Karen Lorraine Speier

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Democratic California

U.S. House (California 12)


Family: Husband: Barry; 2 Children: Jackson, Stephanie

Home: San Francisco, California

Religion: Catholic

Education: JD, Hastings College of Law, University of California, 1976 BA, University of California- Davis, 1972

Profession: Vice President, Governmental & Community Affairs, Electronic Arts, 1996-1998 Director, Governmental & Corporate Affairs, Poplar Recare, 1996-1998 Intern/Legal Counsel, Congressman Leo J. Ryan

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2008-present Senator, California State Senate, 1999-2006 Assemblymember, California State Assembly, 1987-1996 Majority Whip, California State Assembly, 1988- 1992 Chair, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, 1985-1986 Member, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, 1980-1984 Assistant Pro-Tempore, California State Senate


Financial Services

Oversight and Government Reform

Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Financial Services)