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Jason Tengco

White House Liaison

Jason Tengco is the White House Liaison for the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) under the Biden-Harris Administration. In this capacity, he serves as the primary advisor to the White House and OPM senior leadership on hiring the agency's political appointees, manages priority projects with the Presidential Personnel Office, and supervises the processing of non-career appointments across the federal government.

Jason brings over a decade of experience in public service and community organizing working for the White House, Congress, presidential campaigns, and non-profit organizations. He previously served as the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Outreach Lead for the Biden-Harris transition team, Coalitions Chief of Staff for Biden for President, Executive Director of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations, National AAPI Outreach Director for Hillary for America, and Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on AAPIs under the Obama-Biden Administration.

Throughout his career, Jason has participated in fellowships with the Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute, LGBTQ Victory Institute, Filipino Young Leaders Program, New Leaders Council, Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, Center for Progressive Leadership, and Public Policy and International Affairs Program.

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jason has a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA and a Master’s in Public Affairs from UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy.

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