16th Cabinet of Puerto Rico

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García Padilla Cabinet
16th Cabinet of Puerto Rico
Date formed January 2, 2013
People and organizations
Head of government Alejandro García Padilla
Head of state Barack Obama
Member party PPD
History
Advice and consent 25th Senate
29th House of Representatives
for the Secretary of State only
Previous 15th
Successor 17th

The 16th Cabinet of Puerto Rico is the cabinet expected to serve under the governance of Alejandro García Padilla.

Secretaries[edit]

Name Post Agency Date it took office Date it left office
Alberto Bacó Bagué[1] Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce Department of Economic Development and Commerce January 2, 2013 incumbent
Carmen Guerrero Pérez[2] Secretary of Natural and Environmental Resources Department of Natural and Environmental Resources January 2, 2013 incumbent
David Bernier[3] Secretary of State Department of State January 2, 2013 incumbent
Ana Rius[4] Secretary of Health Department of Health September 19, 2013 incumbent
Idalia Colón Rondón[5] Secretary of Family Affairs Department of Family Affairs January 2, 2013 incumbent
José Negrón Fernández[6] Secretary of Corrections and Rehabilitation Department of Family Affairs January 2, 2013 incumbent
César Miranda[7] Secretary of Justice Department of Justice January 1, 2014
Melba Acosta[8] Secretary of Treasury Department of Treasury January 2, 2013 incumbent
Miguel Torres Díaz[9] Secretary of Transportation and Public Works Department of Transportation and Public Works January 2, 2013 incumbent
Myrna Comas Pagán[2] Secretary of Agriculture Department of Agriculture January 2, 2013 incumbent
Nery Adamés Soto[10] Secretary of Consumer Affairs Department of Consumer Affairs January 9, 2013 incumbent
Ramón Orta[9] Secretary of Sports and Recreation Department of Sports and Recreation January 2, 2013 incumbent
Rafael Román Meléndez[5] Secretary of Education Department of Education January 2, 2013 incumbent
Rubén Ríos Pagán[2] Secretary of Housing Department of Housing January 2, 2013 incumbent
Vance Thomas[9] Secretary of Labor and Human Resources Department of Labor and Human Resources January 2, 2013 incumbent

Cabinet-level officers[edit]

Name Post Agency Date it took office Date it left office
Carlos Rivas[8] Director Office of Management and Budget January 2, 2013 incumbent
Ingrid Vila Biaggi[11] Chief of Staff Secretariat of Governance January 2, 2013 incumbent
Javier Ferrer[8][a] President Government Development Bank January 2, 2013 July, 2013
Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral[12] Director Federal Affairs Administration January 2, 2013 incumbent
Luis García Pelatti[10] President Planning Board January 9, 2003 incumbent

Governor's Advisory Board[edit]

Name Post Agency Date it took office Date it left office
Arturo Ríos Escribano[9] Labor Affairs Advisor Secretariat of Governance January 2, 2013 incumbent

Government-owned corporations[edit]

Name Post Agency Date it took office Date it left office
Alberto Lázaro[9] Executive Director Puerto Rico Aqueducts and Sewers Authority January 2, 2013 incumbent
Antonio L. Medina Comas[1] President Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company January 2, 2013 incumbent
Grace M. Santana[2] Executive Director Authority for the Financing of the Infrastructure of Puerto Rico January 2, 2013 incumbent
Francisco Chévere[1] Executive Director Puerto Rico Trade and Export Company January 2, 2013 incumbent
Ingrid Rivera Rocafort[1] Executive Director Puerto Rico Tourism Company January 2, 2013 incumbent
Javier Ferrer[8] President Puerto Rico Government Development Bank January 2, 2013 incumbent
Víctor Suárez[13] Executive Director Puerto Rico Ports Authority January 2, 2013 incumbent

Other agencies[edit]

Name Post Agency Date it took office Date it left office
Juan José Medina[6] Adjutant General National Guard January 2, 2013 incumbent
Luis Castro[10] Administrator Administration of General Services January 9, 2013 incumbent
Marta Elsa Fernández[5] Administrator Administration for the Socioeconomic Development of the Family January 2, 2013 incumbent
Miguel Ríos Torres[6] Director State Agency for Emergency and Disaster Management January 2, 2013 incumbent
Olga Bernardy[5] Administrator Administration for Child Care and the Integrated Development of Childhood January 2, 2013 incumbent
Rosabelle Padín[5] Administrator Administration for Child Support January 2, 2013 incumbent
Salvador Santiago[14] Administrator Administration of Mental Health and Anti-Addiction Services January 2, 2013 incumbent
Vanessa J. Pintado[5] Administrator Administration for Families and Children January 2, 2013 incumbent

Resignations[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The President of the Puerto Rico Government Development Bank (GDB) is considered a Cabinet-level officer since the GDB serves as the government's fiscal agent and financial advisor even though the GDB is a government-owned corporation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Ortega Marrero, Melisa (November 29, 2012). "Alejandro Garcí­a Padilla revela nuevos nombramientos en su gabinete". Primera Hora (in Spanish). Retrieved November 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Gómez, Antonio (December 28, 2012). "Designan secretarios de Agricultura, Vivienda y Recursos Naturales". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bernier será el nuevo Secretario de Estado". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). November 15, 2012. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Rius named as new Health secretary". Caribbean Business. September 19, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f Hernández, Yanira (December 26, 2012). "Rafael Román será nominado como Secretario de Educación". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). Retrieved December 26, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c "García Padilla nombra juez a dirigir Corrección". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). January 1, 2013. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  7. ^ Rivera Vargas, Daniel (December 5, 2012). "Nuevo secretario de Justicia: Luis Sánchez Betances". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). Retrieved December 5, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b c d Santiago, Yaritza; González, Joanisabel (December 11, 2012). "García Padilla ya tiene presidente del BGF y secretaria de Hacienda" (in Spanish). El Nuevo Día. Retrieved December 11, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b c d e Estrada Torres, Michelle (December 19, 2012). "García Padilla anuncia nombramientos al gabinete". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  10. ^ a b c "DACO tiene nuevo secretario". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). January 9, 2013. Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  11. ^ Marrero, Rosita (November 15, 2012). "Ingrid Vila: secretaria de la Gobernación". Primera Hora (in Spanish). Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  12. ^ "A dirigir PRFAA Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). January 1, 2013. Retrieved January 1, 2013. 
  13. ^ "García Padilla nombra a Víctor Suárez como nuevo director de Puertos". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). December 20, 2012. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  14. ^ a b Hernández, Yanira (December 27, 2012). "García Padilla nomina a Francisco Joglar Pesquera como secretario de Salud". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Renuncia el presidente del BGF Javier Ferrer" (in Spanish). Metro International. July 19, 2013. Retrieved September 13, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Renuncia el secretario de Salud". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). September 13, 2013. Retrieved September 13, 2013.