Office of the Vice President of the United States


Office of the Vice President of the United States
Executive Office of the Vice President
US Vice President Seal.svg
Agency overview
Headquarters Eisenhower Executive Office Building
Employees Approx 200
Agency executive Bruce Reed, Chief of Staff
Parent agency Federal government of the United States
Website
Vice President Joe Biden

The Office of the Vice President includes personnel who directly support or advise the Vice President of the United States. The Office is currently headed by the Chief of Staff to the Vice President of the United States, currently Bruce Reed. The Office also provides staffing and support to the Second Lady of the United States.

Current staff

  • Advisor to the Vice President for National Security Affairs: Tony Blinken[4]
    • Deputy National Security Advisor to the Vice President: Brian McKeon[5]
  • Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor to the Vice President: Jared Bernstein[6]
  • Domestic Policy Advisor to the Vice President: Terry McSweeny[3]
  • Assistant to the Vice President and Director of Communications: Jay Carney[7]
    • Press Secretary to the Vice President: Elizabeth Alexander[7]
      • Deputy Press Secretary to the Vice President: Annie Tomasini[7]
  • Assistant to the Vice President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Liaison: Evan Ryan[3]
    • Director of Legislative Affairs: Sudafi Henry[2]
  • Director of Administration for the Office of the Vice President: Moises V. Vela, Jr.[2]
  • Director of Scheduling: Elisabeth Hire[8]
  • Director of Advance: Pete Selfridge[8]
    • Trip Director: Sam Myers Sr.[8]

References

  1. ^ "President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden announce key White House staff" (Press release). Office of the President-Elect. November 15, 2008. http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/president_elect_obama_and_vice_presiden_elect_biden_announce_key_white_hous/. Retrieved May 11, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "Vice President-elect Biden announces more key staff for the Vice President's office" (Press release). Office of the President-Elect. December 30, 2008. http://change.gov/newsroom/press/P20/. Retrieved June 5, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Vice President-elect Biden announces key staff positions for the Vice President's office" (Press release). Office of the President-Elect. November 25, 2008. http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/vice_president_elect_biden_announces_key_staff_positions/. Retrieved June 5, 2009. 
  4. ^ Obama Taps Second Tier of Security Team, Bryan Bender, The Boston Globe, December 23, 2008
  5. ^ "Additional White House staff announced" (Press release). Office of the President-Elect. January 5, 2009. http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/additional_white_house_staff_announced/. Retrieved June 5, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Vice President-elect Biden announces Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor" (Press release). Office of the President-Elect. December 5, 2008. http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/vice_president_elect_biden_announces_chief_economist. Retrieved June 5, 2009. 
  7. ^ a b c "Vice President-elect Biden announces key communications staff for the Vice President's Office" (Press release). Office of the President-Elect. December 16, 2008. http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/vice_president_elect_biden_announces_key_communications_staff_for_the_vice/. Retrieved June 5, 2009. 
  8. ^ a b c "Vice President-elect Biden announces more key staff for the Vice President's Office" (Press release). Office of the President-El8ct. January 9, 2009. http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/vice_president-elect_biden_announces_more_key_staff_for_the_vice_presidents/. Retrieved June 5, 2009. 

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