On April 28, 2014, Rhonda K. Schmidtlein was sworn in as the most recent Commissioner on the U.S. International Trade Commission for the term expiring December 16, 2021. According to her official biography, Commissioner Schmidtlein served as an expert consultant to the World Bank for the two years immediately prior to her appointment. From 2005-2011, she served as the Director of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. Before that, Commissioner Schmidtlein served in the General Counsel's office of the United States Trade Representative and as a trial attorney at the United States Department of Justice. Commissioner Schmidtlein succeeds Commissioner Shara L. Aranoff.