Appointments, November 15, 1982

Appointment of Three Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

November 15, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for a term of 2 years:

Robert B. Delano is president of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Park Ridge, Ill. He is married, has two children, and resides in Warsaw, Va. He was born July 8, 1924. This is a reappointment.

Loyd Hackler is president of the American Retail Federation in Washington, D.C. He is married, has three children, and resides in Kearneysville, W. Va. He was born March 23, 1926. This is a reappointment.

Louis (Woody) Jenkins is a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He is also executive director of the Council for National Policy in Baton Rouge, La. He is married, has three children, and resides in Baton Rouge. He was born January 3, 1947. He would succeed Elspeth Rostow.

Appointment of William J. McGinnis, Jr., as a Member of the National Advisory Council on Vocational Education

November 15, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint William J. McGinnis, Jr., to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Vocational Education for the remainder of the term expiring January 17, 1983, vice Roger A. Emmert. The President also intends to reappoint him for a term expiring January 17, 1986.

Mr. McGinnis is commissioner for the Township of Long Beach, N.J. He is also president of McGinnis Associates, a management consulting firm. He is national president of the Society of Professional Management Consultants. He is a member of the Institute of Management Consultants and the International Association of Strategic Planning Consultants. He is also president and founder of the Southern New Jersey Public Employer Negotiators Association.

He graduated from LaSalle College (B.S., 1967). He is married, has three children, and resides in Brant Beach, N.J. He was born January 11, 1946.

Appointment of Armand Hammer as Chairman of the President's Cancer Panel

November 15, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Armand Hammer to be Chairman of the President's Cancer Panel for the term of 1 year. This is a reappointment.

Dr. Hammer acquired the Occidental Petroleum Corp. in 1957 and currently serves as president, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer. Previously, Dr. Hammer was involved in the distilling and cattle businesses.

He is active in community and civic affairs and has been a strong supporter of cancer research. He serves on the board of directors of the Eleanor Roosevelt Cancer Foundation and is a trustee of the Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Foundation. In 1969 he established the Armand Hammer Center for Cancer Biology at the Salk Institute in California. He is an art patron and founded the Hammer Galleries, Inc. (New York City), and continues to be a major supporter of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Dr. Hammer graduated from Columbia University (B.A., 1919; M.D., 1921). He is married, has one son, and resides in Los Angeles, Calif. He was born May 21, 1898, in New York City.