Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Ann B. Wrobleski While Serving as United States Representative to the United Nations Conference on Illicit Drug Trafficking

 

December 13, 1988

 

The President today accorded the personal rank of Ambassador to Ann B. Wrobleski during the tenure of her service as United States Representative to the United Nations Plenipotentiary Conference to negotiate the Convention Against the Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, Vienna, Austria, November 25 - December 20, 1988.

 

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. She is married to Phillip Truluck, and they reside in Bethesda, MD.

 

Designation of Jean McKee as Acting Chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority

 

December 13, 1988

 

The President today designated Jean McKee as Acting Chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. She would succeed Jerry Lee Calhoun.

 

Since 1986 Ms. McKee has been a member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was Executive Director for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in Washington, DC, 1983 - 1986. She was director of government relations for the General Mills Restaurant Group, 1980 - 1983. In addition to her professional career, Ms. McKee has served in a variety of political, community, and educational organizations.

 

Ms. McKee graduated from Vassar College (B.A., 1951). She was born June 20, 1929, in New Haven, CT, and currently resides in Washington, DC.