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Julie Chavez Rodriguez served as Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. Prior to joining the Biden-Harris Administration, she served as a Deputy Campaign Manager on the Biden-Harris presidential campaign. Before that, she was the National Political Director and traveling Chief of Staff for then-Senator Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign. Before launching Senator Harris’ campaign, she served as California State Director in her Senate office. During the Obama-Biden Administration, Chavez Rodriguez served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Deputy Director of Public Engagement in the Office of Public Engagement. She also worked in the Department of the Interior as the Director of Youth Employment and as Deputy Press Secretary to former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. She is the former Director of Programs at the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation. A native of California, she is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.