Barbara Comstock

Member, United States Congress

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock was elected in November of 2014 to represent Virginia’s 10th Congressional District (which includes 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). Barbara currently serves on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, the Science, Space & Technology Committee, where she serves as Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, and the House Administration in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Representative Comstock served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 2010 to 2015 and is a 30+ year resident of McLean, Virginia. Barbara and her husband, Chip, a retired Fairfax County Schools Assistant Principal who continues to teach, have raised their three children in McLean.

Barbara served first as a senior aide in the 1990s to Virginia Congressman Frank R. Wolf who represented Virginia’s 10th Congressional District. After working in Congressman Wolf’s office, she was recruited to serve on the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee, where Barbara became Chief Counsel and led hearings and oversight of investigations into waste, fraud and abuse.

She also served as Director of the Office of Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Justice from 2002 through 2003. During her tenure as Director of Public Affairs, Barbara 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.

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

Links for Barbara Comstock
What the US Congress Can Do for Peace and Security in the Korean Peninsula:
The North Korea Question
2016 Spring Symposium

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