Appointment of Two Members of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education

March 29, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education for terms expiring September 29, 1985:

Louis R. Bruce will succeed Francis McKinley. He is owner and president of Native American Consultants, Inc., in Washington, D.C. He served as Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1969 - 1973. He has also served on the American Indian Policy Review Commission. He graduated from Syracuse University (B.A., 1930). He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, Va. He was born December 30, 1905, on Onondaga Reservation, N.Y.

Christine C. Harte will succeed Helen Marie Redbird. Miss Harte is a student at Yale University. She is a candidate for a bachelor of arts degree in 1984. At Yale she serves on the Minority Advisory Committee and the Minority Admissions Council. She is also a member of the American Indian Center in Chicago, Ill. She was born December 19, 1960, in Chicago, Ill.