Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Joshua DuBois is special assistant to President Obama and executive director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. In this capacity, DuBois helps direct the Obama Administration’s engagement of faith-based and other nonprofit organizations. One of President Obama’s longest serving aides, he previously served as director of religious affairs for the Obama for America campaign, as well as the Presidential Inauguration Committee. Prior to his involvement with the Obama campaign, DuBois was a legislative aide to then-Senator Obama. He also spent time working for Representatives Rush Holt (D-NJ) and Charles Rangel (D-NY). DuBois was also an associate pastor at a small, Pentecostal church in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University. DuBois was raised in Nashville, Tennessee.