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Nomination for the Department of Education

May 13, 1994

The President today announced his intention to nominate Gilberto M. Moreno as Assistant Secretary of the Education Department's Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs. He also named officials to four other positions at the Department of Education. They are: Maria S. Mercado, Region II Representative; Patricia H. Parisi, Region II Deputy Representative; Trini Garza, Region VI Deputy Representative; and Suzanne G. Ramos, Region IX Deputy Representative.

"These individuals will bring to the Federal Government and the Education Department a wealth of experience in education and public service," the President said. "Their talents and expertise will advance a strong community outreach and interagency communication program within the Education Department."

In commenting on the nominee for Assistant Secretary, the President said, "Gilberto Moreno will complement the excellent team of senior officials at the Education Department who have already helped us achieve so much in the way of education reform."

NOTE: Biographies of the nominees were made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.

William J. Clinton, Nomination for the Department of Education Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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