|Name||Madeleine Z. Bordallo|
Tamuning, Guam , United States
|| May 31, 1933
Nov 24, 2016 03:03pm
Widowed - Catholic -
|Info||A lifetime public servant, in 2003 Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo became the first woman to represent Guam in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ms. Bordallo brings to Congress over forty years of public service experience in the executive and legislative branches of the Government of Guam and numerous non-governmental organizations. The 111th Congress is Ms. Bordallo's fourth term. |
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has appointed Ms. Bordallo to continue her service on the House Committee on Natural Resources and on the House Armed Services Committee. In addition to her committee responsibilities, Ms. Bordallo will continue her service as Secretary of the Congressional Asian Pacific America Caucus (CAPAC) as well as Chair of the Healthcare Task Force for CAPAC. She is also a member of the China Caucus, the U.S.-Philippines Friendship Caucus, the Korean Caucus, the Army Caucus, and the Navy/Marine Corps Caucus, the Reserve Component Caucus, the Travel and Tourism Caucus, the Women’s Caucus, the Taiwan Caucus, and the Bulgaria Caucus.
During the 111th Congress, Congresswoman Bordallo will continue the work she began in the 108th, 109th, and 110th Congresses. Ms. Bordallo is working to secure the passage of the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act which was reintroduced on the first day of the 111th Congress as H.R. 44. She is working to ensure that the relocation of U.S. Marines and their families from Okinawa to Guam and the military build-up on Guam is accomplished in a way that is beneficial to the people of Guam. In the 109th Congress, Ms. Bordallo secured the passage of legislation that designates all of Guam as a Historically Underutilized Business Zone, "HUBzone". This new designation will help to ensure that Guam small businesses have competitive access to the federal marketplace.