Nomination of Frances M. Norris To Be an Assistant Secretary of Education

December 20, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frances M. Norris to be Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Public Affairs, Department of Education. She would succeed Anne Graham.

Mrs. Norris is currently serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation at the Department of Education. Previously, she was Director for Legislative Education at the Department of Education in 1983; staff assistant in the office of the Republican Whip, Trent Lott, U.S. House of Representatives (1981 - 1983); staff assistant to Congressman Trent Lott, U.S. House Committee on Rules, in 1979 - 1980; and legislative assistant to Congressman G.V. Montgomery in 1974 - 1978.

She graduated from the University of Mississippi (B.S., 1968) and the University of Kentucky (M.S.L.S., 1970). She is married and resides in McLean, VA. She was born March 27, 1946, in Jackson, MS.