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Noah Granger Made this Description of the workers of the West Wing.

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  1. 1. White House Support<br />West Wing<br />
  2. 2. The White House Staff<br />Chief of Staff: Bill Daley- The chief of staff is the highest-ranking member of the Executive Office and a senior aide to the President. The duties of the White House Chief of Staff are differ depending on the administration, but the duties usually include: overseeing the actions of the White House staff, managing the President's schedule, and deciding who is allowed to meet with the President. <br />
  3. 3. The White House Staff<br />Counselor to the President: Pete Rouse - The counselor to the President is the highest ranking assistant to the President. In the administration of George W. Bush, the Counselor oversaw the Communications, Media Affairs, Speechwriting, and Press Offices, however under Obama, the position was initially abolished and the duties of the office transferred to three senior advisors: David Axlerod, Pete Rouse, and Valerie Jarrett. On January 6, 2011, President Obama appointed Rouse to the position.<br />
  4. 4. The White House Staff<br />Senior Advisor: David Plouffe- Senior Advisor is a term is used within the Executive Branch of government for various positions. In this Obama administration there are two advisors. They take care of the White House Office of Strategic Initiatives, Intergovernmental Affairs, Political Affairs, and Public Liaison. Since 1977 Plouffe worked in the White House as a House Representaive for the Democrats. In 2008 he was appointed to be a Senior Advisor for Barack Obama. <br />-Sarah Berube , Dean Biosca, Stevie Burkes, Nancy Cantine, Lindsay Carter<br />
  5. 5. The Executive Office of the President<br />Created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939, the Executive Office of the President provides support that the President needs to govern the most effective way possible. <br />
  6. 6. The Executive Office of the President<br />Headed by White House Chief of Staff- Bill DaleyCouncil of Economic Advisers- AustanGoolsbee, Cecillia RouseCouncil of Environmental Quality- Chair Nancy SutleyNational Security Council- President, V.P., Secretary of State, Secretary to the Treasury, Secretary of Defense, heads of other executive departments and invited guests.Office of Administration- consist of 8 officesOffice of Management and Budget- Jacob J. Lew, DirectorOffice of National Drug Control Policy- Gil KerlikowskeOffice of Science and Technology- John P. HoldrenOffice of the Vice President-Joe Biden<br />-Max Cullen, Noah Granger, Sarah Helper, Melanie Jensen, Nicole Krasnodebski<br />
  7. 7. The Cabinet <br />Hillary Clinton - Secretary of StateKathleen Sibelius - Health and Human ServicesArne Duncan - Secretary of EducationTon Vilsack - Secretary of AgricultureHilda Solis - Secretary of LaborShaun Donovan - Housing and Urban DevelopmentRay LaHood - Secretary of TransportationEric Shinseki - Head of Veteran AffairsEric Holder - Attorney GeneralJanet Napolitano - Secretary of Homeland Security<br />
  8. 8. The Cabinet <br />Ken Salazar - Secretary of the InteriorTimothy Geithner - Secretary of Treasury Steven Chu - Secretary of Energy Gary Locke - Secretary of CommerceSusan Rice - UN ambassadorLeon Panetta - CIA directorBill Daley - Chief of Staff Lisa Jackson - EPA AdministratorDennis Blair - Director of National Intelligence<br />-Maria Massucco, CarsynMichura, Zach Murdoch, Chris Murdock, Victoria Oliver<br />
  9. 9. The Vice Presidency <br />The Vice President of the United States is Joe Biden. Joe Biden has served as a City Council Member and as a Senator from Delaware for many years before his election to the vice presidency. He is married to Jill Biden and they have three children. Mr. Biden has an extraordinary record in US foreign policy and is currently working on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, as well as chairing the Middle Class Task Force. VP Biden's background in foreign policy makes him a great advisor to Obama and Biden often travels around the world as an ambassador of the United States. As Vice president, he has many responsibilities and powers, some that are included in the Constitution, such as assuming the presidency at a moment's notice. He serves as the President of the US Senate, advisor to the President, and many of his roles and powers are delegated by the President himself, not the Constitution. <br />- ZacMessick, Dakota Proctor, Emerson Rhudy, Jack Rice, Nadine Rousseau<br />
  10. 10. The First Lady<br />Michelle Obama<br />Although the position of the First Lady is not an official one and carries no salary, it is nonetheless a significant role in the White House. She is, first and foremost, the hostess of the White House. She organizes and attends official ceremonies and functions of state either along with, or in place of, the president. <br />In recent decades the First Ladies have assumed roles as political activists, focusing on one issue in American society. Michelle Obama's problem of choice is child obesity.<br />-Ben Rudisin, Brielle Scully, Anthony Sigler, Shannon Sollars-White, Alex terAvest, Eugenia Zinovieva<br />