Karen L. Haas

Summary

Karen Lehman Haas (born April 13, 1962)[1] is an American government affairs official who served as the 34th Clerk of the United States House of Representatives from December 2005 to February 2007, and as the 36th Clerk of the United States House of Representatives from January 2011 to February 2019.[2] After leaving the position, she was named to the governing board of the Office of Congressional Ethics in 2021.[3]

Karen Haas
Karen L. Haas official photo.jpg
34th and 36th Clerk of the United States House of Representatives
In office
January 5, 2011 – February 26, 2019
Preceded byLorraine Miller
Succeeded byCheryl L. Johnson
In office
December 1, 2005 – February 15, 2007
Preceded byJeff Trandahl
Succeeded byLorraine Miller
Personal details
Born (1962-04-13) April 13, 1962 (age 60)
Catonsville, Maryland, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of Maryland, College Park (BA)

A native of Catonsville, Maryland, Karen Lehman Haas graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor's degree in political science and a minor in economics. She is a former floor assistant to Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert and served from 1984 to 1994 as Executive and Legislative Assistant to Bob Michel while he was the Republican Minority Leader.[4] Haas worked as a lobbyist for ABC/Disney and also has experience as a government affairs director for several corporate entities.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Almanac of the Unelected 2011, Struglinski and Friedman, eds., 23rd ed., Berman Press, Lanham, Maryland, page 16.
  2. ^ "THE WEEKLY LEADER: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019". Feb 22, 2019. Retrieved Dec 24, 2020.
  3. ^ "APPOINTMENT OF INDIVIDUALS TO GOVERNING BOARD OF OFFICE OF CONGRESSIONAL ETHICS; Congressional Record Vol. 167, No. 33". Feb 22, 2021. Retrieved Feb 24, 2021.
  4. ^ George Mason University History News Network Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine. NCH Washington Update Vol. 11, No. 46 (2 December 2005). Accessed 22 May 2006.

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Government offices
Preceded by 34th Clerk of the United States House of Representatives
2005–2007,
2011–2019
Succeeded by
Preceded by Succeeded by