July 11, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Janet D. Steiger, of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission for the term expiring October 14, 1992. This is a reappointment. Upon confirmation she will be redesignated Chairman.

Since 1980 Mrs. Steiger has been serving in the capacity of Chairman of the Postal Rate Commission. Previously, she was research associate to the National Academy of Public Administration from 1978 to 1980, and vice president of The Work Place, Inc., from 1975 to 1980. Mrs. Steiger has also served as a consultant on educational and public health matters in Washington, DC.

She graduated from Lawrence University (B.A., 1961) and pursued graduate study in education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She has one child and resides in Washington, DC. Mrs. Steiger was born June 10, 1939, in Oshkosh, WI.