There’s a new Deputy in town! Lee Satterfield has been named Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Professional and Cultural Exchanges in the Office of Education and Cultural Affairs at the State Department. Satterfield has served as the Deputy Chief of Protocol since 2009.
In her new position she will work closely with Assistant Secretary Ann Stock to implement cultural diplomacy through art, music, dance, and sports, as well as professional and youth exchanges. These exchange programs engage youth, artists, athletes and emerging leaders in many fields in the United States and in more than 160 countries.
Satterfield also served in the Clinton Administration in several capacities, including Special Assistant to the President and Staff Director for The White House Office of Public Liaison, Special Assistant to the President and Presidential Scheduler for President Clinton and Scheduler for Vice President Gore. Satterfield also served as Director of Convention Planning for the Democratic National Convention Committee where she oversaw the site selection process for the 2004 Democratic National Convention held in Boston, Massachusetts.