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Cari M. Dominguez is the United States Nation’s 12th Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). She was nominated by President George W. Bush and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Her five-year term expires on July 1, 2006. To suggest a relevant news story for the main page, refer to the criteria then add your suggestion at the candidates page. ... The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, is a U.S. federal agency tasked with ending employment discrimination in the United States. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and the 43rd and current President of the United States. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ...


She has lengthy corporate experience and from 1989-1993 served in the U.S. Department of Labor as Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics. ... The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is part of the U.S. Department of Labors Employment Standards Administration. ...

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Introduction

  • Born in Havana, Cuba
    • Father: accountant
    • Mother: hospital worker
  • Immigrated to the United States
  • Appointed by President George W. Bush to be the Chair of the EEOC
    • 12th Chair of the EEOC
    • First EEOC chief with workforce-management background
  • Husband: Alberto Dominguez (human relations executive with American Express
    • Two sons: Adam and Jason
  • Republican
  • Seventh-day Adventist

Education

  • Columbia Union College
    • Housekeeping

Ms. Dominguez holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the School of International Service at American University, in Washington, D.C. In 2003, Loma Linda University conferred upon her the honorary degree of Doctor of Humanitarian Service. For other universities known as American University, see American University (disambiguation). ... ... Founded in 1905, Loma Linda University (LLU) is a private, Christian, coeducational, health sciences university located in Southern California 60 miles east of Los Angeles close to San Bernardino and near beaches, mountains, and the desert. ...


Career

  • U.S. Department of Labor (1989-1993)
    • Assistant Secretary for Employment Standards
    • Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
  • Bank of America in San Francisco
  • Recruited by Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole during George H. W. Bush administration
    • Architect of the Labor Department’s Glass Ceiling Initiative
  • Ran Dominguez & Associates, her own management consulting firm in Maryland during Clinton administration
  • Held top management positions at Spencer Stuart and Heidrick & Struggles
  • Appointed by George W. Bush to a five-year term to run the EEOC
    • Confirmed by unanimous consent by the U.S. Senate
    • Chief executive officer of the five-member Commission
    • Five-year term expires July 1, 2006

The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics. ... Unanimous consent, in parliamentary procedure, refers to situations in which a motion can pass if no one present objects. ...

Other professional highlights

  • Founding member of an Adventist school
  • Fellow of the Advanced Study Program in Public Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Has served on numerous nonprofit boards
    • Leadership Foundation of the International Women's Forum
    • Human Resources Planning Society

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, is a university located in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT is one of the worlds leading research institutions in science and technology. ...

Awards

  • Doctor of Humanitarian Service honorary degree from Loma Linda University(2003)
  • Charles H. Best Medal for Distinguished Service in the Cause of Diabetes from the American Diabetes Association

 
 

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