Kathleen Sebelius is an American businesswoman and politician who served as the 21st United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2009 until 2014. As Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sebelius was instrumental in overseeing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Before becoming Secretary, she served as the 44th Governor of Kansas from 2003 to 2009, the second woman to hold that office. She is a member of the Democratic Party. Sebelius was the Democratic respondent to the 2008 State of the Union address and is chair-emerita of the Democratic Governors Association. She is CEO of Sebelius Resources LLC.
|Born:||Kathleen Gilligan, May 15, 1948, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.|
|Father:||John J. Gilligan|
|Education:||Trinity Washington University (BA), University of Kansas (MPA)|
|Preceded by:||Mike Leavitt|
|Succeeded by:||Sylvia Mathews Burwell|
|Twitter:||Kathleen Sebelius's Twitter profile|
About Kathleen Sebelius
Politician and Democrat who was the governor of Kansas from 2003 to 2009. She was appointed Secretary of Health and Human Services by Barack Obama in 2009.
She was President of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association for ten years starting from 1977.
Her father was the Governor of Ohio, making us the first father and daughter duos to be governors at the same time.
Her husband K. Gary Sebelius or Gary Sebelius was appointed a U.S. magistrate judge.
She was supported by Bob Dole for the post of Secretary of HHS.
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