United States Senate Youth Program Co-Chairs

1963 – Present

Co-Chair Year Senator Name and State
1963 Senator John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky
Senator Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island
1964 Senator Carl T. Curtis of Nebraska
Senator Howard W. Cannon of Nevada
1965 Senator Len B. Jordan of Idaho
Senator Stuart Symington of Missouri
1966 Senator Howard W. Cannon of Nevada
Senator Hugh L. Scott of Pennsylvania
1967 Senator Howard W. Cannon of Nevada
Senator Hiram L. Fong of Hawaii
1968 Senator Gale W. McGee of Wyoming
Senator Mark O. Hatfield of Oregon
1969 Senator Henry M. Jackson of Washington
Senator Edward W. Brooke of Massachusetts
1970 Senator Walter F. Mondale of Minnesota
Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr. of Tennessee
1971 Senator Walter F. Mondale of Minnesota
Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr. of Tennessee
1972 Senator Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island
Senator John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky
1973 Senator Philip A. Hart of Michigan
Senator Marlow W. Cook of Kentucky
1974 Senator Hubert H. Humphrey of Minnesota
Senator Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. of Connecticut
1975 Senator Henry M. Jackson of Washington
Senator Charles H. Percy of Illinois
1976 Senator Alan Cranston of California
Senator Jacob K. Javits of New York
1977 Senator Russel B. Long of Louisiana
Senator Clifford P. Hansen of Wyoming
1978 Senator George McGovern of South Dakota
Senator Robert W. Packwood of Oregon
1979 Senator Lloyd Bentsen of Texas
Senator Richard S. Schweiker of Pennsylvania
1980 Senator Sam Nunn of Georgia
Senator Mark O. Hatfield of Oregon
1981 Senator Nancy L. Kassebaum of Kansas
Senator Spark M. Matsunaga of Hawaii
1982 Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr. of Tennessee
Senator Alan Cranston of California
1983 Senator Paul D. Laxalt of Nevada
Senator John Glenn of Ohio
1984 Senator Bob Dole of Kansas
Senator Bill Bradley of New Jersey
1985 Senator Richard G. Lugar of Indiana
Senator Dale Bumpers of Arkansas
1986 Senator Alan K. Simpson of Wyoming
Senator David L. Boren of Oklahoma
1987 Senator Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia
Senator Bob Dole of Kansas
1988 Senator Terry Sanford of North Carolina
Senator Pete V. Domenici of New Mexico
1989 Senator Wendell H. Ford of Kentucky
Senator John Warner of Virginia
1990 Senator Albert Gore, Jr. of Tennessee
Senator Richard G. Lugar of Indiana
1991 Washington Week was cancelled due to the Gulf War
1992 Senator Christopher J. Dodd of Connecticut
Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi
1993 Senator John B. Breaux of Louisiana
Senator Pete V. Domenici of New Mexico
1994 Senator David Pryor of Arkansas
Senator Frank Murkowski of Alaska
1995 Senator Alan K. Simpson of Wyoming
Senator Carol Moseley-Braun of Illinois
1996 Senator Spencer Abraham of Michigan
Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts
1997 Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas
Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon
1998 Senator Susan M. Collins of Maine
Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island
1999 Senator Richard G. Lugar of Indiana
Senator Kent Conrad of North Dakota
2000 Senator Craig Thomas of Wyoming
Senator Blanche Lambert Lincoln
2001 Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska
Senator Daniel K. Inouye of Hawaii
2002 Senator John B. Breaux of Louisiana
Senator Susan M. Collins of Maine
2003 Senator John Ensign of Nevada
Senator Patrick J. Leahy of Vermont
2004 Senator Richard G. Lugar of Indiana
Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico
2005 Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas
Senator Daniel K. Akaka of Hawaii
2006 Senator Trent Lott of Mississippi
Senator Paul S. Sarbanes of Maryland
2007 Senator Barack Obama of Illinois
Senator Susan M. Collins of Maine
2008 Senator Dianne Feinstein of California
Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas
2009 Senator Thomas R. Carper of Delaware
Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska
2010 Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. of Pennsylvania
Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi
2011 Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska
Senator John Cornyn of Texas
2012 Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico
Senator Susan M. Collins of Maine
2013 Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire
Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina
2014 Senator Jon Tester of Montana
Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee
2015 Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia
Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia
2016 Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado
Senator Mazie K. Hirono of Hawaii
2017 Senator Roger F. Wicker of Mississippi
Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota