Alumna joins White House

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ Xavier alumna Debra Eschmeyer recently joined the White House staff as the new Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy and Executive Director of Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative. She replaced Sam Kass, who formerly held the positions, on Jan. 8. Eschmeyer’s new position requires her to advise the White House on a variety of food and nutrition issues. She will also create and organize strategies to combat childhood obesity by promoting healthy food options and physical activity for kids across the country. Eschmeyer grew up on a dairy farm and graduated from Xavier in 2002 … Continue reading Alumna joins White House