U.S. House of Representatives Veterans’ Affairs Committee Roster
As of January 22, 2019

January 22, 2019 by TWN Staff
The East Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on December 25, 2018. (Evan Golub/Zuma Press/TNS)

Chairman: Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA)

Ranking Member: Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN)

Below is the roster for the Veterans’ Affairs Committee in the 116th Congress.

Democratic Majority

Julia Brownley (CA)

Kathleen Rice (NY)

Conor Lamb (PA)

Mike Levin (CA)

Max Rose (NY)

Anthony Brindisi (NY)

Gil Cisneros (CA)

Susie Lee (NV)

Lauren Underwood (IL)

Joe Cunningham (SC)

Elaine Luria (VA)

Chris Pappas (NH)

Colin Allred (TX)

Collin Peterson (MN)

Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (NMI)

Republican Minority

Gus M. Bilirakis (FL)

Amata Coleman Radewagen (ASM)

Mike Bost (IL)

Jim Banks (IN)

Jack Bergman (MI)

Neal Dunn (FL)

Andy Barr (KY)

Dan Meuser (PA)

Steve Watkins (KS)

Chip Roy (TX)

Greg Steube (FL)

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