Nominations & Appointments, June 2, 1981

Nomination of June Gibbs Brown To Be Inspector General of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

June 2, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate June Gibbs Brown as Inspector General of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Mrs. Brown has been Inspector General at the Department of Interior since May 1979. In 1976 - 79 she was Project Manager, Pay-Personnel System Design, Bureau of Reclamation in Denver, Colo. From 1975 to 1976, she was Chief, Financial Systems Design, Bureau of Land Management in Denver. From 1972 to 1975, she was Director, Internal Audit, at the Navy Finance Center in Cleveland, Ohio. From 1971 to 1972, she was accounting instructor at Cleveland State University and Dyke College in Cleveland.

Mrs. Brown is a certified public accountant. She received her law degree in 1978 from the University of Denver, College of Law; an M.B.A. degree from Cleveland State University in 1972; and a B.B.A. degree (summa cum laude) from Cleveland State University in 1971.

Mrs. Brown was born October 5, 1933, in Cleveland, Ohio. She is married, with six children, and resides in Arlington, Va.

Appointment of Two Members of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, and Designation of Vice Chairman

June 2, 1981

The President today announced his intention to appoint Robert Boone Hawkins, Jr., as private citizen member, Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, for a term of 2 years.

In 1980 Mr. Hawkins became president of Trendsetter Energy Systems, Inc. Since 1979 he has been a fellow with the Center for the Study of Federalism. In 1978 he was president of the Sequoia Institute in Sacramento. Since 1976 he has been the president of Capital Resource Development Corp. and has also been program coordinator of the Woodrow Wilson Institute for Scholars. In 1975 he was a visiting research fellow at the Hoover Institution. In March of 1974 he was cofounder and board member of the Institute of Contemporary Studies in San Francisco until 1978.

Mr. Hawkins received his B.S. degree in 1965 from San Francisco State College and his Ph. D. in 1969 from the University of Washington. He is the author of numerous publications on federalism.

Mr. Hawkins was born September 6, 1941, in Berkely, Calif. He is married, with two children, and resides in Vacaville, Calif.

The President today also announced his intention to appoint Governor Lamar Alexander (R - Tenn.) as a member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations for a term of 2 years. He will also be designated as Vice Chairman of the Commission.