Senator Pat Roberts, Kansas, has served in Washington, D.C., since 1981. He spent 16 years as a U.S. Representative and the past 14 as Senator.
Senator Pat Roberts, Kansas, has served in Washington, D.C., since 1981. He spent 16 years as a U.S. Representative and the past 14 as Senator.

Incoming Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman, Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas, will be the first person to chair both the Senate Agriculture Committee and the House Agriculture Committee. Roberts also is first to chair and serve as the ranking member for both Agriculture Committees.

Four new members to the commitee include Nebraska's Ben Sasse, Georgia's David Perdue, Iowa's Joni Ernst, and North Carolina's Thom Tillis.

For information about the new House Ag Committee members, read: House Agriculture Committee set for 114th Congress

Republican members

  • Pat Roberts, Kansas, CHAIR
  • Thad Cochran, Mississippi
  • Mitch McConnell, Kentucky
  • John Boozman, Arkansas
  • John Hoeven, North Dakota
  • David Perdue, Georgia
  • Joni Ernst, Iowa
  • Thom Tillis, North Carolina
  • Ben Sasse, Nebraska
  • Charles Grassley, Iowa
  • John Thune, South Dakota

Democratic members (9):

  • Debbie Stabenow, Michigan
  • Patrick Leahy, Vermont
  • Sherrod Brown, Ohio
  • Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota
  • Michael Bennet, Colorado
  • Kirsten Gillibrand, New York
  • Joe Donnelly, Indiana
  • Heidi Heitkamp, North Dakota
  • Robert P. Casey, Jr., Pennsylvania