returned to the White House.His
first stint was for the first George Bush.After working on the Bush for President campaign back in 1988 , Glenn joined the Office of Policy Development as a policy analyst
was only 19 years old when he
joined the campaign , and the Georgia native was just beginning his
political career.So far it's included an unsuccessful attempt to be the Republican nominee for Congress in 1996 , and then his
run for the 2nd District seat in 2000.
While I had every intention to represent the people of South Georgia , things didn't turn out that way , Glenn
said in a recent interview.Instead , he now works as a special assistant to the president for economic policy in the National Economic Council
.Glenn works in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building , which actually is next door to the White House
Not bad for a consolation prize , he
The National Economic Council
coordinates the president's policy throughout the administration.It deals with any of the president's policies that affect economics , which is just about all of them.
We're involved in everything from Social Security to energy to aging , Glenn
And while Glenn said he's
happy working with the economic council , Carl Forti , spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee , said Glenn's future role in the GOP is up to Glenn
is a young man with a very promising future , Forti said.
The GOP's affection for Glenn
has not gone unnoticed.
...Glenn works with members of Congress interested in advancing the president's policy issues
.Though both are involved in agricultural issues , Bishop and Glenn
have not yet worked together.
says the opportunity to work for the president is awe-inspiring.Working for 41 - as he
refers to the elder Bush , the nation's 41st president - and in the current administration is very different , and his
position in the new administration is different as well.
I had the privilege of knowing him before he became president , Glenn
said of President George W. Bush.
youth and energy are assets he
brings to the administration.He
schedule now to the schedule he
kept while campaigning.Glenn
misses South Georgia , but hears from many people , so I get a taste of back home..He
also said he
doesn't know what role comes next , and whether he
will run again for the House.He
has some time to figure it out.He
also has an open ticket with the GOP.
Age : 34
Hometown : Cusseta , Ga.
Education : Episcopal High School in Virginia ; bachelor's degree BA from Davidson College in North Carolina