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Biden Administration Political Appointee Tracker

10 May 2021

Biden Administration Political Appointee Tracker

 

Department of Agriculture
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryTom VilsackConfirmed by the SenateFebruary 23, 2021Kevin Shea
Deputy SecretaryJewel H. BronaughHearing heldApril 22, 2021
General CounselJanie Simms HippReferred to committeeMarch 16, 2021
Undersecretary for Farm Production and ConservationRobert BonnieReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory ProgramsJennifer MoffittReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021

 

Appalachian Regional Commission
NameStatusDateActing Official
Federal Co-ChairmanGayle Conelly ManchinConfirmed by the SenateApril 29, 2021

 

Central Intelligence Agency
NameStatusDateActing Official
DirectorWilliam J. BurnsConfirmed by the SenateMarch 18, 2021David Cohen
Inspector GeneralRobin AshtonReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021

 

Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
NameStatusDateActing Official
Board MemberJennifer SassReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Board MemberSteve OwensReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Board MemberSylvia JohnsonReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021

 

Department of Commerce
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryGina RaimondoConfirmed by the SenateMarch 2, 2021Wynn Coggins
Deputy SecretaryDon GravesReported out favorably from committeeApril 28, 2021
General CounselLeslie KiernanHearing heldApril 21, 2021
Director of Census BureauRobert SantosReferred to committeeApril 15, 2021
Undersecretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, AdministratorRick SpinradReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance UseAlejandra CastilloReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021

 

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
NameStatusDateActing Official
DirectorRohit ChopraHearing heldMarch 2, 2021Dave Ueejio

 

Department of Defense
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryLloyd J. Austin IIIConfirmed by the SenateJanuary 22, 2021David Norquist
Undersecretary for PolicyColin KahlConfirmed by the SenateApril 27, 2021
Deputy SecretaryKathleen HicksConfirmed by the SenateFebruary 8, 2021
Undersecretary for IntelligenceRonald S. MoultrieAppointment announcedApril 2, 2021
Undersecretary for Acquisition and SustainmentMichael BrownAppointment announcedApril 2, 2021
Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial OfficerMichael J. McCordAppointment announcedApril 2, 2021
Director of Cost Assessment and Program EvaluationSusanna BlumeReferred to committeeApril 15, 2021
Secretary of the ArmyChristine WormuthReferred to committeeApril 15, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Strategy, Plans, and CapabilitiesMara KarlinReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Indo-Pacific Security AffairsEly RatnerReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Undersecretary for Personnel and ReadinessGil CisnerosReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Special Operations and Low-Intensity ConflictChristopher MaierReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Assistant Secretary for ReadinessShawn SkellyReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense ProgramsDeborah RosenblumReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Manpower and Reserve AffairsBrenda Sue FultonReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations, and EnvironmentMeredith BergerReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil WorksMichael ConnorReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Undersecretary of the Air ForceGina Ortiz JonnesReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Undersecretary for Research and EngineeringHeidi ShyuReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
General CounselCaroline KrassReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Secretary of the Air ForceFrank KendallReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021

 

Department of Education
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryMiguel CardonaConfirmed by the SenateMarch 1, 2021Phil Rosenfelt
Deputy SecretaryCindy MartenReported out favorably from committeeApril 21, 2021
UndersecretaryJames KvaalReported out favorably from committeeApril 21, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional AffairsGwen GrahamReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy DevelopmentRoberto RodriguezReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
NameStatusDateActing Official
MemberJocelyn SamuelsAppointment announcedMarch 26, 2021

 

Department of Energy
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryJennifer GranholmConfirmed by the SenateFebruary 25, 2021David Huizenga
Deputy SecretaryDavid TurkConfirmed by the SenateMarch 24, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsAli NouriAppointment announcedApril 9, 2021
Undersecretary for Nuclear Security/Administrator for Nuclear SecurityJill HrubyReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Director: Office of ScienceAsmeret BerheReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Director: Office of Minority Economic ImpactShalanda BakerReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Principal Deputy Administrator: National Nuclear Security AdministrationFrank RoseReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for International AffairsAndrew LightReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Undersecretary for ScienceGeraldine RichmondReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
General CounselSam WalshReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021

 

Environmental Protection Agency
NameStatusDateActing Official
AdministratorMichael S. ReganConfirmed by the SenateMarch 10, 2021Jane Nishida
Deputy AdministratorJanet McCabeConfirmed by the SenateApril 27, 2021
Assistant Administrator for WaterRadhika FoxReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Administrator for Chemical Safety and Pollution PreventionMichal FreedhoffReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Chief Financial OfficerFaisal AminReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Assistant Administrator for International and Tribal AffairsJane NishidaReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
General CounselJeffrey PrietoReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021

 

Executive Office of the President
NameStatusDateActing Official
Director, Office of Management and BudgetNeera TandenWithdrawn by the PresidentMarch 2, 2021Rob Fairweather
Deputy Director, Office of Management and BudgetJason MillerConfirmed by the SenateApril 27, 2021
Deputy Director, Office of Management and BudgetShalanda YoungConfirmed by the SenateMarch 23, 2021
Chairman, Council of Economic AdvisersCecilia RouseConfirmed by the SenateMarch 2, 2021
Chairman, Council on Environmental QualityBrenda MalloryConfirmed by the SenateApril 14, 2021
U.S. Trade RepresentativeKatherine TaiConfirmed by the SenateMarch 17, 2021
Director, Office of Science and Technology PolicyEric LanderHearing heldApril 29, 2021
Deputy U.S. Trade RepresentativeSarah BianchiAppointment announcedApril 16, 2021
Deputy U.S. Trade RepresentativeJayme WhiteAppointment announcedApril 16, 2021
National Cyber DirectorChris InglisReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021

 

Federal Trade Commission
NameStatusDateActing Official
CommissionerLina KhanHearing heldApril 21, 2021

 

General Services Administration
NameStatusDateActing Official
AdministratorRobin CarnahanAppointment announcedApril 6, 2021Katy Kale

 

U.S. Agency for Global Media
NameStatusDateActing Official
Chief Executive OfficerKelu Chao

 

Department of Health and Human Services
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryXavier BecerraConfirmed by the SenateMarch 18, 2021Norris Cochran
Surgeon GeneralVivek MurthyConfirmed by the SenateMarch 23, 2021
Deputy SecretaryAndrea PalmReported out favorably from committeeApril 22, 2021
Assistant SecretaryRachel LevineConfirmed by the SenateMarch 24, 2021
Administrator for Centers for Medicare of Medicaid ServicesChiquita Brooks-LaSureHearing heldApril 15, 2021
Assistant Secretary for LegislationMelanie EgorinReferred to committeesApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and ResponseDawn O’ConnellReferred to committeeMarch 25, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance UseMiriam Delphin-RittmonReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021

 

Department of Homeland Security
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryAlejandro MayorkasConfirmed by the SenateFebruary 2, 2021David Pekoske
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management AgencyDeanne CriswellConfirmed by the SenateApril 22, 2021
Undersecretary for Strategy, Policy, and PlansRobert SilversReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security AgencyJen EasterlyReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration ServicesUr JaddouReferred to committeeApril 15, 2021
Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border ProtectionChris MagnusAppointment announcedApril 12, 2021
General CounselJonathan MeyerWithdrawn by the PresidentApril 29, 2021
Deputy SecretaryJohn TienReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Director of Immigration and Customs EnforcementEd GonzalezReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryMarcia L. FudgeConfirmed by the SenateMarch 10, 2021Matt Ammonn
Deputy SecretaryAdrianne TodmanReferred to committeesMarch 25, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and ResearchSolomon GreeneReferred to committeesApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and DevelopmentMark ColónReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021

 

Department of the Interior
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryDeb HaalandConfirmed by the SenateMarch 15, 2021Scott de la Vega
Deputy SecretaryElizabeth KleinWithdrawn by the PresidentMarch 23, 2021
SolicitorRobert AndersonAppointment announcedApril 7, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Water and ScienceTanya TrujilloReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management, and BudgetWinnie StachelbergReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and ParksShannon EstennzReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Deputy SecretaryTommy BeaudreauHearing heldApril 29, 2021
Director of Bureau of Land ManagementTracy Stone-ManningReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary of Indian AffairsBryan NewlandReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021

 

U.S. Agency for International Development
NameStatusDateActing Official
AdministratorSamantha PowerConfirmed by the SenateApril 28, 2021Gloria Steele
Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the CaribbeanMarcela EscobariReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021

 

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryDev Jagadesan

 

Department of Justice
NameStatusDateActing Official
Attorney GeneralMerrick GarlandConfirmed by the SenateMarch 10, 2021Monty Wilkinson
Associate Attorney GeneralVanita GuptaConfirmed by the SenateApril 21, 2021
Deputy Attorney GeneralLisa MonacoConfirmed by the SenateApril 20, 2021
Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights DivisionKristen ClarkeHearing heldApril 14, 2021
Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources DivisionTodd KimHearing heldApril 14, 2021
Director of U.S. Marshals ServiceRonald DavisAppointment announcedMarch 26, 2021
Director of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and ExplosivesDavid ChipmanAppointment announcedApril 7, 2021
Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Legal CounselChristopher SchroederReferred to committeeApril 15, 2021
Director of National Drug Control PolicyAnne MilgramReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal DivisionKenneth PoliteReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legislative AffairsHelaine GreenfieldReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Attorney General for the Civil DivisionJavier GuzmanReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021

 

Department of Labor
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryMarty WalshConfirmed by the SenateMarch 22, 2021Al Stewart
Deputy SecretaryJulie SuReported out favorably from committeeApril 21, 2021
SolicitorSeema NandaHearing heldApril 29, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and HealthDoug ParkerAppointment announcedApril 9, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment PolicyTaryn WilliamsReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Assistant Secretary for PolicyRajesh NayakReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsElizabeth WatsonReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021

 

Merit Systems Protection Board
NameStatusDateActing Official
MemberCathy HarrisAppointment announcedApril 28, 2021
Chairman and memberGeraldine RichmondAppointment announcedApril 28, 2021

 

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NameStatusDateActing Official
AdministratorBill NelsonConfirmed by the SenateApril 29, 2021Steve Jurczyk
Deputy AdministratorPamela MelroyReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Chief Financial OfficerMargaret SchausReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021

 

National Endowment on the Arts and the Humanities
NameStatusDateActing Official
Chairman: National Endowment for the HumanitiesAdam Wolfson
Chairman: National Endowment for the ArtsAnn Eilers

 

National Labor Relations Board
NameStatusDateActing Official
General CounselJennifer AbruzzoHearing heldApril 29, 2021

 

National Mediation Board
NameStatusDateActing Official
Board MemberDeirdre HamiltonReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021

 

Office of the Director of National Intelligence
NameStatusDateActing Official
DirectorAvril HainesConfirmed by the SenateJanuary 20, 2021Lora Shiao
General CounselChristopher FonzoneReferred to committeeMarch 15, 2021
Director of the National Counterterrorism CenterChristy AbizaidReferred to committeeApril 15, 2021
Principal Deputy DirectorStacey DixonReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Inspector General of the Intelligence CommunityThomas A. MonheimAppointment announcedApril 27, 2021

 

Peace Corps
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryCarol Spahn

 

Office of Personnel Management
NameStatusDateActing Official
DirectorKiran Arjandas AhujaReported out favorably from committeeApril 28, 2021Kathy McGettigan

 

Securities and Exchange Commission
NameStatusDateActing Official
ChairmanGary GenslerConfirmed by the SenateApril 14, 2021

 

Small Business Administration
NameStatusDateActing Official
AdministratorIsabel GuzmanConfirmed by the SenateMarch 16, 2021Tami Perriello
Deputy AdministratorDilawar SyedHearing heldApril 21, 2021

 

Social Security Administration
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryAndrew Saul

 

Department of State
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryAntony BlinkenConfirmed by the SenateJanuary 26, 2021Dan Smith
Deputy SecretaryWendy R. ShermanConfirmed by the SenateApril 13, 2021
Deputy Secretary for Management and ResourcesBrian P. McKeonConfirmed by the SenateMarch 18, 2021
Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security AffairsBonnie JenkinsHearing heldApril 28, 2021
Undersecretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human RightsUzra ZeyaHearing heldApril 15, 2021
Undersecretary for Political AffairsVictoria NulandConfirmed by the SenateApril 29, 2021
U.S. Representative to the United NationsLinda Thomas-GreenfieldConfirmed by the SenateFebruary 23, 2021Rich Mills
Undersecretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the EnvironmentJose W. FernanadezHearing heldApril 28, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere AffairsBrian A. NicholsAppointment announcedMarch 26, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and ResearchBrett M. HolmgrenReferred to committeeApril 12, 2021
Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific AffairsDaniel J. KritenbrinkReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Ambassador: VietnamMarc Evans KnapperReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Ambassador: SomaliaLarry Edward Andre Jr.Referred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Ambassador: Senegal and Guinea-BissauMichael Arthur RaynorReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Ambassador: LesothoMaria E. BrewerReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Ambassador: Congo RepublicEugene S. YoungReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Ambassador: CameroonChristopher John LamoraReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Ambassador: BahrainSteven C. BondyReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Ambassador: AlgeriaElizabeth Moore AubinReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Director General: Foreign ServiceMarcia Stephens Bloom BernicatReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern AffairsBarbara A. LeafReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Assistant Secretary for International Organization AffairsMichele Jeanne SisonReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian AffairsKaren Erika DonfriedReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic SecurityGentry O. SmithReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization OperationsAnne A. WitkowskyReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Assistant Secretary for African affairsMary Catherine PheeReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Ambassador: Angola and Sao Tome and PrincipeTulinabo MushingiReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Consular AffairsRena BitterReferred to committeeApril 28, 2021
Assistant Secretary for International Security and NonproliferationC.S. Eliot KangReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement AffairsTodd RobinsonReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific AffairsMonica MedinaReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian AffairsDonald LuReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Political-Military AffairsJessica LewisReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and LaborSarah MargonReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Special Representative of the President for Nuclear NonproliferationAdam ScheinmanReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Representative to the United Nations for Management and ReformChris LuReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural AffairsLee SatterefieldReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021

 

Department of Transportation
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryPete ButtigiegConfirmed by the SenateFebruary 2, 2021Lana Hurdle
Deputy SecretaryPolly TrottenbergConfirmed by the SenateApril 13, 2021
Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Budget and ProgramsVictoria WassmerAppointment announcedMarch 26, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Governmental AffairsMohsin SyedAppointment announcedApril 7, 2021
Administrator of Federal Transit AdministrationNuria FernandezAppointment announcedApril 9, 2021
Administrator of Federal Motor Carrier Safety AdministrationMeera JoshiReferred to committeeApril 15, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Transportation PolicyChristopher CoesReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Administrator of Federal Railroad AdministrationAmit BoseReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Research and TechnologyRobert HampshireReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International AffairsCarol A. “Annie” PetsonkReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Undersecretary of Transportation for PolicyCarlos MonjeReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021
Surface Transportation Board MemberKaren HedlundReferred to committeeApril 29, 2021

 

Department of Treasury
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryJanet YellenConfirmed by the SenateJanuary 25, 2021Andy Baukol
Deputy SecretaryWally AdeyemoConfirmed by the SenateMarch 25, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Tax PolicyLily BatchelderReferred to committeeApril 15, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Economic PolicyBen HarrisReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021
Assistant Secretary (deputy undersecretary) for Legislative AffairsJonathan DavidsonReferred to committeeApril 15, 2021
Undersecretary for Domestic FinanceNellie LiangReferred to committeeApril 22, 2021

 

Department of Veterans Affairs
NameStatusDateActing Official
SecretaryDenis McDonoughConfirmed by the SenateFebruary 8, 2021Dat Tran
General CounselRichard SauberConfirmed by the SenateApril 29, 2021
Assistant Secretary for the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower ProtectionMaryanne DonaghyReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative AffairsPatricia RossReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Undersecretary for Memorial AffairsMatt QuinnReferred to committeeApril 19, 2021
Deputy SecretaryDonald RemyReferred to committeeApril 27, 2021

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