September 19, 1988
The President today announced the appointment of Elizabeth I. Board to be Deputy Assistant to the President for Media and Broadcast Relations.
Miss Board has served as Special Assistant to the President for Media and Broadcast Relations since August, 1987. She served as Director of the White House Television Office, 1985 - 1987, and was first named Special Assistant to the President in November, 1985. Miss Board worked for NBC News from 1979 to 1984, first as senior unit manager and later as network news editor. Previously she was director of creative services for WMAL and executive producer of the Washington Redskins Radio Network.
Miss Board graduated from the University of Colorado (B.A., magna cum laude, 1974), the Stanford University Broadcasting and Film Institute, and George Washington University (M.B.A., 1981). A native of Front Royal, VA, she now resides in Washington, DC.