Congresswoman Elise Stefanik proudly represents New York's 21st District in the House of Representatives where she is a Member of both the Armed Services Committee and the Committee on Education and the Workforce. She was elected by her freshman peers in the 114th Congress to serve as the Freshman Representative to the Policy Committee. Elise is proudly the youngest woman ever elected to Congress in United States history. Prior to winning her election to Congress, Elise worked at her family's small business called Premium Plywood Products that was founded in Upstate New York over twenty years ago. In 2012, Elise served as Director of Vice Presidential Debate Prep to Paul Ryan. From 2006 - 2009, Elise served in the West Wing of the White House as part of President George W. Bush's Domestic Policy Council Staff and in the Chief of Staff's office. She graduated with Honors from Harvard University.