Rep. Gus Bilirakis is the U.S. Representative for Florida’s 12th congressional district, serving since January 2007. The district includes much of the northern portion of the Tampa Bay Area. He has also served in the Florida House of Representatives. Bilirakis is a member of the Republican Party’s Whip Team and is Chair of the Veterans’ Affairs Task Force for the Republican Policy Committee. Additionally, Bilirakis serves as a Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Veterans Caucus and the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues.