Jason Chaffetz

  • Fall 2017

Jason Chaffetz was elected to Congress in 2008 and selected by his peers to be a Chairman in the House of Representatives—only the fifth time in 100 years a three-term Representative ascended to such a position. 

As Chairman of the powerful Oversight & Government Reform Committee, he lead investigations into the United States Secret Service, the Department of Education I.T. vulnerabilities, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Benghazi terrorist attack, misuse of classified information by Hillary Clinton, Fast & Furious, and the IRS scandal. Congressman Chaffetz left Congress in June 2017.

Previous to Congress he was Chief of Staff to the Governor of Utah. A former placekicker on the Brigham Young University Football Team, he earned his B.A. in Communications in 1989 and then joined the local business community for 16 years before entering the public sector. He and his wife Julie were married in 1991 and have three children, two of which are now married.

In addition to being a Fellow, Congressman Chaffetz is also a Contributor for Fox News Networks.