Public Papers - 1989
Appointment of William W. Working as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
The President today announced the appointment of William W. Working as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for Intelligence Programs at the White House.
In 21 years as a professional intelligence officer, Mr. Working has served in the Air Force, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and on the Intelligence Community Staff of the Director of Central Intelligence. He has also served as a staff member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence as the staff designee of Senator Jake Garn (R-UT). In 1987, he became the Director of the Program and Budget Office of the Intelligence Community Staff. Prior to this he worked with technical collection systems and operations.
Mr. Working graduated from the University of Tennessee and was commissioned in the Air Force in 1967. He is a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve. Mr. Working was born August 8, 1945, in Santa Monica, CA.