Office of the Vice President of the United States

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Office of the Vice President
US Vice President Seal.svg
Agency overview
Headquarters Eisenhower Executive Office Building
Employees Approx 200
Agency executive
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 headed by the Chief of Staff to the Vice President of the United States, currently Steve Ricchetti. The Office also provides staffing and support to the Second Lady of the United States. It is primarily housed in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, with offices for the Vice President also in the West Wing, the U.S. Capitol and in the Vice President's official residence.

Current staff[edit]

  • Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the Vice President: Steve Ricchetti[1]
    • Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden: Sheila Nix[2]
    • Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Vice President:
  • Counsel to the Vice President: John McGrail
  • Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to the Vice President: Benjamin Harris [3]
  • Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to the Vice President: Colin Kahl[4]
    • Deputy National Security Advisor to the Vice President:
  • Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor to the Vice President: Jose Cerda[2]
  • Special Assistant to the President and Director of Communications:
  • Press Secretary to the Vice President: Kendra Barkoff[5]
    • Deputy Press Secretary to the Vice President: Steven Spector [3]
      • Assistant Press Secretary to the Vice President:
  • Special Assistant to the President and Assistant to the Vice President for Intergovernmental Affairs, Public Engagement and Correspondence:
  • Director of Administration:
  • Director of Advance: Jaclyn Gelfond
  • Director of Legislative Affairs: Tonya Williams[2]
  • Director of Scheduling:
  • Assistant to the Vice President: Kathy Chung[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vice President Biden Announces New Chief of Staff". Retrieved March 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d U.S. Government Manual, GPO, retrieved March 12, 2014 
  3. ^ a b "Senate Office of the Vice President". Retrieved September 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Vice President Biden Announces Dr. Colin Kahl as New National Security Advisor" (Press release). The White House, Office of the Vice President. September 26, 2014. Retrieved Nov 11, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Vice President Biden Announces Staff Changes". Retrieved March 11, 2014.