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Susan Porter

Susan Porter—(?)—From 1971 to 1972 she served as Assistant Director of Correspondence and from 1972 to 1974 was Director of Scheduling for First Lady Pat Nixon. She was Director of Scheduling for First Lady Betty Ford from 1974 to 1977. From 1977 to 1979 she served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General, and from 1978 to 1981 she was Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Justice Management Division of the U. S. Department of Justice. From 1981 to 1993 she served as chief of staff to First Lady Barbara Bush. She served as Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States and then served as commissioner of the U. S. Commission of Fine Arts from 1993 to 1998. (Featured on the AFGW special collections website)