Caucus Members

The Americans Abroad Caucus counts 28 members as of April 2014, representing many states and all regions of the nation, from the West Coast, the Middle West, the South and the East Coast.  Twenty-two Democrats and six Republicans are members.  ACA, Inc. looks forward to working with these Representatives in Congress to advance the cause of Americans residing and working overseas. 


Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Co-Chair    http://maloney.house.gov

maloney.jpgCongresswoman Maloney has represented the 14th Congressional District of New York, the East side Manhattan and Queens, since 1993. She is a senior member of both the House Financial Services Committee and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and immediate past Chair of the Joint Economic Committee. She is recognized as a national leader with extensive accomplishments on financial services, national security, the economy, and women’s issues. As co-founder of the House 9/11 Commission Caucus, Maloney helped author and pass legislation to implement all of the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations for improving intelligence gathering. The James Zadroga 9/11 Health Care and Compensation Act, her bill to provide health care and compensation for 9/11 first responders, residents and workers near Ground Zero passed Congress in late 2010 was signed into law by President Obama January 2, 2011. Congresswoman Maloney has been a long-time supporter of overseas Americans and is the co-founder of the Americans Abroad Caucus.  In the 113th Congress, she introduced the Commission on Americans Living Abroad Act (H.R.597) to ensure review of issues specific to Americans living outside the US.

Tel: 202-225-7944     2332 Rayburn
Staff contact:  Elizabeth Darnall  elizabeth.darnell@mail.house.gov

 

Mick Mulvaney (R-SC), Co-Chair      http://mulvaney.house.gov

mulvaney.jpgMick Mulvaney has represented South Carolina's 5th District (northern South Carolina) since 2010. After graduating from Georgetown University with honors in International Economics, Commerce, and Finance; Mick attended law school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, then completed his formal education at Harvard Business School's OPM (Owner/President Management) program. He has broad business experience across many fields, having practiced law, run the family real estate business, started a homebuilding company, and owned and operated a restaurant.

Mick has used his educational, professional, and business background to bring a focus on jobs, business, and the economy to his work in Congress. He currently serves on the House Financial Services Committee (which has jurisdiction over banking, economic stabilization, international finance, monetary policy, housing, securities and exchange, and urban development) as well as the House Small Business Committee (which oversees the Small Business Administration and also reviews laws and regulations to make sure they aren't unfair to small business owners and employees).

Tel: 202-225-5501 1207 Longworth HOB
Staff Contact: Natalee Binkerholder natalee.binkerholder@mail.house.gov

 

Michael Capuano (D-MA)                         http://www.house.gov/capuano

capuano.jpgCongressman Capuano is in his seventh term representing the 8th Congressional District of Massachusetts, which includes Cambridge, Chelsea, Somerville and 70% of Boston. He is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the House Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on House Administration. In 2007, House Speaker Pelosi appointed him to chair the Special Task Force on Ethics Enforcement, which led to a 2008 resolution establishing an Office of Congressional Ethics. Congressman Capuano also co-founded and co-chairs the Congressional Caucus on Sudan and has emerged as a leading Congressional voice fighting the atrocities and genocide in the Darfur region.

Tel: 202-225-5111    1414 Longworth
Staff contacts: Chief of Staff: Robert Primus  robert.primus@mail.house.gov ; Legislative Director: Bruce Ferandez  bruce.fernandez@mail.house.gov

 

André Carson (D-IN)                                http://carson.house.gov/ 

carson.jpgCongressman Carson was first elected to represent the 7th Congressional District of Indiana (Indianapolis) in 2008. He serves on the Financial Services Committee, which oversees all components of the nation’s housing and financial services sectors, as well as on its subcommittees on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprise and on International Monetary Policy and Trade. Rep. Carson is committed to improving the quality of and opportunities for education for all, working to ease the tax burden for small businesses and to increase opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses. During the 112th Congress he aslso served as a Regional Whip for the Democratic Caucus and the Whip for the Congressional Black Caucus.

Tel: 202-225-4011    425 Cannon        
Staff contact:   Nathan Bennett nathan.bennett@mail.house.gov

 

 Donna M. Christensen (D-VI Delegatehttp://donnachristensen.house.gov 

 christensen.jpgDelegate Donna M. Christensen is in her eighth term as a delegate representing the United States Virgin Islands. She is on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and its subcommittees on Oversight and on Communications and Technology. A medical doctor by training, Delegate Christensen is First Vice-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and chairwoman of the Caucus’s Health Braintrust, which oversees and advocates minority health issues nationally and internationally. She is member of other caucuses including the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. She serves as Assistant Minority Whip in the Democratic Caucus.

 

Tel: 202-225-1790    1510 Longworth      
Staff Contact:  Monique Clendinen monique.clendinen@mail.house.gov

 

James Clyburn (D-SC)                              http://clyburn.house.gov                                  

clyburn.jpgCongressman James E. Clyburn has represented the 6th District of South Carolina since 1993. He is the Assistant Democratic Leader, the third-ranking Democratic position in the U.S. House of Representatives, and is the leadership liaison to the Appropriations Committee and a primary liaison to the Whate House.  In the 112th Congress, he served as a member of the Joint Committee on Debit and Deficit Reduction (the Supercommittee). 

Tel: 202-225-3315    2135 Rayburn
Staff contact:  Craig Link craig.link@mail.house.gov
 

 


Steven Cohen (D-TN)                              http://cohen.house.gov

cohen.jpgCongressman Cohen was first elected in 2006 to represent the 9th Congressional District of Tennessee, which includes Memphis and Shelby County. He serves on the House Judiciary Committee, and is ranking member of the subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law. Congressman Cohen is also member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. He serves as a Democratic Regional Whip. In 2011, he was appointed as one of the nine House members on the (Helsinki) Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. He is winner of numerous awards for his public service activities.

Tel: 202-225-3265    1005 Longworth              
Staff contact:  Marilyn Dillihay, Chief of Staff marilyn.dillihay@mail.house.gov

 


Michael Conaway (R-TX)                                   http://conaway.house.gov

conaway.jpgServing in his fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Mike Conaway represents the 11th Congressional District of Texas consisting of 36 counties in Central and West Texas. His background as a CPA has given him the credibility to be a vocal proponent in reducing the national debt. He has also advocated in Congress for a simpler and fairer tax system, and has sponsored legislatin that would bring more accountability in government funding. Congressman Conway currently serves on the House Intelligence, Ethics, Armed Services, and Agriculture Committees. He also serves as Deputy Republican Whip.

Tel: 202-225-3605       2430 Rayburn                 
Staff contact:  Matthew Russell matthew.russell@mail.house.gov

 

Gerald E. (Gerry) Connolly (D-VA)                                  http://connolly.house.gov

connolly.jpgCongressman Connolly is serving his second term representing Virginia’s 11th District, which includes Fairfax and surrounding area. Early in his career, he spent 10 years on the staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where he handled numerous issues including oversight of international economic issues and policies concerning the Middle East and the United Nations. He has also worked in the non-profit and private sectors for organizations and companies involved in international trade, regulatory matters, and research. He serves on the House Committees on Foreign Affairs and on Oversight and Government Reform. He is a member of two Foreign Affairs Subcommittees: Terrorism and Nonproliferation; and Mideast and South Asia. On the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, he is ranking member of the Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernment Relations and Procurement Reform, and serves on the Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, Postal Service and Labor Policy; and the Subcommittee on Government Organization, Efficiency and Financial Management.

Tel: 202-225-1492    424 Cannon HOB          
Staff Contact:   Hera Abbasi hera.abbasi@mail.house.gov

 

Susan Davis (D-CA)                                  http://www.house.gov/susandavis

davis.jpgCongresswoman Davis is in her sixth term representing the 53rd Congressional District of California, the San Diego area. After college, she worked with at-risk youths in Israel and lived on a kitbuz, and after obtaining her advanced degree in social work, she and her family lived for two years in Japan, where her husband was an Air Force doctor. In Congress Susan Davis has earned a reputation as a bipartisan consensus builder. Congresswoman Davis is a member of the Armed Services Committee where she is ranking member of the subcommittee on Military Personnel.  She is also a member of the Education and the Workforce Committee. She is focusing on the issues of education, election reform, health care, and military families and veterans’ affairs, especially significant due to of the large population of veterans in San Diego. She has introduced legislation to encouraged highly qualified teachers to teach in low income areas and legislation to allow universal vote-by-mail in federal elections.

Tel: 202-225-2040    1526 Longworth 
Staff contact:  Lisa Sherman  lisa.sherman@mail.house.gov

 

Mike Doyle (D-PA)                                  http://doyle.house.gov

doyle.jpgCongressman Mike Doyle is currently serving his ninth term representing the 14th District of Pennsylvania, which includes Pittsburgh and surrounding area. He serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and is on the subcommittees on energy and power and on communications and technology. Congressman Doyle is also a member of the House Democratic Caucus. He is founder and co-chair of the Autism Caucus, and is a member of the Human Rights Caucus, the House Robotics Caucus and the Internet Caucus. Rep. Doyle’s top interests center on long-term national energy strategy that creates green jobs and addresses global warming, and a better climate for the US high-tech community.

Tel: 202-225-2135    401 Cannon HOB
Staff contact:    Jean Roehrenbeck jean.roehrenbeck@mail.house.gov

 

Kay Granger (R-TX)                               http://kaygranger.house.gov                          

granger.jpgSince 1997 Congresswoman Granger has represented the 12th Congressional District of Texas, which is located in the North Texas, including the city of Fort Worth and surrounding area. On the House Appropriations Committee, she  is the chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State-Foreign Operations, and serves on the Defense Appropriations subcommittee and on the subcommittee of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. Representative Granger co-chairs the Anti-Terrorism Caucus and serves as a deputy whip. She is also co-chair of the Iraqi Women's Caucus.

Tel: 202-225-5071    320 Cannon                 
Staff contact:    Matt Leffingwell  matt.leffingwell@mail.house.gov


  

Alcee Hastings (D-FL)                            http://alceehastings.house.gov                      

hastings.jpgCongressman Alcee L. Hastings has represented the 23rd Congressional District of Florida, which includes the Palm Beach area, since 1992. He is the ranking Democratic member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, commonly referred to as the Helsinki Commission. He is a senior member of the powerful House Rules Committee, and a Senior Democratic Whip in the House. Underscoring his commitment to work closely on a bipartisan basis with his Florida colleagues in both House and Senate, Rep. Hastings is the Democratic Chairman of the Florida Delegation. He is outspoken on ensuring that our election systems are easier and are fairer. Widely known a an expert in foreign policy, Congressman Hastings advocates for diplomacy before military action to settle disputes with established and emerging nations.

Tel: 202-225-1313    2353 Rayburn
Staff contact:    Christian Sy christian.sy@mail.house.gov

 

Rush Holt (D-NJ)                            http://holt.house.gov                      

holt.jpgCongressman Holt has represented the 12th District of central New Jersey since 1999. He serves on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and the Committee on Natural Resources, where he is ranking member on the subcommitte on Energy and Mineral Resources.  A physicist who has held top-level positions in his field, he is co-chair of the Research and Development Caucus and sits on caucuses on Children’s Environmental Health, Renewable Energy; Sustainable Development, Biomedical Research, Human Rights, and others. He is member of the New Democrat Coalition, and vice chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition. Rep. Holt is a member of the House Democracy Partnership, which is comprised of 20 members who help promote and support the development of democratic governments around the world.

Tel: 202-225-5801    1214 Longworth
Staff contact:   Patrick Eddington patrick.eddington@mail.house.gov

 

Michael M. Honda (D-CA)                      http://honda.house.gov

honda.jpgCongressman Honda has represented the 15th Congressional District of California, which includes Silicon Valley, since 2001. He is member of the Appropriations and Budget Committees. He was named House Democratic Senior Whip in 2007, and is co-chair of the Democratic Caucus’s New Media Working Group. He is chair emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, coordinating with his colleagues in the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucuses to champion the causes of under-represented communities. Rep. Honda is the original author of the Equity and Excellence Commission, now housed in the U.S. Department of Education. He was once a Peace Corps volunteer in El Salvador.

Tel: 202-225-2631    1713 Longworth
Staff contact:  Jennifer Van der Heide       jennifer.vanderheide@mail.house.gov


     

James McGovern (D-MA)                   http://mcgovern.house.gov

mcgovern.jpgCongressman James (Jim) McGovern is currently serving his eighth term representing Massachusetts’s 3rd Congressional District (Worcester and environs). He is a Senior Minority Whip, second ranking Democrat on the House Rules Committee, which sets the terms for debate and amendments on most legislation, and serves on the House Agriculture Committee. He co-chairs both the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and the House Hunger Caucus. Rep. McGovern has championed increased grant assistance for college students and their families; he has fought to provide adequate health care; and he has taken a leadership role in the fight against hunger at home and abroad.

Tel: 202-225-6101    438 Cannon 
Staff contact:    Caitlin Hodgkins caitlin.hodgkins@mail.house.gov

 

Gregory Meeks (D-NY)                   http://meeks.house.gov

meeks.jpgCongressman Meeks has represented the 6th Congressional District of New York (Jamaica) for more than a decade.  Rep. Meeks currently serves as a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, and is on its subcommittees on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade and Technology, and on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises. Congressman Meeks also serves as a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee where he is a member of the subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Global Environment and is ranking member of the subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia.  Congressman Meeks is a strong supporter of diplomacy and as such is a co-chair of the Dialogue Caucus in the House of Representatives. He also co-chairs the Caucus on US-Russian Trade and Economic Relations.

Tel. 202-225-3461    2234 Rayburn
Staff contact:   Sophia Lafargue sophia.lafargue@mail.house.gov

 

Jim Moran (D-VA)                   http://moran.house.gov

moran.jpgCongressman Jim Moran is in his eleventh term representing the 8th District of Virginia, which includes Alexandria and Falls Church. Rep. Moran is a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, where serves as the Ranking Member on the subcommittee on the Interior and Environment, and also serves on the Defense and Military Construction subcommittees. Congressman Moran holds a leadership role in the  Democratic Caucus as member of the House Democratic Steering Policy Committee. Rep. Moran is a co-founder of the New Democrat Coalition of 50 centrist House Democrats committed to fiscal responsibility, free trade; technology; and maintaining US economic competitiveness.

Tel. 202-225-4376        2239 Rayburn     
Staff contact:   Tom Garofalo tom.garofalo@mail.house.gov

 

Grace Napolitano (D-CA)          http://napolitano.house.gov

napolitano.jpgCongresswoman Grace Flores Napolitano has represented California's 38th District (Los Angeles area) since 1998. She serves on the Commmittee on Transportation and Infrastructure and on the Committee on Natural Resources, where she is ranking member of the Subcommittee on Water and Power. Representative Napolitano is also co-chair of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus and former Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. She belongs to numerous other caucuses, including many related to minority groups.

Tel.: 202-225-5256     1610 Longworth         
Staff contact:  Jen Silva jen.silva@mail.house.gov

 
Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (D-MP)    http://sablan.house.gov 
sablan.jpgCongressman Sablan has served since 2009 as the first member of Congress from the Northern Mariana Islands. He is on the Agriculture Committee and the Committee on Natural Resources. Rep. Sablan is also member of several caucuses, including the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the Military Family Caucus. He previously served in the administrations of several gubernatorial administrations in the Marianas, as well as two terms in the Commonwealth Legislature. He spent time in Washington, DC as Special Assistant to Senator Daniel K. Inouye of Hawaii. Immediately prior to being elected to Congress, he was Executive Director of the Commonwealth Election Commission.

Tel: 202-225-2646     423 Cannon HOB       
Contact:  Bob Schwalbach    bob.schwalbach@mail.house.gov

 

Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)                            http://lorettasanchez.house.gov

sanchez.jpgCongresswoman Loretta Sanchez represents California's 46th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana, Orange and Garden Grove in Orange County. She began her congressional career in January of 1997 and is currently serving her ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. A recognized leader on military and national security issues, Rep. Sanchez is the second highest ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. She currently serves as the Ranking Member of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, where she is working to prepare our Armed Forces for a new generation of security challenges. Rep. Sanchez is the leading voice in Congress for women in the military. She is founder and co-chair of the Women in the Military Caucus and is the highest ranked female on the Armed Services Committee. She also serves on the House Committee on Homeland Security, where she is the second ranked Democrat and most senior female member. As a member of the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, Rep. Sanchez provides strict oversight on important security issues, including the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card program and the Visa Waiver Program. She frequently meets with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and other national security officials to provide guidance on critical issues, including combating human, weapons, and drug trafficking and ensuring interagency cooperation on national security issues.
A product of public schools and Head Start, Sanchez is a graduate of Chapman University and American University's MBA program. Prior to serving in Congress, Sanchez worked in the financial markets, with firms including Booz Allen Hamilton and Fieldman Rolapp.

Tel: 202-225-2965    1114 Longworth HOB           
Staff contact:  Annie Yea   annie.yea@mail.house.gov 


  

Janice Schakowsky (D-IL)                            http://schakowsky.house.gov

schakows.jpgCongresswoman Schakowsky is in her seventh term representing Illinois' 9th Congressional District, after serving for eight years in the Illinois State Assembly. She serves in the House Democratic Leadership as Chief Deputy Whip and as a member of the Steering and Policy Committee. She is a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, where she is member of the subcommittees on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, on Health and on Oversight and Investigations, where she is ranking Democrat on the Oversight subcommittee. She was appointed to serve on the House Select Committee on Intelligence. Schakowsky is a leading advocate for women's issues, health care and senior issues in Congress.

Tel: 202-225-2111    2367 Rayburn          
Staff contact:    Nina Besser nina.besser@mail.house.gov


  

Lee Terry (R-NE)                            http://leeterry.house.gov

terry.jpgCongressman Lee Terry serves the people of Nebraska's Second District. During his time in Congress, Terry has strived to advance Nebraskans' interests and increase the quality of life for all Americans. Amongst his many efforts, Congressman Terry's top priorities have included balancing the budget, reducing our nation's dependence on hostile regimes for energy, and reforming our government to be more effective, responsive and much more responsible. Congressman Terry currently serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee,and is the Vice-Chair of the Subcommittee of Communications and Technology. He is a member of the Energy Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Oversights and Investigation. Congressman Terry's approach to the American energy landscape is one that can be best characterized as "strength in diversity." He believes that an energy economy built upon numerous sources of energy production is a major first step towards American economic prosperity and tightened national security. Congressman Terry is the Co-chairman of the Impact Aid Coalition, a member of the Republican Main Street Partnership, and is the Chair of the Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine.

Tel: 202-225-4155     2331 Rayburn       
Staff contact: Nick Magallanes nick.magallanes@mail.house.gov

 

Dina Titus (D-NV)                       http://titus.house.gov     

titus.jpgServing the First Congressional District of Nevada, Congresswoman Dina Titus has built a strong record of achievement as both an educator and a public servant. As a professor, Dina taught American and Nevada government classes at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for 34 years, until her retirement in June 2011. A noted non-fiction writer, she is internationally known for her expertise in the history and policies related to nuclear power, weaponry, and waste as well as for her knowledge of the popular lore of "Atomic Culture." Dina returned to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012 after being elected to represent the First District of Nevada having previously served in the 111th Congress. She is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, where she currently serves as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA).  She is also a founding member of the Greek-Israeli Caucus started in 2013 and is currently the only Greek woman in the U.S. Congress.

Tel: 202-225-5965    401 Cannon
Staff contact:  David Rosenbaum david.rosenbaum@mail.house.gov

 

Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)                       http://vanhollen.house.gov     

vanhollen.jpgCongressman Van Hollen was elected to Congress in 2002 to represent the 8th Congressional District of Maryland (Rockville, Hyattsville). He is considered a fast-rising young member in Congress. Representative Van Hollen is serves as the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee. He has been recognized for his leadership in the areas of education, the environment, health care, energy, and civil rights.

 

Tel: 202-225-5341    1707 Longworth
Staff contact:   Ken Cummings ken.cummings@mail.house.gov

 

Henry Waxman (D-CA)                            http://waxman.house.gov                  

waxman.jpgCongressman Waxman has represented the 30th Congressional District of California, the Los Angeles area, since 1974. He is currently ranking member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Representative Waxman has been a leader on a wide range of health and environmental issues, fighting for universal health insurance, comprehensive Medicare and Medicaid coverage, women’s health research, tobacco regulation, AIDS research and treatment, and air and water quality standards. Since coming to Congress he has also earned the reputation as an expert on Middle East policy. 

 

Tel: 202-225-3976    2204 Rayburn
Staff contact:    Mira Resnick mira.resnick@mail.house.gov

 

Joe Wilson (R-SC), (Former Co-Chair)                  http://joewilson.house.gov

wilson.jpgCongressman Wilson has represented the Second Congressional District of South Carolina since 2001, a district with a rich military tradition with bases in and around Beaufort and Columbia. Throughout his life, he has had a passion to serve his country as a member of the United States armed forces. Before his retirement in 2003 as Colonel in the South Carolina Army National Guard, Congressman Wilson was the only active Guard member service in Congress. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee, and is Chairman of its Subcommittee on Military Personnel. He is on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Education and Workforce. He is also on the Republican Policy Committee and works as an assistant Republican Whip.

Tel: 202-225-2452    2229 Rayburn 
Staff contact:  Karon Karami  karon.karami@mail.house.gov

Frank Wolf (R-VA)                                   http://wolf.house.gov/

wolf.jpgCongressman Wolf, now in his 16th Congressional term, represents the 10th District of Virginia, which stretches from McLean to Winchester. Representative Wolf sits on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, where he is the Chairman of the Commerce-Justice-Science subcommittee, and also serves on the subcommittees on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development and on State and Foreign Operations. A leading crusader for human rights, Congressman Wolf is co-chairman of the Tom Lantos Congressional Human Rights Caucus, which identifies and works to alleviate human rights abuses worldwide. He is also a recognized strong supporter of basic science research.

Tel: 202-225-5136    241 Cannon
Staff contact:  Elyse Anderson elyse.anderson@mail.house.gov

Last Updated April 10, 2014