Full Name
Congressman Bruce Westerman
Job Title
U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources
Speaker Bio
Bruce Westerman represents Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he serves on the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and as Chairman of the Committee on Natural Resources.

A Hot Springs native, Westerman is an engineer and forester by trade, an avid outdoorsman, and a proud husband and father of four.

After graduating from Fountain Lake High School in Garland County, Bruce went on to attend the University of Arkansas where he played on the Razorback football team and graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering. He later received his Master of Forestry Degree from Yale University.

Prior to serving in Congress, Westerman worked for 22 years at Mid-South Engineering in Hot Springs. He served as a board member for the Fountain Lake School District and was later elected to two terms in the Arkansas General Assembly, where he was the state’s first Republican House Majority Leader since reconstruction.

Westerman enjoys hunting and fishing, especially on Lake Ouachita.
Congressman Bruce Westerman