|Name||Eni F. H. Faleomavaega|
Pago Pago, American Samoa , United States
|| August 15, 1943
|Contributor||U Ole Polecat|
Mar 11, 2009 02:18am
Married - Latter Day Saints (Mormon) -
|Info||Congressman Faleomavaega has been representing the territory of American Samoa in the United States Congress since 1989. Re-elected in November, 2008 to an eleventh term by the people of American Samoa, Faleomavaega is the longest serving and only Samoan in the U.S. Congress. |
Faleomavaega is a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on Natural Resources.
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs has Congressional oversight responsibilities over: Relations of the United States with foreign nations; Acquisitions of land and buildings for embassies and legations in foreign countries; Establishment of boundary lines between the United States and foreign nations; Export controls, including nonproliferation of nuclear technology and nuclear hardware; International commodity agreements including all agreements for cooperation in the export of nuclear technology and nuclear hardware; Intervention abroad and declarations of war; Diplomatic service; Measures to foster commercial intercourse with foreign nations and to safeguard American business abroad; International economic policy; Protection of American citizens abroad and expatriation; and United Nations organizations.