2nd Washington Oil & Gas Forum 2016 Speakers

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Hon. John Fleming

U.S. Representative, Louisiana, Member House Natural Resources Committee

John has represented Louisiana’s 4th Congressional district since 2009, encompassing most of the western side of the state and home to Barksdale Air Force Base and Fort Polk/Joint Readiness Training center, two of our country’s leading military bases. 

Growing up in a blue-collar family John was taught the value of hard work. He worked his way through college at the University of Mississippi and later attended medical school on a Navy scholarship. John then served six years as a Medical officer.

After his time in the Navy, John moved to Minden, Louisiana with his wife Cindy and opened a medical practice that is still running today. He’s also started several non-medical businesses that provide numerous jobs for the community.  

In the House John serves on two House Committees: Armed Services and Natural Resources where he is Chairman of the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans. He also serves as Co-Chairman of the GOP Doctor’s Caucus, a group that includes 14 physicians who work to develop patient-centered health care reforms. 

John and his wife Cindy have been married for 37 years and have four children and three grandchildren.