Interior Department Announces New Appointments

Five new positions filled in president’s administration. 

The Department of the Interior announced this week that Secretary Deb Haaland had appointed five new individuals to serve in key positions within the president’s administration. Interior Chief of Staff Lawrence Roberts said, “We are excited to welcome these accomplished leaders who bring a diverse set of experiences and skills that will help deliver on President Biden’s agenda. These leaders will play a key part in achieving Interior’s mission and delivering results for the American people.”

The positions are as follows:

Jordan Chatman was appointed to be the Senior Advance Representative. He previously worked for Patagonia as a communications and PR associate. 

Sarah Greenberger was selected to serve as an Associate Deputy Secretary. She hails from the National Audubon Society as its former Senior VP for conservation policy. 

Rebecca Kasper was appointed to be an Advisor in the Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs. She came from the president’s inaugural committee and campaign as a primary climate activist. 

Keone Nakoa will serve as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs. He formally was a speechwriter for Senator Daniel Akaka. 

Finally, Summer Sylva was appointed to be the Senior Advisor for Native Hawaiian Affairs. She was a senior litigation lawyer in state courts in Hawai’i and was the executive director of the Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the new officials of the Interior Department as they fill their roles. 
  • For the president as he continues to nominate people to open positions in his administration.
  • That Secretary Haaland would be guided by God as she heads the Interior Department. 

Sources: Department of the Interior


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