Nominations & Messages, March 30, 1981

Nomination of Frank Wesley Naylor, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture

March 30, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frank Wesley Naylor, Jr., to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Rural Development).

Since 1976 Mr. Naylor has served as senior vice president of the 11th Farm Credit District in Sacramento, Calif. He was Associate Administrator and Administrator of the Farmers Home Administration in 1973 - 76. In 1972 - 73 he was Executive Assistant to the Administrator, Veterans Administration. Mr. Naylor was Deputy Administrator of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation in 1969 - 72.

Mr. Naylor was graduated from the University of Kansas (B.A., 1961). He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam war and was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal. He was national chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Committee.

Mr. Naylor is married and has two children. He resides with his family in Shingle Springs, Calif. He was born in Kansas City, Kans., on February 7, 1939.

Nomination of Pamela Needham Bailey To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services

March 30, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Pamela Needham Bailey to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Public Affairs).

Since 1979 Mrs. Bailey has served as director, government relations, American Hospital Supply Corp. She previously served as manager, government and consumer affairs, in 1975 - 79. In 1970 - 75 Mrs. Bailey was a member of the White House staff, responsible for the analysis, development, and implementation of the President's health, welfare, and social security policies. She was Assistant Director of the Domestic Council in 1975; staff assistant to the Domestic Council in 1974 - 75; staff assistnat to the President and Director of Research in 1973 - 74; research assistant to the President in 1971 - 73; research assistant to the Vice President in 1970 - 71.

Mrs. Bailey was assistant director of the office of personnel, office of the President-elect in 1980. She was a member of the Reagan-Bush Campaign Advisory Task Force on Welfare Reform.

She was graduated from Mount Holyoke College (A.B., 1970). She is married to William W. Bailey and has three children. Mrs. Bailey was born in Reading, Pa., on May 24, 1948. She resides in Annandale, Va.

Nomination of Warren S. Richardson To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services

March 30, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Warren S. Richardson to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Legislation).

Mr. Richardson is a professional lobbyist who has been involved in a number of lobbying campaigns. He was chief lobbyist for the Associated General Contractors, the Liberty Lobby, the National Right-to-Work Committee, and the National Lumber Manufacturers' Association. For the past 3\1/2\ years he has managed his own independent lobbying firm, Richardson, Randall and Associates. Previously he served as an attorney in the Justice Department and the General Accounting Office.

Mr. Richardson was graduated from the University of Rochester (A.B., B.S.) and the Catholic University of America (LL.B.). He is married and has four children. He was born in Rochester, N.Y., on December 20, 1923.

Nomination of Kenneth L. Smith To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior

March 30, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Kenneth L. Smith to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Indian Affairs).

Since 1972 Mr. Smith has served as general manager of the Warm Springs Tribe in Oregon. He was acting general manager in 1969 - 71. He began work with the tribe in 1959.

Mr. Smith served on the American Indian Policy Review Commission Task Force on Reservation Resource Development and Protection in 1974. He was a board member of the Oregon State Board of Education in 1973 - 79. Since 1975 Mr. Smith has served on the board of directors of the Oregon Historical Society. He is president of the Intertribal Timber Council and also served as chairman of the steering committee of the National Indian Timber Symposium.

Mr. Smith was graduated from the University of Oregon (B.A., 1959). He was named Outstanding Junior Citizen (Jaycee) in 1960 and was named one of Oregon's Five Outstanding Young Men (Jaycee) in 1970.

Mr. Smith is married and has four children. He was born in The Dalles, Oreg., on March 29, 1935.

Nomination of Garrey Edward Carruthers To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior

March 30, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Garrey Edward Carruthers to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Land and Water Resources).

Since 1979 Mr. Carruthers has been professor, department of agricultural economics and agricultural business at New Mexico State University. He was previously assistant and associate professor in 1968 - 74 and 1978 - 79. In 1976 - 78 he was acting director of the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute. Mr. Carruthers was Special Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture in 1974 - 75.

Mr. Carruthers was cochairman of the President Ford Committee in Dona Ana County, N. Mex., in 1976. He served as chairman of the New Mexico Republican Party in 1977 - 79. He was chairman of the John Connally Presidential campaign in New Mexico in 1980.

Mr. Carruthers was graduated from New Mexico State University (B.S., M.S.) and Iowa State University (Ph. D.). He is the author of many publications and papers on economics and agricultural economic policy.

Mr. Carruthers was born in Aztec, N. Mex., on August 29, 1939.

Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Federal Advisory Committees

March 30, 1981

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the provisions of Section 6(c) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, I am pleased to transmit the Ninth Annual Report on Federal Advisory Committees.

This Report, which was prepared by the General Services Administration, summarizes the acitvities, status, and changes in the composition of Federal Advisory Committees for calendar year 1980.

On January 22, 1981, I directed all Executive departments and agencies to reduce obligations for advisory committees by five percent for 1981. As part of the annual review of advisory committees, which will begin in April, we will scrutinize the activities and responsibilities of each advisory committee to determine whether it should be renewed or abolished.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

March 30, 1981.

Note: The report is entitled ``Federal Advisory Committees -- Ninth Annual Report of the President Covering the Calendar Year 1980 -- March 1981'' (Government Printing Office, 140 pages).