The full guest list for Biden’s state dinner with Australia | ET REALITY


The White House invited more than 300 guests to the state dinner hosted by President Biden for Prime Minister Anthony Albanese of Australia on Wednesday night, including business leaders, musicians, athletes and prominent Australian Americans. Here is the full list of guests provided by the White House.



Joyce Aboussie and Greg Keller

Representative Pete Aguilar, Democrat of California, and Alisha Aguilar

Elizabeth Allen, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, and Edward Price, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State.

Chris Ashton

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Charlene Austin

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela and Dr. Kali D. Cyrus

Xavier Becerra, secretary of health and human services, and Carolina Reyes

Brendan Bechtel and Helen Bechtel

Anthony Bernal, assistant to the president and senior advisor to the first lady, and Marisa Bernal Cox

Jared Bernstein, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and Kay Arndorfer

John Berry and Curtis Yee

Naomi Biden and Peter Neal

Finnegan Biden

Maisy Biden

Maher Bitar, special assistant to the president and senior director of intelligence, and Astrid Dorelien

Black Bran

Jeffrey Bleich and Rebecca Bleich

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Evan Ryan, Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary

Francisco L. Borges and Luisa Borges

Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Sharene Brown

Dr. Alex Brown

Taryn Brumfitt and Zali Yager

Russell Budd and Reverend Dorothy Budd

William J. Burns, Director of the CIA, and Lisa Carty, United States Ambassador to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Chasten Buttigieg

Professor Tomás Calma

Kurt Campbell, Deputy Assistant to the President and Indo-Pacific Coordinator, National Security Council, and Lael Brainard, Assistant to the President and Director, National Economic Council.

Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, Democrat of Maryland, and Myrna Cardin

Laetitia Garriott of Cayeux and Kinga Garriott of Cayeux

Craig Chittick, First Deputy Secretary, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Melissa Chiu and Suzanne Hollman

State Department Counselor Derek Chollet and Heather Hostetter

Representative Katherine M. Clark, Democrat of Massachusetts, and Nathaniel Dowell

Bruce Cohen and Gabe Catone

Katie Connolly, Director of Strategic Communications and Outreach, Office of the Prime Minister

Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina and Kristin Cooper

Dr. Lynn Cornelius and Dr. Joseph Cornelius

Rep. Joe Courtney, Democrat of Connecticut and co-chair of the Australia Caucus, and Audrey Courtney.

Prof Glyn Davis, Secretary, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Michael C. Donilon, assistant to the president and senior advisor to the president, and Patricia Donilon

Mark David Ein and Sally Ein

Jon Finer, Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy National Security Advisor

Elizabeth Fitch, Media Director and Principal Press Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister

Yance Ford and Amanda Lichtenberg

Chip Forrester and Elizabeth Haselkorn

Michael Fullilove

Julieta V. García

Timothy Gartrell, Chief of Staff, Office of the Prime Minister

Rory Gates and Don Harmon, President of the Illinois State Senate

Craig Gering and Jane Gering

Rufus Gifford and Dr. Stephen DeVincent

Mark Gilbert and Nancy Gilbert

Shuwanza Goff, assistant to the president and director of the Office of Legislative Affairs, and Jamie Fleet

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, and Pamela Reeves

Philip Gordon, assistant to the president and national security advisor to the vice president, and Rachel Gordon

Fatima Goss Graves and Carol Ann Goss

Jon Gray and Mindy Gray

Governor Josh Green of Hawaii and Jaime Green

Arthur J. Gregg and Alicia G. Collier

Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Interior, and Aleta Suazo

Vice President Kamala Harris and Doug Emhoff

Andrew Hauptman and Ellen Bronfman Hauptman

Jon Henes and Pamela Henes

Representative Jim Himes, Democrat of Connecticut, and Mary Himes

Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens, and David Humpton

Shannon Hunt-Scott and Kevin Scott

Laleh Ispahani and Tapio Vaskio

Bonny Jacobs

Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary

Bonnie Jenkins, assistant secretary of state for arms control and international security, and Matthew D. Steinhelfer, deputy assistant secretary of state for conflict and stabilization operations.

Darius Jones and Tori Johnson-Jones

Joe Kahn, executive editor of The New York Times, and Shannon Wu

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Anne Holton

Brad Karp and Roberta Karp

Jeffrey Katzenberg, co-founder of DreamWorks Animation, and Sujay Jaswa

Janet Keller and Katherine Schneider

Caroline Kennedy, US ambassador to Australia, and Edwin Schlossberg

Mayor James F. Kenney of Philadelphia and Letitia Santarelli

James Keogh and Selen Us

John Kerry, US special presidential envoy for climate, and Vanessa Kerry and Alexandra Kerry

Madeleine King, Member of the Australian Parliament, Minister for Resources and Minister for Northern Australia

Kathy Klugman, Senior International Advisor, Office of the Prime Minister of Australia

Orin Kramer and Barbara Marcin

Daniel J. Kritenbrink, Under Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, and Nami Kritenbrink

Ben LaBolt, assistant to the president and White House communications director

Amanda Lacaze

Sarah Ladislaw, special assistant to the president and senior director for climate, and Gregg L. Ladislaw

Kid Laroi and Sloane Howard

Jane Lauder and Kevin Warsh

Brenda Lauderback and Antonio D. Tillis

Marsha Laufer and Henry Laufer

James Lawrence and Mary Lawrence

Nancy LeaMond and Colin Finan

John Leguizamo, actor and Justine Leguizamo

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine-Cava and Dr. Robert Cava

Jeremy Liew and Ellie Liew

Lori Lodes and Austin Evers

Christopher Lowe and Bonnie Datt

Eugene A. Ludwig and Dr. Carol L. Ludwig

Imam Mohamed Magid and Amaarah DeCuir

Sue Mandel and Steve Mandel

Gerard Martin, Commonwealth Chief of Protocol, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Brett Mason, head of the press office at the Australian Prime Minister’s Office

Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, and Tanya Mayorkas

Representative Michael McCaul, Republican of Texas, and Ms. Linda McCaul

Visa CEO Ryan McInerney and Angela McInerney

Andrew McKellar

Paul McKenzie

Representative Gregory W. Meeks, Democrat of New York, and Simone-Marie Meeks

Prue Mercer, Senior Adviser to the Australian Prime Minister’s Office

NBC News Anchor Andrea Mitchell and Chloe Arensberg

Paul Myler, Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy

Sam Nester and Maya Popa

Anne Neuberger, deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging technologies, and Yehuda Neuberger

James Newton, Speechwriter, Office of the Australian Prime Minister

Victoria Nuland, acting deputy secretary of state, and Robert Kagan

Dr. Kevin C. O’Connor, physician to the president, and Christine F. O’Connor

Jen O’Malley Dillon, assistant to the president and White House deputy chief of staff, and Patrick Dillon

Michele O’Neil

Valerie Biden Owens and Jack Owens

Missy Owens and Cuffe Owens

Thomas Pérez, assistant to the president and director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, and Ann Staudenmaier

Itzhak Perlman and Toby Perlman

Marc Perrone and Lori Werner

Kate Pierson of the B-52s and Monica Coleman

Ruth Porat and Anthony Paduano

Natalie Quillian, assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff, and Ryan Quillian

Bryan Rafanelli and Mark Walsh

Gina M. Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce, and Tommy Moffit

Mira Rapp-Hooper, special assistant to the president and senior director for East Asia and Oceania, National Security Council, and Matthew Brest

Ely Ratner and Jennifer Ratner

Bruce Reed, assistant to the president and White House deputy chief of staff, and Bonnie LePard

Senator Jack Reed, Democrat of Rhode Island, and Helen Reed

Blake Resnick and Katie Resnick

Steve Ricchetti, assistant to the president and counselor to the president, and Amy Ricchetti

Gregory Riggs and Kaye Riggs

Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, and Vicki Risch

Charles Rivkin and Susan Tolson

Stephanie Robinson and Mark Robinson

Ethan Rosenzweig, acting US protocol chief

Kevin Rudd, Australian ambassador to the United States, and Thérèse Rein

Emmy Ruiz, assistant to the president and director of political strategy and outreach and Stephanie Grabow

Lee Saunders and Lynne Saunders

Frederick Schneider III of the B-52s and Kevin P. Miller

Martin Schroeter and Susan Schroeter

Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and majority leader, and Michael Shapiro

Liz Sherwood-Randall, assistant to the president and national security adviser and deputy national security adviser, and Dr. Jeffrey Randall

Brian Sikes and Dana Sikes

Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., and Sara Smith

Alan Solomont, former US ambassador to Spain, and Susan Solomont

John Stankey and Shari Stankey

Laura Strayer

Julie Su, Acting Secretary of Labor

Jake Sullivan, national security advisor, and Margaret Goodlander

S. Donald Sussman and Michelle Howland

Katherine C. Tai, United States Trade Representative, and Robert Skidmore

Andrew Thomas and Shannon Walker

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, and Lafayette M. Greenfield II

Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, and Kimberley Thune

Andrew Tobias and Rob Frier

Annie Tomasini, assistant to the president and senior advisor to the president and chief operating officer of the Oval Office, and Margaret Tomasini

Sam Trobe, Policy Director to the Prime Minister of Australia

Mr. James Umpleby III, CEO of Caterpillar, and Katherine Umpleby

Lynn Valbuena, president of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, California, and Steve Valbuena

Dr. Rosita Van Coevorden and Isabelle Van Coevorden

Marcos Vassella

Richard Verma, Undersecretary of State for Management and Resources, and Melineh Verma

Peter V’landys

Shemara Wikramanayake and Ben Way

Innes Willox

Cindy Wilson of the B-52s and Keith Bennett

Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Nancy Wyden

Janet L. Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury, and George Akerlof

Ali Zaidi, Assistant to the President and National Climate Advisor, Candace Fatima Vahlsing

Jeffrey Zients, assistant to the president and White House chief of staff, and Mary Zients

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