This was originally posted on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's website.

February 08, 2019

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Jim Risch (R-ID) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today announced subcommittee chairmen and membership assignments for the 116 th Congress. 

“The Senate Foreign Relations Committee subcommittee chairs for the 116 th Congress bring an impressive amount of foreign policy knowledge to our committee,” said Chairman Risch. “I am eager to empower the subcommittee chairs to hold hearings and address a wide range of very pressing and important global issues with meaningful debate and legislative activities.”

“As we face major political changes that will require our government to remain vigilant and fully engaged and responsive to situations in every part of the world, I am confident that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee subcommittee leaders will ensure we continue our longstanding history of shaping our nation’s foreign policy,” said Menendez. “ I look forward to working with them to project the wisdom of our democratic ideals through diplomatic and humanitarian engagement.”

A complete list of subcommittee members and chairmen for the new Congress is below. The jurisdiction of each subcommittee and full list of subcommittee members and the rules of the committee, as approved by the members today, can be found online at foreign.senate.gov.

Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) – Chairman
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) – Ranking Member
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH)
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)
Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO)
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)
Senator John Barrasso (R-WY)
 
Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation
Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) – Chairman
Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) – Ranking Member
Senator John Barrasso (R-WY)
Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT)
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH)
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)
Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT)

Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy
Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) – Chairman
Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) – Ranking Member
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)
Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)
Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI)
Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)
Senator Todd Young (R-IN)
 
Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy
Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) – Chairman
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) – Ranking Member
Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH)
Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI)
Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT)
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)
 
Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism  
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) – Chairman
Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) – Ranking Member
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC)
Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO)
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)
 
Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development
Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) – Chairman
Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) – Ranking Member
Senator Todd Young (R-IN)
Senator Ed Markey (D-MA)
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)
Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH)
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)

Subcommittee on Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy, and Environmental Policy
Senator Todd Young (R-IN) – Chairman
Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) – Ranking Member
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT)
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)
Senator Ed Markey (D-MA)
Senator John Barrasso (R-WY)
Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC)

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