HDI is Honored to Announce that CAB Member Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) was named the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Affairs (SFOPS)

Chairwoman Lee is the first African American to serve as chair to the powerful committee, which has jurisdiction over the country’s nondefense international affairs. She says she will focus on reinvesting in the State Department. Representative Lee is a long serving member of HDI’s bipartisan Congressional Advisory Board and we are honored to have Ms. Lee as a member.