Biden Administration

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to create the “most diverse cabinet” in American history. Click on each position (seat) below to see how Biden’s cabinet politically appointees compares to the last four Presidential Administration. Interested in learning more about the rest of Biden’s politically appointees beyond the cabinet? Visit our Biden Diversity Tracker.

  • The President
    The President of the United States
    Current Occupant:
    Joe Biden
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    0%Women
    100%Men
    75%White
    25%Nonwhite
    25%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Vice President
    The Vice President of the United States
    Current Occupant:
    Kamala Harris
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: Black/African-American and Asian/Pacific-Islander
    Last Four Administrations:
    0%Women
    100%Men
    100%White
    0%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • State
    Secretary of State
    Current Occupant:
    Tony Blinken
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    37.5%Women
    62.5%Men
    75%White
    25%Nonwhite
    25%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Interior
    Secretary of the Interior
    Current Occupant:
    Deb Haaland
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: Native American
    Last Four Administrations:
    28.6%Women
    71.4%Men
    85.7%White
    14.3%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    14.3%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Health and Human Services
    Secretary of Health and Human Services
    Current Occupant:
    Xavier Becerra
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic/Latinx
    Last Four Administrations:
    33.3%Women
    66.7%Men
    100%White
    0%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Education
    Secretary of Education
    Current Occupant:
    Miguel Cardona
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic/Latinx
    Last Four Administrations:
    33.3%Women
    66.7%Men
    66.7%White
    33.3%Nonwhite
    33.3%Black/African-American
    16.65%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Environment
    Environment
    Current Occupant:
    Michael Regan
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: Black/African-American
    Last Four Administrations:
    54.5%Women
    45.5%Men
    100%White
    0%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Small Business
    Small Business Administrator
    Current Occupant:
    Isabel Guzman
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic/Latinx
    Last Four Administrations:
    42.85%Women
    57.15%Men
    57.1%White
    42.9%Nonwhite
    7.16%Black/African-American
    28.57%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    7.16%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Management and Budget
    Office of Management and Budget Director
    Current Occupant:

    Gender: 
    Race/Ethnicity: 
    Last Four Administrations:
    11.1%Women
    88.9%Men
    94.4%White
    5.6%Nonwhite
    5.6%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Energy
    Secretary of Energy
    Current Occupant:
    Jennifer Granholm
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    11.1%Women
    88.9%Men
    77.8%White
    22.2%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    11.1%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    11.1%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Labor
    Secretary of Labor
    Current Occupant:
    Marty Walsh
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    33.3%Women
    66.7%Men
    44.4%White
    55.6%Nonwhite
    11.1%Black/African-American
    33.3%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    11.1%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Justice
    Attorney General
    Current Occupant:
    Merrick Garland
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    22.2%Women
    77.8%Men
    66.7%White
    33.3%Nonwhite
    22.2%Black/African-American
    11.1%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Defense
    Secretary of Defense
    Current Occupant:
    Lloyd Austin
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: Black/African-American
    Last Four Administrations:
    0%Women
    100%Men
    100%White
    0%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Commerce
    Secretary of Commerce
    Current Occupant:
    Gina Raimondo
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    18.2%Women
    81.8%Men
    63.6%White
    36.4%Nonwhite
    9.09%Black/African-American
    9.09%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    18.18%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Transportation
    Secretary of Transportation
    Current Occupant:
    Pete Buttigieg
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    28.6%Women
    71.4%Men
    28.6%White
    71.4%Nonwhite
    14.26%Black/African-American
    28.57%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    28.57%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Homeland Security
    Secretary of Homeland Security
    Current Occupant:
    Alejandro Mayorkas
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic/Latinx
    Last Four Administrations:
    30%Women
    70%Men
    90%White
    10%Nonwhite
    10%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Trade
    Trade Representative
    Current Occupant:
    Katherine Tai
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: Asian/Pacific-Islander
    Last Four Administrations:
    28.6%Women
    71.4%Men
    85.7%White
    14.3%Nonwhite
    7.15%Black/African-American
    7.15%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Chief of Staff
    Chief of Staff
    Current Occupant:
    Ron Klain
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    0%Women
    100%Men
    100%White
    0%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • United Nations
    Ambassador to the United Nations
    Current Occupant:
    Linda Thomas-Greenfield
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: Black/African-American
    Last Four Administrations:
    35.29%Women
    64.71%Men
    70.6%White
    23.5%Nonwhite
    11.75%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    11.75%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Veterans Affairs
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs
    Current Occupant:
    Denis McDonough
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    0%Women
    100%Men
    72.7%White
    27.3%Nonwhite
    18.18%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    9.12%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Housing and Urban Development
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
    Current Occupant:
    Marcia Fudge
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: Black/African-American
    Last Four Administrations:
    0%Women
    100%Men
    37.5%White
    62.5%Nonwhite
    25%Black/African-American
    37.5%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Agriculture
    Secretary of Agriculture
    Current Occupant:
    Tom Vilsack
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    10%Women
    90%Men
    90%White
    10%Nonwhite
    10%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Treasury
    Secretary of Treasury
    Current Occupant:
    Janet Yellen
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    0%Women
    100%Men
    100%White
    0%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • National Intelligence
    Director of National Intelligence
    Current Occupant:
    Avril Haines
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    0%Women
    100%Men
    100%White
    0%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Central Intelligence Agency
    Director of the CIA
    Current Occupant:
    William Burns
    Gender: Male
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Last Four Administrations:
    10%Women
    90%Men
    100%White
    0%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • Economy
    Chair of Economic Advisors
    Current Occupant:
    Cecilia Rouse
    Gender: Female
    Race/Ethnicity: Black/African-American
    Last Four Administrations:
    23.07%Women
    76.93%Men
    100%White
    0%Nonwhite
    0%Black/African-American
    0%Latina/o/x/ Hispanic
    0%Asian American & Pacific Islander
    0%Middle Eastern/North African
    0%Native American/American Indian
  • The Cabinet Table

Overall, Biden’s Cabinet (including the President and Vice President) is composed of:

GenderTotal CountTotal in Percentage (%)
Female1246.2%
Male1453.8%
Transgender00.0%
Race/EthnicityTotal CountTotal in Percentage (%)
White1350%
Non-White1350%
Latina/o/x/Hispanic415.4%
Black/African American623.1%
Asian American & Pacific Islander311.5%
Native American/American Indian13.8%
Middle Eastern/North African00.0%

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