Shaun Donovan

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Shaun Donovan
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Director of the Office of Management and Budget
In office
July 10, 2014
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
NominatedDecember 13, 2008
ConfirmedJanuary 22, 2009
AppointedJanuary 26, 2009
Appointed byBarack Obama
Prior offices
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
2009-2014
Education
Bachelor'sHarvard University
Master'sHarvard University
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 24, 1966
Place of birthNew York, New York
Websites
Office website
Shaun L. S. Donovan (b. January 24, 1966, in New York, New York) is the current director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. He was confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 2014, by a vote of 75-22.[1] Donovan stepped down as Housing and Urban Development secretary on July 9, 2014, allowing Julian Castro to step in, while he replaced Sylvia Mathews Burwell as OMB director.[2]

Donovan previously served in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Clinton administration and was New York City's Housing Commissioner prior to becoming the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.[3]

Biography

Donovan was born in New York City before attending college at Harvard University for engineering. He continued at Harvard, earning a Master of Architecture and a Master of Public Administration in 1995. He served in two presidential administrations with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), advised President Obama's presidential campaign and served as the Housing Commissioner in New York City.[4]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Donovan's academic, professional and political career:[4]

  • 1987: Graduated from Harvard University
  • 1995: Earned M.A. and M.P.A. from Harvard University
  • 1995-1998: Worked for the Community Preservation Corporation
  • 1998-2001: Appointed to the HUD by President Clinton
  • 2001-2002: Visiting Scholar at New York University
  • 2002-2004: Director of Prudential Mortgage Capital Company's FHA initiatives
  • 2004-2008: Housing Commissioner for New York City
  • 2008: Adviser on Barack Obama's presidential campaign
  • 2009-2014: U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • 2014-Present: Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget

Confirmation votes

Director of the Office of Management and Budget

Donovan was confirmed as director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget by the Senate on July 10, 2014, by a vote of 75-22.[1]

Shaun Donovan Confirmation vote, July 10, 2014
Party Votes for Approveda Votes against Defeatedd Total votes
Democratic Party Democrats 50 0 50
Republican Party Republicans 23 22 45
Independent Independents 2 0 2
Total Votes 75 22 97


U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Donovan was confirmed as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development by the Senate on January 22, 2009, by a voice vote.[5]

Personal

Donovan is married with two children.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
Director of theOffice of Management and Budget
2014-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Steve Preston
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
2009-2014
Succeeded by
Julian Castro