Tillie K. Fowler

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Tillie K. Fowler replaced Richard N. Perle as Chairman of the Defense Policy Board in June 2003. At the time, Fowler was serving on "the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel and the Florida Domestic Security Advisory Panel." She was also recently appointed by Secrectary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld "to chair a seven-member panel reviewing accusations of sexual misconduct at the Air Force Academy." [1]

"Prior to running for Congress, Fowler served seven years on the Jacksonville City Council. In 1989-90, she was president of the council, becoming both the first woman and the first Republican to serve in that job." [2]

Fowler represented Jacksonville, Florida, in Congress for eight years before joining the law firm Holland & Knight LLP in Washington, DC, in 2001. She served eight years in the U.S. House of Representatives where she was a member of several committees including the House Armed Services Committee and the Transportation Committee. In 2002 she lobbied for such clients as the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the American Plastics Council." [3][4]

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