Jeff Fortenberry

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Republican Nebraska

U.S. House (Nebraska 1)


Family: Wife: Celeste Gregory; Five Daughters

Born: 12/27/1960 Baton Rouge, LA

Home: Lincoln, Nebraska

Religion: Catholic

Education: MA, Theology, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 1996 MPP, Georgetown University, 1986 BA, Economics, Louisiana State University, 1982

Profession: Sales Representative,, Sandhills Publishing, 1998-present Director for Public Relations and Foundation Activities, Sandhills Publishing, 1995-1998 Assistant Director, Downtown Development District, Baton Rouge, 1989-1992 Research Associate/Economist, Gulf South Research Institute, 1987-1989 Legislative Aide Publishing Industry Executive

Political: U.S. House, NebraskaHouse of Representatives, 2005-present Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2004-present At-Large Council Member, Lincoln City Council, 1997-2001

Congressional Membership: Hometown Security Committee, City of Lincoln, 2003 Subcommittee for Intergovernmental Relations, 1986 Civil War Battlefield Caucus Coalition on Autism Research and Education Congressional Biofuels Caucus Congressional Caucus of Uganda Congressional Children?s Health Care Caucus Congressional Children?s Study Working Group Congressional Community Pharmacy Coalition Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus Congressional Farmer Cooperative Caucus Congressional Life Insurance Caucus Co-Founder, Congressional Nuclear Security Caucus Congressional Sportsmen?s Caucus Congressional West Africa Caucus Member, Foreign Affairs Committee Green Schools Caucus House 4-H Caucus House Beef Caucus House Democracy Partnership Commission House Native American Caucus House Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus House Rural Health Care Coalition House Small Brewers Caucus House Soils Caucus Member, Oversight and Government Reform Committee Rural Veterans Caucus Member, Public Policy and Economic Analysis Team, United States Senate

Organization Membership: Former Member, Catholic Social Services Advisory Board Former Participant, Study Program, France Former Representative, International 4-H Youth Exchange Egypt Lincoln Independent Business Association Lincoln Rotary Club Nebraska National Guard Civilian Leadership Council Saint Joseph Catholic Church



Foreign Affairs

Oversight and Government Reform

Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health

Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition, and Forestry

Subcommittee on Domestic Policy

Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs

Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia

Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere