"WASHINGTON — Tommy Beaudreau is stepping down from his post as the No. 2 official at the U.S. Interior Department.
Beaudreau grew up in Alaska during the 1980s and has gone on to spend 10 years working at the Interior Department. He has worn several hats at Interior, including chief of staff and director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. He has served the last two years as deputy secretary, a role in which he’s influenced Alaska public lands and resource development policy.
Beaudreau will leave his position at Interior at the end of October, according to a department statement."