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Public Papers - 1989

Nomination of Nancy Mohr Kennedy To Be an Assistant Secretary of Education


The President today announced his intention to nominate Nancy Mohr Kennedy to be Assistant Secretary for Legislation at the Department of Education. She would succeed Frances M. Norris.

Since 1983 Ms. Kennedy was Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs (Senate) at the White House in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was Administrative Assistant for the White House Office of Legislative Affairs, 1981 - 1983. She has also served in the congressional relations office for the transition of the President-elect, 1980 - 1981. Ms. Kennedy was Administrative Assistant to the Chairman of the Federal Elections Commission, 1979 - 1980, and Administrative Assistant for the Senate Republican Policy Committee, 1977 - 1979. She was Executive Assistant to the Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, 1969 - 1977, and deputy caseworker for the Republican leader of the Senate, Everett McKinley Dirksen.

Ms. Kennedy attended the University of Maryland at College Park. She is a native of Illinois and currently resides in Bethesda, MD.

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