Wicker Announces Subcommittees and Chairmen

The six reconfigured subcommittees will include a new Subcommittee on Security

January 11, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today announced the committee’s six subcommittees and the respective chairmen.

“In an effort to exercise oversight more effectively and develop policy in the many agencies and departments covered by Commerce’s broad jurisdiction, the six subcommittees have been reconfigured,” said Wicker. “For example, the new Subcommittee on Security will address the intersection of economic and national security. I look forward to working with all of the chairmen on the committee’s agenda for the 116th Congress.”

Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet – Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.)


Subcommittee on Aviation and Space – Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)


Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety – Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.)


Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection – Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)


Subcommittee on Security – Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)


Subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather – Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.)


The subcommittees and chairmen are subject to approval by the full committee.