Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources:
Subcommittee on Water and Power

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:
Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI]
Republicans:
8
Democrats:
5
Independents:
2

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
Mike Lee
Utah
Republican
Ranking Member
Mazie Hirono
Hawaii
Democrat
Ex Officio
Maria Cantwell
Washington
Democrat
Ex Officio
Lisa Murkowski
Alaska
Republican
John Barrasso
Wyoming
Republican
Steve Daines
Montana
Republican
Jeff Flake
Arizona
Republican
Alan “Al” Franken
Minnesota
Democrat
Cory Gardner
Colorado
Republican
Angus King
Maine
Independent
Joe Manchin III
West Virginia
Democrat
Robert “Rob” Portman
Ohio
Republican
James Risch
Idaho
Republican
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Vermont
Independent
Ron Wyden
Oregon
Democrat