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Public Papers - 1989 - October

Nomination of Jacqueline Jones-Smith To Be a Member and Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission


The President today announced his intention to nominate Jacqueline Jones-Smith to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of 7 years from October 27, 1989. She will also be nominated to be the Chairman. She would succeed Terrence M. Scanlon.

Since 1987 Mrs. Smith has served as a staff attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the Federal Election Commission in Washington, DC. Prior to this she served as an assistant county attorney in the office of the county attorney for Montgomery County, MD, 1985 - 1987. She has also served in several positions at the MAXIMA Corp., including division manager, 1984 - 1985; senior library systems consultant, 1981 - 1984; director of library/clearinghouse operations, 1980 - 1981; and systems librarian, 1979 - 1980.

Mrs. Smith graduated from Swarthmore College (B.A., 1974), Syracuse University (M.L.S., 1978), and American University (J.D., 1984). She was born November 5, 1952, in the Bronx, NY. Mrs. Smith is married, has one stepson, and resides in Rockville, MD.

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