U.S. Representative Matt Salmon, United States Congress (R-Ariz.)
207 North Gilbert Road, Suite 209
Gilbert, AZ 85234
Elected in 2012, Matt Salmon is the United States Representative of Arizona’s 5th Congressional District. He serves as a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. He is also a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. Representative Salmon holds degrees from Arizona State University and Brigham Young University. After completing his education, Representative Salmon spent thirteen years working in the telecommunications industry. He and his wife Nancy are the parents of four children and grandparents to seven grandchildren.
Family caregiving is a personal issue for Representative Salmon, and he and his family know first hand some of the challenges and rewards of being a family caregiver. He and his wife Nancy are the primary caregivers for her aging parents.
Representative Salmon is a supporter of families facing many different types of caregiving needs, including those caring for a loved one with a mental illness. He was a cosponsor of H.R. 3717, The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2013. This Act sought to focus programs and resources on psychiatric care for patients and families most in need of services. Representative Salmon is a member of the Assisting Caregivers Today or ACT Caucus, a bipartisan and bicameral Congressional Caucus that is focused on bringing greater visibility to the value of and need to support family caregivers.
We at the Alliance would like to thank Representative Salmon for his continued support of family caregivers.