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Sabine O'Hara
Sabine O'Hara is Dean & Director of Landgrant Programs of the new College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of UDC. In 2010 she founded Global Ecology to assist universities, governments and non-profits in increasing success by developing relevant curricula, research programs and community partnerships. She is a respected author, researcher and higher education executive who is well known for her expertise in sustainable economic development, global education and executive leadership. Video (1) ; Video (2)

Jeffrey O'Hara, Agricultural Economist
Jeffrey O'Hara works for the Food & Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).

CQ-Roll Call: Joan O'Hara
Joan O’Hara, general counsel for the House Homeland Security Committee, is interviewed by CQ Roll Call in her Ford Building office, January 20, 2016. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call).

Speaker Biography: Joan V. O'Hara General Counsel, House Homeland Security Committee, Washington, DC
Joan O’Hara joined the Committee on Homeland Security as Counsel in August 2011. In 2013, she was named Deputy General Counsel under Chairman Michael McCaul, and became General Counsel in 2014.
As General Counsel, Joan helps to develop and implement the Com mittee’s legislative agenda. She also serves as the Chairman’s primary legal advisor. During Chairman McCaul’s tenure to date, Joan has helped the Committee to pass more than 100 bills through t he House, several of which have become public law, including measures on cybersecurity, aviation and border security, and the efficient management of the Department of Homeland Security. Joan also serves as lead on special Committee projects. Currently, she is coordinating the committee’s efforts on digital security and encryption, and was named to Congressional Quarterly’s (CQ) “25 Most Influential on Capitol Hill, 2016” for her work on those issues.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Joan spent more than a decade in professional athletics. A Resident Athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in San Diego, CA, Joan was a sculler training with the U.S. National Rowing Team, and was United States National Champion in the single and quadruple sculls. Upon retiring, Joan began a career an award-winning NCAA Division I rowing coach. She was Head Coach at both Wellesley College in Boston, and the University of San Diego.
A Long Island native, Joan earned her JD, cum laude from New York Law School, and delivered the commencement address at her class graduation. During law school, Joan served as Research Assistant to Nadine Strossen, President of the ACLU from 1991- 2008, and clerked for both the New York State Appellate Division, First Department, and the New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division, in M anhattan. In addition to her JD, Joan holds a MA from San Diego State University and a BA from Loyola College in Maryland.
Speaker Biographies | Homeland Security Law Institute | August 24-25, 2016.

Profile Joan O'Hara: Rowing led to law school, Homeland Security panel
Joan O'Hara is the general counsel at the House Committee on Homeland Security. Washington Examiner interview with Joan O'Hara (September 19, 2016).

Sales Associate Joe O'Hara, Washington Fine Properties, LLC
A native Washingtonian and Realtor associate with Washington Fine Properties, Joe specializes in residential real estate sales (new construction and existing homes) in the greater Washington DC area.

O'Hara Federal Strategies, LLC
O'Hara Federal Strategies was founded in Washington, DC in 2011 by the father/daughter team, respected long time legislative consultant Bartley O’Hara and his daughter Lizzy O’Hara.

Mary O'Hara Papers
Memoranda by Kent Kane Parrot, son of Mary O'Hara, describing the founding of the Markane Company, Inc., in 1960, to promote her musical play, "The Catch Colt." Total 2 pages. Page 3 contains information about the annual Mary O'Hara Memorial Piano Competition, established at Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., by the Markane Company.

Historical Publications Specialist Laura Turner O'Hara
Guest post, entitled History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives: A One-Stop-Shop for House Heritage, by Laura Turner O’Hara, Historical Publications Specialist in the Office of the Historian, U.S. House of Representatives.

Laura Turner O'Hara talks about former Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels
Video in which Laura Turner O'Hara talks about former Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels (MS-R), the first black to serve in Congress, from 1869-70, and responds to questions from members of the audience.

Tribute to Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels by Laura Turner O'Hara
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosts historian Laura Turner O'Hara for a lecture on former Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels, the first African American elected to Congress.

Laura O'Hara & Dave O'Hara Members of Gerorgetown Running Club.  

USA (Federal & Interstate)
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