THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES HOWARD M. SCHLOSS TO BE ASSISTANT SECRETARY
FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY
The President today announced his intention to nominate Howard M. Schloss to be Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Treasury Department.
Mr. Schloss has been serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs since May 25, 1994. From January of 1991 to December of 1993, when he joined the Department, he was an account supervisor with the public affairs firm Powell Tate. Mr. Schloss worked for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee as deputy communications director and communications director from March 1987 to January of 1991.
Mr. Schloss was assistant to the Op-Ed Page Editor at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram from 1983 to 1987. He was a writer and editor for United Press International in Dallas in 1982. Mr. Schloss has also been a copy editor for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Mr. Schloss received a B.F.A. in journalism from Southern Methodist University in 1982. He and his wife Debbi have one son, Michael Austin, and live in Reston, Virginia. Mr. Schloss was born on January 30, 1960.