ISSUE

Confirmation of Education Secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos





President Donald J. Trump has nominated Betsy DeVos as the U.S. Secretary of Education.

Current Position:

Chairman of the Windquest Group, the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, and the American Federation for Children

Home state:

Michigan

Biography

(source: Wikipedia)

Elisabeth "Betsy" DeVos (née Prince; born January 8, 1958) is an American politician, businesswoman, philanthropist, and education activist from the state of Michigan. She has taken a leading role in a number of social, cultural, and political campaigns and organizations; sat on many boards; and served for several years as chairman of the Michigan Republican Party. She is chairman of the Windquest Group, the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, and the American Federation for Children, and is a member of the board of the DeVos Institute for Arts Management at the Kennedy Center.

Position brought by:

The Trump-Pence Administration

Posted on on Nov 23, 2016

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