January 30, 1986

The President today announced the appointment of Eugene J. McAllister as Special Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary of the Economic Policy Council.

Mr. McAllister has served as Executive Secretary of the Economic Policy Council since August 1985. Previously he was Deputy Assistant Director for Economic Affairs in the Office of Policy Development. From 1981 to April 1983, Mr. McAllister was a senior policy analyst with the Office of Management and Budget. Before joining the administration, he was the Walker fellow in economics at the Heritage Foundation.

Mr. McAllister graduated from Loyola University of Los Angeles (B.A., 1974) and the University of California, Davis (M.A., 1976). He is married and resides in Fairfax, VA. He was born May 20, 1952, in the Bronx, NY.