Yellen Says Biden To Appoint First Native American As U.S. Treasurer

 

By David Lawder, International Business Times

06/21/22

 

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday will announce the appointment of Mohegan Indian Tribe Lifetime Chief Marilynn Malerba as U.S. Treasurer, marking the first time a Native American's signature will appear on U.S. currency, the Treasury said...

 

... Malerba's appointment needs no confirmation by the U.S. Senate...

 

... Malerba, who had a lengthy career as a registered nurse, has been chief of the Connecticut-based Mohegan tribe since 2010 and previously chaired its tribal council and served as its executive director of Health and Human Services...

 

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