Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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Democratic Florida

U.S. House (Florida 20)


Family: Husband: Steve; 3 Children: Rebecca, Jake, Shelby

Born: 09/27/1966 Long Island, NY

Home: Weston, Florida

Religion: Jewish

Education: MA, Political Science, University of Florida, 1990 BA, Political Science, University of Florida, 1988

Profession: Public Policy Curriculum Specialist, Nova Southeastern University, 1995-present Adjunct Instructor, Political Science, Broward Community College, 1990-present Legislative Aide, Office of Florida State Representative Peter Deutsch, 1989-1992

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2005-present Chief Deputy Whip, United States House of Representatives, 2006-2008 Senior Whip, United States House of Representatives, 2005-2006 Senator, Florida State Senate, 2001-2004 Democratic Leader Pro Tempore, Florida State House of Representatives, 2000 Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 1992-2000 Democratic Floor Leader, Florida State House of Representatives, 1998-1999

Congressional Membership: Chair, South Florida Democratic Caucus, 1998-present Member, Southern Regional Education Board Legislative Advisory Council, 1995-present Member, Florida Supreme Court Gender Bias Study Implementation Commission, 1992-present Second Vice President, Gwen Cherry Chapter, Women's Political Caucus, 1992-present Co-Chair, Senate Democratic Caucus Policy Committee, 2002-2004 Governor's Commission on Education, 1996-1998 Board Member, Florida Distance Learning Network, 1995-1997 Member, Florida Education Facilities Study Committee, 1994 Member, Classrooms First Task Force, 1993

Organization Membership: Board Member, Westside Regional Medical Center, 1993-present Secretary/Vice President, Broward County Young Democrats, 1990-1992 Secretary, Young Leadership Council, Jewish Federation of Greater Fort Lauderdale, 1989-1990 Member, American Jewish Committee Board Member, Southeast Region, American Jewish Congress Former Board Member, Broward County Planned Parenthood Member, Broward National Organization for Women Member, Hadassah Secretary, Hawkes Bluff Panel and Homeowner's Association Member, Miramar Chamber of Commerce Member, National Council of Jewish Women Board Member, National Jewish Democratic Council Board Member, South Florida Chapter, National Safety Council Member, Pembroke Pines Chamber of Congress Former Board Member, South Palm Beach County Planned Parenthood Member, Weston Chamber of Commerce




Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government

Subcommittee on Legislative Branch