The Honorable Ann M. Korologos served as the 19th Secretary of Labor from 1987 to 1989 under President Ronald Reagan. The challenges she overcame included focusing the attention of the public and private sectors on the needs of a rapidly changing foreign and domestic workforce. She directed Labor Department resources towards addressing significant emerging demographic changes and the resulting labor-related challenges and issues. She established the Workforce Quality Commission, which addresses workforce competitiveness issues in a global economy. President Reagan awarded her the President’s Citizen Medal in recognition of her public service. She was appointed Chairman of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism in 1989 and from 1990 to 1995 she served as President of the Federal City Council in Washington, D. C. She served as Chairman of the Aspen Institute, an international nonprofit impartial educational institution, from 1996 to 2000. In February 2002 she was appointed to an independent commission of the International Labor Organization (ILO). The commission addressed the social dimension of globalization; its report was released in 2004. From 1996 to 2005 she served as Senior Advisor to Benedetto, Gartland and Company, Inc, and she has also served as Under Secretary of the Department of the Interior, as well as Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Treasury, where she earned the Alexander Hamilton Award in honor of her distinguished leadership. She has served as Chairman of the RAND Corporation Board of Trustees since April 2004, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.
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