August 10, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Gabriele Murdock to be a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. This is a new position.

Mrs. Murdock is a trustee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and serves as a member of the acquisitions and exhibitions committee and the budget and finance committee. She is a member of the board of the Music Center Dance Corp. (Joffrey Ballet).

She is married, has three children, and resides in Los Angeles, Calif. Mrs. Murdock was born November 3, 1941, in Munich, Germany.