Rush Holt

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Democratic New Jersey

U.S. House (New Jersey 12)


Family: Wife: Margaret Lancefield; 3 Children: Michael, Dejan, Rachel

Born: 10/15/1948 Weston, WV

Home: Hopewell Township, New Jersey

Religion: Protestant

Education: PhD, Physics, New York University, 1981 MS, Physics, New York University, 1974 BA, Physics, Carleton College, 1970

Profession: Assistant Director, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, 1989-1997 Acting Chief, Nuclear and Scientific Division, Office of Strategic Forces, United States Department of State, 1987-1989 Assistant Professor, Physics Department, Swarthmore College, 1980-1987 Congressional Science Fellow, Office of Representative Bob Edgar, 1982-1983 Consultant, Energy and Environmental Matters, 1976-1980 Teaching Fellow, Department of Physics, New York University, 1974-1980 Acoustic Physicist, New York City Environmental Protection Agency, 1972-1974 Director of Youth Programs, Aldersgate Methodist Camp, 1970-1972

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1999-present Candidate, United States House of Representatives, 1996

Congressional Membership: Member, House Democracy Assistance Commission, 2005-present Co-Chair, Children's Environmental Health Caucus, 2004-present Co-Chair, Congressional Research and Development Caucus, 2001-present Member, National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century, 1999-2000 Member, Congressional Alzheimer's Caucus Member, Congressional Arts Caucus Member, Congressional Biomedical Caucus Member, Congressional Caucus on Indian and Indian Americans Member, Congressional Community College Caucus Member, Congressional Diabetes Caucus Member, Congressional Fire Services Caucus Member, Congressional Hellenic and Greek American Affairs Caucus Member, Congressional Homeland Security Task Force Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus Member, Congressional Internet Caucus Member, Congressional Privacy Caucus Member, Congressional Women's Right to Choose Caucus Member, Crime and Drugs Task Force Member, Democratic Caucus Task Force on Crime and Drugs Member, Democratic Caucus Task Force on Education Member, Democratic Caucus Task Force on Livable Communities Member, Democratic Leader's High-Tech Advisory Group Member, Farmland Protection Caucus Member, New Democrat Coalition Member, Renewable Energy Caucus Member, Sustainable Development Caucus Member, Working Group on Children

Organization Membership: Member, Population Resource Center, 2003-present Trustee, McCarter Theater, 2001-present Director, Family and Children's Services of Central New Jersey, 1996-present Member, Sigma Xi Research Society, 1983-present Member, American Association of Physics Teachers, 1980-present Trustee, Planned Parenthood Association, Mercer Area, New Jersey, 1997-2000 Co-Founder/Chair, School Science Adviser Program, 1993-1998 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, American Physical Society Chair, American Physical Society's Forum on Education Member, Steering Committee, Environmentors Project Board of Directors, Federation of American Scientists Fund Chair, Board of Trustees, Stony-Brook-Millstone Watershed Association


Education and Labor

Natural Resources

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands