The President today announced his intention to nominate Susan S. Engeleiter to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration. She would succeed James Abdnor.
Mrs. Engeleiter has served as the senate minority leader in the Wisconsin State Senate since 1984, and served as assistant minority leader, 1982 - 1984. She was first elected to the State senate from the 33d district of Wisconsin in 1980. She also was a candidate for the United States Senate, 1987 - 1988.
Mrs. Engeleiter received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Wisconsin and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. She was born March 18, 1952, in Milwaukee, WI. She is married and has two children.