Melania Trump appoints White House social secretary

Melania Trump appoints White House social secretary
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First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpStatue of Melania Trump set on fire in Slovenia The Memo: Trump gambles on school push The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook- Schools weigh reopening options MORE has appointed Anna Cristina Niceta Lloyd to be the White House social secretary, the White House announced Wednesday.

“Rickie brings with her over twenty-two years of solid diplomatic, political and social entertaining experience,” Melania Trump said in a statement. 

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"I am looking forward to sharing my ideas and traditions of entertaining and social hospitality to America's house, my new home as well. That, along with Rickie's vast experience, I am even more excited."

The first lady and Lloyd will organize social gatherings at the White House, including state dinners and other events.

Lloyd took part in planning the last five inaugurations with the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC), according to the White House. She previously worked for Design Cuisine, where she helped the State Department's Office of Protocol plan conferences and other events.