Nominations, February 3, 1982

Nomination of Henry R. Folsom To Be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission, and Designation of Janet Dempsey Steiger as Chairman

February 3, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Henry R. Folsom to be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission for the remainder of the term expiring October 14, 1982. He would succeed A. Lee Fritschler.

The President today also announced his intention to designate Janet Dempsey Steiger as Chairman of the Postal Rate Commission. She has been serving as Acting Chairman since her designation by the President on March 6, 1981.

Mr. Folsom is a consultant to the Water Resources Agency of New Castle County, Del. He is also an adjunct professor in urban affairs and public policy at the University of Delaware. He was affiliated with E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. from 1937 to 1973. He served as Newark city councilman from 1961 to 1966, deputy mayor of New Castle County from 1965 to 1966, city councilman from 1966 to 1980, and council president from 1973 to 1980.

He graduated from the University of Delaware (B.S., 1936). He and his wife reside in Hockessin, Del. He was born July 19, 1913, in Wilmington, Del.

Nomination of George S. Roukis To Be a Member of the National Mediation Board

February 3, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate George S. Roukis to be a member of the National Mediation Board for the term expiring July 1, 1984. He would succeed George S. Ives.

Mr. Roukis is an associate professor of industrial relations and public management at Hofstra University. He has also been serving as arbitrator for the National Railroad Adjustment Board since 1977. He was acting director of the New York Institute of Technology from 1977 to 1978. He served as vice president, public affairs, of Group Health Insurance of New York from 1976 to 1977. He served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor from 1973 to 1975. He was affiliated with the State University of New York in 1966 - 1973.

He graduated from New York University (B.S., 1957; M.A., 1963; Ph. D., 1973). He is married, has three children, and resides in Manhasset Hills, N.Y. Mr. Roukis was born June 23, 1933.

Note: Mr. Roukis' nomination, which was submitted to the Senate on February 4, was withdrawn by the President on June 14.