|16th Assistant to the President for Public Liaison|
January 2001 – June 2006
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Mary Beth Cahill|
|Succeeded by||Rhonda Keenum|
August 28, 1960 |
Hinsdale, Illinois, U.S.
|Alma mater||BS, marketing, University of Florida
MBA, UCLA Graduate School of Management
JD, Georgetown Law Center
Lezlee Westine began her career practicing political and election law in California for Nielsen, Merksamer, Parrinello, Mueller & Naylor. She then ran the northern California office of Governor Pete Wilson. Westine helped found Technet, a political network of high-level executives to promotes the growth of technology sector.
In 2001 she was tapped to run the White House's Office of Public Liaison. During her time in office she attempted to improve the Bush Administration's standing among women by arranging events around the country at which leading businesswomen were introduced to high-ranking women in the Bush administration.
As an executive for PCPC, Ms. Westine's salary for 2012 was $920,592.00,
Lezlee Westine is the single mother of one daughter.
- "TechNet Staff, Lezlee Westine, President and CEO, TechNet". Retrieved 2010-09-24.
- Vanessa Mizell (2009-06-01). "New at the Top". Washington Post.
- FRANK BRUNI (2001-08-01). "G.O.P. Tries to Counter Lack of Support Among Women". New York Times.
- GERALDINE BAUM (2002-05-13). "A Woman's Place: The resignation of Karen Hughes, the White House's most influential female advisor, has set off a debate.". LA Times.