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October 2017

Donald J. “Don” Wright, MD, MPH

United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Donald J. Wright was sworn in as the acting secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on September 29, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Wright took the reins of the department following the resignation of previous Secretary, Tom Price, who was revealed to have spent more than $1 million of taxpayer funds on private jet travel since being sworn in in January 2017. In addition to his role as acting secretary, Wright serves as acting assistant secretary for health and director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Wright has worked for the department since 2007 when he was appointed by President George W. Bush to be principal deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Public Health and Science. View profile ↓

Note: Don Wright served 12 days as acting secretary following the resignation of Tom Price.
President Trump
named Eric D. Hargan as acting secretary on October 10, replacing Don Wright. View profile ↓


Hope C. Hicks

Executive Office of the President [EOP]

President Donald Trump appointed Hope Hicks to be White House communications director on September 12, 2017. Hicks, whose official title is assistant to the president and communications director, had been serving in this role in an interim capacity since August 16, 2017. Hicks was one of the first staffers to join Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., starting as press secretary. Hicks later became national press secretary for the Trump transition team from 2016 to 2017 and then named assistant to the president and director of strategic communications in December 2017. View profile ↓


 
 

Donald J. "Don" Wright, MD, MPH

Assistant Secretary for Health (Acting)

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Deputy Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 716G, Washington, DC 20201

Direct-Dial: (240) 453-8280

don.wright@hhs.gov

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Leadership® People ID 2004461634

Positions

 

Assistant Secretary for Health (Acting), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Deputy Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Presidential Appointment Requiring Senate Confirmation

Start Date: 2017

Reports to: Eric D. Hargan, Secretary of Health and Human Services (Acting), Office of the Secretary [OS], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Pay Scale: Executive Schedule (EX) $151,700 - $207,800

Location:

Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 716G, Washington, DC 20201 
Direct-Dial: (240) 453-8280
don.wright@hhs.gov

 

 

 

Congressional Designated Ex Officio Trustee, Board of Trustees, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Start Date: 2017

Location:

2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566-0001 
Tel: (202) 416-8000

 

 

 

Director and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion [ODPHP], Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2012

Reports to: Donald J. "Don" Wright, MD, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health (Acting), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Deputy Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Location:

Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100, Rockville, MD 20852 
Direct-Dial: (240) 453-8280
don.wright@hhs.gov

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Director, Board of Directors, National Foundation on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition [The National Fitness Foundation]

Location:

1440 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20005 
Tel: (202) 795-7105

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Texas Tech; Texas MD; Medical Col (WI) MPH

 

 

Career History

 

Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2017)

 

Acting Executive Director, President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services

 

Acting Director, Office of Research Integrity, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2014-2015)

 

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Healthcare Quality, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2009-2013)

 

Director, Office of Research Integrity, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2011-2012)

 

Acting Director, Office of Research Integrity, Office of Public Health and Science, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2009-2010)

 

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2007-2009)

 

Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of the Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Barack Obama Administration (2009)

 

Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Public Health and Science, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2007-2008)

 

Director, Occupational Medicine Office, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, United States Department of Labor (2003-2007)

 

 

 


 

 

 

Eric D. Hargan

Secretary of Health and Human Services (Acting)

Office of the Secretary [OS], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 120F, Washington, DC 20201

Tel: (202) 690-7000

eric.hargan@hhs.gov

secretary@hhs.gov

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Leadership® People ID 2004766016

Positions

 

Secretary of Health and Human Services (Acting), Office of the Secretary [OS], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Presidential Appointment Requiring Senate Confirmation

Start Date: 2017

Reports to: Donald J. Trump, President, The President of the United States

Pay Scale: Executive Schedule (EX) $151,700 - $207,800

Location:

Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 120F, Washington, DC 20201 
Tel: (202) 690-7000
eric.hargan@hhs.gov
secretary@hhs.gov

 

 

 

Chair (Acting), Elder Justice Coordinating Council [EJCC], Administration on Aging [AoA], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

200 Independence Avenue, SW, Floor 6-615F, Washington, DC 20201 
Tel: (202) 401-4634

 

 

 

Congressional Designated Ex Officio Trustee, Board of Trustees, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Start Date: 2017

Location:

2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566-0001 
Tel: (202) 416-8000

 

 

 

Deputy Secretary, Office of the Deputy Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Presidential Appointment Requiring Senate Confirmation

Start Date: 2017

Reports to: Eric D. Hargan, Secretary of Health and Human Services (Acting), Office of the Secretary [OS], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Pay Scale: Executive Schedule (EX) $151,700 - $207,800

Location:

Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 614G, Washington, DC 20201 
Tel: (202) 690-7000
eric.hargan@hhs.gov

 

 

 

Ex Officio Member (Acting), National Cancer Advisory Board, National Cancer Institute [NCI], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Presidential Appointment

Start Date: 2017

Location:

9609 Medical Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892-9750 
Fax: (301) 402-0956
Tel: (301) 435-3848 (Public Information)

 

 

 

Ex Officio Member (Acting), National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences Advisory Council [NCATS], National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences [NCATS], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

6701 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892-4874 
Tel: (301) 496-5793

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Member, Center for Mental Health Services National Advisory Council, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Location:

5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857 
Fax: (240) 276-2253 ext. 0
Tel: (240) 276-1310

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Member (Acting), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention National Advisory Council, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857 
Tel: (240) 276-2420

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Member (Acting), Independent Payment Advisory Board [IPAB], Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [CMS], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Note: Non-voting member.

Location:

7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 
Fax: (410) 786-1295
Tel: (202) 690-6726

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Member (Acting), National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health [NACCAM], National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health [NCCIH], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892-2090 
Tel: (301) 496-2433

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Member (Acting), National Advisory Council on Aging [NACA], National Institute on Aging [NIA], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

National Institutes of Health, Building 31, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892-2292 
Tel: (301) 496-2433
Fax: (301) 496-2525

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Member (Acting), National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Neuroscience Center Building, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5274, Bethesda, MD 20892 
Tel: (301) 443-6480
Fax: (301) 443-9127

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Member (Acting), National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council, National Institute of General Medical Sciences [NIGMS], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 
Tel: (301) 594-2172

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Member (Acting), National Advisory Mental Health Council [NAMHC], National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892-9670 
Tel: (301) 443-3673 (General Information and Publications)

 

 

 

Ex-Officio Member (Acting), SAMHSA National Advisory Council, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857 
Tel: (202) 690-7000

 

 

 

Member (Public/Ex-Officio) (Acting), Board of Trustees, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars [Wilson Center], Smithsonian Institution [SI]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004-3027 
Tel: (202) 691-4204
Fax: (202) 691-4001

 

 

 

Member, Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, Council on Environmental Quality [CEQ], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20501 
Tel: (202) 395-5750
Fax: (202) 456-6546

 

 

 

Member (Acting), Council on Veterans Employment, Office of the Director, United States Office of Personnel Management [OPM]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Theodore Roosevelt Federal Building, 1900 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20415 
Tel: (202) 606-1800 (General Inquiries)

 

 

 

Member (Acting), Domestic Policy Council [DPC], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20500 
Tel: (202) 456-1414 (Switchboard)

 

 

 

Member (Acting), Federal Interagency Reentry Council [Reentry Council], Office of the Attorney General, United States Department of Justice [DOJ]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Robert F. Kennedy Building, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530-2001 
Tel: (202) 514-2001
Fax: (202) 307-6777

 

 

 

Member (Acting), Financial Literacy and Education Commission [FLEC], Office of Domestic Finance, United States Department of the Treasury [TREAS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20220 
Tel: (888) 696-6639

 

 

 

Member (Acting), Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility, Office of the Secretary, United States Department of Transportation [DOT]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20590-9898 
Tel: (202) 366-4000
Fax: (202) 366-7202

 

 

 

Member (Acting), Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity, United States Department of Agriculture [USDA]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Jamie L. Whitten Federal Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 200-A, Washington, DC 20250 
Tel: (202) 720-3631
Fax: (202) 720-2166

 

 

 

Member (Acting), Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice [EJ IWG], Council on Environmental Quality [CEQ], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

722 Jackson Place, NW, Washington, DC 20503 
Tel: (202) 395-5750

 

 

 

Member (Acting), National Economic Council [NEC], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20500 
Tel: (202) 456-1414 (Switchboard)

 

 

 

Member (Acting), National Invasive Species Council [NISC], Policy, Management and Budget [PMB], United States Department of the Interior [DOI]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

1849 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20240 
Tel: (202) 208-5978
Fax: (202) 208-4118

 

 

 

Member (Acting), National Ocean Council [NOC], Council on Environmental Quality [CEQ], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

722 Jackson Place, NW, Washington, DC 20503 
Tel: (202) 395-5750

 

 

 

Member (Acting), National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council [NPHPPHC], Office of the Surgeon General [SG], United States Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Hurbert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20201 
Tel: (240) 276-8853

 

 

 

Member (Acting), National Science and Technology Council [NSTC], Office of Science and Technology Policy [OSTP], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

New Executive Office Building, 725 - 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20502 
Tel: (202) 456-4444

 

 

 

Member, Open Government Working Group, Office of Management and Budget [OMB], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20501 
Tel: (202) 395-3953

 

 

 

Member (Acting), President's Interagency Task Force To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons [J/TIP], United States Department of State [DOS]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

2201 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20520 
Tel: (202) 647-6240

 

 

 

Member (Acting), Senior Intellectual Property Enforcement Advisory Committee, Office of Management and Budget [OMB], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20501 
Tel: (202) 395-4840

 

 

 

Member, Steering Committee, White House Homeland Security Partnership Council, Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20502-0001 
Tel: (202) 456-1414 (Switchboard)

 

 

 

Member (Acting), The Council, Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention [CCJJDP]

Start Date: 2017

Note: Ex-Officio Member

Location:

810 Seventh Street, NW, Washington, DC 20531 
Tel: (202) 307-5911
Fax: (202) 353-9093

 

 

 

Member (Acting), The Council, United States Interagency Council on Homelessness [USICH]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

301 7th Street, SW, Suite 227, Washington, DC 20407 
Tel: (202) 708-4663
Fax: (202) 708-1216

 

 

 

Member (Acting), White House Council on Native American Affairs, Office of the Secretary, United States Department of the Interior [DOI]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

1849 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20240 
Tel: (202) 208-7351

 

 

 

Member (Acting), White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Robert C. Weaver Federal Building, 451 Seventh Street, SW, Mail Stop S, Washington, DC 20410 
Tel: (202) 708-3750
Fax: (202) 619-8153

 

 

 

Secretary of Health and Human Services (Acting), The Cabinet, Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Presidential Appointment Requiring Senate Confirmation

Start Date: 2017

Pay Scale: Executive Schedule (EX) $151,700 - $207,800

Location:

The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20500 
Fax: (202) 456-2461
Tel: (202) 690-7000

 

 

 

Trustee (Acting), Board of Trustees, Social Security Administration [SSA]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235 
Tel: (800) 772-1213

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Harvard 1990 BA; Columbia 1993 JD

Bar Admissions: Illinois; Supreme Court of the United States; United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

 

 

Current Memberships

 

Member, American Health Lawyers Association

 

 

Career History

 

Department of Health and Human Services Agency Landing Team Member, Department of Health and Human Services Agency Landing Team, President-Elect's Transition Team, Office of President-Elect Donald Trump (2016-2017)

 

Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

 

Acting Deputy Secretary, Office of the Deputy Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2007)

 

Principal Associate Deputy Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services, George W. Bush Administration (2005-2007)

 

Deputy General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2003-2005)

 

 


 

 

 

 

Hope C. Hicks

Assistant to the President and Communications Director

Office of Communications, The White House Office [WHO], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 1st Floor, West Wing, Washington, DC 20500

Tel: (202) 456-2580

hope.c.hicks@who.eop.gov

Fax: (202) 456-1539

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Leadership® People ID 2016894095

Positions

 

Assistant to the President and Communications Director, Office of Communications, The White House Office [WHO], Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Presidential Appointment

Start Date: 2017

Pay Scale: Senior Executive Service (ES) $124,406 - $187,000

Location:

The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 1st Floor, West Wing, Washington, DC 20500 
Tel: (202) 456-2580
hope.c.hicks@who.eop.gov
Fax: (202) 456-1539

 

 

 

Assistant to the President and Communications Director, Executive Office of the President [EOP]

Presidential Appointment

Start Date: 2017

Location:

The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20500 
Tel: (202) 456-2580
Fax: (202) 456-2461
hope.c.hicks@who.eop.gov

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Southern Methodist 2010

 

 

Career History

 

Interim Assistant to the President and Communications Director, Office of Communications, The White House Office, Executive Office of the President (2017)

 

Assistant to the President and Director of Strategic Communications, Office of Communications, The White House Office, Executive Office of the President (2017)

 

National Press Secretary, President-Elect's Transition Team, Office of President-Elect Donald Trump (2016-2017)

 

Press Secretary, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. (2015-2016)