Pelosi Statement on President-Elect Biden Nomination of Shalanda Young as Deputy OMB Director

January 15, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the appointment by President-elect Biden of Shalanda Young, currently Staff Director of the House Appropriations Committee, to serve as Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget:

“President-elect Biden has chosen a master of the appropriations process to serve as the Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget in selecting Shalanda Young.

“In her more than fourteen years working on the Appropriations Committee, Shalanda has earned the respect of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for her legislative expertise, sharp strategic mind and commitment to ensuring that our budgets reflect our values as a nation.  At OMB, she will be an effective force starting on Day One in leading the Biden-Harris Administration’s mission to Build Back Better from this pandemic and economic crisis.

“On behalf of our Democratic House Majority, I congratulate Shalanda on her well-deserved recognition and thank her for her historic and consequential service.  I look forward to working with her in her new capacity.”