Her selection was one of four White House staffing announcements Biden’s transition team made Friday
Another eight-year veteran of the Obama administration, Carlos Elizondo, is being named the White House social secretary, a role that puts him in charge of planning and coordinating events such as state dinners, when the President hosts a foreign leader. Elizondo was Biden’s social secretary for the duration of his vice presidency, and will become the first Hispanic American and second man appointed to the position.
吉尔·拜登, 与此同时, named Mala Adiga as her policy director, choosing an experienced education policy hand as the incoming first lady focuses on education and plans to continue teaching community college classes. Adiga was a senior adviser to Jill Biden and senior policy adviser for Biden’s 2020 运动, and previously worked for the Biden Foundation as director for higher education and military families.
在那之前, during Obama’s administration, she was deputy assistant secretary of state for academic programs at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and worked in the State Department’s Office of Global Women’s Issues as chief of staff and senior adviser to the ambassador-at-large.