Appointment of Henry A. Duffy as a Member of the National Commission for Employment Policy

February 17, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Henry A. Duffy to be a member of the National Commission for Employment Policy for a term expiring September 30, 1989. He would succeed Kenneth M. Smith.

Since 1983 Mr. Duffy has been president and chief executive officer of the Air Line Pilots Association, Intl., in Washington, DC. Previously he was a professional pilot with Delta Air Lines, 1963 - 1983. Mr. Duffy is the chief U.S. delegate to the International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations, an organization representing civil airline pilots of 64 nations. He serves on the executive board of the AFL - CIO maritime trades department, and he is a member of the Services Policy Advisory Committee, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Mr. Duffy graduated from the University of Miami (B.A., 1956). He is married, has three children, and resides in Lithonia, GA, and Washington, DC. Mr. Duffy was born September 27, 1934, in Norfolk, VA.