Born September 5, 1971, and raised in Hawaii, Kevin McAleenan is the child of Michael McAleenan. Kevin earned a B.A. in Political Science at Amherst College in 1994 and Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Amherst College. He received a 2015 Presidential Rank Award, the nation’s highest civil service award. He also received the Service to America Medal, Call to Service Award, in 2005 for spearheading efforts to develop and implement a comprehensive antiterrorism strategy in the border security context after September 11, 2001. Read Kevin Kealoha McAleenan Biography and Profile.
Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice, was born in Bronx, New York, on June 25, 1954. She earned a B.A. in 1976 from Princeton University, graduating summa cum laude and receiving the university’s highest academic honor. Nominated by President Barack Obama on May 26, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor became the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S. history. In June 2016, Sotomayor made headlines when she wrote a scathing dissent for Utah v. Edward Joseph Strieff, Jr., a case involving civil liberties in regards to preventing unlawful search and seizures protected by the U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment. Read Sonia Sotomayor Biography and Profile.
Catherine Marie Cortez Masto, born 29 March 1964 and raised in Las Vegas. She has spent her career fighting for Nevada’s working families. She became the first woman from Nevada and the first Latina ever elected to the United States Senate. To help middle-class families recover from the housing crisis, Cortez Masto created the Mortgage Fraud Strike Force to investigate and prosecute lending scams. Read Catherine Marie Cortez Masto Biography and Profile.