The President today announced his intention to appoint Maiselle D. Shortley to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education for the remainder of the term expiring July 10, 1989. She would succeed George F. Meyer, Jr.
Since 1987 Mrs. Shortley has been chairman of the National Conservative Political Action Committee in Alexandria, VA. Prior to this, she was Deputy Associate Director for Volunteer Liaison of ACTION, 1985-1987; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Community Relations at the Department of Defense, 1984-1985; and Confidential Assistant in the Office of Public Liaison at the White House, 1981-1984.
Mrs. Shortley graduated from Dumbarton College (B.A., 1964). She was born August 1, 1942, in North Adams, MA. She is married, has one child, and resides in McLean, VA.