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Nomination of David Philip Prosperi To Be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation

March 17, 1989

The President today announced his intention to nominate David Philip Prosperi to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation (Public Affairs). He would succeed Wendy Monson DeMocker.

Since 1988 Mr. Prosperi has been deputy press secretary in the office of the President-elect. Prior to this he was press secretary to Republican Vice Presidential nominee Senator Dan Quayle, 1988. He was assistant to the Secretary of the Interior and Director of Public Affairs, 1985 - 1988, and manager of government affairs for the Superior Oil Co. and Superior Farming Co., 1982 - 1984. Mr. Prosperi has served as Assistant Press Secretary to the President at the White House, 1981 - 1982, and press aide for the 1980 Reagan for President campaign, 1979 - 1981.

Mr. Prosperi graduated from the University of Illinois (B.S., 1975) and the George Washington University (M.B.A., 1983).

George Bush, Nomination of David Philip Prosperi To Be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248757