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Ellen O'Kane Tauscher

Ellen O'Kane Tauscher, federal agency administrator, former United States Representative from California. Board visiting United States Military Academy; board member Alumnae Resources, Battered Women's Alternative, Breast Cancer Fund, Business Executives for National Security, California Symphony; board regents Seton Hall University.

Background

Tauscher, Ellen O'Kane was born on November 15, 1951 in Newark.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, Seton Hall University, 1974.

Career

With Bache Securities, New York City, 1974—1979. Officer New York Stock Exchange, 1980—1983. With Bear Stearns Companies Inc., 1983—1985, Drexel Burnham Lambert, New York City, 1985—1989.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer Child Care Registry Inc., 1991—1996. Member United States Congress from 10th California district, 1997—2009, regional whip, 2008—2009. Member United States House Armed Services Committee, United States House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee.

Under secretary for arms control & international security United States Department State, Washington, since 2009. Co-chair United States Senate Campaign Dianne Feinstein, 1992, 1994. Member Blue Dog Coalition.

Co-chair Troop Capitol Hill: Honorary Girl Scout Caucus, Intelligent Transportation Systems Caucus, Department Energy Facilities Caucus, Iraqi Women's Caucus, since 2004. Chair New Democratic Coalition, since 2005, co-chair Entitlement Reform Task Force. Committee member N. American Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly.

National vice chair Democratic Leadership Council.

Membership

Board visiting United States Military Academy. Board member Alumnae Resources, Battered Women's Alternative, Breast Cancer Fund, Business Executives for National Security, California Symphony. Board regents Seton Hall University.

Connections

1 child Katherine.