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Rostin "Russ" Behnam is a commissioner at the [[U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission]]. He was confirmed in that role in August of 2017. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-senate-cftc-idUSKBN1AJ2N2?il=0|name=Senate votes to confirm three CFTC commissioners|org=Reuters|date=August 4, 2017}}</ref>
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Rostin "Russ" Behnam is a commissioner at the [[U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission]]. He was confirmed in that role unanimously in August of 2017 <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-senate-cftc-idUSKBN1AJ2N2?il=0|name=Senate votes to confirm three CFTC commissioners|org=Reuters|date=August 4, 2017}}</ref> and officially sworn in on September 6, 2017 for a term expiring in June 2021.
  
 
Behnam was previously a senior counsel to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) at the Senate Agricultural Committee.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.naturalgasintel.com/articles/111125-people----rostin-behnam-cftc|name=People -- Rostin Behnam, CFTC|org=Natural Gas Intel|date=August 4, 2017}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.wsj.com/articles/white-house-weighs-renominating-ex-house-aide-to-cftc-1492079400|name=White House Weighs Renominating Ex-House Aide to CFTC|org=The Wall Street Journal|date=August 4, 2017}}</ref>
 
Behnam was previously a senior counsel to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) at the Senate Agricultural Committee.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.naturalgasintel.com/articles/111125-people----rostin-behnam-cftc|name=People -- Rostin Behnam, CFTC|org=Natural Gas Intel|date=August 4, 2017}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.wsj.com/articles/white-house-weighs-renominating-ex-house-aide-to-cftc-1492079400|name=White House Weighs Renominating Ex-House Aide to CFTC|org=The Wall Street Journal|date=August 4, 2017}}</ref>

Revision as of 04:50, 7 September 2017

Rostin Behnam
Occupation Commissioner
Employer Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Location Washington, D.C.

Rostin "Russ" Behnam is a commissioner at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. He was confirmed in that role unanimously in August of 2017 [1] and officially sworn in on September 6, 2017 for a term expiring in June 2021.

Behnam was previously a senior counsel to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) at the Senate Agricultural Committee.[2] [3]

Background

Behnam previously practiced law in New York City and worked at the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General.

Education

He is a graduate of Georgetown University and earned his law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law.

References

  1. Senate votes to confirm three CFTC commissioners. Reuters.
  2. People -- Rostin Behnam, CFTC. Natural Gas Intel.
  3. White House Weighs Renominating Ex-House Aide to CFTC. The Wall Street Journal.