Congressman Curt Weldon served for 20 years in the United States Congress retiring as both Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee as well as Vice Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee. He also served on the Energy Committee of the House Science Committee.
Weldon has been involved in energy issues during his entire career. As Volunteer Fire Chief and Mayor of Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, he handled two of the largest energy disasters in the United States. While in Congress, he organized and Co-Chaired the US/FSU Energy Caucus, the Oceans Security Initiative, and the International Energy Advisory Council, working with Oil & Gas CEOs worldwide.
Weldon has led over 50 bipartisan Delegations to over 100 nations. He has taught and lectured at Universities around the world including the Technical University of Budapest, Cambridge University in London, twice at the Chinese National Defense University, Fudan University, MGMO University in Moscow, Karic University in Belgrade, Al Fateh University in Tripoli, and numerous Universities in the U.S.
He has been awarded 5 Honorary Doctorate Degrees and is an Academician/Member of the Russian Federation Academy of Social Sciences. He has received over 100 National and International Awards and Commendations for his public service.