U.S. Congress

Congressional Committee Chairs


35 Committee Chairs
Committee Chair
College
Highest Degree
Subject
Previous Job\Career
Debbie Stabenow(D-MI)Michigan State ('75, '72)MastersSocial ServicesSocial Worker3
Barbara Mikulski(D-MD)Maryland ('65) & Mount Saint Agnes ('58)MastersSocial ServicesProfessor1
Carl Levin(D-MI)Harvard ('59) & Swarthmore College ('56)BachelorsLawLawyer3
Tim Johnson(D-SD)South Dakota ('75, '70, '69)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Patty Murray(D-WA)Washington State ('72)BachelorsEducationProfessor2
Jay Rockefeller(D-WV)Harvard ('61, '61)BachelorsHistoryUniversity President1
Ron Wyden(D-OR)Oregon ('74) & Stanford ('71)DoctorateLawProfessor2
Barbara Boxer(D-CA)Long Island Brooklyn ('62)BachelorsEconomicsStock Broker3
Max Baucus(D-MT)Stanford ('67, '64)BachelorsLawLawyer5
Bob Menendez(D-NJ)Rutgers ('79)DoctorateLawAuthor1
Tom Harkin(D-IA)Catholic University of America ('72), Iowa State ('62, '62)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Tom Carper(D-DE)Delaware ('75) & Ohio State ('68)MastersBusinessNavy Captain1
Patrick Leahy(D-VT)Georgetown ('64) & Saint Michael's College ('61)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Chuck Schumer(D-NY)Harvard ('74, '71)DoctorateLaw58
Bernie Sanders(D-VT)University of Chicago ('64)BachelorsPolitical ScienceProfessor1816
Candice Miller(R-MI)Northwood ('74) & Macomb County Community ('73)Did not FinishLiberal Arts0
Frank Lucas(R-OK)Oklahoma State ('82)BachelorsEconomicsFarmers0
Hal Rogers(R-KY)Kentucky ('64, '62)BachelorsLawLawyer0
Buck McKeon(R-CA)Brigham Young ('85)BachelorsVeterinarySmall Business Owner3
Paul Ryan(R-WI)Miami ('92, '92)BachelorsPolitical ScienceGovernment Employee451
John Kline(R-MN)Shippensburg University ('88) & Rice ('69)MastersGovernmentPilot0
Fred Upton(R-MI)Michigan ('75)BachelorsJournalismGovernment Employee0
Michael Conaway(R-TX)Texas AM University Commerce ('70)BachelorsAccountingManager0
Jeb Hensarling(R-TX)Texas ('82) & Texas A&M ('79)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee1
Edward Royce(R-CA)California State Fullerton ('77, '77)BachelorsAccountingSmall Business Owner0
Michael McCaul(R-TX)Saint Mary's Texas ('87), Trinity ('84, '84)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Bob Goodlatte(R-VA)Washington and Lee University ('77) & Bates College ('74)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Doc Hastings(R-WA)Central Washington University ('64)Did not FinishBusinessManager0
Darrell Issa(R-CA)Kent State ('76) & Siena Heights ('76)BachelorsBusinessEntrepreneur14
Pete Sessions(R-TX)Southwestern University ('78)BachelorsLiberal ArtsManager1
Lamar Smith(R-TX)Southern Methodist ('75) & Yale ('69)DoctorateLawJournalist0
Sam Graves(R-MO)Missouri ('86)BachelorsLiberal ArtsFarmers0
Bill Shuster(R-PA)American ('87), Dickinson College & MastersBusinessFarmers0
Jeff Miller(R-FL)Florida ('84)BachelorsJournalismPolice Officer6
Dave Camp(R-MI)San Diego ('78) & Albion ('75)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee0