Appointments, October 24, 1983

Appointment of Two Members of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise

October 24, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise. These are new positions.

Nancy J. Risque has been serving as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs since 1981 and was appointed Deputy Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs in October 1982. Previously she was with Standard Oil Co. (Ohio) as Federal Government affairs representative in Washington, D.C. (1978 - 1981); energy affairs representative for the American Paper Institute in 1977 - 1978; and assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Tourism, Department of Commerce, in 1975 - 1977. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Radford College (B.A., 1968).

Ann Wrobleski has been director of projects in the Office of the First Lady since 1981. Previously she was assistant press secretary and scheduling director for former U.S. Senator Richard Stone in 1979 - 1980; press secretary to U.S. Representative Lou Frey, Jr., and research assistant with the House Republican Research Committee in 1975; traveling press secretary during the 1974 Senate campaign of Jack Eckerd; and assistant press secretary to U.S. Senator Edward J. Gurney in 1973 - 1974. She graduated from Stephens College, Columbia, Mo., in 1972. She is married to Phil Truluck, and they reside in Washington, D.C.

Appointment of Evalu Ware Russell as a Member of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education

October 24, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Evalu Ware Russell to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education for a term expiring September 29, 1986. She will succeed Gregary W. Frazier.

She is a consultant at the American Indian Institute at the University of Oklahoma. She has been a teacher of cultural studies at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Sante Fe, N. Mex., and has also lectured in public schools across Oklahoma on music, legends, customs, and other aspects of Indian culture.

She was named National Indian Educator of the Year by the National Indian Education Association in 1979 - 1980 and has twice received the Outstanding Indian Teacher of the Year Award from the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

She received bachelor of arts degrees in cultural studies and music at the University of Oklahoma. She is married, has three children, and resides in Yukon, Okla. She was born May 22, 1923, in Mountain View, Okla.