The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs is a part of the Executive Office of the President and serves as the primary liaison between the White House and state, county (or county-equivalent), local, and tribal governments.[1][2] The office focuses on building new and maintaining current relationships with governors, tribal leaders, mayors, state legislators, and county executives.[1][2] The Office of Intergovernmental Affairs works with federal agencies and departments to ensure appropriate coordination between state, local, and tribal governments and the federal government.[1] The current Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House Office is Douglas Hoelscher.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Readout of the White House Forum on State and Federal Relations". 2017-09-13.
  2. ^ a b Pazniokas, Mark (January 19, 2017). "Justin Clark named to White House staff". The Connecticut Mirror. Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Appointments for the Executive Office of the President". 2018-06-06. Retrieved 2019-11-05.

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