November 3, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Ann D. McLaughlin to be Secretary of Labor at the Department of Labor. She would succeed William Emerson Brock.

Mrs. McLaughlin is currently a consultant with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. She is also presently in the executive M.B.A. program at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, and lectures in their public policy department. From 1984 to March of 1987, Mrs. McLaughlin was Under Secretary at the United States Department of the Interior. Since her resignation as Under Secretary, Mrs. McLaughlin has served on the board of directors of the Union Camp Corp. and the American Farmland Trust. From 1981 to 1984, she was Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Department of Treasury.

Mrs. McLaughlin graduated from Marymount College in Tarrytown, NY (B.A., 1963). She was born November 16, 1941, in Chatham, NJ. Mrs. McLaughlin is married and resides in Washington, DC.