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Kathleen Casey Confirmed by Senate as Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission

The Senate has voted to confirm Kathleen Casey ('93) to succeed Cynthia Glassman for a seat on the five-member Securities and Exchange Commission. Casey will be sworn in to join the SEC for a term that will run through June 5, 2011.

Casey has served as staff director and counsel of the Senate Banking Committee, where she was a top aide to Banking Committee Chairman Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.), for whom she has worked for the duration of her legal career prior to her SEC appointment. She served as Shelby's chief of staff and legislative director prior to assuming her duties as with the Senate Banking Committee.

A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Casey received her JD from Mason Law in 1993 has been an active member of the Capitol Hill Alumni Group.