May 11, 1987 The President today announced his intention to appoint David Harris to be a member of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education for the remainder of the term expiring July 27, 1990. He would succeed Anne Lindeman.
Since 1983 Mr. Harris has been a State legislator in the State of Illinois General Assembly. Prior to this he was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade. Mr. Harris served on President Reagan's national advance staff in the 1976, 1980, and 1984 campaigns. He was a member of the White House staff on President Reagan's European trips in 1982 and 1985 and his Far Eastern trip in 1983. He was elected an alternate delegate to the 1984 Republican National Convention.
Mr. Harris graduated from Georgetown University (B.A., 1970). He has served in the National Guard since 1970. Mr. Harris was born March 26, 1948, in Reading, PA. He is married, has one child, and resides in Arlington Heights, IL.