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Appointment of Kenneth M. Duberstein 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 Kenneth M. Duberstein to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution, for the term expiring September 1, 1998. He would succeed Marjorie M. Lawson.

Since 1988 Mr. Duberstein has been Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President at the White House in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House, 1987-1988. Mr. Duberstein also served as vice president of Timmons and Co., 1983-1987. He was Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from January 1982 to December 1983, having served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from the beginning of the Reagan administration.

Mr. Duberstein graduated from Franklin and Marshall College (B.A., 1965) and the American University (M.A., 1966). He studied for 1 year at the New York University Law School. He was born April 21, 1944, in Brooklyn, NY. Mr. Duberstein is married to the former Sydney Greenberg, has three children, and resides in McLean, VA.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Kenneth M. Duberstein 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/253212

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