Executive Departments of the Government of Puerto Rico


Executive Departments of the Government of Puerto Rico
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The Executive Branch of the Government of Puerto Rico comprises various Departments which provide public services to the citizens of Puerto Rico. Currently, there are 16 main departments, each with their own sub-agencies and divisions. Each Department is run by a Secretary, who is named by the Governor of Puerto Rico and confirmed by the Puerto Rico Senate, except for the Secretary of State who is also confirmed by the Puerto Rico House of Representatives. They are the equivalent of Ministries.

Executive Departments

Department Office Head Link
Department of State Secretary Kenneth McClintock Department of State
Department of Justice Secretary Guillermo Somoza Department of Justice
Department of the Treasury Secretary Juan Carlos Puig Department of the Treasury
Department of Education Secretary Rubén Hernández Gregorat Department of Education
Department of Transportation and Public Works Secretary Jesús Rivera Department of Transportation and Public Works
Department of Housing Secretary Miguel Hernandez Vivoni Department of Housing
Department of the Family Secretary Yanitsia Irizarry Méndez Department of the Family
Department of Consumer Affairs Secretary Luis Gerardo Rivera Department of Consumer Affairs
Department of Economic Development and Commerce Secretary José Pérez Riera Department of Economic Development and Commerce
Department of Agriculture Secretary Javier Rivera Aquino Department of Agriculture
Department of Labor and Human Resources Secretary Miguel Romero Department of Labor and Human Resources
Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Secretary Daniel Galán Kercado Department of Natural Resources
Department of Sports and Recreation Secretary Henry Neumann Department of Sports and Recreation
Department of Health Secretary Lorenzo González Department of Health
Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Secretary Carlos Molina Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Puerto Rico Police Department Superintendent José Figueroa Sancha
Puerto Rico Fire Department Fire Chief Carmen I. Rodriguez Diaz
Emergency Management Agency and Disaster Administration Secretary Heriberto Sauri
Office of the Solicitor General Solicitor General Maite D. Oronoz Rodríguez Office of the Solicitor General
Office of Management and Budget Director Juan C. Pavía Office of Management and Budget
Federal Affairs Administration Executive Director Nicole Guillemard Federal Affairs Administration

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