Janice Kay Brewer is an American politician and author who served as the 22nd Governor of the U.S state of Arizona, from 2009 to 2015. A member of the Republican Party, Brewer is the fourth woman and third consecutive woman, to serve as Governor of Arizona.
Brewer previously served as Secretary of State of Arizona from January 2003 to January 2009, when Governor Janet Napolitano
resigned after being selected as Secretary of Homeland Security. Brewer became Governor of Arizona as part of the line of succession, as determined by the Arizona Constitution.