Kent Conrad is a former United States Senator who represented North Dakota from 1992 to 2013. He served as Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee from 2001 to 2003, and again from 2007 to 2013. He served as Ranking Member of the Committee from 2003 to 2007. In addition, he served as Chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Taxation, IRS Oversight, and Long-Term Growth. He previously served as Tax Commissioner of North Dakota. Conrad served on the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (Bowles-Simpson Commission), and supported the Commission's final recommendations. He currently serves on the board of Genworth Financial.