Nomination of David F. Demarest To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor

April 21, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate David F. Demarest to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Public and Intergovernmental Affairs). This is a new position.

Mr. Demarest is Deputy Under Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Labor. He was Director for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, 1984 - 1985; and division director, Republican National Committee, 1977 - 1981.

Mr. Demarest graduated from Upsala College (B.A., 1973) and attended Drew University Graduate School, 1974 - 1975. He was born October 8, 1951, in Glen Ridge, NJ. Mr. Demarest is married and resides in Alexandria, VA.