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Public Papers

Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Appointment of William Frederick Sittmann as Executive Secretary of the National Security Council

1990-06-04

The President today announced the appointment of William Frederick Sittmann as Executive Secretary of the National Security Council.

Mr. Sittmann is a native of Decatur, IN. He attended the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA, and received a B.A. degree in political science and history. Following his graduation, he served in the Foreign Service with the State Department from 1974 to 1982. From 1982 through 1985, Mr. Sittmann served in the White House as a Special Assistant to President Reagan. He then joined the Washington, DC, firm of Michael K. Deaver and Associates before assuming the position of vice president of Kissinger Associates, Inc., a New York consulting firm. Mr. Sittmann has served since June 1989, as the Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Security Council.

Mr. Sittmann is married to the former Anne Marie Sclichter. They have one daughter, Meredith, and reside in Alexandria, VA.