February 29, 1988

The President today announced the appointment of Kay Wheless Woodward to be Special Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Cabinet Affairs at the White House.

Mrs. Woodward recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs at the Department of Labor. She was named Legislative Director in the Office of Congressional Affairs at the Department of Labor in 1985. Previously she served as legislative affairs officer in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, (November 1982 - May 1985); legislative writer, office of congressional relations, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1981 - 1982; director of operations, Coalitions for America, 1979 - 1981; and staff assistant for the Senate Republican Steering Committee, 1977 - 1978.

Mrs. Woodward graduated from Hollins College (B.A., 1977). She was born on January 25, 1955, in Raleigh, NC. She is married and resides in Alexandria, VA.