May 11, 1982
The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald D. Engen to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term expiring December 31, 1986. He would succeed James B. King.
Mr. Engen is currently serving as senior associate for professional development and training of Ketron, Inc., in Arlington, Va. He was general manager, Piper Aircraft Corp., Lakeland Division, in Lakeland, Fla., in 1978 - 1980. He served in the U.S. Navy as Deputy Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Command and U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va., in 1976 - 1978. He was commissioned ensign in the U.S. Navy in 1943 and progressed through ranks to vice admiral in 1976. He retired from the Navy in 1978.
He graduated from George Washington University with a B.S. in business administration. In addition, he graduated from the U.S. Naval War College. He is married, has four children, and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born May 28, 1924.
Nomination of Eleanor Thomas Elliott To Be a Member of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs
May 11, 1982
The President today announced his intention to nominate Eleanor Thomas Elliott to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs, for a term expiring May 8, 1985. She would succeed John W. Fuller.
She has been serving as director of the Foundation for Child Development since 1970. In addition, she has been a member of the advisory board of the American Women's Economic Development Corporation in New York City since 1978. She also serves as a director of the Celanese Corp. and of Catalyst, Inc., both in New York City. She is a trustee of Barnard College and is director of the United Way of Greater New York.
Mrs. Elliott graduated from Barnard College (B.A., 1948). She is married and resides in New York City. She was born April 26, 1926.