About the Political Appointee Project


Since its inception in 2012, the Political Appointee Project has served as a valuable resource to those with a vested interest in the Presidential appointment process. With regards to the Political Appointee website, NAPA aims to identify the most important politically appointed positions in government, retain up to date information about the most recent political appointees, serve as a repository of profiles of key management positions in government, and provide insights to new political executives on the challenge of managing in government. This website is a byproduct of NAPA’s longstanding relationship with the Ernst and Young Initiative on Leadership and is also a component of NAPA’s larger Presidential Transition 2016 initiative.

LORETTA LYNCH TO LEAD PACK - GOING THREE WHITE HOUSES BACK - OF WAITERS Loretta Lynch is not only embroiled in “the longest confirmation process for an attorney general in three decades” — as President Obama noted in his weekly address Saturday — but she’s also one of the longest nominees-in-waiting of any Cabinet official in the past three White Houses. And when the Senate returns in mid-April after its two-week spring break, Lynch will have waited longer than any Cabinet nominee under Obama, George W. Bush or Bill Clinton for her confirmation vote. Click here for the full article from the Washington Post (3/26/15).

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