Appointment of Eight Members of the President's Task Force on Victims of Crime, and Designation of Chairman

July 6, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Task Force on Victims of Crime. He also announced his intention to designate Lois Haight Herrington as Chairman. These are all new positions.

Lois Haight Herrington is an attorney at law. She was deputy district attorney, Alameda County, Oakland, Calif., in 1976 - 1981. She graduated from the University of California at Davis (A.B., 1961) and the University of California, Hastings College of Law (LL.B., J.D. 1965). She is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, Va. She was born December 6, 1939.

Frank Carrington is serving as executive director of the Victims Assistance Legal Organization (VALOR) in Virginia Beach, Va. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and received his masters of law degree in criminal law from Northwestern University Law School. He is married, has four children, and resides in Virginia Beach, Va. He was born May 11, 1936.

James P. Damos is serving as chief of police, city of University City, Mo. He graduated from St. Louis University (B.S., 1944). He is married, has two children, and resides in University City, Mo. He was born September 23, 1919.

Doris Dolan is president and founder of Laws at Work. She is founder and is serving as secretary-project director of the National Education Institution. She attended Hastings College in Los Angeles, Calif. She has two children and resides in Los Angeles. She was born February 24, 1921.

Kenneth O. Eikenberry is serving as attorney general for the State of Washington. He graduated from Washington State University (B.A., 1954) and the University of Washington School of Law (LL.B., 1959). He is married and resides in Olympia, Wash. He was born June 29, 1932.

Robert J. Miller is serving as district attorney for Clark County, Nev. He graduated from Santa Clara University (B.A., 1967) and Loyola School of Law, Los Angeles, Calif. (J.D., 1971). He is married, has two children, and resides in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born March 30, 1945.

Dr. M. G. Robertson is president of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Virginia Beach, Va. He graduated from Washington and Lee University (B.A., 1950), Yale University Law School (J.D., 1955), and the New York Theological Seminary (M. Div., 1959). He is married, has four children, and resides in Portsmouth, Va. He was born March 22, 1930.

Dr. Stanton E. Samenow is a clinical psychologist. He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1963) and the University of Michigan (M.A., 1964; Ph. D., 1968). He is married, has two children, and resides in Falls Church, Va. He was born October 16, 1941.