Curt Weldon Resume


  • 1987-2007 U.S. Representative, 7th District of Pennsylvania
    Most recent leadership positions:
  • Vice Chair, House Armed Services Committee
  • Chairman, Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee
  • Chairman of Military R&D Subcommittee
  • Vice Chair, Homeland Security Committee
  • House Science Committee
  • 1981-1986 Council Member/Chair, Delaware County Council
  • 1977-1982 Mayor, Marcus Hook Borough, Pennsylvania


  • BA, Humanities with concentration in Russian Studies, West Chester University
  • AAS, Fire Science, Delaware County Community College
  • NFPA, Certified Fire Protection Specialist
  • Honorary Doctorate Degrees:
  • Drexel University
  • Technical University of Budapest
  • West Chester University
  • Neumann College
  • Academician – Russian Federation Academy of Sciences


  • 2007 – Chief Strategic Officer, Defense Solutions, Inc., Exton, PA
  • 2007 – CEO, Jenkins Hill International, Newtown Square, PA
  • 2007 – Vice Chair, DDM, Boothwyn, PA
  • Government Entities Risk Management Consultant, INA/CIGNA
  • Director of Risk Management Training/Manpower Development
  • Educator, Delaware County, Pennsylvania


  • Recipient of several Russian National awards
  • Author, New Time, New Beginning: Comprehensive Strategy for Improving Russian-American Relations. Strategy endorsed by 1/3 of U.S. Congress.
  • Author, Renewed Commitments: Four Part Strategy to Improve Russian–American Relations.
  • Keynote Speaker, 100th Anniversary of Kurchatov Institute
  • First U.S. Elected Official to be Keynote Speaker at Libyan Jamahiriya
  • Keynote Speaker at the All Africa Physiological Conference
  • Keynote Speaker at numerous international forums and conferences
  • Chaired 30+ Congressional Delegations to Russia and CIS
  • Chaired 1st Congressional Delegation to Libya
  • Chaired 1st Congressional Delegation to North Korea
  • Chairman of Kuwait Task Force 1992
  • Only U.S. Elected Official to be asked to speak twice at the National Defense University of China

Founder/Chairman of the following inter-parliamentary relationships:

  • Russian Duma – U.S. Congress Study Group
  • Ukrainian Rada – U.S. Congress Study Group
  • Moldova Parliament – U.S. Congress Relationship
  • Georgia Parliament – U.S. Congress Relationship
  • Azerbaijan Majlis – U.S. Congress Relationship
  • Uzbekistan Majlis – U.S. Congress Relationship
  • Romanian Parliament – U.S. Congress Relationship
  • Serbian Parliament – U.S. Congress Relationship
  • Bulgarian Parliament – U.S. Congress Relationship

Chaired Congressional Delegation Trips to:

  • Afghanistan, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Canada,
  • China, Columbia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France,
  • Germany, Georgia, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Israel, Italy,
  • Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Moldova,
  • Nicaragua, North Korea, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia,
  • Scotland, Serbia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden,
  • Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen.


  • Volunteer Firefighter, Fire Chief, Marcus Hook, PA
  • Founder and First Administrator of Delaware County Fire Academy
  • Pennsylvania State Fire Instructor


  • National Fire Protection Association
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • National Volunteer Fire Council
  • International Association of Fire Fighters
  • National Association of State Fire Marshals
  • International Association of Arson Investigators
  • International Fire Service Instructors
  • Defense Fire Protection Association
  • Association of Public-Safety Communications
  • 9/11 Association
  • United States Vice President, Advisory Committee on the Protection of the Sea
  • Member, Global Legislator Organized for a Balanced Environment
  • Member, Migratory Bird Conservation Commission


  • Founder, Homeland Security Caucus
  • Co-Chair/Founder, Congressional Fire Services Caucus
  • Biotechnology Caucus
  • Chair, Congressional Aerospace Caucus
  • Congressional Diabetes Caucus
  • Congressional Family Caucus
  • Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
  • Cox Commission, Congressional Committee to Study Security Relations with China
  • Chair, Global Legislators Organized for a Balanced Environment
  • Oceans Protection Task Force
  • Co-Chair, House Oceans Caucus
  • Medical Technology Caucus
  • Merchant Marine Panel
  • National Security Caucus
  • Space Caucus
  • Member, Speaker’s Advisory Group on North Korea
  • Member, Speaker’s Advisory Group on Russia