Rob Wittman

Robert J. " Rob" Wittman ( born February 3, 1959 in Washington DC) is an American politician. Since 2007 he represents the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Rob Wittman studied as a cadet of the United States Army at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg biology. He then studied at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill health care. Later he attended until 2002, the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Meantime he worked for 20 years for the Ministry of Health of Virginia. Politically, Wittman joined the Republican Party. Between 1986 and 1996 he sat in the council of Montross. Since 1992 and until 1996 he was also at the same time Mayor of this place. From 1996 to 2005 Wittman was a member of the District Council of Westmoreland County; between 2004 and 2005 he was chairman of this committee. He was subsequently in 2006 and 2007 Member of the House of Representatives of Virginia over the years.

After the death of Deputies Jo Ann Davis in October 2007 Rob Wittman was elected in the by-election due for the first seat Virginia as their successors in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he took up his new mandate on December 11, 2007. After the previous two elections, he can exercise his mandate in Congress today. He is a member of the Armed Services Committee and the Committee on Natural Resources, and in three sub-committees. Wittman is committed to tax cuts and spending cuts.

He is married and has two children. He and his family lives in Montross.