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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release April 10, 1996



The President announced today his intent to appoint Margaret A. Coil and Geri Marullo to the Federal Salary Council.

Margaret A. Coil of Illinois has been compensation director of Motorola, Inc. since 1984, where she is responsible for designing and implementing various compensation, reward, and training systems for Motorola employees worldwide. Prior to this, Ms. Coil was compensation and benefits manager at Blue Cross of Central Ohio and senior compensation analyst at Nationwide Insurance Co. Ms. Coil's education consists of an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, B.S. studies in secondary education, social studies from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and B.A. studies in human resources & behavioral science from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.

Geri Marullo of Hawaii is executive director of the American Nurses Association (ANA), the largest professional and labor organization representing the nations' 2.2 million registered nurses. She also directs the American Nurses Foundation, ANA's research and education arm, and oversees the work of the Association's credentialing center, political action committee, and the American Academy of Nursing. Prior to this, Ms. Marullo was deputy director of the Hawaii State Department of Health, and held a number of positions with the Hawaii Nurses Association. Ms. Marullo is currently a doctoral student in public health at the University of Hawaii. She received her Masters Degree in Nursing at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and her undergraduate degree at Hunter College, Bellevue School of Nursing in New York, New York.

The Federal Salary Council was established by the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act of 1990. The Council meets with the President's Pay Agent to provide views and recommendations on the establishment or modification of pay localities and the level of comparability payments that should be paid to eliminate or reduce pay disparities. The Council also provides recommendations on the coverage of annual surveys on occupations conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.