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Secretaries of Homeland Security

The three previous DHS Secretaries sitting with each other, from left to right: Tom Ridge, Michael Chertoff, and Janet Napolitano.

Alejandro Mayorkas
February 1, 2021 -

Kirstjen M. Nielsen
December 6, 2017 - April 10, 2019

John F. Kelly
January 20, 2017 - July 28, 2017

Jeh Charles Johnson
December 23, 2013 - January 20, 2017

Janet Napolitano
January 20, 2009 – September 6, 2013

Michael Chertoff
February 15, 2005 – January 21, 2009

Tom Ridge
January 24, 2003 – February 1, 2005

Last Updated: 11/10/2021
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