Speaker profile: The Honorable Jason Chaffetz
Jason Chaffetz became the Chairman of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee in January 2015. He is currently serving his fourth term in the US House of Representatives. In the 114th Congress, he also serves on the House Judiciary Committee.
Jason and Julie Chaffetz have been married since 1991 and have 3 children. After finishing the 1988-89 football season as Brigham Young University’s starting placekicker, he graduated with a B.A. in Communications. He spent 16 years in the local business community, where he specialized in corporate communications work and ultimately owned his own communications firm. Prior to running for Congress, he served as campaign manager and chief of staff to former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. from 2003 to 2005.
The values Rep. Chaffetz embraces are reflected in the issues he has prioritized during the course of his service. He ran for office on the promise of returning to the core conservative principles of accountability, strong national defense, limited government and fiscal discipline.