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Nomination of Barbara Spyridon Pope To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy

1989-08-29

The President today announced his intention to nominate Barbara Spyridon Pope to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs). She would succeed Kenneth P. Bergquist.

Ms. Pope is currently the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Family Support, Education, and Safety) at the Department of Defense. She has served in this capacity since 1986. Prior to this, Ms. Pope held several positions with the Small Business Administration: Special Assistant to the Administrator, 1982 - 1986; employee development specialist in the Office of Personnel, 1980 - 1982; and administrative assistant in the Office of General Counsel, 1979 - 1980.

Ms. Pope graduated from Vanderbilt University (B.A., 1973) and attended George Washington University, 1978 - 1980. She was born November 10, 1951, in Pittsburgh, PA. Ms. Pope is married, has one child, and currently resides in Bethesda, MD.

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