Overview of Brian Mast


U.S. Rep. Brian Mast. defeated attorney Lauren Baer (D) in the general election for Florida’s 18th Congressional District on November 6, 2018.

Biography of Rep. Brian Mast:

Education: Mast graduated from South Christian High School and received a B.L.A. from the Harvard Extension School.

Career: Mast served in the U.S. Army for 12 years under the Joint Special Operations Command JSOC as a bomb disposal expert. Mast also provided expertise to the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms. Following his retirement from the military, Mast worked as an explosive specialist for the Department of Homeland Security. He also received a B.L.A. from the Harvard Extension School.

Voting History:

Mast serves on the following subcommittees:

  • Water Resources & Environment, Vice Chairman
  • Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation
  • Economic Development, Public Buildings, & Emergency Management
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade
  • Economic Opportunity
  • Health

Mast is involved with the following caucuses:

  • Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus
  • Everglades Caucus
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal Caucus
  • Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism
  • 115th Class Caucus
  • Congressional Estuary Caucus
  • Arthritis Caucus
  • Diabetes Caucus
  • Congressional Coast Guard Caucus
  • Rare Disease Caucus