Michelle Steel

Born:June 21, 1955 (age 65)
Career: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 is the U.S. Representative-elect for California's 48th congressional district. Steel, representative-elect Marilyn Strickland of Washington and (if elected) Young Kim of California will be 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.


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