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Senior advisers from the U.S.-led coalition will head Iraqi ministries until an interim government is put into place. Three Iraqi ministries have not been re-established: Military Industrialization, State, and Military Affairs. Unless indicated, the advisers listed are Americans. This staff list was current as of May 30, 2003.
Agriculture: Trevor Flugge (Australia)
Culture: Pietro Cordone (Italy’s former ambassador to the United Arab Emirates)
Defense: Walter Slocombe (former undersecretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Defense)
Education: Dorothy Mazaka (U.S. Agency for International Development)
Finance: David Nummy (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
Foreign Affairs: David Dunford (former ambassador to Oman)
Health: Stephen Browning (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Higher Education and Scientific Research: Andrew Erdmann (U.S. Department of State)
Housing and Construction: Dan Hitchings (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Industry and Minerals: Tim Carney (U.S. ambassador to Haiti)
Information: Robert Reilly (former head of Voice of America)
Interior: Bob Gifford (U.S. Department of State). Bernard Kerik, former New York City police commissioner, serves as the ministry’s senior adviser for police.
Irrigation: Gene Stakhiv (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Justice: Clint Williamson (U.S. Department of Justice)
Labor and Social Affairs: Karen Walsh (U.S. Agency for International Development)
Oil: Philip Carroll (former chief executive of Shell Oil)
Planning: Simon Elvy (United Kingdom)
Religious Affairs: Andrew Morrison (U.S. Department of State)
Trade: Robin Lynn Raphel (former U.S. ambassador to Tunisia)
Transportation and Communications: Stephen Browning (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Youth: Don Eberly (former deputy director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives) Source : U.S. Department of Defense