Director, Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs
Tracey A. LeBeau (Cheyenne River Sioux) is Director for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs. She was appointed in January 2011 to establish this new Office which is authorized by statute to manage, coordinate, create and facilitate programs and initiatives to encourage tribal energy and energy infrastructure development. Administratively, the Office was established to also coordinate, across the Department, those policies, programs and initiatives involving Indian energy and energy infrastructure development.
Deputy Director, Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs
Pilar Thomas (Pascua Yaqui) is the Deputy Director in the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs. As Deputy Director, Ms. Thomas assists the Director in developing national energy policy and programs related to Indian energy development. Ms. Thomas is also responsible for developing and implementing policy efforts within the Department and federal government to achieve the Office’s Indian Energy policy objectives.