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also known as J. Michael Myers

Legislative staff member

J. Michael Myers, American legislative staff member. Named one of The Fabulous 50, Roll Call online, 2009; recipient Recognition award, Families Vietnamese Political Prisoners Association, 1990, Annual award, New York Association New Americans, 1993, Special Recognition award, National Immigration forum, 1998, Distinguished Congressional Staff award, National Association Community Health Center, 2001.


Myers, J. Michael was born on April 17, 1955 in Cleveland.


Bachelor in Political Science, Columbia University, New York City, 1979. Master of Arts in Political Science, Columbia University, New York City, 1981.


Program director United Nations High Commissioner Refugees, Hanoi, Vietnam, 1979—1980. Washington representative Church World Service Immigration & Refugee Program, Washington, 1980—1986. Counsel, subcommittee on immigration and refugee affairs United States Senate Judiciary Committee, 1987—1993, chief counsel, staff director, subcommittee on immigration, 1995—1998, Democratic staff director, subcommittee on immigration, 1997—1998.

Foreign policy advisor to senator Edward Kennedy United States Senate, 1987—1993, staff director to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, 1998—2005, acting chief of staff to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, 2005. Director policy Office of Humanitarian & Refugee Affairs United States Defense Department, 1993—1995. Minority (Democratic) chief of staff, chief counsel United States Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee, 1998—2005, Democratic staff director, chief counsel, since 2005.


Hell is a real place existing outside of God—an eternal separation between soul and God. Hell was created originally for Satan and his devils as a place of incredible torment.


Leadership appointments should reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ.


Life is not about things, possessions, or money, but about relationships.


Member of National Academy Social Insurance.


  • Other Interests

    Running, history, scuba diving, skiing.


Married Kay Bellor, 2009. 2 children.

Kay Bellor