Public Papers - 1991
Appointment of David J. Beightol as Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs
The President today announced the appointment of David J. Beightol as Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House. He would succeed G.O. Griffith.
Since 1987 Mr. Beightol has been the Director of Wisconsin Governor Tommy G. Thompson's Washington, DC office. In this capacity, he has represented Governor Thompson on several national and regional organizations serving as: chairman of the executive committee for the Council of Great Lakes Governors, chairman of the National Governors' Association's International Advisory Committee Staff Advisory Council, chairman of the U.S. Trade Representative's Intergovernmental Advisory Committee Working Group and chairman of the National Governor's Association ``After School Years'' task force staff advisory committee. From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Beightol served in several capacities such as legislative assistant and press secretary to Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner (R - WI); and later as a Republican technical consultant on the House Space, Science, and Technology Committee.
Mr. Beightol graduated from the University of Wisconsin receiving a bachelor of arts degree in history. He was born on September 21, 1958. Mr. Beightol has two children and resides in Chevy Chase, MD.