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Deanna Tanner Okun

Deanna Tanner Okun, American federal commissioner. Recipient Alumnus of Year, Utah State University, 2000.

Background

  • Okun, Deanna Tanner was born on February 8, 1963 in Jeffrey City, Wyoming, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Utah State University, 1985. Juris Doctor, Duke University School Law, North Carolina, 1990.

    Career

    • Intern National Association Realtors, Washington, 1985. Research associate Competitive Enterprise Institute, 1985—1987. Summer associate Miller & Chevalier PC, 1988, Hogan & Hartson LLP, Washington, 1989, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, L.A, 1989.

      Associate, member International Trade Group Hogan & Hartson LLP, Washington, 1990—1993. Counsel for international affairs to Senator Frank Murkowski, United States Senate, 1993—2000. Commissioner United States International Trade Communications (USITC), since 1999, vice chairman, 2000—2002, 2004—2006, Chairman, 2002—2004.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Chi Omega Alumni Association, since 1985, Duke University Alumni Association, since 2000, Utah State Alumni Association, since 2001, Washington International Trade Association, since 2000, Trade Policy Forum, 1995, The Association of Women in International Trade, since 2000. Member of Federal Circuit Bar Association, District of Columbia International Trade Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Chesterbrook Swim & Tennis Club, New Dominion's Women's Club.

    Connections

    • Married Bernard Robert Okun. Children: Rachel, Kelsi.
    • spouse: Bernard Robert Okun
    • children: Rachel Okun
    • Kelsi Okun
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    Born February 8, 1963
    (age 53)
    • 1985
      Utah State University
    • 1990
      Duke University School Law
    • 1985
      Intern, National Association Realtors
      Washington, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      research associate, Competitive Enterprise Institute
    • 1988
      summer associate, Miller & Chevalier Personal Computer
    • 1989
      summer associate, Miller & Chevalier Personal Computer
      Washington, United States
    • 1989
      summer associate, Miller & Chevalier Personal Computer
    • 1990 - 1993
      associate, International Trade Group Hogan & Hartson Limited Liability Partnership
      Washington, United States
    • 1990 - 1993
      member, International Trade Group Hogan & Hartson Limited Liability Partnership
      Washington, United States
    • 1993
      counsel, for international affairs to Senator Frank Murkowski
    • 2002 - 2004
      commissioner United States Intern, ational Trade Communications (USITC)
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