Janet Napolitano

University of California

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Janet Napolitano leads a university system with 10 campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories, and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. Napolitano is a distinguished public servant with a record of leading large, complex organizations at the federal and state levels. She served as Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009-2013, as Governor of Arizona from 2003-09, as Attorney General of Arizona from 1998-2003, and as US Attorney for the District of Arizona from 1993-1997. As Governor of Arizona, Napolitano focused on education, from pre-kindergarten through public higher education. 

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