Michelle Steel

Born:June 21, 1955 (age 68)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2021-present
Orange County Board of Supervisors, 2015-present
California State Board of Equalization, 2007-2015
Education:B.S., Pepperdine University
M.B.A., University of Southern California

Michelle Steel has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2021, representing California's 48th congressional district from 2021-2023 and the 45th district since 2023. Steel, Marilyn Strickland of Washington and Young Kim of California are the first Korean American women to serve in the United States Congress.

Steel was born on June 21, 1955, in Seoul, South Korea, and came to the United States as a young adult with her mother and younger sisters. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Pepperdine University and an MBA from the University of Southern California.

Steel has served on the Orange County Board of Supervisors since January 2015. Previously she served on the California State Board of Equalization from 2007-2015.

For information on Steel's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.


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Michelle Steel for Congress. (n..d.) Meet Michelle. Retrieved on Nov. 12, 2020, from https://www.michellesteelca.com/about.