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Quick Guide Cabinet List December 11, 2008

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kkats40 days to go. As of this morning, here are the names of the people who will not be joining the roles of the unemployed but will be joining the team for Change. Barack Obama’s Cabinet is taking shape and other top jobs are being filled. (AP)

A look at who has made the list and who is being talked about for jobs that are still open:

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED:
TREASURY SECRETARY: Timothy Geithner, president of Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
–  SECRETARY OF STATE: Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton,
–  ATTORNEY GENERAL: Eric Holder, former deputy attorney general.
–  DEFENSE SECRETARY: Robert Gates, a holdover from Bush administration.
–  HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY: Gov. Janet Napolitano, D-Ariz.
–  NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER: Retired Marine Gen. James Jones.
–  COMMERCE SECRETARY: Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M.
–  NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL DIRECTOR: Lawrence Summers, former treasury secretary.
–  OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET DIRECTOR: Peter Orszag, director of Congressional Budget Office.
–  VETERANS AFFAIRS SECRETARY: Retired Gen. Eric K. Shinseki.

–  POSTS TO BE DECIDED, WITH THE CONTENDERS:

–  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY -Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle,

CIA DIRECTOR
—John Gannon, former deputy director for intelligence at the CIA during the Clinton administration.
–  Jami Miscik, former head of CIA’s analytical operations.
–  Steve Kappes, CIA’s current No. 2.
–  Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif., who now heads House Homeland Security subcommittee on intelligence.
–  John McLaughlin, former interim CIA chief.
–  NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTOR
–  Denny Blair, retired admiral and former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command.
–  Don Kerr, No. 2 official in Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
–  Jami Miscik, former head of CIA’s analytical operations.
–  Former Rep. Tim Roemer, D-Ind.
–  ENERGY SECRETARY
–  Steven Chu, director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a Nobel Prize-winning physicist.
–  INTERIOR SECRETARY
–  Rep. Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz.
–  Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif.
–  John Berry, National Zoo director, former executive director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
–  EPA ADMINISTRATOR
–  Lisa P. Jackson, former commissioner of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
–  HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT SECRETARY
– Miami Mayor Manny Diaz.
–  Mayor Shirley Franklin of Atlanta.
–  Adolfo Carrion Jr., borough president of the Bronx, N.Y.
–  Renee Glover, head of Atlanta’s housing authority.
–  Nicolas Retsinas, director of Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.
–  Bart Harvey, former chief executive of Enterprise Community Investment.
–  U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE
–  Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.
–  LABOR SECRETARY
–  Ed McElroy, former president of the American Federation of Teachers.
–  Linda Chavez-Thompson, former AFL-CIO vice president.
–  Mary Beth Maxwell, executive director of American Rights at Work.
–  Maria Echaveste, former Clinton White House adviser.
–  Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich.
–  EDUCATION SECRETARY
–  Arne Duncan, chief executive officer of Chicago public schools.
–  Michael Bennet, superintendent of Denver public schools.
–  Jon Schnur, founder and chief executive of New Leaders for New Schools.
–  Paul Vallas, superintendent of Recovery School District in New Orleans.
–  Linda Darling-Hammond, education professor at Stanford University.
–  TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY
–  Jane Garvey, former head of the Federal Aviation Administration.
–  Mortimer Downey, former deputy transportation secretary.
–  Steve Heminger, executive director, San Francisco Bay area transportation commission.
–  AGRICULTURE SECRETARY
–  Dennis Wolff, Pennsylvania agriculture secretary.
–  Tom Buis, president of National Farmers Union.
–  Former Rep. Charles Stenholm, D-Texas.
–  Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo.
–  Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, D-S.D.
–  Former Rep. Jill Long Thompson, D-Ind.

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1. Matt Dernoga - December 16, 2008

In case you want to see more about what Steve Chu will be like as energy secretary, heres a nice video

http://madrad2002.wordpress.com/2008/12/11/obama-picks-energyenvironmental-posts/


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