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Former Commissioners

  • Former CFTC Commissioners

    Bart Chilton

    (Term of Service 08/08/07 - 03/21/14)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Gary Gensler

    (Chairman 05/26/09 – 01/3/14)

    (Term of Service 05/26/09 – 01/3/14)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Jill E. Sommers

    (Term of Service 08/08/07 – 07/08/13)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Michael V. Dunn
    (Acting Chairman 1/20/09 – 5/25/09)
    (Term of Service 11/21/04 – 10/24/11)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Walter L. Lukken
    (Acting Chairman 6/27/07- 01/20/09)
    (Term of Service 08/07/02 – 07/10/09)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Reuben Jeffery, III
    (Chairman 07/11/05 – 6/27/07)
    (Term of Service 07/11/05 – 06/27/07)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Frederick W. Hatfield
    (Term of Service 12/06/04 – 12/31/06)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Sharon Brown-Hruska
    (Acting Chairman 08/24/04 – 07/10/05)
    (Term of Service 08/07/02 – 07/28/06)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    James E. Newsome
    (Acting Chairman 01/20/01 – 12/27/01)
    (Chairman 12/27/01 – 07/23/04)
    (Term of Service 08/10/98 – 07/23/04)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Thomas J. Erickson
    (Term of Service 06/21/99 – 12/01/02)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Barbara P. Holum
    (Acting Chairwoman 12/22/93 – 10/07/94)
    (Term of Service 11/28/93 – 12/09/03)

       

    David D. Spears
    (Acting Chairman 06/02/99 – 08/10/99)
    (Term of Service 09/03/96 – 12/20/01)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Brooksley E. Born
    (Chairwoman 08/26/96 – 06/01/99)

       

    John E. Tull, Jr.
    (Acting Chairman 01/27/96 – 08/25/96)
    (Term of Service 11/24/93 – 02/27/99)

       

    Joseph B. Dial
    (Term of Service 06/20/91 – 11/13/97)

       

    Mary L. Schapiro
    (Chairwoman 10/13/94 – 01/26/96)
    (Term of Service 10/13/94 – 01/26/96)

       

    Sheila C. Bair
    (Acting Chairwoman 08/22/93 – 12/21/93)
    (Term of Service 05/02/91 – 06/16/95)

       

    William P. Albrecht
    (Acting Chairman 01/22/93 – 08/20/93)
    (Term of Service 11/22/88 – 08/20/93)

       

    Wendy L. Gramm
    (Term of Service 02/22/88 – 01/22/93)

       

    Fowler C. West

    (Term of Service 10/06/82 – 01/20/93)

    Biography

    Speeches, Testimony & Statements

    Kalo A. Hineman
    (Acting Chairman 07/27/87 – 02/22/83)
    (Term of Service 01/12/82 – 06/19/91)

       

    Robert R. Davis
    (Terms of Service 10/03/84 – 04/30/90)

       

    William Rainer
    (Term of Service 08/11/99 – 01/19/01)

       

    William E. Seale
    (Term of Service 11/16/83 – 09/01/88)

       

    Susan M. Philips
    (Chairwoman 11/17/83 – 07/24/87)
    (Acting Chairwoman 05/28/83 – 11/16/83)
    (Term of Service 11/16/81 – 07/24/87)

       

    Philip McBride Johnson
    (Chairman 6/8/81 - 5/01/83)
    (Term of Service 06/06/81 – 05/01/83)

       

    James M. Stone
    (Chairman 05/04/79 – 06/08/81)
    (Term of Service 05/04/79 – 01/31/83)

       

    Reed P. Dunn
    (Term of Service 04/15/80 – 11/13/81)
    (Term of Service 04/15/75 – 04/15/80*)

       

    David G. Gartner
    (Term of Service 05/19/78 – 10/05/82)

       

    Robert L. Martin
    (Term of Service 06/20/75 – 08/31/81)

       

    Gary L. Seevers
    (Acting Chairman 12/06/78 – 05/03/79)
    (Term of Service 04/15/75 – 06/01/79)

       

    William T. Bagley
    (Term of Service 04/15/75 – 11/15/78)

       

    John V. Rainbolt
    (Term of Service 04/15/75 – 05/18/78)

       

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