Congressman Don Beyer is serving his second term as the U.S. Representative from Virginia’s 8th District. He serves on the Joint Economic Committee, the House Committee on Natural Resources, is Vice Ranking Member of the Science Space and Technology Committee, Ranking Member on the Oversight Subcommittee, and a member of the New Democrat Coalition. He was the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 1990 to 1998, and was the Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein under President Obama. He is a graduate of Williams College and was named a Presidential Scholar by President Lyndon Johnson.