THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES LILLIAM RANGEL POLLO AS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY
President Clinton today announced his intention to nominate Lilliam Rangel Pollo as a member of the National Council on Disability.
Lilliam Rangel Pollo, of Florida, is currently Regional Coordinator for the Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, providing educational training and technical assistance to parents of children with disabilities. She is an active advocate on behalf of children with disabilities, ensuring their access to special education and reducing discrimination. In addition to these activities, she owns a small business. Ms. Pollo received a Master's degree in International Business/Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois - Chicago Circle.
The National Council on Disability is responsible for promoting the integration, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities in the community, schools, workplace and all other aspects of American life. In the fulfillment of this mission, the Council evaluates the effectiveness of federal government programs and the statutes concerning individuals with disabilities.