Appointment of Frank J. Donatelli as Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison
The President today announced his intention to appoint Frank J. Donatelli to be Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison. He will succeed Jack L. Courtemanche.
Mr. Donatelli is presently serving as Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (African Affairs). Previously, he was an attorney with the law firm of Patton, Boggs & Blow in Washington, DC, in 1981-1983; with the Reagan-Bush transition in 1980-1981; regional political director for the Reagan for President Committee during the primary and general elections in 1979-1980; campaign manager for the Baker for attorney general campaign in Texas in 1978; and executive director of Young Americans for Freedom in 1973-1977.
Mr. Donatelli graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 1967) and American University Law School (J.D., 1976). He is married, has one child, and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born July 5, 1949, in Pittsburgh, PA.
Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Frank J. Donatelli as Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260453