Appointments, December 23, 1982

Appointment of Alan Greenspan as a Member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

December 23, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Alan Greenspan to be a member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. This is an initial appointment.

Dr. Greenspan is chairman and president of Townsend-Greenspan and Co., Inc., in New York City. He is presently serving as Chairman of the National Commission on Social Security Reform. He is a member of Time magazine's board of economists and a member of the board of overseers of the Hoover Institution (Stanford University). From 1974 to 1977, he served as Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers in Washington under President Ford. He served on the Executive Committee of the Economic Policy Board and the Domestic Council, the White House, in 1974 - 1977; the National Commission on Supplies and Shortages in 1974 - 1977; the Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed Force in 1969 - 1970; and the Task Force on Economic Growth in 1969.

He graduated from New York University (B.S., 1948; M.A., 1950; Ph. D., 1977). He resides in New York City and was born March 6, 1926.

Appointment of Frank D. Yturria as a United States Alternate Representative on the South Pacific Commission

December 23, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Frank D. Yturria to be an Alternate Representative of the United States of America on the South Pacific Commission for a term of 2 years. He will succeed Myron B. Thompson.

Since 1973 Mr. Yturria has been sole owner and operator of Family Ranching Operations in Texas. He is also chairman of the board for Texas Bank and Trust of Brownsville. He was Collector of Customs in 1953 under President Eisenhower and was reappointed Collector of Customs in 1956 after service in the Far East during the Korean war.

He graduated from Texas A&M University (B.S., 1947) and the University of the Philippines (M.A., 1956). He is married, has two children, and resides in Brownsville, Tex. He was born June 29, 1923.

Appointment of Paul D. Guth as a United States Representative on the Joint Commission on the Environment

December 23, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Paul D. Guth to be a Representative of the United States of America on the Joint Commission on the Environment established by the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977. He will succeed Charles R. Ford.

Since 1956 Mr. Guth has been with the firm of Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley in Philadelphia, Pa., and became a partner in 1961. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School (B.S., 1953) and the University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.B., 1956). He is married, has three children, and resides in New Hope, Pa. He was born July 19, 1932.