Senator Orrin G. Hatch
Senator Orrin G. HatchDirector
Senator Hatch is an attorney and retired politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Utah for 42 years. First elected in 1976, he was the longest-serving Republican U.S. Senator in history.  Senator Hatch served as either the chair or ranking minority member of the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1993 to 2005. He previously chaired the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions from 1981 to 1987. Senator Hatch also served as Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. On January 3, 2015, after the 114th United States Congress was sworn in, Hatch became President pro tempore of the Senate. Senator Hatch retired from the U.S. Senate in 2019