The President today announced the promotion of Michael E. Baroody to the post of Deputy Assistant to the President. Mr. Baroddy is Director of Public Affairs at the White House, with responsibility for public affairs coordination between the White House and various domestic departments and agencies, as well as the operation of a central information and research center to serve the White House staff. The Public Affairs Office is part of the Department of Communications at the White House.
Mr. Baroody, 35, joined the White House staff in April of 1981 as Deputy Director of Communications. He was appointed Director of Public Affairs last September.
Prior to joining the White House staff, Mr. Baroody served as executive assistant to the U.S. Trade Representative and before that as public affairs director and research director at the Republican National Committee.