Bruce Westerman

Bruce Westerman

ARKANSAS' 4th DISTRICT

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Contact Information

130 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-3772
Fax 202-22(202) 225-1314
https://westerman.house.gov/

A lifelong resident of Garland County, Congressman Bruce Westerman was elected the 20th representative of Arkansas’s Fourth Congressional District in 2014.  In the 114th Congress, he will serve on the Committee on Natural Resources, the Committee on the Budget, and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Elected twice to serve in the Arkansas General Assembly, Westerman was Arkansas’s first Republican House Majority Leader since Reconstruction, and an architect of the House Republican SIMPLE Plan which led to the 2013 Republican takeover of the Arkansas House of Representatives.

An engineer and forester for 22 years at Mid-South Engineering in Hot Springs, Westerman is a registered professional engineer and forester. He holds a Master of Forestry degree (2001) from Yale University.  In 2013, he was named Engineer of the Year by the Arkansas Society of Professional of Engineers.

Westerman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 1990. While at Arkansas, Westerman was a four-year walk-on member of the Razorback Football Team.  He received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award in 2005 and the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2012.

Westerman is a former board member of the Fountain Lake School District and is a deacon at Walnut Valley Baptist Church.  He lives in Hot Springs with his wife Sharon and their four children.


Serving With

Rick Crawford

ARKANSAS' 1st DISTRICT

French Hill

ARKANSAS' 2nd DISTRICT

Steve Womack

ARKANSAS' 3rd DISTRICT