Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has announced Rachael S. Taylor as the agency’s new Chief of Staff, effective November 15th. Taylor has served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management, and Budget since January. She will succeed Larry Roberts, who is returning to his life’s work in strengthening Tribal self-determination as Attorney General for a federally recognized Tribe. Taylor came to the Interior Department with more than two decades of public service experience. Prior to joining the Department, she worked on the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations for nearly 16 years, including serving as the Democratic clerk for the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies since 2012.