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Bobbie Kilberg

Bobbie Kilberg—(1944)—In 1969, she was named a White House Fellow and served first on the staff of the Domestic Policy Council in the Nixon White House and then as a Staff Assistant to the President. She served as Associate Counsel to the President from 1975 to 1976 under President Gerald Ford. From 1989 to 1992, she served President George H. W. Bush as Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison, directing all communications and policy relations between the White House and American interest groups. In late 1992 she became Director of the President’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and in 1998 was appointed to serve on the Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Legislative Compensation. (Featured on the AFGW special collections website)