Sylvia Mathews Burwell facts for kids
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
|15th President of American University|
June 1, 2017
|Preceded by||Cornelius M. Kerwin|
|22nd United States Secretary of Health and Human Services|
June 9, 2014 – January 20, 2017
Mary Wakefield (Acting)
|Preceded by||Kathleen Sebelius|
|Succeeded by||Tom Price|
|Director of the Office of Management and Budget|
April 24, 2013 – June 9, 2014
|Preceded by||Jeffrey Zients (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||Brian Deese (Acting)|
|White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy|
January 20, 1997 – October 21, 1998
|Preceded by||Harold Ickes|
|Succeeded by||Maria Echaveste|
Sylvia Mary Mathews
June 23, 1965
Hinton, West Virginia, U.S.
|Education||Harvard University (BA)
Worcester College, Oxford (BA)
Sylvia Mathews Burwell was born June 23, 1965 and served as the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2014 to 2017. Previously she was the Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget from 2013 to 2014.
She was nominated by President Barack Obama on April 11, 2014, to the position of the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services after Kathleen Sebelius resigned. Burwell's nomination was confirmed by the Senate on June 5, 2014 by a vote of 78-17.
Images for kids
Kathryn Ruemmler, Jack Lew, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, and Alyssa Mastromonaco update President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on the government shutdown, October 1, 2013.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.