Amanda Simpson, First Openly Transgender Woman Political Appointee

Title

Amanda Simpson, First Openly Transgender Woman Political Appointee

Description

From Wikipedia: Amanda Simpson is Vice-President for Research and Technology at Airbus Americas and was the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy. Previously Simpson was the Executive Director of the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives (OEI) (previously named the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force) leading the Army's efforts to implement large-scale renewable energy projects. Her first posting in the Army was as the Special Assistant to the Army Acquisition Executive. In that role she was a principal advisor to the United States Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology on all matters relating to Army acquisition, procurement, research & development and logistics. Upon her appointment to the position of Senior Technical Advisor in the Bureau of Industry and Security in 2010, she became the first openly transgender woman political appointee of any Presidential administration. Simpson worked in the United States Department of Defense

Creator

Department of Commerce

Date

2010

Source

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/AmandaSimpson.jpg

Rights

Department of Commerce

Publisher

Department of Commerce

Contributor

Department of Commerce

Format

Photograph

Language

English

Type

Figures

Identifier

LGBT, Amanda Simpson, Energy, Transgender, Army, Department of Defense

Coverage

United States

Files

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/AmandaSimpson.jpg

Reference

Department of Commerce, Amanda Simpson, First Openly Transgender Woman Political Appointee, Department of Commerce, 2010

Cite As

Department of Commerce, “Amanda Simpson, First Openly Transgender Woman Political Appointee,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed June 28, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/569.