WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Congressional Armenian Issues Caucus announced its leadership team for the 115th Congress. Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Congressman David G. Valadao (R-CA), will be joined by Congressman David Trott (R-MI) to serve as the four co-chairs of the Caucus.
The Caucus is also pleased to announce that Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) will be joining as a vice-chair, serving alongside current vice-chair Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA).
The Congressional Armenian Issues Caucus also wishes to thank Congressman Robert Dold (R-IL) for his incredible service and leadership on the Caucus and wish him well on his future endeavors.
In the 115th Congress, the Congressional Armenian Issues Caucus will continue to work to strengthen the ties between the United States and Armenia and keep members engaged on Armenia-related issues. The caucus continues to advocate for increased economic ties and assistance to Armenia, self-determination and a peaceful resolution for Nagorno Karabakh and supporting U.S. recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
The Armenian Assembly of America welcomes and congratulates the new and returning leadership of the Congressional Armenian Issues Caucus, and looks forward to closely working with all caucus members to advance U.S.-Armenia relations throughout the course of the 115th Congress. The Armenian Assembly wishes to express its gratitude to former co-chair, Robert Dold (R-IL), for his exemplary and dedicated service on issues of concern to the Armenian-American community.
Photo Caption 1: Representative David Trott (R-MI), the new co-chair of the Congressional Armenian Issues Caucus.
Photo Caption 2: Representative Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), the new vice-chair of the Congressional Armenian Issues Caucus.