President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:
- Constance Smith Barker – Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:
Constance Smith Barker, Nominee for Member, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Constance Smith Barker is currently serving her second term as Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Prior to her initial appointment in 2008 and re-appointment by in 2011, Ms. Barker was a shareholder at the law firm of Capell & Howard, P.C. in Montgomery, Alabama. Prior to that, Ms. Barker was General Counsel to the Mobile County Public School System. She also previously served as a part-time municipal judge for two municipalities in Mobile County, Alabama and was active in Mobile County’s juvenile justice system. Ms. Barker began her legal career as a criminal prosecutor for the State of Alabama as an Assistant District Attorney for the 11th Judicial Circuit, and later for the 13th Judicial Circuit. In 2007, she was awarded the Alabama State Bar’s Award of Merit for outstanding service to the legal profession. Ms. Barker served as President of the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra in 2001. She received a B.A. from Notre Dame University and a J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.