Pelosi Announces Additional Committee Assignments for 117th Congress

December 18, 2020
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that the House Democratic Steering Committee has nominated incoming Freshmen and returning Members for appointments to the House Education and Labor Committee, Foreign Affairs Committee, Judiciary Committee, Natural Resources Committee and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The nominations will now go to the full Democratic Caucus for approval. 

“In November’s historic election, the American people voted to preserve the House Democratic Majority and to strengthen it with the election of our brilliant Freshmen Members,” said Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  “With these strong nominations, our Caucus has recognized the leadership and expertise of our outstanding Freshmen Class and returning Members and empowered them to make a difference for their communities and all hard-working Americans.  Guided by their vision, voices and values, these Representatives will enrich the most dynamic and diverse Democratic Majority ever and will be vital to our work advancing progress For The People.”

The Steering Committee approved the following new Committee members:

Education and Labor

  • Congressman-elect Jamaal Bowman of New York
  • Congresswoman-elect Teresa Leger Fernandez of New Mexico
  • Congresswoman-elect Kathy Manning of North Carolina
  • Congressman-elect Frank Mrvan of Indiana

Foreign Affairs

  • Congresswoman-elect Sara Jacobs of California
  • Congressman Andy Kim of New Jersey


  • Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush of Missouri
  • Congressman-elect Mondaire Jones of New York
  • Congresswoman-elect Deborah Ross of North Carolina

Natural Resources

  • Congresswoman-elect Teresa Leger Fernandez of New Mexico
  • Congresswoman Katie Porter of California

Transportation and Infrastructure

  • Congressman-elect Jake Auchincloss of Massachusetts
  • Congresswoman-elect Carolyn Bourdeaux of Georgia
  • Congressman-elect Kai Kahele of Hawaii
  • Congressman Seth Moulton of Massachusetts
  • Congresswoman-elect Marie Newman of Illinois
  • Congresswoman-elect Marilyn Strickland of Washington
  • Congresswoman-elect Nikema Williams of Georgia