Congresswoman Sue Myrick, NC-09
Sue Myrick first came to Congress in 1995, and is currently in her
eight term. As a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Sue
serves on the Health subcommittee, where she gets directly involved
in crafting cancer research and other health related legislation.
Sue also serves on the Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection
subcommittee. In 2009, Sue was selected by House Leadership to
serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
As a nine-year breast cancer survivor, Sue spends a significant
amount of her time in Washington as an advocate for the issue and
helping fight for the resources needed to someday find a cure.
A small businesswoman herself, Sue is the former President and CEO
of Myrick Advertising and Public Relations and Myrick Enterprises.
She served on the Charlotte City Council and was a two-term mayor
of the City of Charlotte. Sue remains the first and only female
mayor in Charlotte history.
Sue is also leading the charge nationally on issues related to
terrorism. She is the founder of the Congressional Anti-Terrorism
Caucus, which has more than 120 Members. This caucus meets with
experts on terrorism and works to educate the public about the
dangers we face from Islamofascism.
Sue is a wife; a mother of two children and three step-children.
She and her husband, Ed, have 12 grandchildren and 7 great