March 4, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Lois H. Herrington, of California, to be a member of the President's Child Safety Partnership. She would succeed James G. Martin.

From 1983 to 1986, Mrs. Herrington was Assistant Attorney General for the United States, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. She also served as Chairman of the President's Task Force on Victims of Crime, which issued its final report in January 1983. Prior to this, she was a prosecutor, probation officer, and juvenile hall counselor in California.

She graduated from the University of California, Davis (B.A., 1961) and the University of California (J.D., 1965). Mrs. Herrington is married, has two children, and resides in Arlington, VA. She was born December 6, 1937, in Seattle, WA.