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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release January 31, 1996

     President Clinton announced today his intent to nominate three

people to the National Institute for Literacy Advisory Board. They are:

Toni G. Fay of New Jersey currently serves as Vice President of Community Relations for Time Warner Inc. and was elected a corporate officer in April 1993. During her tenure at Time Warner, she developed the Company's national literacy program, Time to Read, now active in 92 cities. Prior to joining Time Warner in 1992, Ms. Fay held positions as director of planning and development for the National Council of Negro Women, as executive vice president of D. Park Gibson Associates and as regional commissioner for the Governor's Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Pennsylvania. She maintains an active interest and involvement in civic affairs and serves on numerous boards including, the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Education, the United States Committee for UNICEF, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the National Council on Negro Women. Ms. Fay received her B.A. from Duquense University and her M.S.W. and M.Ed. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Audrey Tayse Haynes of Kentucky currently serves as the Executive Director of Business and Professional Women/USA and the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Foundation. From 1989 to 1993, she served as the executive director of the Kentucky Literacy Commission, a 32-member board appointed by the Governor. Ms. Haynes has also served as director of Human Resource Development for the Kentucky Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, as director of Prevention and Training Programs at Training and Development Resources and as a chemical dependency counselor. Ms. Haynes has served as a member of the Kentucky State Board for Elementary and Secondary Education and the National Association of Literacy Directors. Additionally, she has been awarded the "Martha Wilkinson Education Award" and was named to the Kentucky Women's Leadership Network. Ms. Haynes received her B.A. in social work from Spalding University and her M.S.W. from the University of Kentucky.

Marciene S. Mattleman of Pennsylvania is the founder and Executive Director of Philadelphia Futures, an organization whose purpose is to expand options and opportunities for youth in Philadelphia by mobilizing public interest and private support. Previously, she served as the executive director of the Mayor of Philadelphia's Commission on Literacy from 1984 to 1988. Additionally, she worked at Temple University, where she served as a Professor of English Education, an associate professor and a lecturer. Dr. Mattleman received her B.A., M.Ed., and her Ed.D. in Education from Temple University.

The National Institute for Literacy was created to assist in upgrading the workforce, reducing welfare dependency, raising the standard of living and creating safer communities. The Advisory Board reviews reports, makes recommendations regarding program areas, establishes priorities for the activities of the Institute and reviews agency spending plans.