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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.

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

child:
Kelsi Okun

child:
Rachel Okun