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5th Anniversary Special Guest Appearances

April 20, 2018

9:00 a.m.

A Charge to Keep Rotunda
Spencer Geissinger
Deputy Assistant to the President for Operations and Advance

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

Building a Hopeful World
Zachary Whitman
Senior Advance Lead, Executive Office of the President

Leading on the Issues
Jeanie Mamo
Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Media Affairs

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

First Ladies Exhibit
Natalie Gonnella-Platts
Deputy Director, Women’s Initiative, George W. Bush Institute

9:30 a.m. 

A Charge to Keep Rotunda
Spencer Geissinger
Deputy Assistant to the President for Operations and Advance

No Child Left Behind
Anne Wicks
Director, Education Reform, George W. Bush Institue

9/11
Gordon Johndroe
Deputy White House Press Secretary

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

Living in the White House
Lindsey Knutson
Personal Aide and Special Assistant to the First Lady

Building a Hopeful World
Zachary Whitman
Senior Advance Lead, Executive Office of the President

Leading on the Issues
Jeanie Mamo
Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Media Affairs

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

First Ladies Exhibit
Natalie Gonnella-Platts
Deputy Director, Women’s Initiative, George W. Bush Institute

10:00 a.m.

A Charge to Keep Rotunda
Spencer Geissinger
Deputy Assistant to the President for Operations and Advance

No Child Left Behind
Anne Wicks
Director, Education Reform, George W. Bush Institue

9/11
Gordon Johndroe
Deputy White House Press Secretary

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

Living in the White House
Lindsey Knutson
Personal Aide and Special Assistant to the First Lady

Building a Hopeful World
Zachary Whitman
Senior Advance Lead, Executive Office of the President

Leading on the Issues
Jeanie Mamo
Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Media Affairs

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

First Ladies Exhibit
Anita McBride
Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady

First Ladies Exhibit
Natalie Gonnella-Platts
Deputy Director, Women’s Initiative, George W. Bush Institute

10:30 a.m.

A Charge to Keep Rotunda
Spencer Geissinger
Deputy Assistant to the President for Operations and Advance

No Child Left Behind
Anne Wicks
Director, Education Reform, George W. Bush Institue

9/11
Rhonda Houston
Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Appointments and Scheduling

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

The Oval Office
Sarah Smith
West Wing Receptionist

Living in the White House
Lindsey Knutson
Personal Aide and Special Assistant to the First Lady

Building a Hopeful World
Zachary Whitman
Senior Advance Lead, Executive Office of the President

Leading on the Issues
Jeanie Mamo
Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Media Affairs

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

First Ladies Exhibit
Anita McBride
Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady

First Ladies Exhibit
Natalie Gonnella-Platts
Deputy Director, Women’s Initiative, George W. Bush Institute

11:00 a.m.

A Charge to Keep Rotunda
Spencer Geissinger
Deputy Assistant to the President for Operations and Advance

No Child Left Behind
Eva Chiang
Director, Evaluation and Research, George W. Bush Institute

9/11
Rhonda Houston
Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Appointments and Scheduling

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

The Oval Office
Sarah Smith
West Wing Receptionist

Building a Hopeful World
Zachary Whitman
Senior Advance Lead, Executive Office of the President

Leading on the Issues
Jeanie Mamo
Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Media Affairs

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

First Ladies Exhibit
Anita McBride
Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady

11:30 a.m.

A Charge to Keep Rotunda
Spencer Geissinger
Deputy Assistant to the President for Operations and Advance

No Child Left Behind
Eva Chiang
Director, Evaluation and Research, George W. Bush Institute

9/11
Rhonda Houston
Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Appointments and Scheduling

The Oval Office
Sarah Smith
West Wing Receptionist

Building a Hopeful World
Zachary Whitman
Senior Advance Lead, Executive Office of the President

Leading on the Issues
Jeanie Mamo
Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Media Affairs

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

First Ladies Exhibit
Anita McBride
Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady

12:00 p.m.

No Child Left Behind
Eva Chiang
Director, Evaluation and Research, George W. Bush Institute

9/11
Rhonda Houston
Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Appointments and Scheduling

12:30 p.m.

No Child Left Behind
Eva Chiang
Director, Evaluation and Research, George W. Bush Institute

9/11
Rhonda Houston
Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Appointments and Scheduling

1:00 p.m.

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

Looking to the Horizon
Matt Rooney
Director, Economic Growth, George W. Bush Institute

1:30 p.m. 

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

Looking to the Horizon
Matt Rooney
Director, Economic Growth, George W. Bush Institute

First Ladies Exhibit
Anita McBride
Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady

2:00 p.m.

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

Living in the White House
Lindsey Knutson
Personal Aide and Special Assistant to the First Lady

Leading on the Issues
Kevin Sullivan
Assistant to the President for Communications

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

First Ladies Exhibit
Anita McBride
Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady

First Ladies Exhibit
Natalie Gonnella-Platts
Deputy Director, Women’s Initiative, George W. Bush Institute

2:30 p.m.

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

Living in the White House
Lindsey Knutson
Personal Aide and Special Assistant to the First Lady

Leading on the Issues
Kevin Sullivan
Assistant to the President for Communications

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

First Ladies Exhibit
Natalie Gonnella-Platts
Deputy Director, Women’s Initiative, George W. Bush Institute

3:00 p.m.

The Oval Office
Karen Keller
Special Assistant and Personal Secretary to the President

Living in the White House
Lindsey Knutson
Personal Aide and Special Assistant to the First Lady

Leading on the Issues
Kevin Sullivan
Assistant to the President for Communications

Looking to the Horizon
SFC Michael Rodriguez, USA (Ret.)
Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council Member, Team 43 Alumni

First Ladies Exhibit
Natalie Gonnella-Platts
Deputy Director, Women’s Initiative, George W. Bush Institute