Renee Ellmers

Renee Ellmers Jacišin ( born February 9, 1964 in Ironwood, Gogebic County, Michigan) is an American politician. Since 2011, it represents the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Renee Ellmers attended Madison High School. After that, she worked at various jobs. At the time, she was trained as a medical assistant. She then studied until 1990 at Oakland University in Michigan. In the following years she worked in the medical service as a nurse and in the management of hospitals. Politically, she joined the Republican Party. Between 2006 and 2010 she served on the planning committee of the city Dunn, whose chairman was it since 2008. In this city, she worked together with her husband Brent Ellmers as clinic director.

In the congressional elections of 2010, Ellmers was in the second constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where they on 3 January 2011, the successor of Bob Etheridge took, she had beaten lead with almost 1500 votes. Her current term in Congress runs until January 3, 2013. Renee Ellmers is a member of the Agriculture Committee and the Committee on Small Business, and in four sub-committees.