May 20, 1988

The President today announced his intention to appoint Ronald P. Andrade to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education for a term expiring September 29, 1990. He would succeed Fred L. Nicol, Jr.

Mr. Andrade is currently a management consultant in Valley Center, CA. Prior to this he was senior planner for La Jolla Indian Tribe, 1986 - 1987. From 1986 to 1987, he was an American Indian Affairs Specialist of the Equal Opportunity Office at the Department of Agriculture. From 1983 to 1984, he was Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs of the California Indian Task Force at the Department of the Interior, and executive director of the National Congress of American Indians, 1980 - 1983. He was executive director of the Native American Student Alliance, 1978 - 1979, and executive director for San Francisco Indian Center, 1977 - 1978.

Mr. Andrade was born May 14, 1947, in Los Angeles, CA. He served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1966 - 1970. He is married, has one child, and resides in Valley Center, CA.