December 12, 2016 / 4:29 PM / 10 months ago

FACTBOX-Contenders for senior jobs in Trump's administration

Dec 12 (Reuters) - The following are people mentioned as
contenders for senior roles as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump
works to form his administration before taking office on Jan.
20, according to Reuters sources and media reports.
    Trump has already named a number of people for other top
jobs in his administration. 
 
    SECRETARY OF STATE
    * Mitt Romney, 2012 Republican presidential nominee and
former Massachusetts governor 
    * Rudy Giuliani, Republican former mayor of New York City
 
    * Bob Corker, Republican U.S. senator from Tennessee and
chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
    * David Petraeus, retired general and former CIA director
who pleaded guilty to mishandling classified information that he
shared with his biographer, who also was his mistress
    * Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and
ambassador to China under President Barack Obama; ran for
Republican presidential nomination in 2012 
    * James Stavridis, retired Navy admiral
    * John Bolton, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under
President George W. Bush, foreign policy adviser to 2012
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney
    * Rex Tillerson, president and chief executive officer of
Exxon Mobil Corp 
    * Joe Manchin, Democratic U.S. senator for West Virginia 
    * Dana Rohrabacher, Republican U.S. representative of
California and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee
    * Alan Mulally, former CEO at Ford Motor Co and 
former executive vice president at Boeing Co 
   
    ENERGY SECRETARY
    * Kevin Cramer, Republican U.S. representative from North
Dakota
    * Robert Grady, venture capitalist, partner in private
equity firm Gryphon Investors
    * Heidi Heitkamp, Democratic U.S. senator from North Dakota
    * Joe Manchin, Democratic U.S. senator from West Virginia
    * Larry Nichols, co-founder of Devon Energy Corp 
    * James Connaughton, CEO of Nautilus Data Technologies and a
former environmental adviser to President George W. Bush
    * Rick Perry, Republican former Texas governor
        
    DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
    * Navy Admiral Mike Rogers, director of the National
Security Agency
    * Ronald Burgess, retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and
former Defense Intelligence Agency chief 
    * Robert Cardillo, director of the National
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
    * Pete Hoekstra, Republican former U.S. representative from
Michigan
    * Rudy Giuliani, Republican former mayor of New York  

    U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
    * Debra Wong Yang, a former U.S. attorney who was appointed
by former President George W. Bush 
    * Ralph Ferrara, a securities attorney at law firm Proskauer
Rose LLP
    * Paul Atkins, a former SEC commissioner who heads Trump's
transition team for independent financial regulatory agencies
    * Daniel Gallagher, Republican former SEC commissioner
    
    FEDERAL RESERVE VICE CHAIRMAN FOR BANK OVERSIGHT
    * John Allison, a former CEO of regional bank BB&T Corp
 and former head of the Cato Institute, a libertarian
think tank
    * Paul Atkins, former SEC commissioner 
    * Thomas Hoenig, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp vice
chairman and former head of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank

    U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE 
    * Dan DiMicco, former CEO of steel producer Nucor Corp
 
    * Robert Lighthizer, former deputy U.S. trade representative
during the Reagan administration
      
    WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
    * Mick Mulvaney, Republican U.S. representative from South
Carolina
    * David Malpass, former chief economist with investment bank
Bear Stearns and a senior Trump adviser
    
    SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE
    * Rick Perry, former Texas governor
    * Chuck Conner, a former acting secretary of the U.S. 
Agriculture Department and current head of the National Council
of Farmer Cooperatives
    * Tim Huelskamp, Republican U.S. representative from Kansas
    * Sid Miller, Texas agriculture commissioner 
    * Sonny Perdue, former Georgia governor
    
    VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
    * Scott Brown, former Republican U.S. senator from
Massachusetts
    * Sarah Palin, former Alaska governor
    * Jeff Miller, former Republican U.S. representative from
Florida who was chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee
    
    FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
    * Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a venture capitalist, resident fellow
at the American Enterprise Institute and former FDA deputy
commissioner
    * Jim O'Neill, a Silicon Valley investor who previously
served in the Department of Health and Human Services, also
under Bush
     
    SUPREME COURT VACANCY 
    The Trump transition team confirmed the president-elect
would choose from a list of 21 names he drew up during his
campaign, including Republican U.S. Senator Mike Lee of Utah and
William Pryor, a federal judge with the 11th U.S. Circuit Court
of Appeals. 

    
 (Reporting by Washington newsroom; Editing by Richard Chang,
Bill Trott and W Simon)

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