THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES BETTY EILEEN KING AS U.S. REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL OF THE UNITED NATIONS
President Clinton today announced his intent to nominate Betty Eileen King, to be United States Representative on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador.
Ms. King, of Bethesda, Maryland, has been an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff; the Director of the Arkansas Office on Aging; the Executive Director of the Southwest Society on Aging; and the Deputy Commissioner of the Commission on Mental Health Services in the District of Columbia. She is currently a Vice President of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, an independent philanthropic organization dedicated to the welfare of disadvantaged children and families.
Ms. King earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, her M.A. in Sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and studied Gerontology at the University of Michigan. She was also a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow at Harvard University.