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Public Papers - 1989 - July

Appointment of Shellyn Gae McCaffrey as the United States Representative on the Governing Body of the International Labor Office

1989-07-28

The President today announced the appointment of Shellyn Gae McCaffrey as U.S. Representative on the Governing Body of the International Labor Office for an indefinite period, and accordance of the personal rank of Ambassador in her capacity as head of the U.S. delegation to the International Labor Conference. She would succeed Eugene Kistler Lawson.

Since 1988 Ms. McCaffrey has been Associate Deputy Secretary at the Department of Commerce. Prior to this, she was Deputy Executive Secretary of the Economic Policy Council at the White House, 1985 - 1988, and senior staff member in the Office of Policy Development at the White House, 1981 - 1985. Ms. McCaffrey was a press aide and fundraiser for the Bush and Reagan/Bush campaigns, 1979 - 1980.

Ms. McCaffrey graduated from Pennsylvania State University (B.S., 1979) and Washington College of Law, American University (J.D., 1988). She resides in Alexandria, VA.

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