Appointment of John Charles Gartland as a Member of the National Commission for Employment Policy

February 25, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint John Charles Gartland to be a member of the National Commission for Employment Policy for a term expiring September 30, 1989. He would succeed Kenneth O. Stout.

Since 1979 he has been director of Washington affairs, Amway Corp. Previously he was director, Foundation for the Study of Presidential and Congressional Terms, 1978 - 1979.

He graduated from Villanova University (B.A., 1963) and George Washington University (M.A., 1968). Mr. Gartland is married, has six children, and resides in Potomac, MD. He was born February 3, 1940, in Cleveland, OH.