Special Guest Speaker
Congressman Doc Hastings
Congressman Doc Hastings has represented Central Washington's 4th District for seven terms, beginning in 1995.
Hastings serves as the third-ranking Republican on the prestigious House Rules Committee, which helps control the flow of legislation to the House floor, shape final agreements on legislation, and determine which amendments will be put to a vote by the full House.
In addition to his post as Assistant Minority Whip, Hastings represents the ten western states on the Republican Steering Committee, which assigns Members to legislative committees and selects the Republican leaders of these committees.
Prior to serving in Congress, Hastings spent eight years in the Washington State Legislature where his colleagues elected him Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the Republican Caucus.
While running his family business, Columbia Basin Paper and Supply in his hometown of Pasco, Hastings established himself as a leader in the local business community.