BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A local connection to Kern county in Joe Biden's white house senior staff, Julie Chavez-Rodriguez is Cesar Chavez's grand-daughter and has been chosen as the director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.
During Biden's campaign, she served as a senior adviser to help Latino outreach and operations.
Julie Chavez Rodriguez served as a Deputy Campaign Manager on the Biden-Harris Campaign. Before that, she was National Political Director and traveling Chief of Staff for then-Senator Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign. Prior to launching Senator Harris’ campaign, she served as California State Director in her senate office.
Cesar Chavez was a civil rights leader who worked closely with Dolores Huerta to advocate for farmworkers, this was based out of Delano.
Our White House senior staff is composed of individuals who demonstrate the President-elect's commitment to building an administration that looks like America, has expertise in governing, and will be ready deliver results for working families on Day One.https://t.co/MXnMExXAFp pic.twitter.com/DaWmRI8PRk— Biden-Harris Presidential Transition (@Transition46) November 17, 2020