Committees and Caucuses

Jenniffer González-Colón was elected on November 8th, 2016 as Puerto Rico's sole Representative to the U.S. Congress, known as Resident Commissioner; the first woman to hold the office. 

In the 117th Congress, Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón serves on the following committees and caucuses:



Committee on Natural Resources: (Congress 115; Congress 116; Congress 117)

  • Full Committee:  Ranking Member for Insular Affairs (Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations -Member (Congress 115; Congress 116)
  • Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife- Member (Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs (Vice-chair on Congress 115)

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee: (Congress 116; Congress 117)

  • Subcommittee on Highways & Transit - Member (Congress 117)
  • Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management- Member (Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment- Member (Congress 116; Congress 117)

House Committee on Science, Space and Technology (Congress 116)

  • Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Environment- Member (during 2019)

Other Committees

  • Republican Conference House Policy Committee (Congress 115)
  • Speaker’s Intergovernmental Affairs Task Force (Congress 115)
  • House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs (Congress 115)
  • House Small Business Committee (Congress 115)