Americans Abroad Caucus Members
The Americans Abroad Caucus counts 25 members from both parties, representing many states and all regions of the nation, from the West Coast, the Middle West, the South and the East Coast. 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
Congresswoman Maloney has represented the East side Manhattan and Queens (now the 12th Congressional District of New York) since 1993. Carolyn B. Maloney is recognized as a national leader with extensive accomplishments on financial services, national security, the economy, and women’s issues. She is a senior member of both the House Financial Services Committee (where she serves as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, and is member of the Subcommittees on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, and on Oversight and Investigations) and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and its Subcommittee on Government Operations). She is also the Ranking House member and past chair of the Joint Economic Committee. In the House Democratic Caucus, she serves as a Regional Whip 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 2308 Rayburn
Mick Mulvaney (R-SC), Co-Chair http://mulvaney.house.gov
Mick 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, where he is Vice-Chairman of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, and member of the Subcommittees on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and on Oversight and Investigation). He is also on the Committee on Oversight & Government Reform (and member of its Subcommittees on Government Operations and on Health Care, Benefits & Administrative Rules.
Tel: 202-225-5501 2419 Rayburn HOB
Don Beyer (D-VA) http://beyer.house.gov
Congressman Don Beyer is serving his first term as the US Representative from Virginia’s 8th District, representing Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, and parts of Fairfax County. He serves on the Joint Economic Committee, the House Committee on Natural Resources, is Ranking Member on the Oversight Subcommittee to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and a member of the New Democrat Coalition.
He was the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 1990 to 1998, and subsequently devoted himself to programs aimed at preventing high school dropouts and preventing teen pregnancy, as well as supporting pro-business reforms as Chair of the Virginia Economic Recovery Commission. In 2009 he was appointed as US Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein from 2009, where he served until 2013; during this period he became particularly sensitized to concerns specific to overseas Americans. Don Beyer was awarded American Citizens Abroad’s Thomas Jefferson Award in 2013.
Tel: 202-225-4376 421 Cannon
Michael Capuano (D-MA) http://www.house.gov/capuano
Tel: 202-225-5111 1414 Longworth
André Carson(D-IN) http://carson.house.gov/
Congressman Carson was first elected to represent the 7th Congressional District of Indiana (Indianapolis) in 2008. He serves on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, of which he is Ranking member of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management, and member of the Subcommittees on Aviation and on Highways & Transit. He is also a permanent member of the Intelligence Committee (member of the Subcommittees on the CIA and on Emerging Threats). 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 113th Congress, Carson served as a Senior Whip for the House Democratic Caucus and as a member of the Congressional Black Caucus’s Executive Leadership Team.
Tel: 202-225-4011 2453 Rayburn HOB
James Clyburn (D-SC) http://clyburn.house.gov
Congressman James E. Clyburn has represented the 6th District of South Carolina since 1993. As Assistant Democratic Leader in the 114th Congress, the number three Democrat in the House, James E. Clyburn is the leadership liaison to the Appropriations Committee, one of the Democratic Caucus' primary liaisons to the White House and Chair of the recently formed House Democrats' Democratic Outreach & Engagement Task Force. As a national leader he has worked to respond to the needs of America's diverse communities.
Tel: 202-225-3315 242 Cannon HOB
Steven Cohen (D-TN) http://cohen.house.gov
Congressman 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 member of the Subcommittees on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet and on Constitution and Civil Justice (the latter as Ranking Member). Congressman Cohen is also member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (serving on Subcommittees on Aviation, on Highways & Transit and on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials). 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 2404 Rayburn HOB
Michael Conaway (R-TX) http://conaway.house.gov
Serving in his sixth 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 legislation that would bring more accountability in government funding. Congressman Conway currently heads the House Agriculture Committee, is on the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (and its subcommittees on NSA & Cybersecurity and on the CIA). Rep. Conaway is also on the Armed Services Committee (and the subcommittees on Seapower and Projection Forces and on Oversight and Investigation. He also serves as Deputy Republican Whip.
Tel: 202-225-3605 2430 Rayburn
Gerald E. (Gerry) Connolly (D-VA) http://connolly.house.gov
Congressman Connolly is serving his fourth 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. Congressman Connolly is a senior member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, serving as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, and as a member of the Subcommittee on Information Technology. On the Foreign Affairs Committee, Connolly has become a leading voice on foreign assistance reform, war powers, embassy security, and democracy promotion abroad. He also serves on the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa and the Subcommittee and Asia and the Pacific.
Tel: 202-225-1492 2238 Rayburn HOB
Susan Davis (D-CA) http://www.house.gov/susandavis
Congresswoman Davis represents 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, and is also on the subcommittee on Readiness. She is also a member of the Education and the Workforce Committee (and is on the subcommittees for Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education and for Higher Education and Workforce Training. 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 1214 Longworth
Mike Doyle (D-PA) http://doyle.house.gov
Congressman Mike Doyle is currently serving his eleventh 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 & Power, on Communications and Technology, and on Environment and Economy. 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 239 Cannon HOB
Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) http://esty.house.gov/
Elizabeth Esty was elected to represent Connecticut’s 5th district (northwest and central Connecticut) in 2012. She presently serves on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and its subcommittees on Highways and Transit; on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, and on Water Resources and Environment. She is also on the Science, Space and Technology Committee and its subcommittee on Research and Technology.
Representative Esty is Vice Chair for the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. During her previous career as a lawyer, in the Connecticut General Assembly, and as a senior research scholar at Yale, she worked in the areas of access to reproductive health services, and Medicare policy.
Tel: 202-225-4476 405 Cannon House Office Building
Kay Granger (R-TX) http://kaygranger.house.gov
Since 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 heads the on State, Foreign Operations Appropriations subcommittee, is vice-chair of the Defense Appropriations subcommittee and member of the subcommittee of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development. Representative Granger co-chairs several Caucuses, including the Working Group for a Working Congress, the Disaster Relief Caucus and the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues.
Tel: 202-225-5071 1026 Longworth
Alcee Hastings (D-FL) http://alceehastings.house.gov
Congressman Alcee L. Hastings has represented the 20th Congressional District of Florida, which includes the Palm Beach area, since 1992. He is a senior member of the powerful House Rules Committee. Among Congress' most respected voices in international affairs, Congressman Hastings is Ranking Democratic Member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, commonly referred to as the Helsinki Commission. As a Senior Democratic Whip, Mr. Hastings continues to be a leading voice in the Democratic Caucus, underscoring his commitment to work closely on a bi-partisan basis with his colleagues in both the House and Senate. He is outspoken on ensuring that our election systems are easier and are fairer. Widely known as 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
Jim Himes (D-CT) http://himes.house.gov/
Jim Himes is in his fourth term representing Connecticut’s 4th District (southwestern Connecticut). He is a member of both the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
Born in Lima, Peru in 1966 to American parents, he spent the early years of his childhood in Peru and Colombia. As an American abroad, Jim grew up fluent in both Spanish and English and was raised with an awareness of the unique position of the United States in the world. While a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University he continued his studies of Latin America, including research in El Salvador. Prior to entering Congress he worked extensively in Latin America, heading an American bank’s telecommunications technology group, then headed the New York City branch of a nonprofit dedicated to addressing the unique challenges of urban poverty.
Tel: 202-225-5541 1227 Longworth House Office Building
Michael M. Honda (D-CA) http://honda.house.gov
Congressman Honda has represented the 17th Congressional District of California, which includes Silicon Valley, since 2001. He is member of the Appropriations Committee, serving on its Commerce Appropriations and the Energy and Water subcommittees. 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
James McGovern (D-MA) http://mcgovern.house.gov
Congressman James (Jim) McGovern is currently serving his eighth term representing Massachusetts’s 2nd Congressional District (Worcester and environs). He is second-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Rules, which sets the terms for debate and amendments on most legislation, and serves on the House Agriculture Committee (as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Nutrition and member of the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research). He co-chairs the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and chairs 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
Gregory Meeks (D-NY) http://meeks.house.gov
Congressman Meeks has represented the 5th 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 and on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises. Congressman Meeks also serves as a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee where he is ranking member of the subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia and Emerging Threats and member of the subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. Congressman Meeks is a strong supporter of diplomacy and as such is a co-chair of the Caucus on US-Russian Trade and Economic Relations and of the Organization of American
Tel. 202-225-3461 2234 Rayburn
Grace Napolitano (D-CA) http://napolitano.house.gov
Congresswoman Grace Flores Napolitano has represented California's 32nd District (Los Angeles area) since 1998. She serves on the Committee on Natural Resources, where she is ranking member of the Subcommittee on Water and Power, and on the Transportation and Infrastructure (where she is a senior member of the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans and is on the Subcommittees for Highways and Transit; for Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials. Representative Napolitano is also 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
Congressman Sablan has served since 2009 as the first member of Congress from the Northern Mariana Islands. He is on the Education and the Workforce Committee (and its Subcommittees on Eary Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education and on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions).He is also vice-ranking member of the Committee on Natural Resources, and on its Subcommittees for Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs and for Water Power and Oceans. Rep. Sablan is member of several caucuses, including the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission.
Tel: 202-225-2646 423 Cannon HOB
Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) http://lorettasanchez.house.gov
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez has represented California's 46th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana, Orange and Garden Grove in Orange County, since 1997. She holds senior positions on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Homeland Security Committee, as well as the bicameral Joint Economic Committee. 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, and is member of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee. Rep. Sanchez is founder and co-chair of the Women in the Military. She also serves on the House Committee on Homeland Security, where she is the second ranked Democrat, as well as member of the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, and the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technology. She is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and serves as the co-chair of the Immigration and Border Task Force
Tel: 202-225-2965 1211 Longworth HOB
Janice Schakowsky (D-IL) http://schakowsky.house.gov
Congresswoman Schakowsky has represented Illinois' 9th Congressional District since 1998. 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 ranking member of the Subcommittees on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, and on the Health and the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittees. Schakowsky is a leading advocate for women's issues, health care and senior issues in Congress.
Tel: 202-225-2111 2367 Rayburn
Dina Titus (D-NV) http://titus.house.gov
Congresswoman Dina Titus, first elected to Congress in 2009, currently represents the First Congressional District of Nevada, covering much of Las Vegas and unincorporated Clark County. She has built a strong record of achievement as both an educator and a public servant. She is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (and on the Subcommittees for Aviation; Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management; Higways and Transit; and Water Resources and Environment. On the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, she serves as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA), and is also on the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee. 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
Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) http://vanhollen.house.gov
Congressman 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 continues to serve as the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee. In this position, he serves as a key point person on budget and economic legislation in the House. Throughout his career, he has been a champion of education, veterans, energy, the environment, health care, civil rights, and small business.
Tel: 202-225-5341 1707 Longworth
Joe Wilson (R-SC), (Former Co-Chair) http://joewilson.house.gov
Congressman 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 Emerging Threats and Capabilities. He is also member of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee. He is on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs (member of the Subcommittees on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade and on Middle East and North Africa. Also on the Committee on Education and Workforce, Congressman Wilson is member of the Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee. He also serves as an Assistant Republican Whip.
Tel: 202-225-2452 2229 Rayburn