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President Biden Appoints 34 Acting Federal Agency Leaders

President Joe Biden, who took the oath of office Wednesday, has appointed individuals to lead 34 federal government organizations in acting capacities until his Cabinet choices complete confirmation procedures.

Each agency leader will support the new administration in efforts to create a “whole-of-government” strategy to address national challenges and increase public trust, the White House said Wednesday.

“I am thankful for their willingness to step-up to lead during these difficult times and help us make sure the government continues to operate and serve the American people,” said Biden.

Biden’s acting agency leadership appointees are:

  • Adam Wolfson, National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Al Stewart, Department of Labor
  • Andrew Saul, Social Security Administration
  • Andy Baukol, Department of the Treasury
  • Ann Eilers, National Endowment for the Arts
  • Carol Spahn, Peace Corps
  • Dan Smith, State Department
  • Dat Tran, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Dave Ueijio, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • David Cohen, CIA
  • David Huizenga, Department of Energy
  • David Norquist, Department of Defense
  • David Pekoske, Department of Homeland Security
  • Dev Jagadesan, International Development Finance Corporation
  • Gloria Steele, Agency for International Development
  • Jane Nishida, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Kathy McGettigan, Office of Personnel Management
  • Katy Kale, General Services Administration
  • Kelu Chao, Agency for Global Media
  • Kevin Shea, Department of Agriculture
  • Lana Hurdle, Department of Transportation
  • Lora Shiao, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Maria Pagan, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
  • Matt Ammonn, Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Monty Wilkinson, Department of Justice
  • Norris Cochran, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Phil Rosenfelt, Department of Education
  • Regina LaBelle, Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • Rich Mills, U.S. Mission to the United Nations
  • Rob Fairweather, Office of Management and Budget
  • Scott de la Vega, Department of Interior
  • Steve Jurczyk, NASA
  • Tami Perriello, Small Business Administration
  • Wynn Coggins, Department of Commerce

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