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Wednesday, January 6, 1999
Contact: Frank Kane/Bonnie Friedman, (202) 693-1999
JEFFRESS ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF JEROLD MANDE AS NEW OSHA DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY
Assistant Secretary of Labor Charles N. Jeffress today announced the appointment of Jerold R. Mande, who has been serving as a White House advisor on health regulatory and research policy, to the post of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
"We are fortunate in having someone with such knowledge and experience in regulatory affairs as Jerry Mande joining the OSHA team," said Jeffress.
As Deputy Assistant Secretary, Mande will work with the Assistant Secretary and others in policy making, oversight, and management of the agency.
Mande has been serving as Senior Advisor to the Assistant to the President for Science and Technology since June 1997. In this capacity, he advised the Vice President and the President's Domestic Policy Advisor on health regulatory and research policy, including cancer, tobacco, and food safety policy.
He also has served in senior posts with the Food and Drug Administration. Most recently, he was Senior Advisor and Executive Assistant to the Commissioner. Previously, he was Acting Associate Commissioner for Legislative Affairs. He was a legislative assistant to Al Gore when the Vice President was in the Senate and the House of Representatives. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and has a master's degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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