January 22, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Carolyn L. Vash to be a member of the National Council on the Handicapped for a term expiring September 17, 1989. She would succeed H. Latham Breunig.

Since 1977 Dr. Vash has been a consulting psychologist engaged in private practice. She has served as president of the Institute for Information Studies, 1979 - 1986. She graduated from California State College (B.A., 1957) and the University of California at Los Angeles (M.A., 1961; Ph.D., 1964).

Dr. Vash is married and resides in Altadena, CA. She was born November 11, 1934, in Oil City, PA.