Tracker: Senior Official Appointments

Updated: April 13, 2018

Total Appointments: 30
Career Appointments: 1/3.3%
Political Appointments: 29/96.7%

Names in italics are still awaiting confirmation.


Department of State

Name Position Career/Political
Rex Tillerson Secretary of State Political
Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Political
John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Political
Eric Ueland U/S Management Political
Irwin Steven Goldstein U/S Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy Political
Andrea L. Thompson U/S Arms Control and International Security Political
Manisha Singh A/S Economic and Business Affairs Political
Carl Risch A/S Consular Affairs Political
Mary Kirtley Waters A/S Legislative Affairs Political
A. Wess Mitchell A/S European and Eurasian Affairs Political
Michael Evanoff A/S Diplomatic Security Political
Nicole R. Nason A/S Administration Political*
Christopher Ashley Ford A/S International Security and Non-Proliferation Political
Michelle Giuda A/S Public Affairs Political*
Kevin Edward Moley A/S International Organization Affairs Political
Susan Thornton A/S East Asian and Pacific Affairs Career
Yleem D.S. Poblete A/S Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Political
Marie Royce A/S Educational and Cultural Affairs Political
Francis Fannon A/S Energy Resources Political
Kirsten Dawn Madison A/S International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Political
Kimberly Breier A/S Western Hemisphere Affairs Political
David Schenker A/S Near Eastern Affairs Political
Nathan Sales Counterterrorism Coordinator Political
Stephen Akard Director, Office of Foreign Missions Political
Jennifer Gillian Newstead Legal Adviser Political
Sean P. Lawler Chief of Protocol Political
Samuel Dale Brownback Ambassador-at-Large, International Religious Freedom Political

U.S. Agency for International Development

Name Position Career/Political
Mark Green Administrator Political
Bonnie Glick Deputy Administrator Political
Brock Bierman Assistant Administrator, Europe & Eurasia Political

Foreign Commercial Service

Name Position Career/Political
Elizabeth Erin Walsh FCS Director General Political

Foreign Agricultural Service

Name Position Career/Political
Ted McKinney U/S Trade and Foreign Agricultural Services Political
William Northey U/S Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Political

Broadcasting Board of Governors

Name Position Career/Political

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Name Position Career/Political

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Positions marked with * do not require Senate confirmation.