Member Spotlight: Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS)

Roger Marshall (R-Kansas) was elected to the United States Senate in 2020. He previously served two terms in the House. Prior to his career in politics, Sen. Marshall practiced medicine for more than 25 years and served in the Army Reserves for seven years. During his time in medicine, he was a business owner of a medical practice. After graduating from Butler County Community College, Sen. Marshall received his bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University and his Medical Doctorate from the University of Kansas.

Why He’s Important to Agents

Sen. Marshall currently serves in the 117th Congress on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, as well as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources. Sen. Marshall’s role on this committee gives him major influence over issues in the Farm bill, and most notable for agents, the federal crop insurance program. He has been a champion of agricultural policy issues and will play a key role as the Farm Bill is reauthorized in 2023.

In addition, Sen. Marshall currently serves on committees important to PIA, including the Committees on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.