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Nomination of Deborah Wince-Smith To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

March 07, 1989

The President today announced his intention to nominate Deborah Wince-Smith to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Technology Policy). She would succeed D. Bruce Merrifield.

Since 1984 Mrs. Wince-Smith has served as the Assistant Director for International Affairs and Global Competitiveness in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Prior to this she served as program manager for international programs at the National Science Foundation.

Mrs. Wince-Smith graduated from Vassar College and received her master's degree from Cambridge University.

George Bush, Nomination of Deborah Wince-Smith To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248229