Deputy Appointments Secretary to the President Appointment of Frances M. Voorde.
The President today announced the appointment of Fran Voorde as Deputy Appointments Secretary. She has served since January 1977, as Director of Scheduling at the White House.
Voorde, 38, was born in South Bend, Ind. She is a graduate of St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, where she received a B.A., and of George Washington University, where she received an M.A. in history and diplomatic history.
From 1961 to 1964, she worked as personal and appointments secretary to Representative J. Edward Roush, and from 1965 to 1971, she was executive secretary to Senator Birch Bayh. She served as director of scheduling and assistant political director in Bayh's 1971 Presidential campaign. She was scheduling and advance coordinator in Sargent Shriver's 1972 Vice-Presidential campaign.
Voorde was assistant chief of the Office of Records and Registration of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1972 to 1975, and from 1975 to 1976, she was a special assistant in the Office of Disclosure and Compliance of the Federal Election Commission.
In August of 1976 she served as deputy director of the office of voter registration at the Democratic National Committee. She joined the Carter campaign in September of 1976 as director of scheduling and advance.
Jimmy Carter, Deputy Appointments Secretary to the President Appointment of Frances M. Voorde. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244595