Mr. Frenzel was the ranking minority member on the House Budget Committee, and was the principal Republican economic spokesperson in the House. He was a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and its Trade Subcommittee, and a Congressional representative to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. He served as special advisor to President Clinton for NAFTA; on President Bush's Social Security Commission; on the Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations (ACTPN); and on President Bush's Tax Reform Commission. He is currently a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution. He and his wife, Ruthy, are the parents of three daughters and grandparents of two perfect grandchildren.