Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Sworn In

Tanya Trujillo has extensive experience with water crisis management.

On Friday, Tanya Trujillo was sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Water and Science in the Department of the Interior. She is a New Mexico native who has over 20 years of experience managing natural resources in the Western and Southwestern areas of the United States. Secretary Haaland is encouraged by Trujillo’s track record and optimistic about her ability to help with the mission of the DOI.

“I am thrilled to welcome Tanya Trujillo as Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Water and Science,“ said Secretary Haaland. “From managing the Western water crisis to guiding the Department’s robust research efforts, Tanya’s leadership will be key to ensuring sound scientific integrity supports the work to advance Interior’s mission to protect our lands and waters for generations to come.” 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Assistant Secretary Trujillo as she enters into this new role.
  • That Secretary Haaland would have discernment as she leads the Interior Department.
  • For wisdom for Interior officials as research and advancements are made regarding water and science.

Sources: Department of the Interior


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