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Bell Ringer: The Process for Selecting Executive Nominees

The Process for Selecting Executive Nominees

Chris Lu, former Obama-Bien Transition Project Executive Director, talked about the factors that go into selecting nominees for cabinet positions. He spoke about the incoming Biden Administration and the steps they are taking.

Description

Chris Lu, former Obama-Bien Transition Project Executive Director, talked about the factors that go into selecting nominees for cabinet positions. He also spoke about the incoming Biden Administration and the steps they are taking.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What is the job of a cabinet secretary?
  • What experience is important for cabinet secretaries?
  • What is meant by diversity? How does diversity factor into the selection process?
  • Why is the relationship between the nominee and the president important?
  • What factors should presidents consider when selecting cabinet nominees?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Cabinet
    • Cabinet Secretary
    • Diversity
    • President-elect
    • Presidential Transition
    • Vetting Process
    • White House Staff

    Topics

    Bureaucracy & RegulationExecutive Branch

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity