Appointments, March 1, 1982

Appointment of William F. Sittmann as Special Assistant to the President

March 1, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint William F. Sittmann to be Special Assistant to the President and special assistant to Michael K. Deaver, the Deputy Chief of Staff.

Before joining the President's staff, Mr. Sittmann was in the Foreign Service at the Department of State as management analyst to both the Executive Director and Assistant Secretary for Administration. He has been administrative coordinator on various Presidential overseas trips, most recently the economic summits in Cancun and Venice.

In addition, he has served in the Office of Protocol as visit officer and was responsible for the coordination of all official and state visits by foreign heads of government and in the Office of Security as a Special Agent for Dignitary Protection.

He is a graduate of the University of Richmond. He was born in Decatur, Ind., on February 20, 1949.

Appointment of Virgil E. Brown as a Member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Federalism

March 1, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Virgil E. Brown to be a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Federalism. He would succeed J. Richard Conder.

Since January 1979, Mr. Brown has been serving as a commissioner of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. He has been serving as president of the board of commissioners since November 1980. He was director of Cuyahoga County Board of Elections in 1972 - 1979. Prior to that, he was city councilman, ward 25, in 1967 - 72.

Mr. Brown is married, has two children, and resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born August 12, 1917.