Representative Barbara Comstock

WASHINGTON OFFICE

229 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5136
Fax: (202) 225-0437

Loudoun County Office

21430 Cedar Drive
Suite 218
Sterling, VA 20164
Phone: (703) 404-6903
Fax: (703) 404-6906

Shenandoah Valley Office

117 E. Piccadilly Street
Suite 100 D
Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: (540) 773-3600

Barbara Comstock was re-elected to her second term in November of 2016 to represent Virginia's 10th Congressional District (Loudoun County, Clarke County, Frederick County, and parts of Fairfax County and Prince William County as well as the Cities of Winchester, Manassas Park, and Manassas City). This was Barbara's sixth electoral victory in eight years including her years serving in the Virginia House of Delegates. Barbara currently serves on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, the Science, Space and Technology Committee, where she serves as Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, and the House Administration Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. As Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Congresswoman Comstock has focused on cybersecurity chairing five hearings on the cyber threats facing our nation.

Barbara was appointed to serve on the Governor's Economic Development and Job Creation Commission and, was also appointed by Virginia's House of Delegates Speaker to serve on the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.  In the summer of 2010, Barbara was selected as one of 50 state legislators to participate in the "Emerging Political Leaders" program sponsored by the State Legislative Leaders Foundation and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

After working in Congressman Wolf's office, Barbara was recruited to serve on the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee, the largest House committee where she became Chief Counsel and led hearings and oversight investigations into waste, fraud and abuse. Barbara also served as Director of the Office of Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Justice from 2002 through 2003. Following the September 11th terrorist attacks, Barbara's responsibilities included leading communications efforts at the Department of Justice, the FBI and other department agencies and coordinating those efforts for the Attorney General and other senior officials as well as coordinating with other Departments such as Homeland Security, Defense and State. During her tenure as Director of Public Affairs, she spearheaded communications for the Department's major challenges including War on Terror investigations, the Washington sniper case, major corporate fraud investigations and judicial confirmation hearings.

The Comstocks are members of St. Luke's Catholic Church in McLean and previously were members of St. John's Catholic Church where their children attended elementary school.

Barbara graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and Middlebury College with a B.A. in Political Science.

 

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