Civil Aeronautics Board Nomination of Gloria Schaffer To Be a Member.
The President today announced that he will nominate Gloria Schaffer, of Woodbridge, Conn., to be a member of the Civil Aeronautics Board for the remainder of the term expiring December 31, 1978, and for a new term expiring December 31, 1984.
Schaffer was born October 3, 1930, in New London, Conn. She attended Sarah Lawrence College.
Schaffer was elected to the Connecticut State Senate in 1958 and served six terms. In 1970 she was elected secretary of state of Connecticut, and she was reelected in 1974.
Schaffer is chairwoman of the Connecticut Council on Human Services. She has served as a representative to the White House Conference on Education, and as a member of the Federal Election Commission Advisory Panel, the National Education Commission of the States, and the United States National Commission on UNESCO.
As a State senator Schaffer chaired the public welfare and humane institutions committee, the penal institutions committee, and, for three terms, the education committee.
Jimmy Carter, Civil Aeronautics Board Nomination of Gloria Schaffer To Be a Member. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247835