Women Who Have Chaired Committees in the U.S. House, 1923–Present

This table is based on information drawn from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

Congress Name House Committee
House Committees
115th (2017–2019) BLACK, Diane Budget
115th (2017–2019) BROOKS, Susan Ethics
115th (2017–2019) FOXX, Virginia Ann Education and the Workforce
114th (2015–2017) MILLER, Candice S. House Administration
113th (2013–2015) MILLER, Candice S. House Administration
112th (2011–2013) ROS-LEHTINEN, Ileana Foreign Affairs
111th (2009–2011) LOFGREN, Zoe Standards of Official Conduct
111th (2009–2011) SLAUGHTER, Louise McIntosh Rules
111th (2009–2011) VELÁZQUEZ, Nydia M. Small Business
110th (2007–2009) JONES, Stephanie Tubbs Standards of Official Conduct
110th (2007–2009) MILLENDER-MCDONALD, Juanita House Administration
110th (2007–2009) SLAUGHTER, Louise McIntosh Rules
110th (2007–2009) VELÁZQUEZ, Nydia M. Small Business
104th (1995–1997) JOHNSON, Nancy Lee Standards of Official Conduct
104th (1995–1997) MEYERS, Jan Small Business
102nd (1991–1993) SCHROEDER, Patricia Scott Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
95th (1977–1979) BURKE, Yvonne Brathwaite Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop
94th (1975–1977) BURKE, Yvonne Brathwaite Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop
94th (1975–1977) SULLIVAN, Leonor Kretzer Merchant Marine and Fisheries
93rd (1973–1975) GRIFFITHS, Martha Wright Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop
93rd (1973–1975) SULLIVAN, Leonor Kretzer Merchant Marine and Fisheries
92nd (1971–1973) GRIFFITHS, Martha Wright Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop
91st (1969–1971) GRIFFITHS, Martha Wright Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop
90th (1967–1969) GRIFFITHS, Martha Wright Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop
83rd (1953–1955) ROGERS, Edith Nourse Veterans' Affairs
81st (1949–1951) NORTON, Mary Teresa House Administration
80th (1947–1949) ROGERS, Edith Nourse Veterans' Affairs
79th (1945–1947) NORTON, Mary Teresa Labor
78th (1943–1945) NORTON, Mary Teresa Labor
77th (1941–1943) NORTON, Mary Teresa Labor
77th (1941–1943) NORTON, Mary Teresa Memorials
77th (1941–1943) O'DAY, Caroline Love Goodwin Election of the President, Vice President, and Representatives in Congress
76th (1939–1941) NORTON, Mary Teresa Labor
76th (1939–1941) O'DAY, Caroline Love Goodwin Election of the President, Vice President, and Representatives in Congress
75th (1937–1939) NORTON, Mary Teresa Labor
75th (1937–1939) O'DAY, Caroline Love Goodwin Election of the President, Vice President, and Representatives in Congress
74th (1935–1937) NORTON, Mary Teresa District of Columbia
73rd (1933–1935) NORTON, Mary Teresa District of Columbia
72nd (1931–1933) NORTON, Mary Teresa District of Columbia
68th (1923–1925) NOLAN, Mae Ella Expenditures in the Post Office Department
67th (1921–1923) NOLAN, Mae Ella Expenditures in the Post Office Department
Joint Committees
111th (2009–2011) MALONEY, Carolyn Bosher Joint Economic Committee
94th (1975–1977) BOGGS, Corinne Claiborne (Lindy) Joint Committee on Bicentennial Arrangements