- Charles E. Johnson (government official)
Charles Johnson United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
January 20, 2009 – April 28, 2009
President Barack Obama Preceded by Mike Leavitt Succeeded by Kathleen Sebelius
Charles E. Johnson served as Acting United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from January to April 2009 during the Obama presidency. Johnson was appointed by then President George W. Bush in 2005 as Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology, and Finance. He was a public accountant for 31 years prior to joining the department.
- ^ a b Staff reporter (2009-01-21). "Bush Appointees Holding Down the Fort While Obama Nominees Await Confirmation". FOX News. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/first100days/2009/01/21/bush-appointees-holding-fort-obama-nominees-await-confirmation. Retrieved 2009-01-30. "As former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle awaits his appointment as the secretary of health and human services, Charles E. Johnson is acting secretary. Johnson, who was appointed by Bush in 2005 as the assistant secretary for budget, technology and finance, was a public accountant for 31 years before joining the department." (Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/5gNto4peV)
- ^ Staff reporter (2009-01-12). "2009 HHS Presidential Transition Operating and Staff Division Designees". Department of Heath and Human Services. http://www.hhs.gov/about/09transitiondesignees.html. Retrieved 2009-01-30. "Between January 20 at noon and the time when the Secretary-designate is sworn in, Assistant Secretary Charles E. Johnson will serve as Acting Secretary." (Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/5gNqDuN4N)
Political offices Preceded by
United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.