secgreenleeKathy Greenlee, a former aide to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sibelius, has been nominated by President Obama to become Assistant Secretary, Administration on Aging, at HHS.  Greenlee’s appointment requires Senate confirmation, according to the Washington Blade.  

Greenlee worked on aging issues in Kansas and also is a past co-chair of Equality Kansas.  She earned a law degree at the University of Kansas.

Greenlee is the 35th openly gay or lesbian presidential appointee nominated by Obama.  A full list of out appointees and information about applying for an appointment through Presidential Appointments Project are available at