Eric Ueland has worked in many high-level positions in the federal government since 1996 and has been called by Roll Call a “longtime budget and Senate rules expert” and “one of the smarter procedural strategists […].”
From 2018 to 2019, Ueland was the Director of the Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources at the Department of State, a Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, and then the Director of Legislative Affairs.
In 2020, Ueland was chosen to be a Senior Advisor for the Bureau of International Organization Affairs at the Department of State, soon advancing to become the Bureau’s Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary. He was also nominated to be the next Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights.
From 2007 to 2013, Ueland was vice president of the Duberstein Group. Previously, he served as the Republican Staff Director of the United States Senate Committee on the Budget and Chief of Staff for Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and Assistant Majority Leader Don Nickles.