Roland Burris

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U.S. Senate (Illinois Jr)


Family: Wife: Berlean; 2 Children: Rolanda, Roland II

Born: 08/03/1937 Centralia, IL

Home: , Illinois

Education: JD, Howard University School of Law BA, Political Science, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Attended, International Law, University of Hamburg

Profession: National Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer, Operation Push, 1977-1978 Administrative Officer, Central Management Services for the State of Illinois, Governor's Cabinet, 1973-1977 Vice President, Trust Tax Department/Commercial Lending Department, Continental Illinois National Bank, 1964-1973 National Bank Examiner, Comptroller of the Currency, United States Treasury Department, 1963-1964 Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Burris and Lebed Consulting, Limited Liability Company

Political: Senator, United States Senate, 2008-present Appointed, Senator, United State Senate, December 30, 2008 Candidate, Governor of Illinois, 1998, 2002 Attorney General, State of Illinois, 1991-1995 Comptroller, State of Illinois, 1979-1991

Congressional Membership: Chair, Illinois State Justice Commission Illinois Supreme Court Committee for Civil Jury Instructions

Organization Membership: Trustee, Board, Financial Accounting Foundation, 1991-1994 Board Member, Chicago Area Boy Scouts of America Trustee, Executive Board, Government Finance Office Association of the United States and Canada Board, Illinois Criminal Justice Authority Law Enforcement Foundation of Illinois President, National Association of Comptrollers President, National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurers


Armed Services

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Subcommittee on Airland

Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery

Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security

Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia

Subcommittee on Personnel

Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support

Veterans' Affairs


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