Nominations, December 9, 1982

Nomination of Richard Fairbanks To Have the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as Special Adviser to the Secretary of State

December 9, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard Fairbanks, of the District of Columbia, for the rank of Ambassador while serving as Special Adviser to the Secretary of State. He will become fully involved in the Middle East peace initiative.

Mr. Fairbanks served in the United States Navy in 1962 - 1966. He was an associate attorney with Arnold and Porter, Washington, D.C., in 1969 - 1971 and founding partner of Beveridge, Fairbanks and Diamond, Washington, D.C., in 1974 - 1981. In 1971 he was special assistant to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. He was with the President's Director for Natural Resources, Energy and Environment in 1972 - 1974. In 1974 - 1977 he was a member of the Citizen's Advisory Council on Environmental Quality. In 1981 - 1982 he was Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations. Since 1982 he has been Special Adviser to the Secretary of State with the personal rank of Ambassador.

He graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1962) and the Columbia University Law School (J.D., 1969). He was born February 10, 1941, in Indianapolis, Ind.

Nomination of Carol McGrew Pavilack To Be a Commissioner of the United States Parole Commission

December 9, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Carol McGrew Pavilack to be a Commissioner of the United States Parole Commission, Department of Justice, for a term of 6 years. She would succeed Dorothy Parker.

Since 1980 she has been serving as technical adviser to the Maricopa County Alternatives to Incarceration Commission. She has been a member of the Arizona Board of Pardons and Paroles since 1978 and served as vice-chairman in 1978 - 1980. She was a member of the Criminal Advisory Committee in Phoenix, Ariz., in 1973 - 1978.

She graduated from Wellesley College (B.A., 1960) and Arizona State University (M.S., 1978). She has one child and resides in Phoenix, Ariz. She was born April 9, 1938.