Phil (Phil) Roe (R-USH01)
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Capitol: 202.225.6356
FAX: 202.225.5714
District: 423.247.8161
Room 102 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-4201

Residence: Johnston City, TN
Elected: 2008    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: Clarinda   DOB: 7/21/1945
Committee Assignments
RM MemberHouse Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Co-ChairHouse Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Savings and Ownership Caucus
Co-ChairGOP Doctors Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Invisible Wounds Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Adult Literacy Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Hidden Heroes Caucus for Military and Veteran Caregivers
Co-ChairCongressional Appalachian National Scenic Trail Caucus
MemberWomen Veterans Task Force
Co-ChairRock and Roll Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Tennessee Valley Corridor Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Microbusiness Caucus
FC MemberCongressional 21st Century Skills Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
MemberHouse Committee on Education and Labor
FC MemberCongressional Skin Cancer Caucus
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Technology Modernization
FC MemberCongressional Medical Technology Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hearing Health Caucus
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
FC MemberCongressional National Parks Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Men's Health Caucus
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Health
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
FC MemberTennessee Valley Authority Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Horse Caucus
FC MemberCrohn's and Colitis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Range and Testing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberMunicipal Finance Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Reclaim American Jobs Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Down Syndrome Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Composites Caucus
FC MemberHouse Military Depot and Industrial Facilities Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Internet Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Aluminum Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberTea (Taxed Enough Already) Party Caucus
FC MemberInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberCongressional Immigration Reform Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Coal Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Prayer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberHouse Republican Israel Caucus
FC MemberUSO Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
Counties Representing
Carter / Cocke / Greene / Hamblen / Hancock / Hawkins / Jefferson / Johnson / Sevier / Sullivan / Unicoi / Washington


Phil Roe represents the First Congressional District of Tennessee. A resident of Washington County serving his sixth term in Congress, Phil has a strong work ethic and is committed to working on behalf of the First District, Tennessee and our nation. A native of Tennessee, Phil was born on July 21, 1945 in Clarksville. He earned a degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Austin Peay State University in 1967 and went on and to earn his Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee in 1970. Upon graduation, he served two years in the United States Army Medical Corps.

Congressman Roe is Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs and chaired the committee in the 115th Congress. Additionally, he serves on the House Education and Labor Committee. Previously, he was a member of the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans.

As a physician, Congressman Roe has become an active player in the effort to reform our nation's health care system. He is the co-chair of the House GOP Doctors Caucus and a co-chair of the Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus. Dr. Roe previously served as the chair of the Republican Study Committee's Health Care Task Force for three congresses and helped write a patient-centered, free-market alternative to the Affordable Care Act.

Prior to serving in Congress, Phil served as the Mayor of Johnson City from 2007 to 2009 and Vice Mayor from 2003 to 2007. He ran a successful medical practice in Johnson City for 31 years, delivering close to 5,000 babies. Phil has three children - David C. Roe, John Roe, and Whitney Larkin - and is a proud grandfather. He and his wife Clarinda live in Jonesborough, and he is a member of Munsey United Methodist Church