Nominations, June 18, 1981

Nomination of John R. Van de Water To Be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, and Designation as Chairman

June 18, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate John R. Van de Water to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board, for the remainder of the term expiring August 27, 1981, vice John A. Penello. He will also be nominated for the full 5-year term expiring August 27, 1986. Upon confirmation, the President intends to designate Dr. Van de Water Chairman.

Since 1949 Dr. Van de Water has been president of Van de Water Associates, Inc., consultants to management. He is also executive vice president of Promanent International, Inc., specializing in the audiovisual presentation of professional management development programs. Dr. Van de Water created and served as the first director of the California State Bar Program for the Continuing Education of the Legal Profession. He has served as director of the executive program for UCLA's Graduate School of Management and as a member of that school's faculty for 20 years, and as adjunct professor of industrial relations and management at the Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Southern California.

Dr. Van de Water is an attorney at law and member of the California Bar. He has served as a representative of management for North American Aviation, Inc. and the Ford Motor Co. He has served on the labor arbitration and collective bargaining law committee of the American Bar Association and the labor relations committee of the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Van de Water graduated from the University of Chicago (A.B., 1939) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1941). He is the author of many articles and publications in the areas of management, labor law, and industrial production.

Dr. Van de Water is married, has seven children, and resides in San Pedro, Calif. He was born March 26, 1917, in Long Beach, Calif.

Nomination of Robert P. Hunter To Be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board

June 18, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert P. Hunter to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board, term expiring August 27, 1985, vice John C. Truesdale.

Since January 1981 Mr. Hunter has been serving as chief counsel and chief of staff for the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee. He was responsible for development of all policy issues which fall within the Committee's broad jurisdiction, including labor law. In 1977 - 81 he was legislative director and Labor Committee counsel to Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). Mr. Hunter was Senate Labor Committee counsel to Senator Robert Taft, Jr., (R-Ohio) in 1974 - 76. In 1969 - 74 he was an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board in the Buffalo, N.Y., and Cincinnati, Ohio, regional offices. Prior to this time he was an attorney with the firm of Coffman and Jones, Jacksonville, Fla.

Mr. Hunter graduated from the University of Connecticut (B.S., 1962); Vanderbilt Law School (J.D., 1965); and New York University Graduate Law School (LL.M. 1966). He served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate Corps in 1966 - 69.

Mr. Hunter is married, has three children, and resides in Vienna, Va. He was born August 23, 1940, in Bridgeport, Conn.

Nomination of Loretta Cornelius To Be Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management

June 18, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Loretta Cornelius to be Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management, vice Jule Sugarman, resigned.

Mrs. Cornelius is currently vice president for administration, PRC Data Services Co., McLean, Va. Since joining the company in 1967, she has held positions as department manager, division manager, then vice president. In 1967 - 74 she was on the technical staff at PRC as an analyst. In 1960 - 61 she was the administrative manager for the firm of Keith & Noland, Clarksville, Tenn. Mrs. Cornelius was administrative assistant to the president, Bass & Co., Hopkinsville, Ky., in 1954 - 59.

Mrs. Cornelius graduated from Bowie State College (B.A.); George Washington University (M.A.); and Draughons College (A.A.). She is a member of the American Society of Personnel Administrators.

She is married, has three children, and resides in Warrenton, Va. She was born April 1, 1936, in Hopkinsville, Ky.