Nominations, September 21, 1981

Nomination of Beverly E. Ledbetter To Be an Assistant Attorney General

September 21, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Beverly E. Ledbetter to be an Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice.

Since 1978 Ms. Ledbetter has served as general counsel of Brown University. Previously she was legal counsel at the University of Oklahoma in 1973 - 78. She also served as adjunct professor, Center for Higher Education, College of Education, University of Oklahoma, in 1977 - 78; special lecturer, College of Nursing, University of Oklahoma, in 1976 - 78; adjunct professor, College of Law, University of Oklahoma, in 1977; and was a special instructor at the University of Colorado.

Ms. Ledbetter graduated from Howard University (B.S., 1964) and the University of Colorado (J.D., 1972). She is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Ledbetter resides in Providence, R.I., and was born August 23, 1943, in Alto, Tex.

Nomination of John F. Cogan To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor

September 21, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate John F. Cogan to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Policy, Evaluation and Research). He would succeed Arnold H. Packer.

Since 1980 Dr. Cogan has been senior research fellow and assistant professor of economics at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Previously he was associate economist, the Rand Corp., in 1975 - 80. He was visiting scholar, National Bureau of Economic Research, in 1978 - 79; consultant with Atwater and Associates in 1975 - 79; consultant, Foundation for Research in Economics and Education, in 1975; and resident consultant at the Rand Corp. in 1971 - 74.

Dr. Cogan graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (A.B., 1969; Ph. D., 1976). He is the author of many publicatons on labor and the economy.

He resides in Portola Valley, Calif., and was born April 6, 1947, in New York, N.Y.

Nomination of Carlos Salman To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

September 21, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Carlos Salman to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for a term expiring December 17, 1982. He would succeed James M. Friedman.

Since 1972 Mr. Salman has been a real estate broker and investor in Miami, Fla. Previously he was assistant comptroller, Wometco Enterprises, Inc., in Miami, in 1960 - 72; assistant treasurer, Iberia Machinery Co., Havana, Cuba, in 1957 - 60; and assistant to the vice president in charge of sugar exportation, Ward Garcia Line, Havana, in 1954 - 57.

Mr. Salman graduated from Villanova College (B.A., M.B.A.). He was cochairman of the Reagan-Bush committee for Dade County and Hispanic chairman of the Reagan-Bush committee of Florida.

Mr. Salman is married, has four children, and resides in Miami, Fla. He was born October 3, 1932, in Havana, Cuba.