Appointments, April 9, 1985

Appointment of Linda Chavez as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison

April 9, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Linda Chavez to be Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison.

Ms. Chavez is currently Staff Director for the United States Civil Rights Commission and a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States. She served as assistant to the president, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), AFL - CIO, and as editor of American Educator. Previously, she was a consultant for the President's reorganization project, Civil Rights Section, Office of Management and Budget (July - September 1977); and was on the professional staff, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights, U.S. House of Representatives (1972 - 1974).

Ms. Chavez graduated from the University of Colorado (B.A., 1970) and attended the University of California at Los Angeles (1970 - 1972) and the University of Maryland (1974 - 1975). She is married, has three children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. She was born June 17, 1947, in Albuquerque, NM.

Appointment of Linda Lugenia Arey as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Public Liaison

April 9, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Linda Lugenia Arey to be Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Public Liaison.

Ms. Arey is currently Executive Secretary to the Department of Transportation. Previously, she was special assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Transportation (1983 - 1984); special assistant, Office of Public Affairs, Department of Justice (1982 - 1983); and special assistant to the Executive Secretary, Department of Education (1981 - 1982). She7E7E served7E7E as7E7E assistant dean7E7E at7E7E the7E7E University of Richmond School of Law from 1978 to 1981 and was project director of the Mental Health Legal Studies Center at the university from 1977 to 1978.

Ms. Arey graduated from the College of William and Mary (B.A., 1966), Wake Forest University (M.A., 1975), and the University of Richmond School of Law (J.D., 1977). She was born November 25, 1944, in Savannah, GA, and resides in Washington, DC.