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Awaiting Confirmation

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The next administration is expected to make about 150 political appointments in the Department of Education. Nominations to the following 16 top positions must be confirmed by the Senate.

Position Current Officeholder Current Salary
Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley $157,000
Deputy Secretary of Education Frank S. Holleman III $141,300
Undersecretary of Education vacant $122,400
Inspector General* Lorraine P. Lewis $122,400
General Counsel Judith A. Winston $122,400
Chief Financial Officer Thomas P. Skelly (acting) $122,400
Commissioner of Education Statistics** Gary W. Phillips (acting) $122,400
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Michael Cohen $122,400
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Norma V. Cantu $122,400
Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs Scott S. Fleming $122,400
Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs G. Mario Moreno $122,400
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education A. Lee Fritschler $122,400
Assistant Secretary for Educational Research and Improvement C. Kent McGuire $122,400
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Patricia W. McNeil $122,400
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Judith E. Heumann $122,400
Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Administration Fredric K. Schroeder $114,500

SOURCE: Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

Vol. 20, Issue 12, Page 26

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