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also known as Karen Lorraine Jacqueline Speier

Jackie Speier, United States Representative from California, former state senator. Named Legislation of Year, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, 2004.


Speier, Jackie was born on May 14, 1950 in San Francisco, California, United States.


Bachelor, University California, Davis, 1972. Juris Doctor, University California Hastings College Law, 1976.


Legal council, legislation assistant to Republican Leo J. Ryan United States Congress, 1973-1978. Member San Mateo County Board Supervisors, California, 1980—1984, chair, 1985—1986. Member California State Assembly from District 19, 1987—1996, majority whip, 1988—1992, chair consumer protection committee, 1991-1995.

Vice president governmental & community affairs Electronic Arts Inc., 1996—1998. Director governmental & corporation affairs Poplar ReCare, 1996—1998. Member California State Senate from District 8, 1999—2006.

Of counsel Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Viahos, & Rudy LLP, San Francisco, 2007—2008. Member United States Congress from 12th California District, since 2008, United States House Financial Services Committee, since 2009, United States House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, since 2009, United States House Special Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming, since 2009.


Married Steven K. Sierra, 1987 (deceased 1994). Children: Jackson Kent, Stephanie Katelin. Married Barry Dennis, 2001.