Below is a listing of all Heads of Insular Affairs and the supporting Secretary of the Interior:

Head of Insular Affairs
Title Start Date End Date Secretary of the Interior Start Date End Date
Ernest Gruening Director of Territories 14-Sep-34 5-Dec-39 Harold L. Ickes 1933 1946
Rupert Emerson Director of Territories 24-Jun-40 1-Aug-41 Harold L. Ickes 1933 1946
Guy J. Swope Director of Territories 7-Aug-41 15-Oct-42 Harold L. Ickes 1933 1946
Benjamin W. Thoron Director of Territories 27-Oct-42 30-Jun-45 Harold L. Ickes 1933 1946
Edwin Arnold Director of Territories 5-Jul-45 24-Sep-47 Julius A. Krug 1946 1949
James P. Davis Director of Territories 25-Sep-47 30-Apr-53 Oscar L. Chapman 1949 1953
William C. Strand Director of Territories 1-May-53 30-Apr-55 Douglas McKay 1953 1956
Anthony T. Lausi Director of Territories 1-May-55 5-Mar-61 Fred A. Seaton 1956 1961
Richard F. Taitano Director of Territories 6-Mar-61 9-Apr-64 Stewart L. Udall 1961 1969
Ruth G. Van Cleve Director of Territories 10-Apr-64 25-Mar-69 Stewart L. Udall 1961 1969
Elizabeth P. Farrington Director of Territories 26-Mar-69 30-Jun-71 Walter J. Hickel 1969 1970
Royston C. Hughes Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary 1-Jul-71 2-Jan-72 Rogers C. B. Morton 1971 1975
Stanley S. Carpenter Director of Territories 3-Jan-72 1975 Stanley K. Hathaway 1975 1975
Fred M. Zeder Director of Territories 1976 1977 Thomas S. Kleppe 1975 1977
Ruth G. Van Cleve Director of Territories 1979 1980 Cecil B. Andrus 1977 1981
Wallace Green Assistant Secretary-Designate 1980 1980 Cecil B. Andrus 1977 1981
Ruth G. Van Cleve Acting Assistant Secretary 1980 1981 Cecil B. Andrus 1977 1981
Billie Lee Hart Deputy Assistant Secretary     1981 1983 James G. Watt 1981 1983
Pedro A. Sanjuan Assistant Secretary 1983 1984 James G. Watt 1981 1983
Richard T. Montoya Assistant Secretary 1985 1988 William P. Clark 1983 1985
Kittie Baier Acting Assistant Secretary 1988 1988 Donald P. Hodel 1985 1989
Mark Hayward Acting Assistant Secretary 1988 1989 Donald P. Hodel 1985 1989
Catherine Chang Dress Assistant Secretary 1989 1990 Manuel Lujan, Jr. 1989 1993
Stella G. Guerra Assistant Secretary 1991 1992 Manuel Lujan, Jr. 1989 1993
Ruth G. Van Cleve Acting Assistant Secretary Jan-93 Mar-93 Manuel Lujan, Jr. 1989 1993
Leslie M. Turner Assistant Secretary 1995 1996 Bruce Babbitt 1993 2001
Allen Stayman   Director of Insular Affairs 1997 1998 Bruce Babbitt 1993 2001
Allen Stayman   Director of Insular Affairs 1999 2000 Bruce Babbitt 1993 2001
Ferdinand Danny Aranza Director of Insular Affairs Jun-99 Dec-00 Bruce Babbitt 1993 2001
Sandra King Acting Director of Insular Affairs Dec-00 Jan-01 Bruce Babbitt 1993 2001
Nikolao Pula Director of Insular Affairs Jan-01 Jun-02 Gale A. Norton 2001 2006
David B. Cohen Deputy Assistant Secretary - Insular Affairs 17-Jun-02 2006 Gale A. Norton 2001 2006
David B. Cohen Deputy Assistant Secretary - Insular Affairs 2006 Jan-08 Dirk Kempthorne 2006 2009
Nikolao Pula Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Feb-08 May-08 Dirk Kempthorne 2006 2009
Doug Domenech Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary May-08 Jan-09 Dirk Kempthorne 2006 2009
Nikolao Pula Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Jan 20, 2009 July 2, 2009 Ken Salazar 2009 present
Nikolao Pula Acting Assistant Secretary July 2, 2009 Sept 10,2009 Ken Salazar 2009 present
Anthony M. Babauta Assistant Secretary Sept 10, 2009 November 19, 2012 Ken Salazar 2009 2013
Nikolao Pula Acting Assistant Secretary Jan 20, 2009 July 2, 2009 Ken Salazar 2009 2013
Nikolao Pula Acting Assistant Secretary July 2, 2009 Sept 10,2009 Ken Salazar 2009 2013