executive secretary

noun

Definition of executive secretary

: a secretary having administrative duties especially : an official responsible for administering the activities and business affairs of an organization

Examples of executive secretary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Any materials for the board should be given to the executive secretary ahead of the meeting. The Indianapolis Star, 15 July 2022 Robinson was a guest, as was Roy Wilkins, at the time executive secretary of the NAACP. David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 June 2022 In various farewells on the session’s final day, the Senate honored Carla Smith, executive secretary to the Senate president pro tempore after 36 years with the Senate Democrats. Christopher Keating, Hartford Courant, 5 May 2022 Rachel Rubin, the executive secretary to the Board of Trustees and president’s chief of staff, is retiring. Seamus Mcavoy, courant.com, 30 Mar. 2022 Gonzalez was sworn in around noon as executive secretary-treasurer of the federation at its convention in San Francisco, more than six months after stepping down from her Assembly seat to to head it. Deborah Sullivan Brennan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 July 2022 Orlando Mayor Robert Carr and Z.L. Riley, executive secretary of the Negro Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the women in person to the City Beautiful. Orlando Sentinel, 17 July 2022 Schwalb, the local’s executive secretary, acknowledged that his group was also pushing into the region because of Northern Virginia’s building boom. Teo Armus, Washington Post, 22 July 2022 Christopher O’Brien, the commission's executive secretary, said the number of active fishing vessels in the Indian Ocean are decreasing. Wanjohi Kabukuru, ajc, 7 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of executive secretary

1915, in the meaning defined above

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22 Sep 2022

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“Executive secretary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/executive%20secretary. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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