Leadership (Trump Administration)

ACF senior leadership during the Trump Administration listed first by the immediate office of the assistant secretary followed by program and regional offices.  Asterisk (*) indicates career positions.  

Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary

Lynn Johnson
ACF Assistant Secretary

Scott Lekan
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary

Vacant
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy

Senior Leadership

Ben Goldhaber
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Administration, Office of Administration (OA)*

Lila Lee
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, Office of Administration (OA)*

Vacant
Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs

Jeannie Hovland
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Native American Affairs

Naomi Goldstein
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning, Research and Evaluation, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE)*


Program Office Leadership

Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (ACYF)

Elizabeth Darling, Commissioner

Administration for Native Americans (ANA)

Jeannie Hovland, Commissioner

Children's Bureau (CB)

Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner

Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)

Elizabeth Darling, Acting Associate Commissioner

Office of Child Care (OCC)

Shannon Christian, Director

Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)

Scott Lekan, Acting Commissioner

Office of Community Services (OCS)

Clarence H. Carter, Acting Director

Office of Communications (OC)*

Kenneth Wolfe, Acting Director

Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)*

Sebrina Blake, Chief Information Officer

Office of Family Assistance (OFA)

Clarence H. Carter, Director

Office of Head Start (OHS)

Dr. Deborah Bergeron, Director

Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness Response (OHSEPR)*

Natalie Grant, Director

Office of Legislative Affairs and Budget (OLAB)*

Amanda Barlow, Director

Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)

Nicole Cubbage, Acting Director

Office of Regional Operations (ORO)*

Mishaela Duran, Director

Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP)*

Katherine Chon, Director


Regional Leadership*

Elaine Zimmerman
Regional Administrator, Region I (Boston)

Joyce A. Thomas
Regional Administrator, Region II, (New York)

Erin McDonald
Regional Administrator, Region III (Philadelphia)

Carlis V. Williams
Regional Administrator, Region IV (Atlanta)

Angela Green
Regional Administrator, Region V, (Chicago)

LaKesha Pope Jackson
Regional Administrator, Region VI, (Dallas)

Christie Appelhanz
Regional Administrator, Region VII (Kansas City)

Nikki Hatch
Regional Administrator, Region VIII (Denver)

Pete Weldy
Regional Administrator, Region IX (San Francisco)

Nikki Hatch
Acting Regional Administrator, Region X (Seattle)

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