Charla Ouertatani, Chief Staff Director, House Financial Services Committee
Charla Ouertatani is the Chief Staff Director for the House Financial Services Committee. Prior to this appointment, Ms.Ouertatani served as the Committee’s Deputy Staff Director, where she managed the day-to-day operations of the Committee and its staff and supervised the implementation of the Ranking Member’s legislative and policy agenda. She previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff/Legislative Director for Rep. Waters, managing the Member’s legislative agenda, including her agenda as Ranking Member of the Capital Markets Subcommittee. As part of her work on the Capital Markets Subcommittee, Ms. Ouertatani advised the Ranking Member on legislative and policy approaches to a variety of capital markets issues, including key provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. In this role, Ms. Ouertatani also advocated for the Member’s positions on insurance issues before the Committee.