February 19, 1988

The President today designated Michael R. Farley as Chairperson of the National Council on Vocational Education. He would succeed J. Fernando Niebla.

Since 1965 Mr. Farley has been president of Farley and Associates, a company dealing with family and business insurance and estate and income tax planning for small businesses.

Mr. Farley graduated from the University of Arizona (B.S., 1967) and the American College of Life Underwriters (C.L.U., 1972). He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, 1967 - 1969. Mr. Farley was born March 6, 1944, in Los Angeles, CA. He is married, has three children, and resides in Tucson, AZ.