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Michele Obama's personal staff:
1… $172,200 – Sher, Susan (Chief Of Staff) 2… $140,000 – Frye, Jocelyn C. (Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Policy And Projects For The First Lady) 3… $113,000 – Rogers, Desiree G. (Special Assistant to the President and White House Social Secretary for Mrs. Obama) 4… $102,000 – Johnston, Camille Y. (Special Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the First Lady) 5….$100,000 – Winter, Melissa E. (Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady) 6……$90,000 – Medina , David S. (Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady) 7……$84,000 – Lel yveld, Catherine M. (Director and Press Secretary to the First Lady) 8……$75,000 – Starkey, Frances M. (Director of Scheduling and Advance for the First Lady) 9……$70,000 – Sanders, Trooper (Deputy Director of Policy and Projects for the First Lady) 10….$65,000 – Burnough, Erinn J. (Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary) 11….$64,000 – Reinstein, Joseph B. (Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary) 12….$62,000 – Goodman, Jennifer R. (Deputy Director of Scheduling and Events Coordinator For The First Lady) 13….$60,000 – Fitts, Alan O. (Deputy Director of Advance and Trip Director for the First Lady) 14….$57,500 – Lewis, Dana M. (Special Assistant and Personal Aide to the First Lady) 15….$52,500 – Mustaphi, Semonti M. (Associate Director and Deputy Press Secretary To The First Lady) 16….$50,000 – Jarvis, Kristen E. (Special Assistant for Scheduling and Traveling Aide To The First Lady) 17….$45,000 – Lechtenberg, Tyler A. (Associate Director of Correspondence For The First Lady) 18….$43,000 – Tubman, Samanth a (Deputy Associate Director, Social Office) 19….$40,000 – Boswell, Joseph J. (Executive Assistant to the Chief Of Staff to the First Lady) 20….$36,000 – Armbruster, Sally M. (Staff Assistant to the Social Secretary) 21….$35,000 – Bookey, Natalie (Staff Assistant) 22….$35,000 – Jackson, Deilia A.. (Deputy Associate Director of Correspondence for the First Lady) (total = $1,591,200 in annual salaries)..
There has NEVER been anyone in the White House at any time who has created such an army of staffers whose sole duties are the facilitation of the First Lady's social life. One might wonder why she needs so much help, at taxpayer expense.