The Association offers numerous important and substantive projects involving both former and current Members of Congress. I have been a participant in several Association-sponsored programs and am very enthusiastic about the important role the Association plays not only among its members, but also throughout the world."

Hon. Norm Mineta, Former US Secretary of Transportation, House of Representatives (D-CA), 1975-1995

Get Involved

Since its inception in 1970, FMC has broadened its program base to involve many different constituencies. FMC’s  programs and initiatives educate audiences both at home and abroad on the importance of public service. Find out how FMC can benefit you and the many ways to get involved.


Former Members of Congress

Membership in FMC provides former Members of Congress an opportunity to stay involved in public service as well as staying connected with other former Members.


Current Members of Congress

Through the Congressional Study Groups, current Members of Congress are able to interact with other elected officials from governments abroad in order to create an ongoing dialogue about issues affecting the world.  FMC also organizes a Life After Congress seminar to aid newly departing Members of Congress.


Students & Educational Institutions

The Congress to Campus program reaches a wide audience of students, faculty and college communities with its unique story about representative democracy and a sepcial call to public service.