John L. Mica was elected to the House of Representatives in 1992 to represent Florida’s 7th Congressional District and served as Chair of the Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets. He chaired the investigative panel charged with oversight over transportation, the Transportation Security Administration, the General Services Administration, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Previously, he served as the Chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Subcommittee on Aviation. He holds degrees from the University of Florida and Miami-Dade College and was awarded honorary doctorates by Bethune-Cookman University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Flagler College, Stetson University, and Daytona State College.