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White House Announces 7 Nominations for Key Positions

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June 4, 2021
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Today, the White House announced the president's plans to nominate several individuals to prominent positrons. Below are the nominees, the position they are nominated for, and a brief background of their experience.

Paloma Adams-Allen, Nominee for Deputy Administrator for Management and Resources, United States Agency for International Development

Paloma Adams-Allen is currently the President and CEO of the Inter-American Foundation (IAF). The IAF is an independent government agency that "invests in community-led development across Latin America and the Caribbean." She earned a bachelor’s degree from Brown University, and a master's degree from Johns Hopkins. As well as, a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center.

Isobel Coleman, Nominee for Deputy Administrator for Policy and Programming, United States Agency for International Development

Dr Isobel Coleman has formerly been an ambassador to the United Nations. As well as, a member of the Biden's Presidential Transition Agency Review Team. She is a published author and has served on the board of several nonprofits. Dr Coleman holds degrees from both Princeton and Oxford.

Grant Harris, Nominee for Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis, Department of Commerce

Previously, Harris had consulted for the White House on matters of trade and emerging global markets. Furthermore, Harris holds a law degree from Yale Law School, and a Master’s in Public Affairs, with Distinction, from Princeton.

Neil MacBride, Nominee for General Counsel, Department of the Treasury

MacBride was as an Associate Deputy Attorney General for criminal enforcement in the U.S. Department of Justice. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and Houghton College. Additionally, MacBride was previously an Associate Deputy Attorney General for criminal enforcement in the U.S. Department of Justice.

Caral Spangler, Nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), Department of Defense

Caral E. Spangler spent 39 years in government service with the Department of Defense. During this time, she was awarded the Presidential Meritorious Rank Award in 2015. Spangler earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Michigan State University. Furthermore, she obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.

Julieta Valls Noyes, Nominee for Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration, Department of State

Noyes, a former U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Croatia, earned her first degree from Wellesley College. Then a Master’s from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Noyes is also the Deputy Director of the Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute. She is fluent in Portuguese, French, Italian, and Spanish.

David Weil, Nominee for Wage and Hour Administrator, Department of Labor

Weil earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. He also holds a Masters and Ph.D. from Harvard University. Weil previously occupied the post of an Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division. This being at the United States Department of Labor. He has written over 100 articles and 5 books about his area of expertise.To read the full announcement of presidential nominations, click here. Stay tuned to American Grit for more news, stories, and events.

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