THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES BETTY EILEEN KING TO BE AN ALTERNATE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO THE FIFTY-SECOND SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS
President Clinton today announced his nomination of Betty Eileen King to be an Alternate U.S. Representative to the 52nd General Assembly of the United Nations. Ms. King has also been nominated as the U.S. 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 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 and her M.A. in Sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She studied Gerontology at the University of Michigan. She was also a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at Harvard University.