Nomination of Leslie Lenkowsky To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped

April 9, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Leslie Lenkowsky to be a member of the National Council on the Handicapped for the remainder of the term expiring September 17, 1987. He would succeed Justin W. Dart, Jr. He would also be nominated for a term expiring September 17, 1990. This is a reappointment.

Mr. Lenkowsky is currently president of the Institute for Educational Affairs. Previously, he was resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, January 1985 - October 1985; Deputy Director, United States Information Agency, 1983 - 1984; and director of research, Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc., 1976 - 1983.

Mr. Lenkowsky graduated from Franklin and Marshall College (A.B., 1968) and Harvard University (Ph.D., 1982). He served in the U.S. Army Reserve, 1971 - 1979. Mr. Lenkowsky was born March 30, 1946, in New York City. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.