Tracker: Senior Official Appointments

Updated: February 16, 2021

Total Appointments: 8
Career Appointments: 0/0.0%
Political Appointments: 8/100.0%

Names in italics are still awaiting confirmation.


Department of State

Name Position Career/Political
Antony Blinken Secretary of State Political
Wendy Sherman Deputy Secretary of State Political
Brian McKeon Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Political
Victoria Nuland U/S Political Affairs Political/Retired FS
Bonnie Jenkins U/S Arms Control and International Security Political
Uzra Zeya U/S Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Political/Retired FS
  U/S Management  
  U/S Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs  
  U/S Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment  
  A/S Consular Affairs  
  A/S Legislative Affairs  
  A/S European and Eurasian Affairs  
  A/S Diplomatic Security  
  A/S Administration  
  A/S Economic and Business Affairs  
  A/S International Security and Non-Proliferation  
  A/S Global Public Affairs  
  A/S International Organization Affairs  
  A/S Arms Control, Verification and Compliance  
  A/S Educational and Cultural Affairs  
  A/S Energy Resources  
  A/S International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs  
  A/S Western Hemisphere Affairs  
  A/S African Affairs  
  A/S South and Central Asian Affairs  
  A/S Intelligence and Research  
  A/S Conflict and Stabilization Operations  
  A/S Political-Military Affairs  
  A/S Near Eastern Affairs  
  A/S East Asian and Pacific Affairs  
  A/S Democracy, Human Rights and Labor  
  A/S Population, Refugees and Migration  
  A/S Oceans and Intn'l Environmental and Scientific Affairs  
  Director General of the Foreign Service  
  Counterterrorism Coordinator  
  Legal Adviser  
Rufus Gifford Chief of Protocol Political
  Director, Office of Foreign Missions  
  Ambassador-at-Large, International Religious Freedom  
  Director, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons  
  Ambassador-at-Large for Nonproliferation  
  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice  
  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues  

U.S. Agency for International Development

Name Position Career/Political
Samantha Power Administrator Political
  Deputy Administrator  
  Assistant Administrator, Europe & Eurasia  
  Assistant Administrator, Middle East  
  Assistant Administrator, Latin America and the Caribbean  
  Assistant Administrator, Legislative and Public Affairs  
  Assistant Administrator, Economic Growth/Education/Environment  
  Assistant Administrator, Africa  
  Associate Administrator, Response/Relief/Resilience  
  Assistant Administrator, Global Health  
  Assistant Administrator, Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance  
  Assistant Administrator, Asia  
  Associate Administrator, Strategy and Operations  

Foreign Commercial Service

Name Position Career/Political
  FCS Director General  

Foreign Agricultural Service

Name Position Career/Political
  U/S Trade and Foreign Agricultural Services  

U.S. Agency for Global Media

Name Position Career/Political

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Name Position Career/Political

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Positions marked with ¹ do not require Senate confirmation.