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Stephanie Pendarvis

U.S. House of Representatives


Last updated: Jan 16, 2024

Stephanie Pendarvis serves as legislative director for U.S. Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees; and chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission. She manages a wide-ranging foreign affairs portfolio with regional focuses on the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and Europe. Prior to working in Congress, Stephanie was a regional advisor for ONE Vote ‘16. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama in political science with a concentration in international affairs. She and her husband, Hunter, reside in Washington, DC, with their one-year-old son, Biddle, and two dogs. 

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