Pictured: Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (TX)
The 109th Session of the United States Congress marks the 6th term served by U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee. She represents the Eighteenth Congressional District of Houston, Texas and serves in the House Committees on the Judiciary, Science, and Homeland Security - a Committee that was made permanent in January 2005 by Congress. In the Committee on the Judiciary, she sits as the Ranking Democrat of its Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims - the only female Ranking Democrat in the Committee. She also sits on the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee believes the nation needs a National Nurse to lead the public to better health through preventive health measures. The primary job of the National Nurse is to educate the public about how to prevent these
diseases and lead healthier lives. The Office of the National Nurse and nurses in each community would be responsible for educating individuals, families, and communities about being healthy and preventing disease -something that is important to our communities.
The National Nursing Network Organization Team—Thursday, June 22, 2006