July 13, 2009
Inez Tenenbaum, formerly South Carolina's State Superintendent of Education, has been sworn in as the new chairman of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Tenenbaum was nominated by President Barack Obama and was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 23.
Above, Tenenbaum speaks at a press conference on fireworks safety on June 30.
Tenenbaum has donated her papers to South Carolina Political Collections for future research. Congratulations to her on her new post!