Appointment of Three Members of the Commission on Presidential Scholars
The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Commission on Presidential Scholars:
Sherleen Sue Sisney, to serve as a member during her tenure as National Teacher of the Year. She will succeed Leroy E. Hay. Mrs. Sisney has been a teacher of history and economics at Ballard High School in Louisville, KY, since 1971. She is married, has one child, and resides in Prospect, KY. She was born October 19, 1946, in Stillwater, OK.
Sammie Lynn Scandlyn Puett has been serving as a commissioner of the department of human services for the State of Tennessee since 1980. Previously she was commissioner of the department of general services for the State of Tennessee. She is married and resides in Nashville, TN. She was born September 7, 1936, in Knox County, TN. This is a new position.
Donna F. Scott is a member of the Idaho State Legislature. She is married, has six children, and resides in Twin Falls, ID. She was born September 28, 1934, in Filer, ID. This is a new position.
Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Three Members of the Commission on Presidential Scholars Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/261662