Presidential Transition Timeline

Incoming Administration: Operations
December 2016


Work with the White House chief of staff and the appointments team to staff the incoming White House (November–December)
Make preparations for moving into White House and plan for closing out transition finances (tNovember–Inauguration)
Conduct training and coaching for transition team staff who will move to White House staff roles (tNovember–Inauguration)
Manage the president-elect, vice president-elect and the future first spouse’s daily schedules (November–Inauguration)
Plan Cabinet orientation and retreat (November–Inauguration)
Connect with think tanks, trade associations, community groups, governors and Congress (November–Inauguration)
Onboard new staff as the transition team grows, oversee day-to-day logistics and manage the “care and feeding” of the president-elect (November–Inauguration)