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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:
 
Gineen M. Bresso, Commissioner, Election Assistance Commission

President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual a to key Administration post:

Gineen M. Bresso, Nominee for Commissioner, Election Assistance Commission
Gineen M. Bresso currently serves as Commissioner in the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).  She was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the United States Senate to the EAC on October 2, 2008.  Prior to her appointment, Commissioner Bresso was the minority elections counsel for the Committee on House Administration.  She previously served as a policy advisor to former Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., where her primary area of focus was on election law.  Commissioner Bresso also served as an Attorney-Advisor in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where she reviewed and prosecuted applications for federal trademark registration.  Earlier in her career, she clerked for Judge Arrie W. Davis of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.  Commissioner Bresso holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a J.D. from Western New England College School of Law.