Appointment of Juanita Donaghey Duggan as Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison

 

January 8, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Juanita Donaghey Duggan to be Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison. She will serve as domestic policy liaison.

 

Since June 1985 Mrs. Duggan has served as Assistant Director for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs at ACTION. Mrs. Duggan previously served as professional staff member to Senator Jeremiah Denton (R - AL) on the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, Subcommittee on Family and Human Services, and on the Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Security and Terrorism.

 

Mrs. Duggan graduated from Georgetown University (B.S., 1982). She is married and has one son. Mrs. Duggan is a native of Mobile, AL, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Mary McGeein Schnepper as Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison

 

January 8, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Mary McGeein Schnepper to be Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison. She will serve as liaison with commerce and professional associations.

 

Ms. Schnepper joined the public liaison staff in 1983, and since 1986, she has worked with the business community as Associate Director of Business Liaison.

 

Ms. Schnepper graduated from Mercy School of Nursing, Toledo, OH, and Marymount University, Arlington, VA, (B.S.N.). Ms. Schnepper resides in Arlington, VA, and has four children.

 

Appointment of Patricia Mack Bryan as Associate Counsel to the President

 

January 8, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Patricia Mack Bryan to be Associate Counsel to the President.

 

Since June 1987 Ms. Bryan has served in the Office of the Counsel to the President. Prior to her position in the White House, she was Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy, Department of Justice, 1983 - 1987, and an associate with the firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, 1980 - 1983.

 

Ms. Bryan graduated from Gettysburg College (B.A., 1977) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1980). She was born July 7, 1955, in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Appointment of Benedict Simms Cohen as Associate Counsel to the President

 

January 8, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Benedict Simms Cohen to be Associate Counsel to the President.

 

Since June 1987 Mr. Cohen has served in the Office of the Counsel to the President. Prior to that, he was an attorney-adviser, Office of Legislative Affairs, Department of Justice, 1986 - 1987; a clerk to the Honorable Laurence H. Silberman, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1985 - 1986; and an associate with the firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, 1983 - 1985.

 

Mr. Cohen graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1980) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1983). He was born January 9, 1959, in Nashville, TN, is married, and resides in Washington, DC.