Current SEC Commissioners

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Current SEC Commissioners


The Securities and Exchange Commission has five Commissioners who are appointed by the President of the United States with the advice and consent of the Senate. Their terms last five years and are staggered so that one Commissioner's term ends on June 5 of each year. To ensure that the Commission remains non-partisan, no more than three Commissioners may belong to the same political party. The President also designates one of the Commissioners as Chairman, the SEC's top executive.


Chairman Mary Jo White

Mary Jo White
Chair
since 2013
Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

Luis A.
Aguilar

Commissioner
since 2008
Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Daniel M.
Gallagher

Commissioner
since 2011
Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Kara M.
Stein

Commissioner
since 2013
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Michael S.
Piwowar

Commissioner
since 2013

 * Historical Summary: Past Chairmen and Commissioners
 * Speeches By Chairman, Commissioners, and Commission Staff