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Lisa Kohnke

Deputy Director of Special Events, Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs
Kohnke provides event logistical support and scheduling guidance for the outreach missions of OPE and IGA, both inside and outside of the White House. Kohnke was previously the Deputy Director of Scheduling and Advance for the Obama for America campaign. She has 12 years of scheduling and advance experience, having previously worked for College Democrats of America, former Vice President Al Gore’s presidential campaign and his leadership PAC, Congressman Kendrick Meek, Senator John Kerry’s presidential campaign and AIPAC. Kohnke grew up in Oak Park, IL and is a graduate of Indiana University.