Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Administration of United States of America
((Female right to stand 1788 for elections) female suffrage 1920/22)

The Hierarchy in the Ministries is as follows: Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Under Secretary, Assistant Under Secretary, Assistant Secretary and Deputy Assistant Secretary - but it varies from Ministry to Ministry

In Cabinet Members only members of the Presidential cabinets are listed. Also see USA Heads

1920-21 Assistant Attorney General Annette Abbott Adams
Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of California 1914–1918 and Attorney in the same district 1918–1920, ran unsuccessfully for a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1923, private law practice, Presiding judge of the California Court of Appeal for the Third District in Sacramento 1942-52. She lived (1877-1956)

1921-29 Assistant Attorney General of the Tax Division Mable Walker Willebrandt
Former Assistant Public Defender and during World War I, Willebrandt served as head of the Legal Advisory Board for draft cases in Los Angeles, California, and lived (1889-1963).

1933-45 Secretary of Labor Francis Perkins
Member of New York State Industrial Commission 1918-26, Chairperson of the Commission 1926-29, Commissioner of Industry 1929-33. Defended her right in court to keep her surname when she married Paul Caldwell Wilson in 1913. She lived (1882-1965)

1933-43 Director of US Mint Nellie Tayloe Ross
Governor of Wyoming
1925-27, Deputy Chairperson of the National Democratic Committee 1929-33, she and Miriam Ferguson of Texas (1925-27 and 1933-35)were the first female governors. She lived (1876-1977)

1934-37 Assistant Secretary of The Treasury Josephine Aspenwall Roche
A major business women s
he lost Colorado's gubernatorial primary in 1934. She lived (1886-1976)

1935-44 Special Advisor of the President Mary McLeod Bethune
1936-37 Administrator of Minority Affairs
1942-45 Special Assistant to the Secretary of War
Director of the Division Negro Affairs and the first black woman in a government position
1937-44. She lived (1875-1955)

1936 Acting Commissioner of Reclamation Mae A. Schnurr
She lived (1896-1996)

1949-53 Treasurer of The US Georgina Neese Clark Gray
Former President of a bank founded by her father. She lived (1900-95)

1950-53 Assistant Secretary of Defence Anna Lederer Rosenberg Hoffmann
Personal Representative of President Rosewelt in Europe
1942 and 1944. She lived (1902-83)

1952-53 Administrator of the Federal Agency of Welfare Oveta Culp Hobby
1953-55 Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Member of the Texas house of representatives 1925-31 and 1939-41. Director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) 1942-45. When her husband, the former Governor of Texas (1917-21) William Pettus Hobby, died she took over as publisher of the Houston Post. She lived (1905-95)

1953-62 Treasurer of the US Maude Ivy Baker Priest
Cabinet Member and 1937-39 President of the Legislature of Utha, 1952 Assistant Chairperson of The National Republican Committee, 1966-74 Treasurer of California. She lived (1905-75)

1953-54 Assistant Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Jane Morrow Spaulding
The first black woman in a sub-cabinet position, and she was second-in-command of the Department. (Dead 1965)

1957-61 Associate Press-Secretary of the President Anne W. Wheaton

1958-60 Under Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Bertha Sheppard Adkins
She was second-in-command of the Department. Assistant Chairperson of the National Republican Committee 1952-50. She lived (1906-83)

1961-68 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Katie Louchheim
Vice-Chairperson
of the Democratic National Committee 1956-60. She lived (1904-91).

1961-68 Assistant Secretary of Labor Esther Eggertsen Peterson
1961-68 Special Assistant to the President for Consumers’ Affairs
1964-68 Chairperson of President’s Commission on Consumers’ Interests
1971-81 Special Assistant to the President for Consumers’ Affairs
She lived (1906-97)

1961-69 Director of the US Mint Eva Adams
She lived (1908-91)

1962-63 Treasurer of the US Elizabeth Rudel Gastor Smith

1963-69 Assistant Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Alice Mitchell Rivlin
1975-83 Director of Congressional Budget Office
1993-94 Deputy Director of Budget of The White House
1994-96 Director of Budget and Management (Cabinet Member)
Vice-Chairperson of the Federal Revenue Board (National Bank) 1996-99. (b. 1931-)

1963-68 Treasurer of the US Kathryn E. O’Hay Granahan
Member of the Congress 1956-63.She lived (1894-1979)

1964-68 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Charlotte Moton Hubbard

1967-68 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for International Affairs Dorothy H. Jacobsen

1968-74 Assistant Secretary of State Barbara Mae Watson
1977-81 Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs
She was the first female and first black Assistant Secretary of State, Ambassador to Malaysia 1980-83 and lived (1918-83)

1968-72 Assistant Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Patricia Reilly Hitt

1968-77 Special Assistant to the President for Consumers’ Affairs Virginia Harrington Knaur
1981-89 Special Assistant to the President for Consumers’ Affairs
Director of the Office of Consumer’s Affairs in the Department of Health, Welfare and Education 1974-77 and 1981-85.

1969-72 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Margaret J. Tibbetts
Ambassador to Norway 1964-69.

1969 Director of The Interstate Commerce Commission Virginia Mae Brown
Assistant Attorney General of West Virginia 1952-62. She lived (1923-91)

1969-71 Treasurer of the US Dorothy Andrews Elston Kabis
She lived (1917-1971).

1969-77 Director of the US Mint Mary Elizabeth Brooks
She lived (1907-2002)

1969-77 Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts Nancy Hanks
She lived (1927-83)

1971-74 Treasurer of the US Romana Acosta Banuelos
(b. 1925-).

1972-76 Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mary

 Lawson

1972-73 Advisor of the President, Member of the Economic Council Dr. Marina von Neumann Whitman

1972-73 Assistant to the President for Women’s Issues Margery Harlow Knight

1972-75 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Caroll G. Brunthauer

1973-75 Advisor of the President (Cabinet Member) Anne Legendre Armstrong
Co-Chairperson of the National Republican Committee 1971-73, Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1975-77. In question as vice-Presidential running-mate for President Ford in 1976.

1973-75 Assistant Secretary of State Carol Clendening Laise (Bunker)
1975-78 Director General of the Foreign Service
As ambassador to Nepal she married the ambassador to Vietnam Ellsworth Bunker in 1967. She was the first female Assistant Secretary of State. She lived (1917-91)

1973-75 Spokesperson of the Department of State Simone A. Poulain

1973-77 Assistant Attorney General Carol Mosley Brown
Member in the Illinois State Legislature and Assistant Minority Leader 1978-88, Recorder of Deeds of Cook County 1988-92. Senator for Illinoys 1992-99, Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa 1999-2001, Candidate for the Presidency of USA.

1973-75 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Glora E.A. Toote

1973-75, Deputy Solicitor General Jewel Stradford Lafontant
The country's first African American U.S. Attorney from 1955, assigned to the Northern District of Illinois, and Ambassador at large and Coordinator for Refugee Affairs in the State Department 1989-93 and when not holding government office, she practiced private law. First married to John W. Rogers, secondly to H. Ernest LaFontant and thirdly to Naguib Soby Mankarious and mother of one son. She lived (1922-97).

1973-75 Chairperson of the Atomic Energy Commission Dixy Lee Ray
Governor of Washington State 1976-80 and lived (1914-94)

1974-76 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Virginia P. Allen

1974-75 Assistant Attorney General Carla Anderson Hills
1975-77 Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
1989-93 Trade Representative (Cabinet Member)
(b. 1926-)

1974-77 Treasurer of the US Francine I. Neff
(b. 1925-)

1974-76 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Betsy Ancker-Johnson

1974-81 Assistant Secretary of Education Virginia Yapp Trotter

1974-77 Special Assistant to the President for Women Services Patricia S. Lindh

1974-76 Assistant Press Secretary Margaret E. White
1975-76 Director of Communication of the White House

1975 Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, International Environment and Scientific Affairs Dixy Lee Ray
1977-81 Governor of Washington State. She lived (1914-94)

1975-77 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Judith M. Trent
1981-83 Assistant Secretary of Transportation

1975-77 Assistant to the President Margaret (Midge) Constanza

1976-77 Under Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Constance Berry Newman
1989-92 Director of the US Office of Personnel Management

1976-77 Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Juanita Ashcroft

1976-77 Chairperson of the Presidential Transition Team Barbara Davis [Blum]
1977-81 Deputy Director of Environment Protection Agency
As Transition Chairperson she supervised the transition from the Ford to the Carter Administration.

1976-81 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Carol Tucker Foreman

1977-79 Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Patricia Roberts Harris
1979 Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
1979-81 Secretary of Health and Human Resources
Ambassador to Luxembourg. First female black minister and first black ambassador 1965-67. She lived (1924-85)

1977-79 Secretary of Commerce Juanita Morris Kreps
An academic, she lived (1921-2010).

1977-80 Associate Press Secretary Claudia Townsend

1977-81 Advisor of the President and Member of the Security Council Jessica Tuchman

1977-80 Under Secretary of State Lucy Peters Wilson Benson
Secretary of Health of Massachusetts 1975-77. (b. 1927- )

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Resources and Labor Patricia Murphey Derian

1977-80 Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, International Environment and Scientific Affairs Patsy Takamoto Mink
Democratic Presidential Candidate 1972, Chairperson of Honolulu City Council
1983-85, candidate for governor of Hawaii 1986 and longtime member of the House of Representatives. She lived (1927-2002)

1977-80 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Evelyn Colbert

1977-81 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Sharon Erdkamp Ahmed

1977-79 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Sally F. Shelton-Colby
Ambassador to Barbados, Domenica, Grenada 1979-81 and Special Representative to Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Christopher and Nevis and Montserrat 1989-93.

1977-81 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Ruth H. Phillips
Appointed Ambassador to Benin in 1992

1977-81 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Marion V. Creekmore
In 1993-94 Ambassador to the Maldive Islands

1977-81 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Elizabeth Harper

1977-81 Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Ruth M. Davis

1977-81 Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence Lynn Etheridge Davis
1993-2001 Under Secretary of State

1977-81 Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence M. Kathleen Carpenter

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Antonia Handler Chayes
1979-80 Under Secretary of the Air Force

1977-81 Military Assistant of the Navy Department Major Gloria D. Redman

1977-79 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Donna Shalala
1993-2001 Secretary of Health and Human Resources

1977-81 Treasurer of the US and Director of the Mint Azie Taylor Morton
Special Assistant Chairperson of the National Democratic Committee 1972-77. S
he lived (1936-2003)

1977-81 Director of the US Mint Stella Hackel Sims
(b. 1926)

1977-81 Under Secretary of the Treasury Bette B. Andersen

1977-80 Assistant Attorney General Frances M. Green

1977-79 Assistant Attorney General Barbara Babcock

1977-80 Assistant Attorney General Doris M. Meissner

1977-81 Assistant Attorney General Patricia M. Wald

1977-79 Assistant Attorney General Patricia Diaz Dennis
1992-93 Assistant Secretary of State

1977-81 Deputy Under Secretary of the Interior Barbara Heller

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of the Interior Joan M. Davenport

1977-81 Secretary of Staff of National Security Council Christine Dodson

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of the Agriculture Joan Scott Wallace

1977-78 Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce Anne Wexler
1978-81 Assistant to the President
Member of the Carter Transition Team in 1976. She lived (1930-2009).

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Elsa A. Porter

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Jeanne R. Westphal

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of Energy and Environment Ruth Olesen

1977-81 Deputy Under Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Susan E. Forster

1977-89 Deputy Under Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Eileen Shanahan

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Arabella Martines

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Dr. Mary Frances Berry

1977-81 Assistant Secretary of Labor Eula Bingham

1977-81 Special Assistant to the President Sahra C. Weddington

1978 Assistant Secretary of State of Education of Cultural Affairs Alice Stone Ilchman

1978-79 Chief of Protocol Edith Huntington Jones Dobelle

1979-81 Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics Matters K.Mathea Falco

1979-81 Secretary of Education Shirley Mont Hufstedler

1979-81 Assistant Attorney General of Civil Affairs Alice Daniels

1979-81 Assistant to the President for Women’s Affairs Sahra Ragle Weddington

1980 Assistant Secretary of Education Martha E. Keys

1980-81 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Mable Murphy Smyth-Haith
Ambassador to Cameroon 1977-80 and to Cote d’Ivoire 1978-80.

1980-81 Member of the Transitorial Team Carol Lewitt Schwaetz
Member of the transition team from the Carter to the Regan Administration.

1981-85 Cabinet Member, U.N-Representative Jeanne Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick
In question as vice-Presidential running-mate for Bush 1988.
She lived (1926-2006)

1981-83 Assistant to the President for Public Liaison Elizabeth Hanford Dole
1983-87 Secretary of Transportation
1989-90 Secretary of Labor
In 1990-99 President of Red Cross of USA, Married to former Senator Bob Dole, who was the Republican Presidential Candidate in 1996, in 1999 she run herself but withdrew before the Republican Convention because of lack of funding.
In 2002 she was elected Senator for New Carolina and two years later she became Chairperson of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. (b. 1936-).

1981-85 Special Assistant to President, Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff of White House
1984-85 Deputy Assistant to the President
1985-88 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury
1988-92 Assistant Secretary of State for Public Liaison and Personal Assistant of the Secretary of State, Spokesperson of the Department of State
1992-93 Director of Communication, White House
2003
-04 Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
2003 Spokesperson of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq (The interim administration) Margaret DeBard
eleben Tutwiler
Ambassador to Morocco 2001-03.
Executive Vice-President for Communications and Government Relations of the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE, from 2004.

1981-85 Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs Sherrie M. Cooksey

1981-85 Special Assistant to the President for Communication Jonna E. Bistany

1981-85 Special Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Cabinet Affairs Becky Norton Dunlop

1981-85 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Vivian Deryck

1981-85 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Betsy Warren

1981-85 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Natalie Bellocchi

1981-83 Director General of Foreign Service Joan Clark
1983-88 Assistant Secretary of State
Ambassador to Malta 1979-81.

1981-82 Chief of Protocol of the Department of State Leonore Annenberg

1981-85 White House Fellow in Department of Defence Mary A. Wood

1981-85 Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Edith W. Martin

1981-85 Special Assistant in the Department of Defence for Foreign Affairs for the East Asia and Pacific Region Margaret R. Haberstroh

1981-85 Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence Sharon B. Cord

1981-85 Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Karen S. Rankin

1981-85 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Cora P. Beebe

1981-84 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Ann Dore McLaughlin
1984-87 Under Secretary of the Interior
1987-89 Secretary of Labor

1981-circa 85 Treasurer of the US Angela Marie Bay Buchanan

1981-91 Director of the US Mint Donna Pope
(b. 1931)

1981-83 Assistant Director of the Office of Management and Budget Joanne Lynne Cullen

1981-85 Assistant Director of the Office of Management and Budget Linda Smith

1981-85 Assistant Director of the Office of Management and Budget Marialice W. Daniels

1981-85 Assistant Director of the Office of the Management and Budget Joanna L. Culler

1981-84 Assistant Attorney General Carol E. Dinkin
1984-85 Deputy Attorney General

1981-85 Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior Diane K. Morales

1981-84 Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Ruth E. Reister

1981-84 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Mary Claiborne Jarratt

1981-85 Associate Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca F. Lambert

1981-82 Associate Deputy Secretary of Commerce Marta Hesse
1982-86 Assistant Secretary of Energy

1981-83 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Arlene Tripittt
1993-94 Associate Director of Office of Management and Budget, White House

1981-84 Assistant Attorney General Carol Eggert Dinkins
1984-85 Deputy Attorney General
As Deputy Attorney General she was second-in-command at the Department.

1981-85 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Judith T. Connor

1981-85 Deputy Under Secretary of Housing and Urban Development June Koch

1981-85 Assistant Secretary of Education Jean S. Tufts

1981-85 Assistant Secretary of Education Anne Graham

1981 Acting Assistant Secretary of Education Sally Hayden Christensen

1981-84 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Service Pamela G. Baily

1981-85 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Service Judith L. Tandy

1981-83 Assistant Administrator of the Environment Protection Agency Ann McGill Gorsuch Burford

1982-89 Chief of Protocol of the Department of State Selwa Rosevelt

1982-89 Under Secretary of Commerce Donna Claire Frame Tuttle
1989-91 Deputy Secretary of Commerce
As Deputy Secretary she was second-in-command of the Department.

1983-85 Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Margaret M. O'Shaughnessy Heckler
Former member of the House of Representatives, 1985-89 Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland.

1983-85 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Arlene Evans Bayenett

1983-86 Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Wilson Lawrence
1986-87 Under Secretary-designate of Agriculture

1983-89 Treasurer of the US Katherine Davalos Ortega

1983-86 Commissioner of the Social Security Administration Martha A. McSteen
(b. 1923-)

1983-85 Presidential Spokesperson Faith Ryan Whittesly
In 1981-85 and 1985-89 Ambassador to Switzerland.

1984-89 Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics Matters Ann B. Wrobleski
In 1987-89 Ambassador and Member of the UN-Narcotic’s Committee and the Social Committee.

1984-88 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Brenda B. King

1984-89 Assistant Secretary of Housing Ann Kelsey Marschall

1984-91 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Kathrine M. Bulow

1984-89 Assistant Secretary of Education Bonnie Guiton
1989-90 Special Advisor to the President for Consumer Affairs
In 1991-92 Secretary of Consumer Affairs of California.

1985-89 Assistant Secretary of State for European and Canadian Affairs Rozanne Lejeanne Ridgway
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State 1976-77, Ambassador to Finland 1977-8, Councellor of the Department of State  1980 and Ambassador to East Germany, DDR 1983-85. (b. 1955-)

1985-89 Assistant Secretary of Defence Margo Duer Black Carlisle

1985-89 Assistant Secretary of Defence Barbara Syridon Pope
1989-93 Assistant Secretary of the Navy
2001- Assistant Secretary of State of Civil Rights

1985-89 Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Judy Ann Miller
1993-96 Assistant Secretary of the Air Force

1985-89 Assistant Secretary of the Navy Alice M. Stratton

1985-89 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Mary Ann T. Knaus

1985-89 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Joan M. McEntee

1984-84 Assistant Secretary of Commerce J. Bonnie Newman
1989-91 Assistant to the President for Management and Administration
Scholar and university administrator since. Nominated U.S. Senator for New Hampshire in February 2009 as successor to the Republican Senator who was nominated as Commerce Secretary, but withdrew after a few days and continued in the Senate. (b. 1946-). 

1985-87 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Hillings

1985-86 Assistant Secretary of Energy Mary L. Walker

1986-91 Deputy Assistant SecretaSary of State Lauralee Milberg Peters
In 1992-97 Ambassador to Sierra Leone.

1986-87 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Frances Dee Cook
Ambassador to Burundi 1980-83, to Cameroon 1989-93 and to Oman from 1995.

1986-88 Assistant Secretary of Education Frances McMurbray Norris
1990-93 Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

1986-89 Commissioner of the Social Security Administration Dorcas R. Hardy
(b. 1946-)

1988-89 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Jill Knight
1989-93 Chief Financial Officer in the Department of State
1991 Acting Under Secretary of State of Management

1988-89 US-Trade Representative Gwendolyn T. Bronson

1988-91 Deputy Under Secretary of State Michelle Easton

1988-89 Assistant Secretary of Interior Janet J. McCoy
Director of the Office of Tourism and Visitor Service of California 1967-70, 1981-86/88 High Commissioner to the US Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands. Involved in a number of election-campaigns – i.a. the “Regan For President” 1976-80. 1988-89. (She lived 1916-1995)

1988-89 Assistant Secretary of Interior Becky Norton Dunlop

1989-90 Assistant of the President and Cabinet Secretary Edith Holiday

1989-92 Assistant Secretary of State for Public Liaison Elizabeth M. Tamposi

1989-92 Assistant Secretary of State of Legislative Affairs Janet Gardener Mullins
1992-93 Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, White House

1989-91 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Jane Becker
From 1991-93 Representative to United Nations in Vienna and the Atomic Energy Agency.

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of the Army Susan Morrisey Livingstone
2001-04 Under Secretary of the Navy
2003 Acting Secretary of the Navy
Vice-President of the US Red Cross 1993-98 and Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chairperson of the Association of the United States Army 1998-2001.

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of the Navy Jacqueline Schafer

1989-93 Deputy Secretary of the Air Force Anne N. Foreman

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Desire Tucker-Sorini

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Mary C. Sophus

1989-92 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Hollis S. McLaughlin

1989-93 Treasurer of the US Catalina Vásques Vallalpondo

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of the Interior in the US-Trust Territories of the Pacific Stella Garcia Guerra

1989-circa 93 Assistant Secretary of the Interior Constance Harriman

1989-93 Assistant Attorney General Mary Lawton

1989-circa 93 Assistant Attorney General Shirley D. Peterson

1989-92 Deputy Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao
2001-09 Secretary of Labor
2017- Secretary of Transportation
Former Peace Corps and former President and leader of the United Way charitable organization. Married to the Republican Senator Mitch McConnell from Kentucky, and was the Asian-American woman in the Cabinet. (b. 1953-)

1989-91 Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Ann M. Veneman
1991-93 Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
2001-
05 Secretary of Agriculture
As Deputy Secretary she was second-in-command of the Department. Secretary of Agriculture of California 1996-98. (b. 1950-)

1989-92 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Catherine N. Bertini
From 1992 Executive Director of the World Food Program of the UN in Rome

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture JoAnne Smith

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Susan Schwab
2003-06 Deputy Trade Representative
2006-  Trade Representative (Cabinet Member)
President's Cabinet and serves as the President’s principal trade advisor, negotiator, and spokesperson on trade issues.

1989-ca.91 Assistant Secretary of Commerce L. Joyce Hampers

1989-circa 91 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Janice Obuchowski

1989-92 Assistant US Trade Representative Victoria Clarke
2001-03 Assistant Secretary of Defence

1989-circa 91 Deputy Under Secretary of Labor Shellyn Gae McCaffrey

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Labor Nancy Risque Rohrbach

1989-circa 93 Assistant Secretary of Labor Kathleen M. Harrington

1989-circa 93 Assistant Secretary of Labor Jennifer Lynn Dorn

1989-90 Under Secretary of Health and Human Service Constance Horner
1990-91 Deputy Secretary of Health
Second-in-command of the Department 1989-91.

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Service Jo Ane Barnh

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Service Audrey Forbes Manley

1989-circa 93 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Service Kay C. James

1989-circa 93 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Service Mary Sheila Gail

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Service Alixe Glen

1989-93 Surgeon General Antonia Coello Novello
She was the first Hispanic and female head of the Public Health Service and supervisor of the Medical System of USA. She had rang of Vice-Admiral (1944-)

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Housing Linda Marston

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Housing S. Anna Kondratas

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Kate More

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Marion Blakey
1992-93
Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
2002-07
Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration

1989-circa 93 Assistant Secretary of Energy Jacqueline Knox Brown

1989-circa 93 Assistant Secretary of Education Nancy Mohr Kennedy

1989-circa 93 Assistant Secretary of Education Betsy Brand

1989-circa 93 Assistant Secretary of Education Rita Esquivel

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs Sylvia Chavez Long

1989-93 Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs Joann K. Webb

1989-93 Commissioner of the Customs Service Carol B. Hallett

1989-92 Commissioner of the Social Security Administration Gwendolyn S. King
(b. 1941-)

1989-95 Chairperson of the Federal Trade Commission Janet Dempsey Steiger
She lived (1939-2004)

1990-92 Deputy Secretary of the Navy Carlyn Bedcraft
1992-98 Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence

1991-93 Secretary of Commerce Barbara Hackman Barnes Franklin

1991-93 Secretary of Labor Lynn Martin
Candidate for the Presidency of the National Republican Committee in 1993.

1991-2005 Acting Assistant Trade Representative Cathy Novelli
2014-17
Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment
Worked for Apple 2005-13.

1991-93 Administrator of the Small Business Administration Patricia F. Saiki

1992-93 Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy Patricia Diaz Dennis

1992-93 Chief of Protocol of the Department of State Mary Mllonzi Raiser

1992-93 Acting Deputy Secretary of Energy Linda G. Stuntz
She was second-in-command of the Department.

1992-93 Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts Anne-Imelda Radic

1992-93 Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Shirley D. Peterson

1992-2003 Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Kathleen Hawk Sawyer

1993-2001 Attorney General Janet Reno
For many years District Attorney in Florida. Before her appointment was approved by the senate two other nominees, Zoe Baird and Kimba Wood, had to withdraw their candidatures because they had employed illegal immigrants as nannies and house-helps. In 2002 she lost the bid for the nominiation as  Democrat Candidate for Governor. (Janet Reno’s father immigrated from Denmark and changed the family name from Rasmussen). She lived (1937-2016).

1993-97 Secretary of Energy Hazel Reid Rollins O'Leary
Assistant Attorney General of New Jersey
circa 1970-74, Assistant Administrator of the Federal Environment Agency 1977-78 and Appointee for the Department of Energy in the Ford and Carter administrations. (b. 1937-)

1993-97 United Nations-Representative (Ambassador) Madeleine Korbel Albright
1997-2001 Secretary of State (Foreign Minister)
As Foreign Minister she was the highest ranking of the secretaries and fourth in the hierarchy of the Republic, after the President, Vice-President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. (born 1937 in Czechoslovakia as Maria Jana Korbelova)

1993-95 Chairperson of the Council of Economic Advisors Laura d'Andrea Tyson
1995-97 Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for National Economic Policy

1993-2001 Administrator of Environment Protection Agency (Cabinet Member) Carol Browner
2009-11 Assistant to the President and Director of the Office for Energy and Climate Change
Head of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection 1991-93. In the Obama-administration she acted as
"climate czar" and coordinate environmental, energy, climate and related matters for the federal government. (b. 1955-).

1993-2001 Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration Jolene M. Molitoris  

1993 Acting Maritime Administrator Joan B. Yim

1993-97 Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts Jane Alexander
(b. 1939-)

1993-2000 Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Doris Meissner
(b. 1941)

1993 Acting Administrator of the General Services Administration Julia Stasch

1993-97 Secretary of The Air Force Shiela E. Widnall
Secretary of the Air Force-department within the Department of Defence.

1993-97 Assistant to the President, Director of Public Liaison Alexis M. Herman
1997-2001 Secretary of Labor
Director of the Women’s Bureau in the Department of Labor 1977-81 and Deputy Chairperson of the National Democratic Committee 1991-92. (b. 1947-)

1993-94 Assistant to the President, Director of Scheduling and Advance Marcia L. Hale
1994-97 Assistant to the President, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs

1993-95 Assistant to the President Joan N. Baggett

1993-97 Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy Carol Rasco

1993-95 Special Assistant to the President and Staff Director of the National Security Council
1995-97 Deputy Assistant to the President and Member of the Security Council Nancy E. Soderberg
Alternate Permanent Representative to the United Nations with rank of ambassador 1997-2001. She worked with UN peacekeeping operations and was alternate representative in the Security Council. .

1993-95 Cabinet Secretary and Deputy Assistant to the President Christine A. Warney

1993-94 Press Secretary, Presidential Spokesperson and Deputy Assistant to the President
1994-96 Assistant to the President and Director of Communication Dee Dee Myer
(b. 1964-)

1993-94 Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyne Elders
Director of Health of Arkansas
1987-93. As Surgeon General she had rang of a Vice-Admiral.

1993-98 Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Deborah Roche Lee James
2013-17 Secretary of the Airforce

1993-97 Under Secretary of State for Economy Business and Agricultural Affairs Joan Edelman Spero

1993-97 First Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Affairs Robyn Lynn Rapahael
Since 1997 Ambassador to Tunisia.

1993-2002 Assistant Secretary of State for Counsellor Affairs Mary A. Ryan
Ambassador to Mali
1984-88, to Sierra Leone 1988-90 and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs 1990-93.

1993-96 Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, International Environment and Scientific Affairs Elinor Geer Constable
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
1980-85 and Ambassador to Kenya 1985-92.

1993-97 Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration Phyllis Elliot Oakley
1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of state of Intelligence and Research
Deputy Spokesperson
1986-89 and Deputy Assistant Secretary 1991-93. (b. 1934-)

1993-96 Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs Wendy Ruth Sherman
1996-2001 Counsellor of the Department of State (Ambassador)
1998-99 Acting Under Secretary of State of Global Affairs
2011-15 Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
2014-15 Acting Deputy Secretary of State
Former Special Secretary of Children and Youth and Director of Child Welfare in Maryland. Scholar from 2015.

1993-95/96 Spokesperson of the Department of State Christine Shelly

1993-96 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Prudence Brushnell
Ambassador to Kenya
1996-99 and to Guatemala 1999.

1993-96 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Anne Woods Patterson
1996-97 Acting Assistant Secretary of State
Appointed Ambassador to El Salvador 1997-2000 and to Colombia from 2000.

1993-99 Assistant Secretary of Defence Deborah E. Lee

1993-97 Assistant Secretary of Defence Katharine DeLaski

1993-94 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Deborah J. Danker

1993-96 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Alicia Hancock Munnell
1996-2001 Member of the Council of Economic Advisors

1993-94 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and Chief Financial Officer Deborah M. Witchey

1993-97 44th Commissioner of Inland Revenue Margaret Millner Richardson

1993-2001 Treasurer of the US Mary Ellen Hinamon Withrow
Treasurer of the County of Marion
1974-80 and Treasurer of Ohio 1980-93.

1993-97/98 Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs Ada Deer
A Menominee Indian.

1993-96 Assistant Secretary of the Interior Elizabeth Ann Reike

1993-97 Assistant Secretary and Assistant to the Secretary of the Interior Bonnie R. Cohen
1997-2001 Under Secretary of State for Management and Administration

1993-97 Assistant Attorney General Anne K. Bingmaman

1993-2001 Assistant Attorney General Eleanor Acheson

1993-2000 Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson
2009 Acting Assistant Attorney General
2009-11 Assistant Attorney General
Appointed Deputy Assistant Attorney General in January 2009 and designated in May.

1993-95 Assistant Attorney General Shiela Forster Anthony
1995 Assistant Secretary of Commerce

1993-98 Under Secretary of Commerce Mary Lowe Good

1993-95 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Rita Hayes

1993-97 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Loretta Dunn

1993-96 Deputy US-Trade Representative Charlene Barshefshy
1996-97 Acting Trade Representative
1997-2001 Trade Representative (Cabinet Member)
Took over the post after her predecessor, Michael Cantor, was chosen to succeed Secretary of Commerce, Rob Brown, who was killed in a plane crash together with a number of co-workers in Croatia.

1993-96 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Food and Consumer Services Ellen Haas
1996-98 Under Secretary of Agriculture

1993-95 Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Shirley R. Watkins
1997-2001 Under Secretary of Agriculture

1993-96 Assistant Secretary of Energy Susan F. Tierney

1993-95 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Roberta Achtenberg
Candidate for Mayor of San Francisco in 1995. A lesbian activist.

1993-94 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Jean Nolan
1994-96 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Resources

1993-96 Assistant Deputy Secretary of Labor Geri D. Palast
1996-2001 Assistant Secretary of Labor

1993-96 Assistant Secretary of Labor Betty Bolden

1993-96 Deputy Secretary of Education Madeleine M. Kunin
Lieutenant Governor
1978-82 and Governor of Vermont 1984-89, Member of Transitorial Team 1992-93, Ambassador to Switzerland 1996-99 and from 1997 also to Liechtenstein. (b. 1933 in Zürich)

1993-96 Assistant Secretary of Education Augusta Kappner

1993-98 Assistant Secretary of Education Judith Heumann

1993-2001 Assistant Secretary of Education Norma V. Cantú

1993-97 Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs Kathy Elena Jurado

1993-96 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Resources Avis LaVelle

1993-99 Associate - Protection Agency Loretta Ucelli
1999-2001 Presidential Advisor and Director of Communications

1993-97 Commissioner of the Social Security Administration Shirley S. Chater

1993-97 Special Assistant to the President, Senior Director of African Affairs Dr. Susan E. Rice
1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
2009-13 Cabinet Member and Ambassador to the United Nations
2013-17 Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and National Security Advisor
University lecturer. In 2012 she was considered the most likely candidate for Secretary of State until she withdrew her name for consideration. (b. 1964-)

1994-97 Special Assistant to the President, Director of White House Operations Kathleen McGinthy

1994-2001 Special Assistant to the President, Director of Research Ann F. Walker

1994-2001 Assistant to the President for Personnel J. Veronica Biggins

1994-96 Assistant to the President for Management and Administration and Executive Director of the
White House Agency of Administration Patsy Thomason

1994-96 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Joan Louge-Inder

1994-2001 Assistant Secretary of Defence Sandra Kaplan Stuart
In 1993-94 Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence.

1994-98 Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Jane B. Fites
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence 1984-94

1994-97 Deputy Attorney General Jamie Gorelick

1994-97 Assistant Attorney General Jo Ann Harris

1994-2001 Assistant Attorney General Lois J. Schiffer
Deputy Assistant Attorney General
1993-94.

1994-97 Assistant Attorney General Eleanor D. Acheson

1994-97 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Susan G. Esserman
1996 Acting General Councel of the Department of Commerce

1994 Acting Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Patricia Jensen

1994-97 Assistant Secretary of Energy Christine A. Ervin

1994-97 Assistant Secretary of Energy Tara J. O'Toole
2009-17 Undersecretary of Homeland Security

1994-2001 Assistant Secretary of Energy Patricia Fry Godley

1994-2001 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Louise Frankel Stroll

1994-98 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marilynn A. Davis

1994-97 Assistant Secretary of Labor Cynthia A. Metzler
1996 Acting Deputy Secretary of Labor
Apparently Acting Secretary of the Department at some point.

1994-97 Assistant Secretary of Labor Anne H. Lewis
1997-99 Assistant to the President, Director of Communications
1999-2001 Assistant to the President and Counsellor

1994-98 Assistant Secretary of Labor E. Olena Berg
In 1991-94 Chief Deputy Treasurer of California.

1994-97 Assistant Secretary of Education Sharon Porter Robinson

1994-97 Assistant Secretary of Education Kay Casatevens

1994-97 Chairperson of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Ricki Tigert Helfer

1995-2001 Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, International Environment and Scientific Affairs  Eileen B. Claussen

1995-2001 Director General of the Foreign Service Teresita Curri Schaffer
Ambassador to Sri Lanka and The Maldives
1992-95.

1995-2001 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Melissa Skolfield
Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department
1993-95.

1995-97 Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary Kitty Higgins

1995-97 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Melinda Kimble
1997-2001 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environment

1995–99 Chairperson of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Shirley Ann Jackson
(b. 1946-)

1996-2001 Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs Barbara Mills Larkin
Deputy Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs
1993-96.

Circa 1996 Assistant Secretary of State Aurelia E. Brazeael
Former Ambassador

1996-97 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Diedre A. Davis

1996-99 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Barbara J. Griffiths
Ambassador to Iceland 1999-2001.

1996-97 Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Alice C. Maroni

1996-2001 Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Sherri Wasserman Goodman

1996-97 Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Coleen A. Preston

1996 Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Darlene A. Druyun

1996-2001 Assistant Secretary of the Army Helen T. McCoy

1996-98 Assistant Secretary of the Army Sara E. Lister

1996-2001 Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eugene Brickhouse

1996-2001 Assistant Secretary of The Treasury Linda L. Robertson

1996-99 Assistant Attorney General Loretta Collins Argett

1996-98 Assistant Associate Attorney General Joan Silverstein

1996-99 Assistant Secretary of the Interior Patricia J. Beneke

1996-99 Deputy Attorney General Beth Nolan
1999-2001 Chief White House Councel
She was White House Councel (on Legal Affairs) 1998-98, before becoming the first female chief legal advisor of the President

1996-98 Under Secretary of Commerce Mary L. Good

1996-98 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Jane Bobilt

1996-97 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Lauri Fitz-Pegadoel

1996-2001 Assistant Trade Representative Jane Bradley

1996-2001 Assistant Trade Representative Elizabeth Arky

1996-2001 Assistant Trade Representative Suzanne Early

1996-2001 Assistant Trade Representative Dorothy Dwoskin

1996-97 Assistant Trade Representative Nancy Adams

1996-2001 and 2009-17 Assistant Trade Representative Wendy Cutler

1996-2001 Under Secretary of Agriculture Jill Long-Thomson
Democratic Congresswoman 1988-94, Candidate for Governor in Indiana for the November 2008-elections. (b. 1952-).

1996-98 Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Mary Anne Keefee
1997 Acting Under Secretary of Agriculture

1996-97 Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Catherine Woteki
1997 Acting Under Secretary of Agriculture
1997-2001 Under Secretary of Agriculture
2010-17Under Secretary of Agriculture

1996-2001 Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Inga Smulkstyts

1996-(98) Assistant Secretary of Transportation Melissa J. Spillenkothen

1996-97 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Elizabeth K. Julian

1996-97 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Mary Jo Bane

1996 Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor Patricia W. Lattmore
1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of Labor

1996-97 Assistant Secretary of Labor Susan R. King

1996-97 Assistant Secretary of Education Delia Pompa
Director of Agency of Spanish Speakers/Bilingual Education
1997-99.

1996-2001 Assistant Secretary of Education Patricia W. McNeil

1996-98 Acting Under Secretary of Education Judith A. Winston
2001 Under Secretary of Education
President Clinton appointed her Under-secretary 4/1-01 as one of his last appointments before leaving office.

1996-97 Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff of the White House
1999-2001 Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy Evelyn Simowitz Lieberman
Director of Voice of America 1997-99.

1996-97 Assistant to the President for Management and Administration Jodie R. Torkelson

1997-2001 Cabinet Member, Director of the Office of Personnel Management Janice R. Lachance

1997-2001 Administrator of Small Businesses Agency (Cabinet Member) Aida Alvarez

1997-2002 Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration Jane F. Garvey
(b. 1944)

1997-2001 Under Secretary of State for Management Bonni R. Cohen

1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of State Jane E. Becker

1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of State for Population Relations and Migration Julia Vabala Taft

1997 Chief of Protocol of the Department of State Molly R. Raiser

1997-2001Chief of Protocol of the Department of State Ambassador Mary Mel Frensh
Assistant Chief
1993-96 and Deputy Chief of Protocol 1996-97.

1997-98 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and Chief Financial Officer Nancy Killefer
2009 Designate Deputy Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget and White House Chief Performance Office
As CPO she would have charged with restoring fiscal order and reforming government, but resigned over problems with unpaid taxes.

1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of Defence Rudy de Leon

1997-98 Under Secretary of Agriculture Shirley R. Watkins

1997-2001 Under Secretary of Agriculture Miley Gonzales

1997-98 Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce Marjory Searing

1997-2001 Deputy Secretary of Energy Betsy Moler

1997-98 Assistant to the President, Director of Scheduling Stephanie Street

1997-2001 Assistant to the President, Deputy Chief of Staff Sylvia M. Mathews

1997-2001 Assistant to the President, Chief of Staff to the Chief of Staff Victoria Rodd

1997-2001 Assistant to the President, Chief of Staff to the First Lady Melanne Verver

1997-2001 Assistant to the President, Director of Public Liaison Maria Echaveste

1997-99 Assistant to the President, Director of Management and Administration Virginia Apruzzo
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor, The highest ranking openly lesbian ever in the US Administration.

1997 Acting Director of the White House of Administration Ada Posey

1997-2001 Special Assistant to the President Jennifer Palmien

1997-2001 Special Assistant to the President Kelly Craighead

1997-2001 Special Assistant to the President for Cabinet Affairs Anne E. McGuire

1997-2001 Deputy Press Secretary of the President Lorrie McHugh

1997-2001 Deputy Press Secretary of the President Kathleen M. McKier

1997-2001 Deputy Press Secretary of the President April Mellody

1997-99 Chairperson of the Council of National Economic Advisors Janet Yellen
Vice Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 2010-14 and Chairperson from 2014 (Central Bank Governor).

1997-2001 Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Donna S. Richtoirg

1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of Defence Deborah R. Lee

1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of the Army Carol A. Smith

1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of the Navy Deborah P. Christie

1997-98 Deputy Secretary of Transportation Jane B. Decell

1997 Acting Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Susan Forward

1997 Acting Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Susan King

1997 Acting Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Peta Evans

1997-98 Acting Assistant Attorney General Dawn E. Johnsen
2009-11 Assistant Attorney General
Deputy Assistant Attorney General 1993-1996 and Law Professor at the Indiana University School of Law.

1997 Acting Assistant Attorney General Isabelle K. Pinzler

1997-2001 Associate Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency Shelly M. Metzenbaum

1997-2001 Assistant Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency Mary D.Nichols

1997-2001 Assistant Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency Lynn R. Goldman

1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Olivia Golden

1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Jeanette C. Takamura
First Deputy Secretary of Hawaii's Department of Health 1994-97.

1997-2001 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Margaret Ann Hamburg
2009-15 Commissioner of the Food and Drugs Administration
Former New York City Commissioner of Health. (b. 1955-).

1997-2001 Deputy Under Secretary of Veteran Affairs Nora Egan

1998-2000 Deputy Secretary of Labor Kathryn O. Higgins
Second-in-command of the Department.


1998 Assistant Secretary of State Barbara Larkin
Former Ambassador

1998 Acting Assistant Secretary of State Genie Norris

1998-2001 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Deidre A. Davis

1998-2000 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State of Near Eastern European Affairs A. Elizabeth Jones
2001-05
Assistant Secretary of State of European Affairs
 Ambassador to Kazakhstan 1995-98

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of Defence Dr. Sue Bailey

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of the Navy Carolyn Bedcraft
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence 1992-98

1998 Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and Comptroller Gladys J. Commons
2009-17 Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and Comptroller
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and Comptroller 1994-2002

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower, Reserve Affairs, Installations and Environment Ruby Butler DeMesme

1998-2001 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of The Treasury Mozelle W. Thomson

1998 and 2004-05 Acting Comptroller of the Currency Julie L. Williams

1998 Acting Assistant Secretary of Interior Sylvia Baca
Deputy Assistant Secretary from 1995.

1998-(99) Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Eva Plaza

1998-2001 Assistant Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban and Development Maxine Griffith

1998-2001 Acting Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Reba T. Pittmann Evans

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Elisabeth A. Breese
Deputy Assistant Secretary 1
995-98.

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of the Transportation Mellissa Allen

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of the Transportation Eugene Conti

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of Interior Gracie Garcia

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of Commerce F. Amanda Debusk

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Deborah Kilmer

1998-2001 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Awilda Marquez

1998-2001 Deputy Solicitor General Barbara Underwood
2001 Acting Solicitor General

1998–2001 Chairperson of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Donna A. Tanoue
(b. 1954-)

1999-2001 Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control Avis Thayer Bohler

1999-2001 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Nancy Jo Powell
2001 Acting Assistant Secretary of State
Ambassador to Uganda 1997-99 and from 2001 to Ghana. Her predecessor on the post in the Dep. of State was Vicky Huddelston. Designate Director General of the Foreign Service in 2009.

1999-2001 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Wendy J. Chamberlain
She was Ambassador to Laos 1996-99 and from 2001 to Pakistan

1999-2001 Under Secretary of the Air Force Carol Diabattiste

1999-2001 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Michelle Andrew Smith
She had been Deputy Secretary since 1993

1999-2001 Assistant Secretary of The Interior Sylvia V. Baca

1999-2000 First Assistant Secretary of Energy Rose Eilene Gottemoeller
2009-16 Assistant Secretary of State
2012-16 Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
Appointed Deputy Secretary General of NATO in 2016

1999-2001 Under Secretary of Commerce Dr. Cheryl L. Shauers

1999-2001 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Linda J. Bilmes

1999-2001 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Kelly H. Carnes

1999-2001 Associate Assistant Secretary of Labor Mary Carol Lewis

1999-2001Assistant Secretary of Energy Carolyn L. Huntoon

1999-2001Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Susan Wachter

1999-2001 Associate Administration of the Environment Protection Agency Stephanie Cutter

1999-2001 Special Assistant to the President for Cabinet Affairs Janet Murguia

1999 Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget Laura Quinn

1999 Chairperson of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Greta Joy Dicus
She lived (1939-2006)

2000-01 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Lisa Gayle Ross
Deputy Assistant Secretary from 1998

Until 2000 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Susan S. Jacobs
From 2000 Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

2000-01 Under Secretary of Education Judith A. Winston

2000-01 Assistant Secretary of Labor Leslie Beth Kramerich

2000-01 Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary Lou Leary
From 1998 Deputy Assistant Attorney General

2000 Acting Assistant Secretary of Interior Sylvia Baca
Deputy Assistant Secretary since 1995

2000 Acting Assistant Secretary of Health Susan F. Wood
Deputy Assistant Secretary from 1997

2000 Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor Leah D. Daughtry

2000-01 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Troy Hamilton Cribb

2000-01 Deputy Under Secretary of Veteran Affairs France M. Murphy

2000-01 Acting Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Mary Ann Wyrsch 

2000-03 Assistant Trade Representative for Industry, Market Access and Telecommunications Florizelle Liser
2011-> Assistant Trade Representative for Africa 

2001-05 Cabinet Member and National Security Advisor Dr. Condoleezza Rice
2003-04 Director of the Iraq Stabilization Group at the White House
2005- Secretary of State
Director of Soviet and East European Affairs in the National Security Council 1989-93. Professor of International Affairs of Stanford University. As Head of the Stabilization Group she coordinated and oversaw the stateside element of the rebuilding projects while the direction of U.S. efforts on the ground in Iraq remained under the authority of Paul Bremer as the head of the Coalition Provisional Authority. (b. 1955-)

2001-06 Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton
Attorney General of Colerado 1991-99.

2001 Designate Secretary of Labor Linda Chavez
Withdrew her candidature after it was disclosed that she had employed an illegal immigrant. She would have been the first Hispanic-American Member of the Cabinet.

2001-03 -al Protection Agency
Christine Todd Whitman
Governor of New Jersey 1994-2001. She was reelected to the post in November 2000 but resigned in order to become member of the Federal Cabinet. (b. 1946-).

2001-09 Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs Paula J. Dobriansky
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State 1987-90 and involved in international affairs since.

2001-03 Under Secretary of State for Public Affairs Charlotte L. Beers
She has a career in PR and advertisement  

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of State for Asian and Pacific Affairs Christina Maria Bagley Rocca
2005-09 Assistant Secretary of State for
South and Central Asian Affairs

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of State for European and Cultural Affairs Patricia de Stacy Harrison
2004-05 Acting Under Secretary for Public Affairs
Co-Chairman of the Republican National Committee
1997-2000
and from 2005 President and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

2001-03 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Elizabeth Cheney
2005-09 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and Coordinator for Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiatives.
The daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney, she resigned in 2003 to work for the Bush-Cheney re-election campaign.


2001-04 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Nonproliferation Controls Susan F. Burk
2004-05 Acting Assistant Secretary of State of Bureau

2001-09 Director General and Chairperson of the Board of the Foreign Service Ruth A. Davis
Former ambassador to a number of countries

2001-04 Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Diane K. Morales
She was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence 1990-93.

2001-03 Assistant Secretary of Defence (Pentagon Spokesperson) Torie Clarke
Former Press Spokesperson for former President Bush and for other officials, and was Assistant US Trade Representative 1989-92

2001-03 Assistant Secretary of the Army Sandra L. Pack
2005-09
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and Chief Financial Officer

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs Maureen P. Cragin
Herself a veteran from the Navy

2001-09 Assistant Deputy Secretary of  Veteran Affairs Laura J. Miller  

2001-03 U.S. Treasurer Rosario Marin
The Treasurer oversees the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the U.S. Mint.


2001-05 Director of the US Mint Henrietta Holsman Fore
2005-07 Under Secretary of State for Management

(b. 1948)

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Michele Davis

2001-05 Director of the US Mint Henrietta Holsman Fore
2005-09
Under Secretary of State for Management

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of the Interior Patricia Lynn Scarlett
2005-09 Deputy Secretary of the Interior
2006 Acting Secretary of the Interior
As Deputy Secretary she was second-in-command of the Department.

2001-05 Assistant Attorney General Deborah J. Daniels

2001-09 Assistant Attorney General Eileen J. O’Connor

2001 Acting Assistant Secretary of Energy Carolyn Huntoon

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Energy Vicky Lynn Anderson Bailey

2001-04 Under Secretary of Commerce Kathleen Bell Cooper

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Maria Cino
2005-09 Deputy Secretary of Transportation
2006 Acting Secretary of Transportation

Deputy Chairman of the Republican National Committee
u
ntil 2005.

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Brenda L. Becker

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Linda M. Conlin
Director of the Department of Travel and Tourism of New Jersey 1994-99.

2001-09 Deputy Trade Representative Linnet Frazier Deily
Also title of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

2001-04 Under Secretary of Agriculture Elsa A. Murano

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture
Mary Brice Kirtley Waters

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Labor Kristine A. Iverson

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Labor Ann L. Combs

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Transportation and Chief Financial Officer Donna R. McLean

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Education Rebecca O. Campoverde

2001-03 Assistant Secretary of Education Carol D’Amico

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Education Susan B. Neuman

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Anna M. Farias

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Janet Hale

2001-03 Deputy -al Protection Agency Linda J. Fisher  

2001-04 Assistant -al Protection Agency Marianne Lamont Horinko
2003 Acting -al Protection Agency

2001-04 Special Assistant to the President and Director of Media Affairs at the White House
2005-09 White House Communications Director N
icolle Devenish
She was Communications Director for the Bush-Cheney 2004 presidential campaign

2001-05 Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy Margaret La Montagne Spellings
2005-09 Secretary of Education
Education Advisor of the Governor of Texas
1995-2001.

2001-03 Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary Harriet Miers
2003-04 Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff
2004-09 Counsel to the Presidet for Legal Affairs

Nominated for the Supreme Court in 2005 but withdrew her candidature. Instead a more conservative man was appointed.

2001-02 Assistant to the President and Councelor to the Vice-President Mary Matalin

2001-04 Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council
2005-09
Assistant Secretary of State for Africa Jendayi E. Frazer
Ambassador to South Africa 2004-05.


2001-05 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Sheila C. Blair

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Service Josefina Carbonell

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Labor Emily S. DeRocco

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Labor Kristine Ann Iverson

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Melody H. Fennet

2001-09 Assistant Secretary of Energy Jessie H. Robertson

2001-09 Assistant Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency Judith E. Aynes

2001-09 Assistant - Protection Agency Kimberly T. Nelson

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Read Van de Water

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Julie Nichols

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Defence Michelle Van Cleaves

2001-05 Assistant Secretary of Health Eve Slater

2001-05 and 2006-09 Assistant Secretary of Education Sally Stroup

2001-09 Deputy Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Nancy Dorn
Former Legislative Affairs Assistant for Vice President Dick Cheney
 

2001-07 Commissioner of the Social Security Administration Jo Anne B. Barnhart
(b. 1950-)

2002-08 Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Maura Ann Harty
Ambassador to Paraguay 1997-99.

2002-09 Assistant Secretary of State of Verification and Compliance Paula DeSutter

2002-04 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy Pam Olson

2002-05 Assistant Secretary of the Interior Rebecca Wunder Watson

2002-05 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Carolyn Yvonne Peoples

2002-07 Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administratio Marion Blakey

2002-03 Acting Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts Eileen Mason
(b. 1943-)

2003-07 Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration Karen P. Tandy

2003-06 Under Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Hale
Up to her appointment she was Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services and former Assistant Secretary of Transportation and Acting Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The Department of Homeland Security was created after the terrorist attacks of the 11th of September 2002.

2003-04 Acting Assistant Secretary of Energy Shannon D. Henderson
Former currently Deputy Assistant Secretary.

2003-05 Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Pamela Turner 
Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs at the White House 1981-89.

2003-05 Assistant Secretary of Education Karen Johnson

2003-05 Assistant Secretary of Education of Vocational and Adult Education Susan Sclafani

2003-05 Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Cynthia R. Church
Deputy Press Secretary of the Department of State 2001-03.

2003- Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Kate A. Coler

2003- Assistant Secretary of Transportation Nicole R. Nason

2003-05 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Cristina Beato 
Until her appointment she was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the department. 

2003-09 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Jennifer Baxendell Young 
Until her appointment she was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation at the department

2003-09 Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Karen P. Tandy
Until 2003 Associate Deputy Attorney General and the Director of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF).

2003-04 Acting Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs Aurene Michele Martin  

2003-09 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Linda M. Combs
Currently the Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

2003-04 Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alina Romanowski

2003- Assistant Secretary of Labor Lisa M. Kruska
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs of the Labor Department.

2003-04 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Julie L. Myers
2004-05
Special Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel
2005-06 Designate Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security
2006-08
Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security
She was appointed during the Congretional Recess.

2003-04 Nominated Secretary of the Air Force Barbara McConnell Barrett
Nominated to succeed
James Roche, who were nominated to the post of Army Secretary in May 2003, but in March 2004 he desided to withdraw his name from consideration as the nominee and remain in his job as the Air Force Secretary.

2004-09 Assistant to the President and Homeland Security Advisor Frances Fragos Townsend
She chairs the Homeland Security Council and reports to the President on United States Homeland Security policy and Combating Terrorism matters. She previously served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Combating Terrorism.

2004-09 Special Assistant to the President and a Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council Cindy L. Courville

2004-08 Under Secretary of Defence Tina Jonas

2004-06 Assistant Secretary of Defence Valerie L. Baldwin

2004-05 Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs Pamela M. Iovino

2004-09 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Cathy M. MacFarlane

2004-05 Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of US Foreign Commercial Services Rhonda Kelnum

2004-05 Assistant Secretary of State for Africa Constance Berry Newman
She was Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development up to her nomination.

2004-09 Assistant Secretary of Defence Valerie L. Baldwin

2004-09 Treasurer of the US Anna Escobedo Cabral

2004-09 Assistant Secretary of Energy Karen Alderman Harbert Mitchell

2004-09
Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Pamela H. Patenaude
Currently Deputy Asseistant Secretary in the department

2004-05 Acting Comptroller of the Currency at the Department of the Treasury  Julie L. Williams
Deputy Comptroller since 1999.

2004-09 Assistant Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and General Counsel Ann Renee Klee

2004-05 Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs Cynthia Renee Church

2004-09 Assistant Secretary of Labor Veronica V. Stidvent

2004-08 Chairperson of the Federal Trade Commission Deborah Platt Majoras

2004- Assistant Trade Representative Claire Reade
Held different areas of responsibility in Asia and the Pacific region

2005-07 Under Secretary of State for Public Affairs Karen Hughes
Director of the Governor of Texas 1995-99, Spokesperson for the Bush-campaign 1999-2000 and Councellor to r to the President for Communication, Policy and Legislative Affairs 2001-02.

2005-10 Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs Josette Sheeran Shiner

2005-10 Assistant Secretary of State Kristen Silverberg
Former Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and later Deputy Assistant to the President and Adviser to the Chief of Staff at the White House

2005-06 Designate Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration Ellen R. Sauerbrey
2006- Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration 
Until her appointment she was Ambassador and Representatives of the U.S. to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations Commission of the Status of Women. Member of the Maryland State House of Delegates 1978-94 and Minority Leader 1986-94. She
previously ran for the Republican nomination for the post of candidate for Governor of Maryland. Appointed during a recess without approval of the Congress. (b. 1938-).

2005-10 Assistant Secretary of State for Educational Cultural Affairs Dina Habib Powell

2005-10 Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affair Anne W. Patterson
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs 1993-96, Ambassador to El Salvador 1997-2000, to Colombia 2000-04, in the United Nations and
Deputy Representative in the Security Council since 2004, she was Acting Permanent Representative in 2005. In September 2005 she was designated as Assistant Secretary of State.

2005 Acting Assistant Secretary of State of Political-Military Affairs Rose M. Likins
Ambassador

2005-09 Assistant Secretary of the Navy Dr. Delores M. Etter

2005-09 Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs Lisette M. Mondello

2005 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Janice B. Gardner

2005 Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce Wendy Wysong
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce

2005-09 Assistant Secretary of Education Stephanie J. Monroe

2005-09 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Kim Kendrick

2005-09 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development D
arlene F. Williams
Former General Deputy Assistant Secretary at HUD.

2005-09 Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Labor Martha Newton
Associate Deputy Under Secretary from 2002.

2005-09 Assistant Secretary of Labor Victoria A. Lipnic

2005-09 Assistant Secretary of Labor Emily Stover

2005-09 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Phyllis Scheinberg

2005-09 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Linda J. Washington
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration from 2003.

2005-09 Assistant Attorney General Rachel Brand

2006-09 Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters
Director of the Arizona Department of Transportation 1998-2001, Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. 2001-05.

2006-09 Special Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel Martha Miller
Until her appointment she was Associate Director for the Office of Presidential Personnel.

2006-09 Assistant Secretary of State Coleen Graffy

2006 Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy Marilee Fitzgerald

2006-09 Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy Patricia Bradshaw

2006-09 Assistant Secretary of the Airforce Sue C. Payton

2006-09 Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Anita K. Blair

2006-09 Under Secretary of Agriculture Nancy Montanez Johner

2006-09 Undersecretary for Commerce Cynthia A. Glassman
Commissioner for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 2002-06 and Acting Chairman in the summer of 2005.

2006-08 Undersecretary of Education Sara M. Tucker

2006 Acting Maritime Administrator Julie A. Nelson

2006-08 Administrator of the General Services Administration Lurita A. Doan

2006-11 Chairperson of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Sheila C. Bair
(b. 1954-)

2007-09 Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Mary Beth Long

2007-09 Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Anne P. Petera
Secretary of the Commonwealth of Virginia 1998-2002.

2007-09 Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affair Elizabeth H. Dial

2007-09 Press Secretary of the President Dana Perino
Former Deputy Press Secretary. (b. 1972-).

2007 Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration Michelle M. Leonhart

2007-08 Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Linda E. Stiff

2008-14 Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Janice Lee Jacobs
Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau 2006-08

2008-09 Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Goli Ameri
2010-12 Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Values and Diplomacy

2008-09 Acting Assistant Attorney General Deborah Garza

2008-09 Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy Elisebeth C. Cook

2008-09 Acting Assistant Secretary of Energy Ines Triay
2009-11 Assistant Secretary of Energy

2008-15 Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Janice L. Jacobs
Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau.  

2008-09 Co-Chairperson of the Presidential Transition Team Valerie Jarrett
2009-17 Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Relations and Public Liaison
She was Senior Advisor of the Presidential campaign of Barak Obama. Worked for the Clinton Administration.

2009-13 Secretary of State Hilary Clinton
Politically Influential when her husband, Bill Clinton, was governor of Arkansas 1979-81 and 1983-1992 and President of USA 1993-2001, Senator for New York since 2001, Candidate in the Democratic Party Primary 2007-08 and Presidential Candidate in 2016. (b. 1947-).

2009-13 Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano
State Attorney-General 1998-2002 and Governor of Arizona from 2003. Designated to become Secretary of Homeland Security in 2009. (b. 1957-).

2009-13 Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis
California State Assembly 1992-96, State Senator 1996-2001 and Member of the US House of Representatives since 2001. (b. 1957-)

2009-14 Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sibelius
Insurance Commissioner 1994-2002 and Governor of Kansas 2003-09. (b. 1948-).

2009-13 Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and Cabinet Member Lisa Perez Jackson
Former Head of the Environmental Agency of New Jersey.

2009-13 Administrator of the Small Business Administration Karen Gordon Mills

2009-14 Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley
Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles for Energy and Environment. Former Head of Lesbians and Gays for Hillary Clinton.

2009-10 Director of the Council of Economic Advisors Christina Duckworth Romer
Professor of Economics at Berkley, Director of the Program in Monetary Economics at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and member of the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee. (b. 1958-).

2009-12 Director of the Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes
The Deputy Director was Heather Higginbootom.

2009-12 Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Cecilia Muñoz
2012- Director of the Domestic Policy Council and Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy

2009-17 Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs Kimberly K. Teehee
A member of the Cherokee Nation, she worked with Native American affairs for decades.

2009-13 Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission Anne Meagher Northup
Republican Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives 1987-96 and Congress Woman 1997-2006 and ran in the Republican primary for Kentucky Governor in 2007. (b. 1948-)

2009-12 Under Secretary of State Ellen O. Tauscher
2012-17 Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense
Member of the House of Representatives from 2008 and Chairperson of the Armed Services Committee's Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Leader of the New Democrats, a centrist group of House Democrats and resigned from the House on 26 June 2009 the same day she served as Speaker Pro Tempore of the House. (b. 1951-).

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of State Esther Brimmer

2009 Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Mary Jo Wills
Designate Ambassador to Mauritius and the Seychelles in 2009.

2009-12 Under Secretary of Defence Michele Flournoy
Former Deputy and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense. In 2014 she was considered to the preferred candidate to become Secretary of Defence, but she took herself out of consideration

2009-12 Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Dorothy Robyn

2009-10 Acting Assistant Secretary of Defence Ellen Embrey

2009-10 Acting Under Secretary of Defence Gail H. McGinn

2009-? Assistant Secretary of Defence Elizabeth Lee King

2009-17 Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs Ladda Tammy Duckworth
A former Iraq Veteran she was Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs 2006-09 and elected to the US House of Representatives in 2013.

2009-16 Treasurer of the United States Rosa Gumataotao Rios
The 15th consecutive female holder of the office since 1949.

2009-13 Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Jane Holl Lute
Previously worked for two Presidents at the White House National Security Council and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General at the time of her nomination.

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Chani W. Wiggins

2009-15 Assistant Secretary of Interior Rhea Suh

2009-15 Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle

2009-13 Assistant Secretary of Interior Wilma A. Lewis

2009-10 Solicitor General Elena Kagan
Supreme Court Judge from 2010.

2009-11 Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney

2009-13 Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen A. Merrigan
She was second-in-command of the Department.

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden
2013-16 Deputy Secretary of Agriculture

2009-11 Under Secretary of Commerce Rebecca M. Blank
2011-13 Deputy Secretary of Commerce
2011 and 2012-13 Acting Commerce Secretary
As Deputy Secretary she was second-in-command of the Department.

2009-13 Assistant Secretary of Commerce April S. Boyd

2009-12 Under Secretary of Commerce Jane Lubchenco

2009-17 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Preparedness and Response Nicole Lurie
Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health

2009-13 Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Gina McCarthy
2013-17 Administrator of EPA

2009-13 Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Michelle J. DePass

2009-17 Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Cynthia J. Giles

2009-13 Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Barbara J. Bennett

2009-17 Assistant Secretary of Labor Phyllis C. Borzi

2009 Acting Chairperson of the Federal Labor Relations Authority Carol W. Pope

2009-13 Under-Secretary of Education Martha J. Kanter

2009-15 Assistant Secretary of Education Gabriella Gomez

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Education Russlynn Ali

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Education Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Education Alexa E. Posny

2009-14 Assistant Secretary of Education Brenda Dann-Messier

2009-11 Under Secretaries of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith A. McHale

2009-15 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Sandra Brooks Henriquez

2009-13 Assistant Secretary of Labor Jane Oates

2009-15 Assistant Secretary of Labor Kathy Martinez

2009-13 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Polly Trottenberg
2013 Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy
Became Commissioner for Transportation of New York City in 2014.

2009-14 Assistant Secretary of Energy Catherine Radford Zoi

2009-10 Under Secretary of Energy Kristina M. Johnson

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Mercedes Marquez

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathy Greenlee
Kansas Assistant Secretary of Aging 2002-04,  Long-Term Care Ombudsman 2004-06 and Secretary of Aging 2006-09.

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Carmen Nazario
Secretary of Health and Social Services of Delaware 1993-97, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Administration for Children and Families 1997-2003 and Administrator for Children and Families for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 2003-08

2009-13 Surgeon General Regina Benjamin
Vice-Admiral. (b. 1956-).

2009-13 Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs Maria Otero
2012-13 13 Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of State Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones

2009-13 Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Ester Brimer

2009-13 Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann StockJudith Ann Stewart Stock

2009 Designate Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy Helen E. Garrett

2009-15 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Marisa Lago
2015- Deputy Trade Representative

2009-11 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Mary John Miller
2011-14 Under Secretary of the Treasury
2013-14 Acting Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
As Deputy Secretary she was second-in-command of the Department.

2009 Under Secretary for International Trade Miriam E. Sapiro
2009-13 Deputy Trade Representative
2013 Acting Trade Representative
As Deputy Representative she was second-in-command.

2009-14 Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs Joan M. Mooney

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Sherry Glied

2009-17 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Ellen Gloninger Murray

2009-13 Assistant Secretary of Transportation Susan L. Kurland

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs Joan Evans

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of the Navy Jackalyne Pfannenstiel

2009-14 Assistant Secretary of the Army Mary Sally Matiella

2009-13 Assistant Attorney General Ignacia S. Moreno

2009-10 Solicitor General Elena Kagan

2009-15 Assistant Secretary of Commerce Nicole Lamb-Hale

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Sherry Glied

2009-12 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Sandra Brooks Henriquez

2009-13 Special Assistant to President and Senior Director of Multilateral Affairs at the National Security Council
2013-17 Cabinet Member and Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power

2009-16 Assistant Trade Representative for Services and Investment Christine Bliss

2009-15 Assistant Administrator of the Small Business Administration Ana Recio Harvey
Appointed District of Columbia Department of Small and Local Business Development in 2015.

2010-14 Assistant Secretary of the Army and Financial Management and Comptroller Mary Sally Matiella

2010-17 Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Katherine Hammack

2010-13 Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration Marie C. Johns

2011-12 Acting Associate Administrator of the Small Business Administration Ann Bradbury

2011-12 Acting Associate Administrator of the Small Business Administration Jeanne Hulit
2012-17 Associate Administrator of the Small Business Administration

2010-12 Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis Caryn A. Wagner

2010-15 Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock

2010-17 Assistant Secretary of Defense Sharon E. Burke

2010-12 Under Secretary of the Air Force Erin C. Conaton
2012 Under Secretary of Defence

2010-17 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury S. Leslie Ireland

2010-15 Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Office of Intergovernmental Affairs Betsy Markey

2010-17 Under Secretary of Agriculture Dr. Elisabeth A. Hagen

2010-13 Assistant Secretary of Health Sherry Glied

2010-17 Assistant Secretary of Health Ellen Murray

2011-17 Assistant Secretary of State for Administration Joyce Barr

2011-12 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson
2012-16 Assistant Secretary of State
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs 2010-2011, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Canada, Mexico and NAFTA issues in the Bureau 2007-10 and before that held a number of other positions in the State Department. Appointed Ambassador to Mexico in 2016.

2011-12 Acting Under Secretary of Defence Jo Ann Rooney

2011-17 Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Heidi Shyu

2011-13 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Janice Eberly

2011-13 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Jenni R. LeCompte
Deputy Assistant Secretary 2009-11

2011-14 Assistant Secretary of Defence for Global Strategic Affairs Madelyn R. Creedon
Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy 1995-97

2011-15 Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs Allison A. Hickey

2011-13 Assistant Attorney General for National Security Lisa Monaco
2013-17 Homeland Security Advisor at the White House Homeland Security Council

2011 Acting Assistant Attorney General for Legal Counsel Caroline D. Krass

2011-13 Assistant Attorney General for Legal Counsel Virginia V. Seitz

2011-12 Acting Secretary of the Interior Marcilynn A. Burke

2011-17 Assistant Secretary of Energy Patricia Hoffman

2011-14 Assistant Secretary of Health Dori Salcido

2011-17 Assistant Trade Representative for Agricultural Affairs and Commodity Policy Sharon Bomer Lauritsen

2011-17 Assistant Administrator for Water at the U.S Environmental Protection Agency Nancy Stoner
Deputy Assistant Administrator from 2010

2011-17 Associate Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for Homeland Security Deborah Dietrich

2012-13 Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine

2012-14 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy and Human Rights Uzra Zeya
Deputy Ambassador to France.

2012-17 Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard

2012-13 Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Jessica L. Wright
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

2012-17 Assistant Attorney General Mary Lou Leary
Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General

2012-13 Assistant Attorney General Renata Hesse

2012-17 Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs Judith C. Appelbaum
Deputy Asisstant Attorney General from 2009

2012-13 Acting Secretary of the Interior Rachel Jacobson
Principal Deputy Solicitor since 2009

2012 Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Ambassador to South Korea 2008-11 and Chargé d'affairs at the Embassy of India 2012-14.

2012-17 Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Kathleen Hicks
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Forces 2009-12.

2012-15 Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Jessica L. Wright
2013 Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readinesson
A retired as a Major General in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard

2012 Under Secretary of Defence Erin C. Conaton

2012-17 Director of the Domestic Policy Council of the White House Cecilia Muñoz

2012-14 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Nani A. Coloretti
2014-17 Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Several positions in the Treasury since 2009.

2012-17 Undersecretary of the Navy Janine Davidson
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Plans 2009-12

2012 Acting Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Carol J. Galante
2012-17 Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner
Deputy Assistant Secretary from 2009

2012-13 Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction and Deputy Administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Kathryn D. Sullivan
2013-14 Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere
2014-17 Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Astronaut and scientist.

2012-17 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Erika Poethig
Deputy Assistant Secretary from 2009.

2012-17 Assistant Secretary of Education Deb Delisle
Former Ohio superintendent of public instruction

2012-17 Assistant Trade Representative for Public and Media Affairs Carol Guthrie

Circa 2012-15 Assistant Trade Representative for Trade and Development Mary Ryckman

Circa 2012-15 Assistant Trade Representative for Textiles Gail Strickler

2013-17 Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell
A business executive

2013-14 Director of the White House Office of Budget and Management Sylvia Mathews Burwell
2014-17 Secretary of Health and Human Services
White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy 1997-98, Deputy Director of the Office 1998-2001 and later business executive

2013-17 Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker

2013-17 Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom
One of the two equal Deputies to the Secretaries of State. Other departments only have one Deputy.

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Public Affairs Melanie Roussell

2013-17 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Uzra Zeya
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary from 2012.

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs Julia Frifield

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Marie L. Yovanovitch
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary from 2012. Ambassador to Armenia 2008-2011 and the Kyrgyz Republic 2005-2008

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Woods Patters
Ambassador to Pakistan 2007-10 and Egypt 2010-13

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of the Navy Susan J. Rabern

2013-17 Acting Assistant Secretary of Interior for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Rachel Jacobson

2013-17 Acting Asistant Secretary of the Interior Eileen Sobeck
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Insular Affairs since 2009.

2013-14 Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Jocelyn Samuels

2013 Acting Assistant Attorney General for Crimilal Affairs Mythili Raman
Former Assistant US Attorney and Deputy Assistant Attorney Genera.

2013 Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Teresa Stanek Rea
Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director from 2011.

2013 Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Policy Irasema Garza
Senior Councel for the Department since 2009.

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Public Affairs Dori Salcido
She was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs.


2013-17 Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Acting Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration Neile Miller
Principal Deputy Administrator from 2010.

2013 Acting Assistant Secretary of Education Debra Saunders-White
Assistant Secretary of Education from 2011.

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of Education Catherine Lhamon

2013-14 Acting Under Secretary of Homeland Security for the National Protection and Programs Directorate Suzanne Spaulding
2014-17  Under Secretary of Homeland Security
Deputy Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate from 2010.

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (acting), Roberta Stempfley

2013-17 Acting Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Infrastructure Protection Caitlin Durkovich
She was Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs 2009-13. (b. 1970-)

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland
Ambassador to NATO 2005-08, State Department spokesperson 2011-13. (b. 1961-)

2013-17 Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason

2013-17 Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Chief Financial Officer Ellen Herbst

2013-17 Assistant Trade Representative for Environment and Natural Resources Jennifer Prescott
Former Deputy Assistant Trade Representative.

2014 and 2017 Acting Administrator of the Small Business Administration Marianne Markowitz
Regional Administrator of the SBA.

2014-17 Administrator of the Small Business Administration Maria Contreras-Sweet
California Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing Agency 1999-2003. b. 1955-)

2014-17 Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Sarah Bloom Raskin
Second-in-command of the Department. Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation 2007-10 and Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 2010-14

2014-17 Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall
Presidential Assistant in the White House 2009-14.

2014-17 Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall

2014-17 Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Bathsheba Nell Crocker

2014-16 Under Secretary of Defence Christine E. Wormuth

2014-17 Assistant Secretary of Defence Elissa Slotkin

2014-17 Assistant Secretary of the Army Debra S. Wada

2014-15 Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Lisa S. Disbrow
2015-17 Under Secretary of the Air Force
From 2015 second in command to Secretary Deborah Lee James

2014-17 Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Miranda A. A. Ballentine

2014-17 Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs Linda Spoonster Schwartz
State Veterans Affairs Commissioner of Connecticut 2003-14.

2014-17 Assistant Secretary of the Interior Janice Schneider

2014-17 Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta

2014-17 Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Karen Dynan

2014-17 Undersecretary of Commerce Michelle K. Lee

2014-17 Deputy Undersecretary of Labor Carol Pier

2014-17 Assistant Secretary of Labor Portia Wu

2014-17 Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Katherine M. O'Regan

2015-17 Attorney General Loretta Lynch
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York 1999-2001 and 2010-15 and partner in a law firm. (b. 1959-).

2015-17 Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates
2017 Acting Attorney General
Second-in-command of the Department. She was United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia 2010-15.

2015-17 Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond
Ambassador to Leshoto 2010-12

2015 Assistant Secretary of Defence Maura Sullivan

2015-17 Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs LaVerne H. Council

2015-17 Acting Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services Mary K. Wakefield
Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration 2009-15

2015-17 Acting Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Colleen Barros

2015-17 Acting Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Karen B. DeSalvo

2015-17 Acting Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathryn E. Martin

2015-17 Assistant Secretary for Transportation and Chief Financial Officer Shoshana M. Lew

2016-17 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Tina Kaidanow
Ambassador to Kosovo 2008-09, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State 2009-11 and Coordinator for Counterterrorism 2014-16.

2016-17 Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs Meghan Flanz

2016-17 Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs Rosemary Freitas Williams
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence 2013-16.

2016-17 Assistant Secretary of Labor Dori Henry

2016 Acting Assistant Secretary of Labour Jennifer Sheehy
Deputy Assistant Secretary

2016-17 Acting Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Donna Vizian
Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Administration and Resources Management since 2014.

2016-17 Acting Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Janet McCabey

2017- Acting Secretary of Energy Grace Bochenek
She was director of the National Energy Technology Lab

2017- Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Catherine McCabe
Former Deputy Administrator in New York City

2017- Acting Trade Representaitve Maria Paga

2017 Acting Ambassador to the UN Michele J. Sison
Deputy UN Ambassadorr

2017- UN Ambassador Nikki Haley
Governor of South Carolina 2011-17. (b. 1972-).

2017- Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos
A billionaire advocate of government funded privately operated and owned schools and religious schools (b. 1948-)

2017- Designate Administrator of the Small Business Administration Linda McMahon
Millionaire owner of World Wrestling Entertainment. (b. 1948-)


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