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Gineen Bresso

Gineen Bresso BeachNOTE: Gineen Bresso resigned as commissioner effective December 21, 2011.

Ms. Gineen Bresso was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the United States Senate on October 2, 2008 to serve on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). Ms. Bresso served as Chair of the EAC in 2009. Her term of service extends through December 12, 2009.

Prior to her appointment with EAC, Commissioner Bresso was the minority elections counsel for the Committee on House Administration.  She previously served as a policy advisor to former Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. where her primary area of focus was on election law.  She also served as an attorney-advisor for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where she reviewed and prosecuted applications for federal trademark registration.  She also served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Arrie W. Davis, in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

Ms. Bresso received her Juris Doctor from Western New England College School of Law (1999) where she was a member of the Law Review.  In 1995, she received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.