executive secretary


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 The bump in participation isn’t confined to just public bodies, said O’Malley, who is also the executive secretary of the North Shore AFL-CIO. Robert Higgs, cleveland, 31 May 2021 Marti Adams, who had been at the global advisory firm Brunswick Group, will be Yellen's executive secretary, while Ryan Jacobs will be Yellen's chief speechwriter and a senior advisor. Martin Crutinger, Star Tribune, 20 Jan. 2021 But come fall, when city’s Board of Liquor License Commissioners plans to rehash all of the rules for licensees, officials plan to reevaluate to-go drinks, said Nicholas Blendy, the board’s deputy executive secretary. Christine Condon, baltimoresun.com, 29 June 2021 Frequent fliers on Marine One and Air Force One for weekend trips are Yohannes Abraham, the National Security Council's chief of staff and executive secretary, and Anthony Bernal, assistant to the president and adviser to the first lady. Naomi Lim, Washington Examiner, 1 May 2021 The process of finding a civilian executive secretary, who would be appointed by the President, is still ongoing, official said. Jasmine Wright, CNN, 1 May 2021 The vice president will work with a civilian executive secretary of the National Space Council appointed by Biden -- a position the administration is currently working to fill, according to officials. Molly Nagle, ABC News, 1 May 2021 Arguing for the opposition were Renita Jones-Street, AFSCME regional director; Peter McLinden, executive secretary-treasurer of the Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Council; and Matt Alter, president of Cincinnati Fire Fighters Union Local 48. Hannah K. Sparling, The Enquirer, 29 Apr. 2021 Christiana Figueres is the former executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (2010-2016). Christiana Figueres, CNN, 22 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of executive secretary

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Executive secretary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/executive%20secretary. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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