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}}{{tnr}}'''Shaun L. S. Donovan ''' (b. January 24, 1966, in [[New York, New York]]) is the current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. She was [[Appointment confirmation process|confirmed]] by the [[United States Senate|Senate]] on January 22, 2009, by a voice vote.<ref name="confirmation">[https://www.ncsha.org/blog/senate-confirms-shaun-donovan-new-hud-secretary ''NCSHA'', "Senate Confirms Shaun Donovan as New HUD Secretary," January 27, 2008]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Shaun L. S. Donovan ''' (b. January 24, 1966, in [[New York, New York]]) is the current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He was [[Appointment confirmation process|confirmed]] by the [[United States Senate|Senate]] on January 22, 2009, by a voice vote.<ref name="confirmation">[https://www.ncsha.org/blog/senate-confirms-shaun-donovan-new-hud-secretary ''NCSHA'', "Senate Confirms Shaun Donovan as New HUD Secretary," January 27, 2008]</ref>
  
 
Donovan previously served in the Department of Housing and Development during the [[Bill Clinton|Clinton]] administration and was New York City's Housing Commissioner prior to becoming the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.<ref name="tribbio">[http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/author/Secretary%20Shaun%20Donovan ''WhiteHouse.gov'', "Secretary Shaun Donovan," accessed December 29, 2013]</ref>
 
Donovan previously served in the Department of Housing and Development during the [[Bill Clinton|Clinton]] administration and was New York City's Housing Commissioner prior to becoming the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.<ref name="tribbio">[http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/author/Secretary%20Shaun%20Donovan ''WhiteHouse.gov'', "Secretary Shaun Donovan," accessed December 29, 2013]</ref>

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Shaun Donovan
Shaun Donovan.jpg
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
NominatedDecember 13, 2008
ConfirmedJanuary 22, 2009
AppointedJanuary 26, 2009
Appointed byBarack Obama
Education
Bachelor'sHarvard University
Master'sHarvard University
Personal
Date of birthJanuary 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 Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 22, 2009, by a voice vote.[1]

Donovan previously served in the Department of Housing and Development during the Clinton administration and was New York City's Housing Commissioner prior to becoming the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.[2]

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.[3]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Donovan's academic, professional and political career:[3]

  • 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-Present: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Confirmation vote

Donovan was confirmed by the Senate on January 22, 2009, by a voice vote.[1]

Personal

Donovan is married with two children.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Preston
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
2009-Present
Succeeded by
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