Public Papers - 1991
Nomination of Patricia F. Saiki To Be Administrator of the Small Business Administration
The President today announced his intention to nominate Patricia F. Saiki, of Hawaii, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration. She would succeed Susan S. Engeleiter.
From 1986 to 1990 Congresswoman Saiki served as the United States Representative for the 1st District of Hawaii in Washington, DC. Prior to this Congresswoman Saiki served as the chairman of the Republican Party of Hawaii, 1983 - 1985. In addition, Congresswoman Saiki served in the Hawaii State Legislature as a State senator, 1974 - 1982, and as a State representative, 1968 - 1974. Congresswoman Saiki has also served as a junior and senior high school teacher for 12 years in Hawaii.
Congresswoman Saiki graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (B.A., 1952). She was born May 28, 1930, in Hilo, HI. Congresswoman Saiki is married, has five children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.