Teresa (Teresa) Leger Fernandez (D-USH03)
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Capitol: 202.225.6190
FAX: 202.225.1528
District: 505.428.4680
Representative
Room 1432 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-3103

Residence: Santa Fe, NM
Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 7/1/1959
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Elections
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services
Ranking MemberCongressional Hispanic Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment
MemberHouse Committee on House Administration
MemberJoint Committee on Printing
FC MemberDemocratic Women's Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
MemberHouse Committee on Natural Resources
FC MemberAmerica's Languages Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Education and Labor
FC MemberCongressional Native American Caucus
Ranking MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Career and Technical Education Caucus (CTE)
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
FC MemberCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus

Bio

Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernandez represents New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District. In Washington, she holds a leadership role with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus as Freshman Representative. Congresswoman Leger Fernandez serves as chair of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States for the 117th Congress. She has also been appointed to the House Committee on Education and Labor, the House Committee on Natural Resources, and the Committee on House Administration.

She is a 17th generation Northern New Mexican. Before coming to Congress, Leger Fernandez worked as an attorney and advocate, and won important legal battles to advance voting rights, promote tribal sovereignty, and protect our environment and acequia waters. She has helped secure nearly a billion dollars for, and then helped build, schools, rural health clinics, broadband, businesses, affordable housing and critical infrastructure for New Mexico. Leger Fernandez was also a Clinton and Obama presidential appointee and worked as a White House Fellow on housing issues and as Vice Chair of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.