Thursday, February 5, 2009

Myrick Selected to Serve on House Intelligence Committee

(Washington, D.C.) – US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) has been
selected by House Leadership to serve on the House Permanent Select
Committee on Intelligence.

"With my work on anti-terrorism issues, I'm excited to have been
selected to serve on such an esteemed committee," Rep. Myrick said.
"I look forward to working with my colleagues to ensure the safety of
the American public by providing the intelligence community with the
proper resources and oversight it needs to effectively execute its
goals." Rep. Myrick is the founder and co-chair of the House Anti-
Terrorism Caucus.

Rep. Myrick was selected for the committee by House Minority Leader
John Boehner.

"Representative Myrick has shown herself to be committed to issues
related to the intelligence community, and I know that she will be a
great asset to the committee," said Leader Boehner.

Rep. Myrick will continue to serve on the Energy and Commerce
Committee, specifically the Subcommittees on Health, and Commerce,
Trade and Consumer Protection. However, due to time constraints, she
has vacated her seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee
Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.