida district, since 2005, senior whip, 2005—2006, chief deputy whip, since 2008.

Member United States House Judiciary Committee, United States House Appropriations Committee. Vice chair Democratic National Committee, since 2009. Vice chair incumbent retention Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), since 2009.

Member Classrooms First Task Force, 1993, Florida Education Facilities Study Committee, 1994, Governor's Commission Education, 1995—1997, Florida Supreme Court Gender Bias Study Implementation Commission, since 1992. Second vice president Gwen Cherry Women's Political Caucus, since 1992. Member legislation advisory council Southern Regional Education Board, since 1995.

Chair South Florida Democratic Caucus, since 1998.

Membership

Secretary young leadership council Jewish Federation Greater Fort Lauderdale, 1989—1990. Secretary, vice president Broward County Young Democrats, 1990—1992. Board trustees Westside Regional Medical Center, Plantation, Florida, since 1993.

Board directors Florida Distance Learning Network, 1995—1997, South Florida chapter National Safety Council, National Jewish Democratic Council, Southeast Region American Jewish Congress. Member of National Organization of Women, National Council Jewish Women, Hawkes Bluff Panel & Homeowner's Association (secretary), Weston Chamber of Commerce, Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce, Miramar Chamber of Commerce, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bowling, golf, politics, old houses.