Susan Cher is Michelle Obama’s new Chief of staff

June 6th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by GD  

First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama, has replaced Jackie Norris with Susan Cher as the new chief of staff.

The announcement came officially from the White House. Jackie Norris will now function as the Senior Advisor to the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Susan Cher has been a friend of Michelle Obama for a long time now. She has released a statement saying that Susan has been her “colleague” since the “days of the Iowa campaign.” The First Lady also mentioned that Susan’s contribution to issues of national importance has been tremendous. In her words, Susan has been a “trusted advisor, longtime mentor and friend dating back to my work at the city of Chicago and later the University of Chicago.”

In fact, the White House too is not a new destination for Susan. She has been there in the East and West wings of the White House in the capacity of a legal counsel. Sher lives in Washington D.C. The Georgetown building where she lives is also home to Jarret and Desiree Rogers.

Susan has released a statement confirming her new position and said that she appreciates “the opportunity to be of greater service to her and this Administration.”

Jackie Norris has also released a statement expressing her gratitude to the President and the First Lady for the “opportunities and friendship” they have given her. She also said that she was “looking forward” to becoming “an integral part” of the Obama Administration’s endeavors to “advance the cause of national and community service.”

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