Appointment of Three Members of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation

June 15, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation for terms expiring May 11, 1990:

Patricia A. Caggiano, of New York. She would succeed Lee A. Christoferson. Ms. Caggiano is presently founder and president of the Precious Hearts Association for Exceptional Adults, Inc., in Brooklyn, NY. She is also an international export agent with Emery Air Freight Corp., a position she has held since 1979. Ms. Caggiano attended Kingsborough Community College. She was born January 18, 1945, in Brooklyn, NY, where she currently resides.

Jack T. Dulworth, of Texas. He would succeed Jerry P. Larson. Mr. Dulworth is chairman of the board of the Management Compensation Group/Dulworth, Inc., in Houston, TX. He is a member of the board for the Harris County Center for the Retarded and the Foundation Center for the Retarded. Mr. Dulworth graduated from Michigan State University (B.A., 1951). He served in the United States Army from 1944 to 1946 for which he received the Combat Infantry Badge and the Purple Heart. He was born February 3, 1926, in Jackson, MI. He is married, has six children, and resides in Houston, TX.

Alexander L. Napolitano, of Wisconsin. He would succeed Anne C. Seggerman. Since 1975 Mr. Napolitano has been executive director of the Bethesda Lutheran Home in Watertown, WI. Prior to this he was hospital administrator for High Ridge Hospitals in Racine, WI. Mr. Napolitano graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University (B.S., 1959) and George Washington University (M.B.A., 1964). He served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1955. Mr. Napolitano was born June 23, 1932, in Binghamton, NY. He is married, has two children, and resides in Watertown, WI.