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HUD No. 02-038
For Release
March 27, 2002

Vickers B. Meadows Sworn In as HUD Assistant Secretary for Administration

WASHINGTON - Housing and Urban Development Secretary Mel Martinez today swore in Vickers B. Meadows as HUD's new Assistant Secretary for Administration. Meadows, previously a Special Assistant to the President and Director of White House Management, was appointed by President Bush and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 22.

"Vickers' outstanding experience as an administrator at the most senior levels of federal government will prove a huge asset in helping me implement the President's housing agenda," said Martinez.

From 1995 to 2000, Meadows served at the Department of Transportation as the Deputy Director and then Director of the Executive Secretariat. From 1985 to 1989, she served in the White House as Procurement Officer and Director of Presidential Gifts and then Special Assistant to the Vice President for Administration.

HUD is the nation's housing agency committed to increasing minority homeownership, creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans, supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development as well as enforces the nation's fair housing laws.

For more information, please contact HUD Public Affairs at (202) 708-0685.



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