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:

 


Committees:

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)

Caucuses: 

  • Air Cargo Caucus (Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • ARMY Caucus (Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Bipartisan Working Group to End Domestic Violence
  • Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues-  Co-Chair (Congress 117); Co- Vice Chair (Congress 116)
  • Congressional Endometriosis Caucus Co-Chair (Congress 115; Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Congressional Friends of Spain Caucus- Co-Chair (Congress 115; Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Congressional Hispanic Conference
  • Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus  Co- Chair (Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Congressional PORTS Caucus (Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Congressional Rum Caucus- Co-Chair (Congress 115; Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Congressional Western Caucus (Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Digital Trade Caucus
  • Puerto Rico Economic Development and Prosperity Caucus- Founder and Chair (Congress 115; Congress 116; Congress 117)
  • Rare Disease Congressional Caucus
  • Running Start- Republican Co-Chair (Congress 116, Congress 117)
  • Smart Cities Caucus (Congress 116)
  • Solar Caucus (Congress 116)
  • Tuesday Group (Congress 116)/ Republican Governance Group (Congress 117)
  • Women Veterans Task Force
  • Congress's Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Caucus, Co-Chair (Congress 115)