Appointments, December 30, 1982

Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy

December 30, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy for terms expiring December 30, 1985:

Julian Martin Niemczyk will succeed Robert List. Mr. Niemczyk is chairman, executive committee, of People to People, International, a private sector activity founded by President Eisenhower in 1956. He was director, Reagan-Bush Nationalities Division, in 1980, and was associated with the Republican National Committee's heritage groups division in 1972 - 1981. Mr. Niemczyk was Deputy Director, Long Range Plans, Policy Plans and National Security Council Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense, in 1971. He served as colonel in the United States Air Force, retiring in 1971. He graduated from the University of the Philippines, Manila, in 1956. Mr. Niemczyk is married and resides in Annandale, Va. He was born August 26, 1920, in Fort Sill, Okla.

Lynda Smith will succeed Wesley W. Posvar. Mrs. Smith is a member of the University of Colorado Medical Center Advisory Committee. She is also a volunteer counselor, Penrose Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colo. Since 1970 Mrs. Smith has served as a sponsor of the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Squadron. She graduated from the University of Texas (1962). She is married, has three children, and resides in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was born August 1, 1940, in Tyler, Tex.

Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Visitors of the United States Military Academy

December 30, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Board of Visitors to the United States Military Academy for terms expiring December 30, 1985:

Garrison Davidson will succeed William P. Lemmond, Jr. Mr. Davidson is lieutenant general, U.S. Army, retired. He was Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy in 1956 - 1960, and served as head football coach in 1933 - 1937. He served as Commanding General of the 5th Army, West Germany, in 1960 - 1962 and of the 1st U.S. Army in 1962 - 1964. He graduated from the United States Military Academy (1927). He is married, has six children, and was born April 24, 1904, in New York City.

Matilda L. H. Forbes will succeed Harry W. Low. Miss Forbes is a captain, U.S. Army Reserves, Oakland Army Base, Oakland, Calif. She was manager, Command Computer System, U.S. Army, San Francisco, in 1980 - 1981. She graduated from San Francisco State College (1969) and California State College (1978). Miss Forbes was born March 22, 1948, in Long Beach, N.Y.