The Global Plum Book identifies the 100 key political appointed positions in an Administration who are responsible for development and diplomacy policy. Get background and bios on all the latest appointments at the White House, State Department, USAID, and beyond. For a quick guide to the top foreign policy positions across the Administration, download this PDF booklet.
Click a department or agency below to explore the profiles, backgrounds, and statements of the latest nominees.
Filter By: Departments and Agencies
General counsel and corporate secretary, a Vice President- level position, entails counseling the MCC’s Board of Directors and senior management on legal and policy issues.
Serves on the White House National Security Council (NSC).
The Coordinator for Democracy and Human Rights is responsible for incorporating human rights and international democracy concerns as central elements of the administration’s foreign policy.
Leads the State Department’s Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs.
Leads the State Department’s Bureau for Western Hemisphere Affairs.
As the head of the Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance, the assistant to the administrator oversees USAID’s disaster assistance efforts.