Public Papers - 1989 - September
Nomination of Edward G. Lewis To Be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs
The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward G. Lewis to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Information Resources Management. This is a new position.
Since 1989 Mr. Lewis has served as a Staff Assistant and White House Liaison in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as manager of the office of resume management in the Office of the President-Elect, Presidential Personnel, 1988 - 1989; director of management support services for the Bush-Quayle campaign, 1988; director of the delegate training office at the national convention, 1988; and director of the delegate management office for the George Bush campaign, 1988. In addition, he has served as a U.S. Marine Corps representative for the Task Force on Competitive Strategies at the Department of Defense, 1987; manager of strategy and operational campaign development with the Advanced Amphibious Study Group, 1986 - 1987; manager of strategic initiatives in the Plans Division at the Headquarters of the Marine Corps, 1984 - 1986; and manager of joint plans and organizational development in the Plans Division of the Headquarters of the Marine Corps, 1983 - 1984.
Mr. Lewis graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., 1967), Columbia University (M.S., 1968), the University of Maryland (M.B.A., 1974), and Georgetown University (M.A., 1981). He was born March 13, 1945, in Chicago, IL. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1967 - 1988, and as a commanding officer, 1977 - 1978. He is married, has one child, and resides in Woodbridge, VA.