THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts) ______________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release August 29, 1997 PRESIDENT NAMES PATRICIA W. LATTIMORE AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT AT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
The President today announced his intent to nominate Patricia W. Lattimore to serve as Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management at the Department of Labor.
Patricia Watkins Lattimore, Washington, DC, has served as Acting Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management since May 1997. From October 1995 to May 1997, Ms. Lattimore served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management at the Department of Labor. In these capacities, she is responsible for the effective functioning of the administrative infrastructure of the Department. From May 1990 to October 1995, she worked at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), serving as the Deputy Associate Director for Career Entry & Employee Development, as the Associate Director for Administration, and as the Associate Director for Investigations from June 1994 to October 1995. Ms. Lattimore is a former member of the Administrative Conference of the United States, a member of the Chief Information Officer's (CIO) Council, and the CIO Council's liaison to the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency. Ms. Lattimore is a career member of the Senior Executive Service.
The Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management at the Department of Labor is responsible for administrative policies and programs in human resources, safety and health, budget and finance, procurement, information resources, administrative services, and overall compliance with nondiscrimination statutes that provide for equal opportunity for recipients and beneficiaries of Department of Labor financial assistance programs, employees, and applicants for employment.