Shalanda Young

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Shalanda Young
Shalanda Young, OMB Deputy Director.jpg
43rd Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Assumed office
March 24, 2021
Acting: March 24, 2021 – March 17, 2022
PresidentJoe Biden
DeputyNani A. Coloretti
Preceded byRussell Vought
Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget
In office
March 24, 2021 – March 17, 2022
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byDerek Kan
Succeeded byNani A. Coloretti
Personal details
Born
Shalanda Delores Young

(1977-08-29) August 29, 1977 (age 44)
Zachary, Louisiana, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationLoyola University New Orleans (BA)
Tulane University (MHA)

Shalanda Delores Young (born August 29, 1977) is an American political advisor. She is the 43rd and current Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) since March 24, 2021 during the Joe Biden presidency. She was deputy director from 2021 until 2022. She worked for the United States House Committee on Appropriations as its staff director.

After Neera Tanden's nomination as OMB director failed to pass in the United States Senate, Young has been supported by both Democratic and Republican politicians to be nominated as the OMB director.[1][2] On November 24, Biden announced he would nominate Young as OMB director, after eight months serving as acting director.[3] The Senate confirmed Young in a 61-36 vote on March 15, 2022.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Zeleny, Jeff; LeBlanc, Paul (February 22, 2021). "Shalanda Young emerging as a top contender to lead OMB with Neera Tanden's nomination on the rocks". CNN. Retrieved February 23, 2021.
  2. Nilsen, Ella (2021-03-02). "Neera Tanden is Biden's first Cabinet-level nominee to withdraw". Vox. Retrieved 2021-03-13.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "White House to nominate new budget director months after Congress rejected Biden's initial pick". The Washington Post. 2021-11-23.
  4. "Congressional Record Senate Articles". www.congress.gov. Retrieved 2022-03-16.