Paul Vinovich serves as Chairman of the Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics.
Mr. Vinovich retired from the United States Senate in December 2018 after more than twenty years of service as a Congressional staffer. In the 115th Congress, he was the Chief Counsel for the Senate Budget Committee. For the eight years prior to his service in that position, he was Chief Counsel at the Senate Rules and Administration Committee. His Congressional service was interrupted in 2007-2008 when he was Chief Counsel for the Committee on Arrangements for the 2008 Republican National Convention in Saint Paul, MN.
In the U.S. House of Representatives, he served as the Staff Director and Chief Counsel at the Committee on House Administration for six years (107th-109th Congress). He also previously served as a legislative assistant in the personal offices of former Representative Ray LaHood and former House Minority Leader Robert H. Michel.
Over his many years of service to both the Senate Rules and Administration Committee and the Committee on House Administration, he developed expertise in federal election laws and the rules and laws governing use of official resources in the respective bodies.
Mr. Vinovich earned his B.A. from Boston College and his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.