President-elect George Bush's transition team announced eight more appointments Saturday, including Barbara Bush's decision to name Anna Maria Perez as her press secretary, the first black to hold the post.
The team said Perez is press secretary to Rep. John Miller, R-Wash., and from 1981 to 1985 was assistant press secretary to Sen. Slade Gordon, R-Wash.Also announced was the decision to keep Susan Porter Rose as Mrs. Bush's chief of staff. Rose has served in that position since 1981.
Other Bush administration posts, most of them reflecting continuity with the Reagan administraion, announced were:
-DAVID MULFORD, under secretary (international affairs) of the Treasury Department. Mulford has been an assistant secretary of international affairs at the department since 1984. Previously, he spent 20 years in the international investment banking business.
-EDITH HOLIDAY, general counsel to the Treasury Department. Holiday has been an assistant secretary (public affairs and public liaison) of the Treasury and counselor to the secretary of the department since 1988. She was chief counsel and national financial and operations director for the Bush-Quayle presidential campaign.
-CHARLES DALLARA, assistant secretary for international affairs. Dallara has been assistant secretary for policy development at the Treasury Department since 1988. Before that he served four years as U.S. executive director of the International Monetary Fund.
-HOLLIS McLOUGHLIN, assistant secretary (policy development) at the Treasury Department. McLoughlin serves as a consultant to the department.
Other appointments to Mrs. Bush's staff:
-LAURIE FIRESTONE, social secretary. Firestone has been social secretary to the Bushes since 1981.
-JULIE COOKE, director of projects for Mrs. Bush. Cooke served on the Bush-Quayle campaign as liaison for Mrs. Bush's staff in the office of the vice president. She has been on Mrs. Bush's staff since 1981.