|United States Secretary of Homeland Security|
November 13, 2019 – January 11, 2021
|Deputy||Ken Cuccinelli (acting)|
|Preceded by||John Nollan(acting)|
|Succeeded by||Pete Gaynor (acting)|
Alejandro Mayorkas (nominee)
|Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Policy, and Plans|
|Assumed office |
November 13, 2019
Acting: February 8, 2019 – November 13, 2019
|Preceded by||James D. Nealon (acting)|
|Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Plans, Analysis, and Risk|
February 8, 2019 – November 13, 2019
|Preceded by||Brodi Kotila (acting)|
|Born||1976 (age 44–45)|
Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Southern Methodist University (BA)
Villanova University (GrCert)
Chad F. Wolf (born 1976) is an American government official. He was unlawfully appointed the acting Secretary of Homeland Security in 2019. Wolf also serves as Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Policy, and Plans since November 2019. He was Chief of Staff of the Transportation Security Administration and Chief of Staff to former Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.
On August 25, 2020 President Donald Trump announced his plans to nominate Wolf was the permanent Homeland Security Secretary. However, following the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol, Wolf resigned on January 11, 2021.
References[change | change source]
- "Chad Wolf to take over at DHS, but Senate needs to confirm him for different job first". Washington Post.
- Samuels, Brett (2020-08-25). "Trump to nominate acting DHS Secretary Wolf for Senate confirmation". The Hill. Retrieved 2020-08-25.
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