Congressman Ami Bera has been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 2013 and is the longest-serving Indian American in Congress. He is a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, where he serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation. He is also a Senior Member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. As a medical doctor by trade and former public health official, Congressman Bera works to improve the availability, quality, and affordability of healthcare in the United States. Congressman Bera has lived in Elk Grove for over 20 years with his wife Janine, who is also a medical doctor. They are proud parents to their daughter, Sydra.