CLARKE, Yvette Diane

CLARKE, Yvette Diane
Image courtesy of the Member
1964–

Biography

CLARKE, Yvette Diane, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 21, 1964; attended Oberlin College, Oberlin, N.Y., 1982-1986; childcare specialist; staff, state senator Velmanette Montgomery, 1989-1991; executive assistant, New York state Workers' Compensation Board, 1992-1993; youth program director; business development director; member of the New York, N.Y., city council, 2002-2007; unsuccessful candidate for nomination for the One Hundred Ninth Congress in 2004; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Tenth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2007-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Yvette Clarke" in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Education and Labor
  • House Committee - Energy and Commerce
  • House Committee - Ethics
  • House Committee - Homeland Security
    • Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science - Chair
  • House Committee - Small Business
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