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Personnel Announcement

September 04, 2008

President George W. Bush today announced that he has named two people to serve in his Administration.

The President has named Melissa Bennett to be Assistant to the President for Appointments and Scheduling in the Office of Appointments and Scheduling. Ms. Bennett recently served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Appointments and Scheduling. Prior to this, she served as Director of Operations in the Office of the Chief of Staff. Earlier in her career, she served as a Scheduler for Former Congressman Robert Portman and a Legislative Correspondent for Congresswoman Deborah Pryce. Ms. Bennett received her bachelor's degree from Marietta College.

The President has named Linda Gambatesa to be Assistant to the President for Management and Administration in the Office of Management and Administration. Ms. Gambatesa recently served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Management and Administration. Prior to this, she served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Oval Office Operations. Earlier in her career, she served as Deputy Director for Community Relations and Philanthropy in the Washington Office of the General Motors Corporation and Director of Administration at the American Automobile Manufacturers Association. She also served as Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff during the Administration of George H.W. Bush. Ms. Gambatesa received her bachelor's degree from George Mason University.

George W. Bush, Personnel Announcement Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/285677