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The WHITE HOUSE SOCIAL SECRETARY is responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of official social events at the White House , the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States
President of the United States
.

CONTENTS

* 1 Function * 2 First male to fill role * 3 List of White House
White House
Social Secretaries * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 6 External links

FUNCTION

The Social Secretary is head of the White House
White House
Social Office, located in the East Wing of the White House
White House
Complex. The Social Secretary plans events ranging from those as simple as a tea for the First Lady and a single official guest, to dinners for more than 200 guests. The Social Secretary works with the White House
White House
Chief Usher to coordinate domestic staff and with the Chief of Protocol of the United States , an official within the United States Department of State
United States Department of State
, to plan state visits and accompanying state dinners . The Social Secretary works with the White House
White House
Graphics and Calligraphy Office in the production of invitations to social events.

The Social Secretary works on both the political and non-political functions of the presidency, coordinating events for the President, the First Lady, and senior political staff. The White House
White House
Social Secretary serves at the president's pleasure and is appointed by each administration.

FIRST MALE TO FILL ROLE

On February 25, 2011, the White House
White House
appointed Jeremy Bernard , the first male social secretary in its history. “I have long admired the arts and education programs that have become hallmarks of the Obama White House
White House
and I am eager to continue these efforts in the years ahead,” Bernard said during the announcing press conference.

LIST OF WHITE HOUSE SOCIAL SECRETARIES

SOCIAL SECRETARY TERM OF OFFICE PRESIDENT

1 Belle Hagner 1901 – 1909 Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt

2 Alice Blech 1909 – 1910 William Howard Taft
William Howard Taft

3 Mary Spiers 1910 – 1913

4 Belle Hagner 1913 – 1915 Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson

5 Edith Benham Helm 1915 – 1921

6 Laura Harlan 1921 – 1923 Warren G. Harding

1923 – 1929 Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge

7 Mary Randolph
Mary Randolph
1929 – 1931 Herbert Hoover
Herbert Hoover

8 Doris Goss 1931 – 1933

9 Edith Benham Helm 1933 – 1949 Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt

1949 – 1953 Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman

10 Mary Jane McCaffrey 1955 – 1961 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower

11 Letitia Baldrige
Letitia Baldrige
1961 – 1963 John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy

12 Nancy Tuckerman 1963 – 1963

13 Bess Abel 1963 – 1969 Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson

14 Lucy Winchester 1969 – 1974 Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon

15 Nancy Lammerding Ruwe 1974 – 1975 Gerald Ford
Gerald Ford

16 Maria Downs 1975 – 1977

17 Gretchen Poston 1977 – 1981 Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter

18 Mabel (Muffie) Brandon 1981 – 1983 Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan

19 Gahl Hodges 1983 – 1985

20 Linda Faulkner 1985 – 1989

21 Laurie Firestone 1989 – 1993 George H.W. Bush
George H.W. Bush

22 Ann Stock 1993 – 1997 Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton

23 Capricia Marshall 1997 – 2001

24 Catherine Fenton 2001 – 2004 George W. Bush
George W. Bush

25 Lea Berman 2005 – 2007

26 Amy Zantzinger 2007 – 2009

27 Desirée Rogers 2009 – 2010 Barack Obama
Barack Obama

28 Julianna Smoot 2010 – 2011

29 Jeremy Bernard 2011 – 2015

30 Deesha Dyer 2015 – 2017

31 Anna Cristina Niceta Lloyd 2017 – Present Donald Trump
Donald Trump

REFERENCES

* ^ Brian Bolduc (2011-02-25). " White House
White House
Names First Male Social Secretary". NATIONAL REVIEW Online. * ^ "TR Center - Isabella Hagner". Theodorerooseveltcenter.org. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Alice Blech Social Secretary Alice Blech. October 22, 1909…". Flickr
Flickr
. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Walsenburg World March 17, 1910 — Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection". Coloradohistoricnewspapers.org. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Social Secretary Quotes: Belle Hagner - White House
White House
Historical Association". Whitehousehistory.org. 1903-10-24. Retrieved 2017-03-01.

* ^ A B C "Social Secretary Quotes: Edith Benham Helm - White House Historical Association". Whitehousehistory.org. 1903-10-24. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ A B "Social Secretary Quotes: Laura Harlan - White House Historical Association". Whitehousehistory.org. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ * ^ MaryAnne Borrelli (15 August 2011). The Politics of the President\'s Wife. Texas A&M University Press. pp. 62–. ISBN 978-1-60344-422-4 . * ^ "Oral History of HONORABLE FRANK Q. NEBEKER" (PDF). Dcchs.org. August 12, 2003. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ * ^ "ST-C186-1-63. First Lady’s Social Secretary Nancy Tuckerman - John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
Presidential Library & Museum". Jfklibrary.org. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Reliable Source - Quoted: LBJ social secretary Bess Abell on her one White House
White House
dinner crashing problem". Voices.washingtonpost.com. 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Lucy A. Winchester". Nixonlibrary.gov. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Nancy Lammerding, Ford Aide, Is Married to L. Nicholas Ruwe". The New York Times
The New York Times
. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Maria Downs". Gerald R. Ford Foundation. 2009-06-18. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ Blau, Eleanor (1992-01-08). "Gretchen Householder Poston, 59, Ex- White House
White House
Social Secretary". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ Ginsburg, Ina (1981-05-17). "A Conversation With Muffie Brandon". The Washington Post
The Washington Post
. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Social Secretary Quotes: Gahl Hodges Burt - White House Historical Association". Whitehousehistory.org. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ * ^ "Social Secretary Quotes: Laurie Firestone - White House Historical Association". Whitehousehistory.org. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "The Role of the White House
White House
Social Secretary". Washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Social Secretary Quotes: Capricia Marshall - White House Historical Association". Whitehousehistory.org. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ Irvin Molotsky (2001-01-09). "Laura Bush Designates Keepers of Her Calendar". The New York Times
The New York Times
. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "Social Secretary Quotes: Lea Berman - White House
White House
Historical Association". Whitehousehistory.org. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ "President Bush Names Amy Zantzinger as White House
White House
Social Secretary". Georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov. 2007-01-30. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ " White House
White House
announces resignation of social secretary Desirée Rogers". Washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ " White House
White House
social secretary Desiree Rogers resigns; Julianna Smoot named successor". Washingtonpost.com. 2010-02-27. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ Perry, Mark. " Jeremy Bernard to step down as White House
White House
social secretary". Politico
Politico
. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ " White House
White House
Announces Deesha Dyer as Social Secretary". Whitehouse.gov. 2015-04-16. Retrieved 2017-03-01. * ^ Betsy Klein (February 8, 2017). "Melania Trump hires White House social secretary". CNN. Retrieved February 8, 2017.

FURTHER READING

* Baldrige, Letitia . In the Kennedy Style: Magical Evenings in the Kennedy White House. Doubleday: 1998. ISBN 0-385-48964-1 . * Clinton, Hillary Rodham . An Invitation to the White House: At Home with History. Simon ;background:none transparent;border:none;-moz-box-shadow:none;-webkit-box-shadow:none;box-shadow:none;">v

* t * e

White House
White House
Complex

White House
White House

Executive Residence

BASEMENT

* Basement * Chief Floral Designer

GROUND FLOOR

* China Room
China Room

* collection

* Office of the Curator * Diplomatic Reception Room * Library * Map Room * Vermeil Room
Vermeil Room

STATE FLOOR

* Blue Room * Cross Hall
Cross Hall
* East Room
East Room
* Entrance Hall
Entrance Hall
* Family Dining Room * Grand Staircase * Green Room * Red Room * South Portico * State Dining Room * Chief Usher

SECOND FLOOR

* Center Hall * Dressing Room * East Bedroom * East Sitting Hall * Family Kitchen * Lincoln Bedroom
Lincoln Bedroom
* Lincoln Sitting Room
Lincoln Sitting Room
* President\'s Bedroom * President\'s Dining Room * Private Sitting Room * Queens\' Bedroom * Queens\' Sitting Room * Treaty Room
Treaty Room
* Truman Balcony
Truman Balcony
* West Bedroom * West Sitting Hall
West Sitting Hall
* Yellow Oval Room
Yellow Oval Room

THIRD FLOOR

* Center Hall * Diet Kitchen * Linen Room * Music Room * Sun Room * Work-out Room

WEST WING

* Cabinet Room * Executive Office * Oval Office
Oval Office
* Oval Office
Oval Office
Study * Press Briefing Room * Roosevelt Room
Roosevelt Room
* Situation Room

EAST WING

* Office of the First Lady * Graphics and Calligraphy Office
Graphics and Calligraphy Office
* Presidential Emergency Operations Center * White House
White House
Family Theater * Social Secretary * Visitors Office * White House
White House
Military Office

GROUNDS

* The Ellipse
The Ellipse
* Jacqueline Kennedy Garden
Jacqueline Kennedy Garden
* Lafayette Square * North Lawn * President\'s Park * Rose Garden * South Lawn * White House
White House
to Treasury Building tunnel

ANNEX

* Eisenhower Executive Office Building
Eisenhower Executive Office Building
* New Executive Office Building
New Executive Office Building
* White House
White House
Conference Center * Blair House * Trowbridge House
Trowbridge House
* Presidential Townhouse
Presidential Townhouse

Nearby streets

* 15th Street * 17th Street * Constitution Avenue
Constitution Avenue
* E Street * East Executive Avenue * H Street NW * Hamilton Place * Jackson Place
Jackson Place
* Madison Place * Pennsylvania Avenue
Pennsylvania Avenue
* State Place * West Executive Avenue

* v * t * e

White House
White House
Office

* American Innovation * Cabinet Affairs * Chief of Staff * Communications * Counselor

* First Lady

* Executive Chef * Floral Designer * Social Secretary

* Intergovernmental Affairs * Legislative Affairs * Management and Administration * Oval Office
Oval Office
Operations * Political Affairs * Presidential Personnel * Public Liaison * Press Secretary * Scheduling and Advance * Senior Advisor * Staff Secretary * Trade and Manufacturing Policy * White House
White House
Counsel * White Hous

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