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Appointment of Linda Chavez as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison

April 09, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Linda Chavez to be Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison.

Ms. Chavez is currently Staff Director for the United States Civil Rights Commission and a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States. She served as assistant to the president, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), AFL-CIO, and as editor of American Educator. Previously, she was a consultant for the President's reorganization project, Civil Rights Section, Office of Management and Budget (July-September 1977); and was on the professional staff, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights, U.S. House of Representatives (1972-1974).

Ms. Chavez graduated from the University of Colorado (B.A., 1970) and attended the University of California at Los Angeles (1970-1972) and the University of Maryland (1974-1975). She is married, has three children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. She was born June 17, 1947, in Albuquerque, NM.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Linda Chavez as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259909

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