The White House announced its intention to nominate Jocelyn Samuels to serve a five-year term on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
- Samuels, a Democrat, joined the EEOC leadership panel in October and is now serving a term that expires on July 1.
- She serves as the agency’s vice chair, under Chair Charlotte Burrows, also a Democrat. The five-member panel has a Republican majority until at least July 2022.
- Samuels previously served as the Office for Civil Rights director at the Department of Health & Human Services, and acting assistant attorney general for civil rights at the Justice Department. Immediately ...