Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1983

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Author: Ronald W. Reagan  | Date: March 23, 1983

Nomination of Constance Horner To Be an Associate Director of
ACTION
March 23, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Constance Horner to be Associate Director (Domestic and Anti-Poverty Operations) of the ACTION agency. She would succeed Lawrence F. Davenport. Since October 1982, Mrs. Horner has been Acting Associate Director of the ACTION agency. Previously she was Director of VISTA in 1982; Deputy Assistant Director for Policy and Planning, ACTION, in 1981-1982; and staff director for the committee on family and community services during the 1981 White House Conference on Aging. She was a freelance writer for various publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the American Spectator in 1977-1979.

Mrs. Horner has been serving as Chairman of the Education and Prevention Task Force of the White House Working Group on Drug Abuse since 1982.

She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1964) and the University of Chicago (M.A, 1967). She is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, D.C. She was born February 24, 1942, in Summit, N.J.

NOTE: Mrs. Horner’s nomination, which was submitted to the Senate on March 24, was withdrawn by the President on April 13.

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Chicago: Ronald W. Reagan, "Nomination of Constance Horner to Be an Associate Director of Action," Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1983 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Ronald Reagan, 1983 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1755-1757 Original Sources, accessed February 4, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=84VXVGSAL9YPF48.

MLA: Reagan, Ronald W. "Nomination of Constance Horner to Be an Associate Director of Action." Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1983, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Ronald Reagan, 1983 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1755-1757, Original Sources. 4 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=84VXVGSAL9YPF48.

Harvard: Reagan, RW, 'Nomination of Constance Horner to Be an Associate Director of Action' in Public Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1983. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Ronald Reagan, 1983 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1755-1757. Original Sources, retrieved 4 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=84VXVGSAL9YPF48.