Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill Visits With NJ CU Advocates at League’s GAC Dinner

WASHINGTON – Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-11), one of the newest members of the state’s congressional delegation, joined New Jersey credit union advocates at a New Jersey Credit Union League dinner in Washington, D.C. Tuesday evening. The dinner was held for NJCUL-member credit unions that are in Washington this week for CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).

During her campaign for Congress, Sherrill took time to meet with credit union leaders at the New Jersey Credit Union League’s offices in Hightstown. Having demonstrated an understanding of and appreciation for credit unions and the industry’s public policy agenda, the League supported her general election campaign with the maximum allowable CULAC support.

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After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1994, Sherrill spent almost 10 years on active duty. She flew missions throughout Europe and the Middle East as a helicopter pilot. She worked on the Battle Watch Floor in the European Theater during the Iraq invasion, and served as a flag aide to the deputy commander in chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. She also served as a Russian policy officer, worked on the implementation of our nuclear treaty obligations and oversaw the relationship between the U.S. Navy and Russian Federation Navy.

After leaving the Navy in 2003, Sherrill earned a law degree and eventually joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey. 

Sherrill has 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.

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