Honorable Richard W. Pombo

USA, Gavel Resources

The Honorable Richard W. Pombo is a member of the IGP global team and a partner at Gavel Resources, a Washington, D.C.-based government relations and strategic consulting firm.

Richard is former chairman of the Resources Committee and vice-chairman of the Agriculture Committee. He was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1992 and represented California’s 11th district until January of 2007.

During his time as chairman of the Resources Committee, Richard was the key author of several pieces of legislation, including reforms to U.S. environmental laws, energy policy, Native American and tribal issues, farm bill legislation, and transportation and international policies.