Elisse B. Walter (born April 14, 1950 in New York City) was the 30th Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from December 14, 2012-April 10, 2013. She was appointed Chairman by President Barack Obama on November 26, 2012, and sworn in on December 14, 2012. She was originally appointed as one of five SEC Commissioners by President George W. Bush and sworn in on July 9, 2008. Under designation by President Obama, she later served as Acting Chairman during January 2009.
On January 24, 2013, President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to be Walter's successor as Chairman. White was confirmed by the Senate on April 8, 2013, and was sworn into office on April 10, 2013.
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—Roger Spottiswoode, U.S. screenwriter, Walter Hill, and Larry Gross. Jack Cates (Nick Nolte)