Appointment of Rebecca Gernhardt Range as Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison

 

October 26, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Rebecca Gernhardt Range to be Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison. ``Rebecca has been an effective and valued adviser,'' the President said. ``I know she will continue to do an outstanding job.''

 

Since August of 1987, Ms. Range has been Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison. She also serves as Chairman of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise. Prior to this, she was Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs at the Department of Transportation, 1985 - 1987; counselor to the Secretary of Transportation, 1984 - 1985; and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs at the Department of Transportation, 1983 - 1984. Ms. Range served as chief of staff, legislative assistant, and staff assistant for Senator Ted Stevens, 1977 - 1983.

 

Ms. Range graduated from DePauw University (B.A., 1976) and Catholic University, Columbus School of Law (J.D., 1981). She was born October 23, 1954, in Mansfield, OH. Ms. Range is married and resides in Washington, DC.