White House Author
Associate Director of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs
Charles Galbraith serves as the Associate Director of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs as the liaison to Native Americans and tribal governments. Charles most recently served as a Deputy Associate Counsel for Presidential Personnel in the White House. He has also previously worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Arizona and as a Legislative Assistant to United States Senator Tim Johnson of South Dakota. During the Obama Campaign for Change, Charles served as the Convener of the Native American Domestic Policy Committee organizing a nationwide group of tribal leaders and activists in developing policy proposals for the campaign. Charles is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, and graduated from the Arizona State University College of Law. During law school, Charles served as the Vice-President of the Native American Law Students Association and clerked for the Native American Rights Fund in Washington, DC. Charles is originally from Phoenix, Arizona.