Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Ann B. Wrobleski While Serving as United States Delegate to the International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

May 26, 1987

The President today announced his intention to accord the personal rank of Ambassador to Ann B. Wrobleski in her capacity as United States delegate to the International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Vienna, Austria, from June 17 to 26, 1987.

Ms. Wrobleski is presently Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics Matters (INM). Prior to her appointment in September 1986, she served as Acting Assistant Secretary for INM, from May to September, and served as Deputy Assistant Secretary from 1985. Ms. Wrobleski was Special Projects Director for the First Lady at the White House, 1981 - 1985. She was appointed a member of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise in October of 1983. Prior to her government service, Ms. Wrobleski was assistant press secretary to Senator Edward Gurney of Florida, 1973 - 1974; traveling press secretary for Florida candidate Jack Eckerd, 1974 and 1978; research assistant to the House Republican Research Committee, 1975 - 1978; press secretary to Congressman Lou Frey, 1975 - 1978; and deputy press secretary and director of scheduling for Senator Richard Stone of Florida, 1979 - 1980.

Ms. Wrobleski graduated from Stephens College (B.A., 1972). She was born April 3, 1952, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Ms. Wrobleski is married and resides in Bethesda, MD.