assemblywoman, cabinet minister, civil servant, officeholder, alderwoman, mandarin, assemblyman, alderman, officer, Chancellor of the Exchequer, public servant, chief executive, chief minister, chancellor
assistant (part of speech: noun)
attorney, patsy, abettor, henchman, hireling, aide-de-camp, proxy, junior, backer, associate, acolyte, underling, follower, extra, ancillary, accessory, benefactor, auxiliary, attendant, accomplice, helpmate, adjunct, agent, helper, servant, deputy, aide, laborer, aider, stooge, minion, partner, subordinate, lieutenant, flunky, assistant, chaperone, menial, second, employee
deputy (part of speech: noun)
custodian (part of speech: noun)
- The President, functionary and servant, swore fidelity to the sovereign people. - "Napoleon the Little", Victor Hugo.
- The Prince wrote a letter alluding to this communication of Langerac and giving much alarm to that functionary. - "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1618", John Lothrop Motley.
- In about ten minutes I again saw him, attended by the local functionary, who, to my surprise, made me a profound bow, and stood bare- headed in the rain. - "The Bible in Spain", George Borrow.