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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release April 8, 1993


(Washington, DC) President Clinton intends to nominate George Munoz to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Management and Chief Financial Officer, the White House announced today. The President also expressed his approval of Secretary Bensten's choices for three positions. Joyce Carrier, Joan Logue-Kinder, and Marina Weiss will serve as Deputy Assistant Secretaries with responsibility for Public Liaison, Public Affairs, and Health, respectively.

"George Munoz has excelled in a variety of ways in both the private and public sectors," said the President. "I am confident that he and the rest of Lloyd Bensten's team at Treasury will keep that key department running smoothly."

George Munoz, who was President of the Chicago Board of Education from 1984-86, owns and manages a Chicago based firm of international attorneys and business consultants, George Munoz & Associates. He was previously a partner in the international law firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt. In addition to his Board of Education service, Munoz has also served on the boards of the Illinois International Port Authority and the Chicago Economic Development Commission. He sits on the boards of DePaul University, the Northwest Memorial Hospital, the Chicago Symphony, Catholic Charities, the Goodman Theater, and the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations. He holds a bachelors degree from the University of Texas, law degree from Harvard Law School, and masters degrees from DePaul University and the Kennedy School of Government.


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Joyce Carrier, formerly the Deputy Communications Director of the Massachusetts Office of Environmental Affairs, is the Manager of Corporate Public Affairs and Public Relations for Bull HN Information Systems, an affiliate of one of the world's largest providers of computer and information services. In 1987 and 88, she was the National Director of Advance for the Dukakis for President and Dukakis/Bensten campaigns. She has also worked for the Mondale/Ferrarro campaign and the public relations firms of Jasculca/Terman and Associates and Arrive. Carrier has also worked on numerous public and special events, including the Boston visit of Nelson Mandela, nationwide field hearings of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and others. She holds a bachelors degree from the University of South Carolina.

Joan Logue-Kinder is currently the Vice President of Edelman Public Relations Worldwide. She was previously Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the Mingo Group/Plus, a subsidiary of one of the largest African-American advertising agencies, Corporate Vice President of NBN Broadcasting, Director of Public Relations for the National Black Network, and CoDirector of the World Institute of Black Communications. She has also been involved with several political campaigns and done a wide range of private consulting work. She is a graduate of Adelphi University.

Marina Weiss has worked for Secretary Bentsen since 1980 as a Legislative Assistant for health and income security and, since 1986, as Finance Committee Section Chief. Prior to coming to Washington, she served as Foundation Financing and Grants Coordinator for the City of Waco, Texas. From 1971 to 1978, she was on the faculty of Texas A&M University's Political Science Department. She holds a B.A. from the American University, Certificate of Proficiency from Coimbra University in Portugal, M.A. from the University of Texas, and Ph.D. from Texas A&M.