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Appointment of Charles Z. Wick as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

January 12, 1989

The President today announced his intention to appoint Charles Z. Wick to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution, for the remainder of the term expiring September 1, 1992. He would succeed Mrs. Jack Wrather.

Since 1981 Mr. Wick has been Director of the U.S. Information Agency in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was president and chief executive officer for Wick Financial Corp. and Mapleton Enterprises, which he founded in the early 1960's. He was cochairman of the 1981 Presidential Inaugural Committee.

Mr. Wick graduated from the University of Michigan (B.M., 1940) and Case Western Reserve University Law School (J.D., 1943). He was born October 12, 1917, in Cleveland, OH. Mr. Wick is married, has five children, and resides in Washington, DC.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Charles Z. Wick as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/253224

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