March 31, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Donna Helene Hearne to be a member of the executive committee of the National Summit Conference on Education. This is a new position.

Ms. Hearne served on the National Council on Educational Research from 1983 to 1987. She is presently owner and operator of the Missouri License Bureau, St. Louis, MO. Ms. Hearne has written articles on the American Revolution, coauthored a book entitled ``Heritage of the Creve Coeur Area,'' and is currently the editor of a small quarterly newspaper.

Ms. Hearne graduated from Washington University (B.A., 1962). She was born in Detroit, MI, in 1940, and resides in St. Louis, MO. She is married and has five children.