Appointments, January 21, 1984

Recess Appointment of Maureen E. Corcoran as General Counsel of the Department of Education

January 21, 1984

The President has recess appointed Maureen E. Corcoran to be General Counsel, Department of Education. She will succeed Daniel Oliver. This appointment is effective January 20, 1984.

Ms. Corcoran is an associate counsel with the law firm of Weissburg and Aronson, Inc., in San Francisco, CA. Previously, she was a Special Assistant to the United States Attorney in Washington, DC, in 1983; Special Assistant to the General Counsel at the Department of Health and Human Services in 1981 - 1983; attorney with the firm of Hassard, Bonnington, Rogers & Huber, San Francisco, CA, in 1979 - 1981; and a California Supreme Court Extern in 1978.

She graduated from the University of Iowa (M.A., B.A.) and Hastings College of Law (J.D., 1979). She was born February 4, 1944, in Iowa City, IA, and now resides in San Francisco, CA.

Recess Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation

January 21, 1984

The President today recess appointed the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation:

Albert Angrisani would succeed Frank J. Donatelli. Mr. Angrisani recently served as Assistant Secretary of Labor (Employment and Training) (1981 - 1983). Previously he was with the Chase Manhattan Bank as vice president (1978 - 1981), assistant vice president (1977 - 1978), investments and product manager (1974 - 1977), and investment assistant (1972 - 1974). Mr. Angrisani graduated from Washington and Lee University (B.A., 1971), Fairleigh Dickinson University (M.B.A., 1974), and New York University (A.P.C., 1978). He is married and resides in New Jersey. He was born August 26, 1949.

Peter Joseph Ferrara would succeed William F. Harvey. Mr. Ferrara is currently associate attorney with the firm of Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge (1983-present). Previously, he was in the Office of Policy Development at the White House (1982 - 1983), in the Office of Policy Development at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (1981 - 1982), and an associate attorney with the firm of Cravath, Swain & Moore (1979 - 1981). Mr. Ferrara graduated from Harvard College (B.A., 1976) and from Harvard Law School (J.D., 1979). He is married and resides in Washington, DC. He was born April 26, 1955.