The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress is grateful to have the leadership of such distinguished individuals, who donate their time and expertise pro bono.

Executive Committee


President:  Barbara Kennelly (D-CT)


 Vice President:  Jim Walsh (R-NY)


Martin Frost

Secretary:  Martin Frost (D-TX)

Treasurer: Mary Bono (R-CA)

Past President: Constance A. “Connie” Morella (R-MD)(D-CT)

Honorary Co-Chair: Speaker J. Dennis Hastert

Honorary Co-Chair: Secretary Norman Y. Mineta


Board of Directors


Beverly B. Byron
Russ Carnahan
Mary Bono
Jim Coyne
Bob Carr
Vic Fazio
Bill Delahunt
Bob Clement
Martin Frost
Phil English
Jim Courter
Bart Gordon
Barbara B. Kennelly
Louis Frey, Jr.
Jim Kolbe
Ken Kramer
Dennis M. Hertel
Steve Latourette
Ray LaHood
James R. Jones
David Skaggs
Larry LaRocco
Scott Klug
Cliff Stearns
Connie A. Morella
Ronald A. Sarasin
Jim Walsh
Jim Slattery
Olympia Snowe
Albert Wynn




Chairs of The Congressional Study Groups


The Congressional Study Group on Germany

(Established 1983)

The Congressional Study Group on Japan

(Established 1993)

The Congressional Study Group on Turkey

(Established 2004)

The Congressional Study Group on Europe

(Established 2011)

  • Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)


  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)


  • Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA)


  • Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH)



  • Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI)


  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)


  • Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO)


  • Rep. Billy Long (R-MO)


  • Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA), Emertius
  • Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA)


  • Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY)







  • Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT)


  • Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)


  • Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT)