May 1, 1987 The President today announced his intention to nominate Noreen C. Thomas to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Educational Research and Improvement for a term expiring September 30, 1988. She would succeed Wallie Cooper Simpson.
Since 1979 Mrs. Thomas has been a first and second grade teacher at the Evergreen Elementary School in Mountlake Terrace, WA. Prior to this she was a teacher at the Cedar Way Elementary School and taught for a total of 29 years in the Edmonds School District.
Mrs. Thomas graduated from Washington State University (B.A., 1957). She was born August 13, 1935, in Port Angeles, WA. Mrs. Thomas is married, has one child, and resides in Edmonds, WA.