Appointment of Three Members of the Presidential Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives

April 27, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Presidential Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives:

Don V. Cogman, of Maryland. He would succeed Bernard Cardinal Law. Since 1980 Mr. Cogman has been vice president of government affairs for MAPCO, Inc. From 1976 to 1980, he served as president of Cogman & Associates. Mr. Cogman graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.A., 1969). He served in the U.S. Army National Guard in 1969. Mr. Cogman was born August 11, 1947, in Ponca City, OK. He is married, has three children, and resides in Potomac, MD.

Elaine D. Crispen, of Virginia. She would succeed Malcolm A. MacKillop. Since September 1985, Miss Crispen has served as Press Secretary for the First Lady at the White House. Prior to this she was Special Assistant to the First Lady, 1981 - 1985, and served on the Reagan campaign, 1979 - 1981. Miss Crispen attended the University of California at Los Angeles, and Wayne State University. She was born October 12, 1939, in Detroit, MI. Miss Crispen has a daughter and resides in Alexandria, VA.

Jean Lawson Stone, of New York. Mrs. Stone is currently a volunteer activist and community leader in Scarsdale, NY. Previously she was the mayor of Scarsdale, 1981 - 1983. Mrs. Stone was born February 23, 1924, in Del Rio, TX. She is married, has four children, and resides in Scarsdale, NY.