|White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy|
January 20, 2017
|Preceded by||Kristie Canegallo (Policy
|Education||University of Oklahoma (BA)|
Rick A. Dearborn is currently the White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative, Intergovernmental Affairs and Implementation and formerly the executive director of the Presidential Transition Team for Donald Trump. Dearborn has worked for six U.S. Senators, including two members of Senate leadership, and spent more than 25 years working on Capitol Hill. He was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the Senate to become the Assistant Secretary of Energy for Congressional Affairs, where he worked with the Senate, House and Tribal Governments on achieving President George W. Bush's Energy Agenda. Rick Dearborn was a member of Donald Trump's presidential transition team, a group of advisors tasked with recommending presidential appointments for the incoming administration. Dearborn had previously worked as the Chief of Staff for Senator Jeff Sessions from December 2004 until 2016. Dearborn is the second top Sessions staffer to land a senior role in the Trump White House.
Dearborn was a member of Donald Trump's presidential transition team. The transition team was a group of around 100 aides, policy experts, government affairs officials, and former government officials who were tasked with vetting, interviewing, and recommending individuals for top cabinet and staff roles in Trump's administration. He was the team's executive director.
as White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Implementation
|White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy