Christopher Ingraham is the Senior Policy Adviser for Congressman Jim Bridenstine (R-OK). In this capacity, he primarily focuses on civil and commercial space policy. Ingraham also supports the Congressman in his position as Chairman of the Environment Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, with jurisdiction including oversight of NOAA's weather satellite programs and NASA's Earth science missions. Prior to joining Representative Bridenstine's staff in April of 2014, Ingraham was a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC). A native of South Carolina, Ingraham is a graduate of the University of South Carolina Honors College.