The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, has appointed Kim Hildred to serve on the Social Security Advisory Board, effective October 9, 2016. Ms. Hildred’s six-year term continues through September 2022. Ms. Hildred is president of Hildred Consulting, LLC. She previously served the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security, as staff director from 1997 to 2015. Prior to that, she worked in various positions in the Social Security Administration, including as a federal liaison with state Disability Determination Services, and deciding Social Security disability claims for the states of Kansas and Wisconsin.