Nomination of Jane E. Newman To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce
The President today announced his intention to nominate Jane E. (Bonnie) Newman of Durham, NH, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Economic Development Administration). She will succeed Carlos C. Campbell.
A native of Lawrence, MA, Ms. Newman presently serves as Associate Director of Presidential Personnel at the White House. Prior to joining the White House she was chief of staff for Congressman Judd Gregg (R-NH). Before that she was executive director of the Forum on New Hampshire's Future, a citizen participation program for industrial development and community planning. From 1972 to 1978, she held the position of dean of students at the University of New Hampshire.
Ms. Newman has served on numerous boards, including Indian Head Banks, Inc., the Center for New Hampshire's Future, the Governor's Economic Development and Land Use Committee, and the State of New Hampshire's Future Food Policy Committee.
She graduated from St. Joseph's College, Maine (B.A., 1967) and Pennsylvania State University (M.Ed., 1969). The degree of doctor of humane letters was conferred by River College in 1983. She was born June 2, 1945.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Jane E. Newman 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/260789