Appointment of Ronald L. Alvarado as Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs

October 18, 1984

The President today announced his appointment of Ronald L. Alvarado to be Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs.

Mr. Alvarado has most recently served as chief of staff to Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sandra R. Smoley. In addition to his duties with the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, Mr. Alvarado was Supervisor Smoley's principal liaison with the National Association of Counties during her tenure as president of that organization.

Mr. Alvarado served as a partner in the management consulting firm of Patrick Patitucci and Associates from 1978 until 1982 in Sacramento, CA, where he advised local government clients on budget and finance issues. Previously he had been an originating partner of the Bristol Merchant Trading Co. where his responsibilities included international market development.

Mr. Alvarado graduated from Seattle University (B.A., 1972) and the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies (M.A., 1977). He is single and resides in Washington, DC.