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Since the beginning, the Caucus’ bipartisan spirit has been reflected in its leadership.

The Women’s Caucus Leadership


116th Congress (2019-present)

Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) • Debbie Lesko (R-AZ)


115th Congress (2017-2018)

Reps. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) • Lois Frankel (D-FL)


114th Congress (2015-2016)

Reps. Kristi Noem (R-SD) • Doris O. Matsui (D-CA)


113th Congress (2013-2014)

Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) • Donna F. Edwards (D-MD)


112th Congress (2011-2012)

Reps. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) • Gwen Moore (D-WI)


111th Congress (2009-2010)

Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) • Mary Fallin (R-OK)


110th Congress (2007-2008)

Reps. Lois Capps (D-CA) • Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)


109th Congress (2005-2006)

Reps. Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL) • Hilda Solis (D-CA)


108th Congress (2003-2004)

Reps. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) • Louise Slaughter (D-NY) 


107th Congress (2001-2002)

Reps. Judy Biggert (R-IL) • Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA) 


106th Congress (1999-2000)

Reps. Sue Kelly (R-NY) • Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) 


105th Congress (1997-1998)

Rep. Nancy Johnson (R-CT) • Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)


104th Congress (1995-1996)

Reps. Constance Morella (R-MD) • Nita Lowey (D-NY)


Co-Chairs of the Women’s Caucus, 1982-1994

Rep. Patricia Schroeder (D-CO) • Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME)


Co-Chairs of the Women’s Caucus, 1980-1982

Reps. Patricia Schroeder (D-CO) • Margaret Heckler (R-MA)


Founding Co-Chairs of the Women’s Caucus, 1977-1980

Reps. Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) • Margaret Heckler (R-MA)