Please join us for the

25th Anniversary Celebration


The Honorable Ryan K Zinke

Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior


6:00PM TO 8:30PM

Former Representatives James V. Hansen, Bob Stump, Joe Skeen, and Barbara Vucanovich founded the Congressional Western Caucus in 1993 during the 103rd Congress. The Western Caucus is composed of Members of Congress who promote Western and rural interests in the United States Congress. The caucus is dedicated to the principles of multiple use, private property, limited government and local decision-making, while working to sustain a vibrant Western economy and maintaining a commitment to protecting and enhancing the environment for present and future generations.

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Congressional Western Caucus Members

Chair of the Congressional Western Caucus: Paul Gosar (AZ – 01)

  • Abraham, Ralph (LA-05)
  • Amodei, Mark (NV-02)
  • Babin, Brian (TX-36)
  • Bacon, Don (NE-02)
  • Banks, Jim (IN-3)
  • Biggs, Andy (AZ-05)
  • Bishop, Rob (UT – 01)
  • Brady, Kevin (TX-8)
  • Buck, Ken (CO – 04)
  • Calvert, Ken (CA-42)
  • Cheney, Liz (WY-AL)
  • Coffman, Mike (CO – 06)
  • Collins, Doug (GA – 09)
  • Conaway, Mike (TX – 11)
  • Cook, Paul (CA-08)
  • Cramer, Kevin (ND)
  • Crawford, Rick (AR-01)
  • Curtis, John (UT-03)
  • Duncan, Jeff (SC – 03)
  • Emmer, Tom (MN-06)
  • Estes, Ron (KS-4)
  • Flores, Bill (TX-17)
  • Gianforte, Greg (MT-AL)
  • Gohmert, Louie (TX-01)
  • Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon (PR-AL)
  • Gibbs, Bob (OH-07)
  • Gosar, Paul (AZ – 01)
  • Graves, Garret (LA -06)
  • Griffith, Morgan (VA-9)
  • Herrera-Beutler, Jaime (WA – 03)
  • Hice, Jody (GA-10)
  • Holding, George (NC-2)
  • Hunter, Duncan (CA-50)
  • Jenkins, Lynn (KS-02)
  • Johnson, Bill (OH-6)
  • Johnson, Mike (LA-04)
  • Jordan, Jim (OH-4)
  • Kelly, Mike (PA-03)
  • King, Steve (IA-04)
  • Labrador, Raul (ID – 01)
  • LaMalfa, Doug(CA-01)
  • Lamborn, Doug (CO – 05)
  • Love, Mia (UT – 04)
  • Lucas, Frank (OK-3)
  • Luetkemeyer, Blaine (MO-03)
  • Marshall, Roger (KS-01)
  • McCarthy, Kevin (CA – 23)
  • McClintock, Tom (CA – 24)
  • McMorris Rodgers, Cathy (WA – 05)
  • McSally, Martha (AZ-02)
  • Meadows, Mark (NC-11)
  • Mooney, Alexander X. (WV-02)
  • Mullin, Markwayne (OK-02)
  • Newhouse, Dan (WA-04)
  • Noem, Kristi (SD At-Large)
  • Norman, Ralph (SC-5)
  • Olson, Pete (TX-22)
  • Pearce, Steve (NM – 02)
  • Radewagen, Amua Amata (AS-AL)
  • Reed, Tom (NY-23)
  • Ross, Dennis (FL-15)
  • Ryan, Paul (WI-01)
  • Scalise, Steve (LA-01)
  • Schrader, Kurt (OR-05)
  • Schweikert, David (AZ – 06)
  • Sessions, Pete (TX-32)
  • Simpson, Mike (ID – 02)
  • Smith, Jason (MO-08)
  • Smith, Lamar (TX-21)
  • Stewart, Chris (UT-02)
  • Thompson, Glenn (PA – 05)
  • Tipton, Scott (CO – 03)
  • Valadao, David (CA-21)
  • Walden, Greg (OR – 02)
  • Walters, Mimi (CA-45)
  • Westerman, Bruce (AR-04)
  • Yoho, Ted (FL-3)
  • Young, Don (AK-AL)

Jeff Small, Executive Director

Former Congressional Western Caucus Chairs
  • Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis
  • Congressman Steve Pearce
  • Congressman Rob Bishop
  • Congressman Chris Cannon
  • Congressman Richard Pombo
  • Congressman George Radanovich
  • Congressman Jim Hansen
Former Congressional Western Caucus Executive Directors
  • Landon Stropko
  • Jonathan Shuffield
  • Pete Obermueller
  • Jason Heffley
  • Cody Stewart
  • Emy Lesofski
  • Matt Mayer
  • Matt Miller
  • Tom Pyle
  • Chad Calvert
  • Allen Freemyer
Senate Western Caucus Members

Chair of the Senate Western Caucus: Senator Steve Daines (R-MT)

  • Chairman Emeritus Jon Barrasso (R-WY)
  • Senator John Boozman (R-AR)
  • Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
  • Senator John Coryn (R-TX)
  • Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR)
  • Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID)
  • Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY)
  • Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA)
  • Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE)
  • Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
  • Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO)
  • Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
  • Senator Dean Heller (R-NV)
  • Senator John Hoeven (R-ND)
  • Senator James Inhofe (R-OK)
  • Senator James Lankford (R-OK)
  • Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)
  • Senator John McCain (R-AZ)
  • Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS)
  • Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
  • Senator James Risch (R-ID)
  • Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS)
  • Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD)
  • Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE)
  • Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK)
  • Senator John Thune (R-SD)

Meghan Thacker, Executive Director

Former Senate Western Caucus Chairs
  • Senator John Barrasso (WY)
Former Senate Western Caucus Executive Directors
  • Brian Clifford

These events are planned to fully comply with Congressional Ethics Rules and Other Applicable Laws

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About the Western Caucus Foundation
The Western Caucus Foundation (WCF) is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization committed to educating public policy makers and communicating with the public in an effort to enhance, sustain, and preserve the principles and culture of the American West. The Foundation provides support, education, outreach, and networking opportunities to advance the public policies important to the West, and offers Western Caucus members, staff, and stakeholders a non-partisan and non-political organization to facilitate discussion of critical Western issues through a robust agenda of meetings, conferences, education programs, and communications.It is the policy of the Western Caucus Foundation to not advocate for or support either directly or indirectly, the election or defeat of any candidate for public or political office. The Western Caucus Foundation will not donate or contribute to any candidate’s campaign, nor will it participate in political fundraising events or otherwise solicit political contributions, or endorse or oppose a candidate. WCF accepts personal, corporate and PAC contributions, which are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.