Related topics

President’s Personal Secretary Gets New Title

November 14, 1985

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Reagan gave his personal secretary, Kathleen Osborne, a promotion Wednesday, making her special assistant to the president.

The White House said Ms. Osborne would continue to carry out her duties as personal secretary. She has held the post for four years.

Ms. Osborne was the president’s assistant personal secretary for two years and was personal secretary to first lady Nancy Reagan for two years while Reagan was governor of California.

From 1975 until October 1981, when she was appointed personal secretary to the president, she operated a women’s clothing store in Sacramento, Calif.

The White House also said Reagan plans to appoint Nancy J. Risque, special assistant to the president for legislative affairs since 1982, as deputy assistant to the president for legislative affairs.

Aides said he would name Linas J. Kojelis, associate director of the White House Office of Public Liaison, to head the office’s division of foreign policy and defense issues as a special assistant to the president.

In addition, the White House said, Reagan plans to nominate John C. Layton, inspector general of the Treasury Department, to the same position in the Department of Energy.

The White House also announced that Reagan intends to nominate C. Dale Duvall to be Commissioner of Reclamation.

Duvall, who is the secretary-treasurer of the Overseas Private Investment Corp., will succeed Robert N. Broadbent.

In a separate announcement, the White House said Reagan intends to nominate David M. Lindahl to be the Director of the Office of Alcohol Fuels.

Lindahl, who succeeds James g. Sterns, has worked at the Congressional Research Service with the Library of congress since 1972.

Update hourly