Nominations, May 17, 1982

Nomination of Two Members of the Board of Directors of the United States Synthetic Fuels Corporation

May 17, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the United States Synthetic Fuels Corporation.

John B. Carter, Jr., is currently senior vice president and director of Pogo Producing Co. in Houston, Tex. He was with Lehman Brothers in 1959 - 1977, serving as southwestern representative in 1959 - 1965, general partner in 1965 - 1977, and managing director in 1970 - 1977. He was an independent oil operator and financial consultant in 1952 - 1958 and was president of Texas Fund Research and Management Associates in 1950 - 1952. He attended the University of Texas in 1943 - 1946 and Babson College in 1946 - 1974. He is married, has two children, and resides in Houston, Tex. He was born October 19, 1924. He would succeed Kathryn Blanchard Cleary. This would be for a term of 2 years.

Milton M. Masson, Jr., is currently executive vice president and treasurer of Sullivan and Masson, Inc., consulting engineers, architects, and construction managers based in Arizona. As a partner, he has led the development of Sun Eagle Development Co. in Colorado and serves as board member and vice president. In addition, he presently serves as a board member of the newly developed Pacific Texas Pipe Line Co. Prior to 1980, Mr. Masson served as a member of the board of directors of Security Savings and Loan, a Tucson-based savings and loan bank. He was employed with Ellers, Reaves, Fanning, Okley, Inc., in 1967 - 1969. He graduated from Christian Brothers College (B.S., 1964) and did graduate work in business and economics at the University of Missouri. He is married, has two children, and resides in Scottsdale, Ariz. He is 40 years old. He would succeed John D. DeButts. This would be for a 1-year term.

Nomination of Elizabeth Flores Burkhart To Be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration

May 17, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Elizabeth Flores Burkhart to be a member of the National Credit Union Administration for the remainder of the term expiring April 10, 1985. She would succeed Lawrence Connell, Jr.

Mrs. Burkhart is currently serving as Associate Deputy Administrator for Information Resources Management at the Veterans Administration. She has been with the Veterans Administration since June 1981, first serving as consultant and later as Assistant Deputy Administrator. She was deputy treasurer for the Reagan-Bush Compliance Committee and cost center manager for the Reagan-Bush Committee. In 1979 - 1980 she was controller of the George Bush for President Committee in Houston, Tex. Previously she was assistant vice president of Texas Commerce Bank in Houston, Tex., having served with that institution in 1968 - 1979. She served in the United States Marine Corps in 1954 - 1956.

She graduated from Midwestern University (B.A., 1966) and Houston Baptist University (M.B.A., 1979). She is married and resides in Washington, D.C. She was born July 19, 1935.