Our advisory committee is a diverse roster of elected officials and former candidates across the country. This committee provides endorsed candidates with support, mentorship and a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s really like to run as a mama.
Mikie Sherrill is the proud representative for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1994, Mikie spent almost 10 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy. As a Sea King Helicopter pilot, she flew missions throughout Europe and the Middle East. After leaving the Navy in 2003, Mikie attended law school. She worked in private practice and eventually joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey. As Outreach and Reentry Coordinator, Mikie developed programs to create trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve and helped people leaving prison to gain employment, housing and education in order to restart their lives. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, she prosecuted federal cases and advised law enforcement on investigations. Mikie holds a Bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Master’s degree in Global History from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Law Degree from Georgetown University. She currently serves on the House Armed Services Committee, Science, Space, and Technology Committee, and the Education and Labor Committee.