As the White House changes hands and Senate confirmation hearings kick off for incoming agency heads, the secretaries and directors of the Obama administration are bidding their adieus as they wrap up their tenures.
Yesterday was my last day as Federal CIO. Honored and blessed to have served last two years with this great team! Experience of a lifetime!— Tony Scott (@tonyscottcio) January 18, 2017
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz gave a longer goodbye to his agency with a podcast in which he discussed the highs and lows of the Energy Department's last four years.
— Sec. Ernest Moniz (@EnergySecMoniz) January 19, 2017
Outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch took more than one tweet to say farewell.
Thank you for my first day, my last day, and every day in between. pic.twitter.com/Ozu2sMSTfd— AG Loretta Lynch (@LorettaLynch) January 19, 2017
It has been the honor of a lifetime to serve the American people as the 83rd United States Attorney General.— AG Loretta Lynch (@LorettaLynch) January 19, 2017
NASA made its own tribute video to departing Administrator Charles Bolden and chronicled his entire career with the space agency.
OMB Director Shaun Donovan also took a multiple-tweet approach to his farewell, highlighting the achievements of the agency over nine tweets. You can read them all here.
I have been privileged to lead OMB, an institution that shapes so many issues that touch the lives of millions of Americans every day. (1/4)— Shaun Donovan NARA (@ShaunOMB) January 18, 2017
I can’t truly put into 140 what it’s meant to lead @HHSGov and how much this work and team has meant to me. Thank you.— Sylvia Burwell (@SecBurwell) January 19, 2017
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell filmed and tweeted her farewell from the great outdoors.