Nominations & Appointments, April 13, 1982

Nomination of Louis G. Fields, Jr., for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Representative to the Committee on Disarmament

April 13, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Louis G. Fields, Jr., for the rank of Ambassador while serving as United States Representative to the Committee on Disarmament. He would succeed Charles Conway Flowerree.

Mr. Fields served in the United States Army as lieutenant in 1952 - 54. He was in the private practice of law in Richmond, Va., in 1956 - 62, and an attorney with A. H. Robins in 1962 - 66. He began his government service as administrative assistant to United States Senator A. Willis Robertson (1966 - 67). He was a consultant-expert at the Agency for International Development in 1967 - 69. At the Department of State he was attorney-adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser (1969 - 70), Assistant Legal Adviser for Politico-Military Affairs (1970 - 74), and Assistant Legal Adviser for Special Functional Problems (1974 - 81). Recently he has been on detail to the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency as United States Representative to the Committee on Disarmament.

Mr. Fields graduated from the University of Florida (B.A., 1950) and the University of Virginia (LL.B., 1956). He is married, has one child, and resides in Arlington, Va. He was born May 21, 1929, in Miami, Fla.

Appointment of Michael A. McManus, Jr., as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy to the Deputy Chief of Staff

April 13, 1982

The President today announced the appointment of Michael A. McManus, Jr., to be Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy to the Deputy Chief of Staff.

Mr. McManus has been corporate counsel to Pfizer, Inc., a multinational health care company, and general counsel of its international chemicals division. He previously served in the Department of Commerce during the Ford administration.

On the White House staff he will work closely with Mr. Deaver on a wide variety of administrative and other matters. In addition he will be responsible for the planning and coordination of administrative and logistical matters related to the President's trip to Europe this June.

Mr. McManus graduated from the University of Notre Dame and the Georgetown Law Center. He also attended the Pace University Graduate School of Business. He resides in New York City and was born in Scarsdale, N.Y., on March 11, 1943.

Appointment of George Joseph Kanuck as Alternate Federal Member of the Delaware River Basin Commission

April 13, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint George Joseph Kanuck to be Alternate Federal Member, Delaware River Basin Commission. He will succeed Sherman Willard Tribbitt.

Since 1979 Mr. Kanuck has served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and also maintains a part-time law practice in Allentown, Pa. Mr. Kanuck was an attorney with the Worth Law Office in Allentown in 1976 - 78; employment manager and director of safety and security, Oscar Mayer & Co., Inc., Philadelphia, Pa., in 1970 - 73; and was marketing representative, Atlantic-Richfield Co., Philadelphia, Pa., in 1967 - 68.

He graduated from the University of Dayton (B.A., 1965) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D., 1976). He is married, has two children, and resides in Bethlehem, Pa. He was born April 26, 1943, in Marion, Ind.

Appointment of Charles Roper Jeter as the United States Government Commissioner on the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission

April 13, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Charles Roper Jeter to be Commissioner, representing the United States Government on the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. He will succeed Rebecca W. Hanmer.

Mr. Jeter was chief, wastewater and stream quality control, South Carolina Department of Environmental Control, in 1976 - 81. He was director, industrial and agricultural wastewater division, in 1972 - 76, and was a chemist for the South Carolina Department of Environmental Control in 1967 - 72.

He graduated from Clemson University (B.S., 1963; M.S., 1971). He is married, has three children, and resides in Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Jeter was born March 1, 1942, in York, S.C.