Elisabeth Dee Devos was born on January 8, 1958. She is known for being a politician American Business woman and an activist. She is a member of the Republican party and is widely known for her support for school vou her programs, charter schools and scho choice. From 1992 to 1997 she was known for being the Republican National Committee woman for Michigan. She than served from 1996 to 2000 as the chair woman of the Michigan Republican Party. Along was all these roles Devos has also been an active advocate for the Detroit charter school system and a member of the board of the Foundation for excellence in Education. She has also been able to serve as being the chairwoman of the board of the Alliance for School Choice and the Action Institute and also headed the All Children Matter PAC.
Elisabeth Devos is currently married to Dick Devos, who happens to be the former CEO of a multi level marketing company. Elisabeth Devos brother, Erik Prince, is the founder of Blackwater USA and also happens to be a former U.S Navy Seal. She is also known for being the daughter of Edgar Prince, who is the founder of Prince Corporation.
President-elect Donald Trump announced on November 23, 2016 that he wanted to nominate Elisabeth Devos to serve as being the Secretary of Education along side his administration. On January 31 Labor and Pensions approved her nomination for the Secretary of Education. Devos was officially confirmed by the senate on Febuary 7, 2017. This happened to be the very first time in history that a vice president decided the tiebreaking vote in the favor of Devos.
The Devo’s family is known as being one of the wealthiest families in Michigan. Dick’s father is known for having a net worth of $5.1 billion, which makes him the 88th wealthiest person in America.
Elisabeth Devos has participated in the Michigan Republican Party since 1982. Devos has been known to of personally raise more than $150,000 for the Bush re-election campaign in 2004. Devos spent 2 years as the finance chairperson during the Bush Administration. For decades now the Devos family has been actively part of the Republican politics. Devos is one busy woman that plans on continuing to help as much as she possibly can. She has always been really into politics. During college, at Calvin College, she was always involved on politics.
Betsy and Dick Devos is both Chef Investors as board members of Neurocare. Neurocare is a group of brain performance center that helps to offer biofeedback therapy for certain disorders such as attention deficit disorder, depression, anxiety and autism. Betsy and Dick are both hoping to help as many people as possible through this process.
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