Nominations, March 4, 1981

Nomination of Stephen May To Be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

March 4, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Stephen May to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Legislation).

Mr. May was with the firm of Branch, Turner and Wise of Rochester, N.Y., for the past 12 years. He served as mayor of Rochester in 1970 - 73. He was commissioner and chairman of the New York State Board of Elections in 1975 - 79, and a member of the Repblican State Platform Committee in 1978. He was a Rochester city councilman in 1966 - 73. Mr. May was executive assistant to Representative, and later, Senator Kenneth B. Keating in 1955-64.

Mr. May has been vice president, New York State Conference of Mayors; chairman of the Committee on Housing, White House Conference on Aging; and chairman of the board, Empire State Report (the journal of government and politics in New York State).

Mr. May is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Georgetown University. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. May was born on July 30, 1931, in Rochester, N.Y.

Nomination of Arthur E. Teele, Jr., To Be Administrator of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration

March 4, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Arthur E. Teele, Jr., to be Urban Mass Transportation Administrator, Department of Transportation.

Mr. Teele was team leader of the Department of Transportation transition group. He was national director of the voter groups division of the Reagan-Bush Committee in August - November 1980.

Mr. Teele practiced law in Tallahassee, Fla., from 1976 to 1980. He is an expert on tax, regulatory, and labor-management relations. He served as a congressional intern in the U.S. House of Representatives, and developed legislative and taxation proposals for the Florida State Legislature.

He is member of the Florida and American Bar Associations. Mr. Teele was an officer in the U.S. Army in 1967 - 76. He was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor, Bronze Star for Service, Purple Heart, Air Medal with two clusters, and Cross of Gallantry.

He was graduated from Florida A & M University (B.S.) and Florida State University College of Law (J.D.). He is a resident of Tallahassee, Fla.

Nomination of Lawrence S. Eagleburger To Be an Assistant Secretary of State

March 4, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Lawrence S. Eagleburger to be an Assistant Secretary of State (European Affairs).

Since 1977 Mr. Eagleburger has served as Ambassador to Yugoslavia. He was Deputy Under Secretary for Management, Department of State, in 1975 - 77. Mr. Eagleburger was Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State in 1973 - 75.

In 1973 he was Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Operations. Mr. Eagleburger was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Department of Defense in 1971 - 73. He was political adviser to the Counselor for Political Affairs, U.S. Mission to NATO, in 1969 - 71. In 1969 he was executive assistant to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. In 1967 - 69 Mr. Eagleburger was special assistant to the Under Secretary of State and a member of the National Security Council in 1966 - 67.

Mr. Eagleburger was graduated from the University of Wisconsin (B.S., 1952; M.S., 1957). His residence is in Daytona Beach, Fla. He was born in Milwaukee, Wis., on August 1, 1930.