House Committee on Ways and Means:
Subcommittee on Social Security

The 115th Congress began at noon on January 3, 2017. Committee assignments for the new Congress have not yet been made. The committee membership information below is as of the end of the 114th Congress, on January 3, 2017.
Chairman:
Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Xavier Becerra [D-CA34]
Republicans:
6
Democrats:
3

The chairman is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Chairman
Sam Johnson
TX-3
Republican
Ranking Member
Xavier Becerra
CA-34
Democrat
Earl Blumenauer
OR-3
Democrat
Vern Buchanan
FL-16
Republican
Mike Kelly
PA-3
Republican
John Larson
CT-1
Democrat
James Renacci
OH-16
Republican
Tom Rice
SC-7
Republican
Adrian Smith
NE-3
Republican