The Cabinet and Nominations of U.S.G. Officials & Departments

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Listed below are senior U.S. government posts including, where known, nominations by President Trump.  Where known, Senate confirmations are indicated.  Asterisks ( * ) indicate positions not requiring Senate confirmation.

Links to all U.S. federal government departments and agencies may be found at Official Federal Government Web Sites, a Library of Congress Internet Resource Page or the United States Government Manual which is available from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO).

The White House website will show nominations and appointments as they are made public.  For nominations currently before the Senate please see the Senate website.

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Cabinet Departments & Secretaries

Agriculture
www.usda.gov/
Secretary of Agriculture
Sonny Perdue was confirmed on 24 April 2017

Commerce
www.commerce.gov
Secretary of Commerce
Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. was confirmed on 27 February 2017

Defense
www.defense.gov
Secretary of Defense
Dr. Mark T. Esper

Education
www.ed.gov
Secretary of Education
Elisabeth Prince DeVos confirmed on 07 February 2017

Energy
www.energy.gov
Secretary of Energy
James Richard Perry was confirmed on 02 March 2017

Health and Human Services
www.hhs.gov
Secretary of Health and Human Services
Alex M. Azar II was sworn in on 29 January 2018

Homeland Security
www.dhs.gov
Secretary of Homeland Security
Kirstjen M. Nielsen was sworn-in on December 6, 2017

Housing and Urban Development
www.hud.gov
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Benjamin S. Carson, Sr. confirmed on 02 March 2017

Interior
http://www.doi.gov
Secretary of the Interior
Ryan Zinke confirmed on 01 March 2017

Justice
http://www.usdoj.gov
Attorney General Jeff Sessions confirmed on 08 February 2017

Labor
http://www.dol.gov
Secretary of Labor
R. Alexander Acosta confirmed on 27 April 2017

State
http://www.state.gov
Secretary of State
The Deputy Secretary, John J. Sullivan, became Acting Secretary of State on April 1, 2018.

Transportation
http://www.dot.gov
Secretary of Transportation
Elaine L. Chao, of Kentucky confirmed on 31 January 2017

Treasury
http://www.ustreas.gov
Secretary of the Treasury
Steven T. Mnuchin confirmed on 13 February 2017

Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov
Secretary of Veteran’s Affairs
Robert Wilkie named by President Trump to serve as the Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs on March 28, 2018

Executive Office of the President


Office of Management and Budget
www.whitehouse.gov/omb/
Director Mick Mulvaney confirmed on 16 February 2017

Council of Environmental Quality
www.whitehouse.gov/ceq/
Chair: vacant

Council of Economic Advisors
www.whitehouse.gov/cea/
Chair: Kevin Hassett sworn in on 13 September 2017

Office of Administration
No current webpage.
Director: Marcia Lee Kelly

Office of National Drug Control Policy
www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/
Overseen by President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.
Commission Chair is Governor Chris Christie

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
ustr.gov/
Trade Representative
Robert Lighthizer confirmed on 11 May 2017

Office of Science and Technology Policy
www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/www.ostp.gov/
Director: vacant

President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
No current webpage
Postition vacant

White House Press Secretary
Sarah Sanders – @PressSec

White House Chief of Staff
Lindsay Reynolds*

White House Counsel
Donald McGahn*

Special Advisor to the President
Jared Kushner

Other Offices


Director of National Intelligence (DNI)
www.dni.gov
Acting Director Joseph Maguire

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
www.cia.gov
Director Gina Haspel

Domestic Policy Council
No webpage.
Director: Andrew Bremberg

Homeland Security Council
No webpage.
Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert

National Economic Council
No current webpage.
Director : vacant. Various Deputy Directors announced.

Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
No current webpage.
Director: vacant

Office of the First Lady
www.whitehouse.gov/firstlady/
  @FLOTUS

Office of National AIDS Policy
No current webpage.
Director: vacant

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Boards
www.pclob.gov
Board Member: Elisebeth B. Collins

Corporation for National and Community Service
(formerly USA Freedom Corps)
www.nationalservice.gov

White House Fellows Office
www.whitehouse.gov/about/fellows/

White House Military Office
No current webpage.

U.S. Representative to the United Nations
usun.state.gov
Ambassador Kelly Craft

Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov
Administrator Andrew Wheeler