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Insights into the chief of staff role
Why Integrity Matters
Besianë Musmurati is currently chief of staff to the Secretary-General of the Democratic Party in Kosovo. In 2017-2020 she served as chief of staff to the former Minister of Health
Walking on a Tightrope: Chiefs of Staff in Foreign Policy
Dr Chris Dolan is a Professor of Political Science and Director of International Relations at Lebanon Valley College. He has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
Chiefs of staff in the contemporary White House.
The White House chief of staff (COS)—a job first appearing under Dwight Eisenhower—is a critical position that can shape the overall success or failure of a presidency.
What does a Deputy Chief of Staff do?
In large organizations, such as the arms of national governments, chiefs of staff often require aides, assistants, or deputies to be effective in their role.
Air Force COS confirmed in historic vote.
Lawmakers have voted to install General Charles Q. Brown as Air Force Chief of Staff, marking the first time a black service member has led an American military branch in the role.
New COS for Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum
The Chief of Staff Association congratulates Kathryn Junk on her recent appointment as Chief of Staff (COS) to Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum.
New COS to Washington Governor Jay Inslee
The Chief of Staff Association congratulates Jamila Thomas on her recent appointment as Chief of Staff (COS) to Washington Governor Jay Inslee.
Who are the joint chiefs of staff?
The JCS Committee is a top-level board of military chiefs of staff who coordinate their strategic objectives with immediate tactical decisions.