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Robin Carnahan

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Robin Carnahan
23rd Administrator of General Services
Assumed office
July 2, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
DeputyKaty Kale
Preceded byEmily W. Murphy
38th Secretary of State of Missouri
In office
January 10, 2005 – January 14, 2013
GovernorMatt Blunt
Jay Nixon
Preceded byMatt Blunt
Succeeded byJason Kander
Personal details
Robin Colleen Carnahan

(1961-08-04) August 4, 1961 (age 62)
Rolla, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Juan Antolinez
RelativesMel Carnahan (father)
Jean Carpenter (mother)
See Carnahan family
EducationWilliam Jewell College (BA)
University of Virginia (JD)

Robin Colleen Carnahan (born August 4, 1961) is an American businesswoman and lawyer. She is the 23rd Administrator of General Services since 2021 during the Joe Biden administration. She is the daughter of Missouri politicians Mel and Jean Carnahan.

In 2010, she was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate to replace retiring Republican Senator Kit Bond.[1]

On April 6, 2021, President Joe Biden nominated her to serve as the administrator of the General Services Administration.[2]Her nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 23, 2021.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Feds Extend 18F’s Silicon Valley Expertise to Cities, States
  2. "President Biden Announces his Intent to Nominate Robin Carnahan as Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA)". The White House. 2021-04-06. Retrieved 2021-04-06.
  3. "PN272 - Nomination of Robin Carnahan for General Services Administration, 117th Congress (2021-2022)". www.congress.gov. 2021-06-16. Retrieved 2021-06-23.