Appointment of William F. Sittmann as Special Assistant to the President
The President today announced his intention to appoint William F. Sittmann to be Special Assistant to the President and special assistant to Michael K. Deaver, the Deputy Chief of Staff.
Before joining the President's staff, Mr. Sittmann was in the Foreign Service at the Department of State as management analyst to both the Executive Director and Assistant Secretary for Administration. He has been administrative coordinator on various Presidential overseas trips, most recently the economic summits in Cancun and Venice.
In addition, he has served in the Office of Protocol as visit officer and was responsible for the coordination of all official and state visits by foreign heads of government and in the Office of Security as a Special Agent for Dignitary Protection.
He is a graduate of the University of Richmond. He was born in Decatur, Ind., on February 20, 1949.
Ronald Reagan, Appointment of William F. Sittmann as Special Assistant to the President Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/245387