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US President Joe Biden’s Cabinet-heads of the 15 executive departments

DATE: 20/01/2021

The Cabinet’s role is to advise the President on any subject he or she may require relating to the duties of each member’s respective office.

President Joe Biden’s Cabinet includes Vice President Kamala Harris and the heads of the 15 executive departments — the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, and the Attorney General. Additionally, the Cabinet includes the White House Chief of Staff, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, the Director of National Intelligence, and the US Trade Representative, as well as the heads of the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Management and Budget, Council of Economic Advisers, Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Small Business Administration.

President Biden’s Cabinet reflects his pledge to appoint leaders of government agencies that reflect the country they aim to serve.

In order of succession to the Presidency:

Kamala Harris
VICE PRESIDENT

Antony Blinken
SECRETARY OF STATE

Dr. Janet Yellen
SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY

General Lloyd Austin
SECRETARY OF DEFENSE

Merrick Garland
ATTORNEY GENERAL

Deb Haaland
SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR

Tom Vilsack
SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

Gina Raimondo
SECRETARY OF COMMERCE

Marty Walsh
SECRETARY OF LABOR

Xavier Becerra
SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Marcia Fudge
SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Pete Buttigieg
SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION

Jennifer Granholm
SECRETARY OF ENERGY

Dr. Miguel Cardona
SECRETARY OF EDUCATION

Denis McDonough
SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Alejandro Mayorkas
SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Michael Regan
ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Neera Tanden
DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET

Avril Haines
DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Katherine Tai
UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Linda Thomas-Greenfield
UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS

Dr. Cecilia Rouse
CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS

Isabel Guzman
ADMINISTRATOR OF THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Dr. Eric Lander
PRESIDENTIAL SCIENCE ADVISOR AND DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY

Ron Klain
CHIEF OF STAFF


SOURCE: The White House

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