Team Barack

PRES. BARACK OBAMA has named a new acting administrator of the General Services Administration and an acting director of the Office of Personnel Management. Thirty-eight-year GSA veteran Paul Prouty replaced Jim Williams in the interim GSA job, and Kathie Ann Whipple was promoted from deputy general counsel of the OPM to head it on an acting basis. Other Cabinet and agency appointments made by Obama since his inauguration in January: >> Director of National Intelligence – Dennis Blair, retired four-star Admiral, Commander, U.S. Forces >> Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change – Carol Browner, former EPA administrator under Clinton >> Secretary of Energy – Steven Chu, physicist >> Secretary of State – Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Senator >> Secretary of Housing and Urban Development – Shaun Donovan, N.Y. Housing Commissioner >> Secretary of Education – Arne Duncan, head of Chicago Public School System >> Chief of Staff – Rahm Emanuel, U.S. House Representative >> Secretary of Defense – Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, Bush Administration >> Secretary of the Treasury – Timothy F. Geithner, president, N.Y. Federal Reserve Bank >> Attorney General – Eric Holder, former Deputy Attorney General, Clinton Administration >> Environmental Protection Agency Administrator – Lisa Jackson, chief of staff to New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine >> National Security Adviser – James Jones, retired four-star general U.S.M.C. >> Chief Performance Officer – Nancy Killefer, director, McKinsey & Co. >> Chief Technology Officer – Padmasree Warrior, Cisco CTO >> U.S. Trade Representative – Ron Kirk, former mayor, Dallas >> Secretary of Transportation – Ray LaHood, former Illinois Congressman >> Secretary of Homeland Security – Janet Napolitano, Arizona governor >> Office of Management and Budget Director – Peter Orszag, director, Congressional Budget Office >> Central Intelligence Agency Director – Leon Panetta, founder, Institute of Policy and former OMB Director, Clinton Administration >> Ambassador to the United Nations – Susan Rice Fellow, Brookings Institute >> Council of Economic Advisers Chair – Christina D. Romer, economics professor, UC-Berkeley >> Secretary of the Interior – Ken Salazar, U.S. Senator >> Secretary of Veterans Affairs – Eric Shinseki, former Army chief of staff, Bush Administration >> Secretary of Labor – Hilda Solis Representative, U.S. Congress >> National Economic Council Director – Lawrence Summers, former Treasury Secretary, Clinton Administration >> Secretary of Agriculture – Tom Vilsack, former governor of Iowa >> President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board Chair – Paul Volcker, former chairman, Federal Reserve Board >> Senior advisor to the President – David Axelrod >> Director of the Domestic Policy Council – Melody C. Barnes >> Press Secretary – Robert Gibbs >> Staff Director and Chief Economist of the President’s economic recovery advisory board and member of the council of economic advisors – Austan Goolsbee >> Senior Advisor – Valerie Jarrett >> Director of Communications – Ellen Moran >> White House Senior Advisor – Pete Rouse

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