Nominations & Appointments, July 2, 1982

Nomination of Harry M. Singleton To Be an Assistant Secretary of Education

July 2, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Harry M. Singleton to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education. He would succeed Clarence Thomas.

Mr. Singleton is currently serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs, Department of Commerce. He was minority chief counsel and staff director, Committee on the District of Columbia, U.S. House of Representatives, in 1979 - 1981. He was deputy minority counsel, Committee of the District of Columbia, U.S. House of Representatives, in 1977 - 1979. In 1976 - 1977, he was an associate with the law firm of Covington & Burling. He was an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel, Legislative Affairs Unit, Federal Trade Commission, in 1975 - 1976, and was a legislative consultant at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in 1975. Prior to that position, he was an associate with the law firm of Houston & Gardner in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Singleton graduated from Johns Hopkins University (B.A., 1971) and Yale Law School (J.D., 1974). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born April 10, 1949.

Nomination of Henry F. Cooper, Jr., To Be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

July 2, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Henry F. Cooper, Jr., to be an Assistant Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (Bureau of Strategic Programs). He would succeed David Marion Clinard.

Dr. Cooper has been serving as Deputy for the Strategic and Space Systems, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Research, Development and Logistics, since 1979. He was a member of the senior technical staff and program manager or associates program manager of study contracts with the Director of Defense Research and Engineering, the Defense Nuclear Agency, the Advanced Research Projects Agency, the U.S. Air Force, and the Lawrence Livermore Laboratories, for R & D Associates in 1972 - 1979. He was scientific adviser to the Civil Engineering Division of the Air Force Weapons Laboratory in 1967 - 1972. He served as Project Officer in the Civil Engineering Division at the Air Force Weapons Laboratory in 1964 - 1967.

He graduated from Clemson University (B.S., 1958; M.S., 1960) and New York University (Ph. D., 1964). He is married, has three children, and resides in McLean, Va. He was born November 8, 1936.

Nomination of Two Members of the Federal Farm Credit Board of the Farm Credit Administration

July 2, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Federal Farm Credit Board, Farm Credit Administration, for terms expiring March 31, 1988.

Tom H. Carothers is a rancher in Palestine, Tex. He is director of the Federal Land Bank Association of Tyler and of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. He serves as director/secretary-treasurer of the Anderson County Farm Bureau. He is a member and past director of the American Brahman Breeders Association and a member and past chairman, executive committee, of the Build East Texas program. He graduated from Baylor University. He is married and resides in Palestine, Tex. He was born December 17, 1914. He would succeed William Dale Nix, Sr.

Leonard R. Fouts is a farmer in West Point, Ind. He has been serving as chairman of the Lafayette Production Credit Association for 21 years. He is committeeman-vice chairman of the Production Credit Association National Committee. He is a member of the Federal Land Bank Association of Crawfordsville. He is married, has two children, and resides in West Point, Ind. He was born November 19, 1923. He would succeed Melvin R. Bradley.

Appointment of 40 Members of the Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Designation of Chairman

July 2, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee on the Arts (John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts). The purpose of the Committee is to advise and consult the Board of Trustees at the National Cultural Center on existing and prospective cultural activities to be carried at the Center. The President also announced his intention to designate Herb Hutner as Chairman.

Herb Hutner, of Los Angeles, Calif., is a private investment banker. He is a founder of the Los Angeles Music Center; composer member of the ASCAP and director of the United Artists Communications, Inc.

Margaret Archambault, of Chicago, Ill., is active in the United Service Organization. She is a trustee for the Kemper Educational and Charitable Fund, a member of the President's Council of the Museum of Science and Industry, and a member of the Northwestern University Women's Board.

Robert D. Bain, of Bismarck, N. Dak., is president of Bain Insurance, Inc.

Charles Camalier, Jr., of Potomac Falls, Md., is a real estate developer and investor.

Clara Chambers, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is finance chairman of kidney research at the University of Miami. She is also a member of the Society of the University Founders of the University of Miami.

Margo Denny, of Anchorage, Alaska, is involved in cultural and civic activities in the community.

William M. Fine, of New York, N.Y., is president of the W.M.F. Fund, Inc. He is also past president of Bonwit Teller and Wamsutta Mills.

Beverly J. Gosnell, of Charleston, S.C., is vice president of Charleston Marine Coal Terminal.

Cynthia Grassey, of Denver, Colo., is finance director of the Colorado State Republican Party.

Karl Halvorson, of Lake Oswego, Oreg., is president of Karl M. Halvorson, Inc.

Martin B. Hoffman, of Needham, Mass., is president of Hoffman Apparel International Corp.

Stephen Jernigan, of Oklahoma City, Okla., is president of Steve Jernigan, Inc.

Gary Kirke, of Des Moines, Iowa, is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Kirke-Van Orsdel, Inc.

Gary Levine, of Bellevue, Wash., is president and chief executive officer of K and L Distributors, Inc.

John Marsh, of Gainsville, Va., is an owner and breeder of thoroughbred horses.

Alyne Massey, of Nashville, Tenn., is a member of the board of trustees for Vanderbilt University.

Julia M. McCabe, of Wilmington, Del., is a member of the board of trustees of the Delaware Art Museum.

Virginia McCann, of Short Hills, N.J., is involved in civic, cultural, and political activities in the community.

Jim Nelson, of Rapid City, Iowa, is an attorney at law. He is also a former State legislator.

Jeanette Nichols, of Shawnee Mission, Kans., is a leader in civic, cultural, and political activities in the community.

H. Davison Osgood, Jr., of Scarborough, Maine, is an attorney at law.

Voith Penberthy, of Scottsdale, Ariz., is owner of Mountain States Enterprises, Ltd. He is also the former owner of Scottsdale Restaurants, Inc.

John Piercey, of Salt Lake City, Utah, is a lawyer.

Millie Pogna, of Albuquerque, N. Mex., is an educational, cultural, and political leader in the community. She is also a member of the State Board of Education.

Gladys Prescott, of West Palm Beach, Fla., is with David H. Bloodworth, State Attorney. She is a founder and member of the Patrons Guild of the Palm Beach Opera.

Chesley Pruet, of El Dorado, Ark., is president of Pruet Oil.

Ann Rydalch, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, is a procurement analyst for Catalytic, Inc. She is also second vice chairman of the State Republican Party.

Hugh K. Schilling, of St. Paul, Minn., is president of Horton Manufacturing.

William Siems, of Billings, Mont., is a self-employed CPA.

Harriet Slaybaugh, of Montpelier, Vt., is a member of the City Council and the Vermont Republican State Committee. She is also the president of the Vermont Federation of Republican Women.

Mrs. John Slocum, of Newport, R.I., is a Republican leader in the community. She is State cochairman of the Republican Party, as well as cochairman of the Newport City Committee.

Charles C. Spalding, of Honolulu, Hawaii, is a self-employed investor.

Richard Taylor, of Potomac, Md., is a senior member of Steptoe and Johnson.

Dr. Paul Tessier, of New Castle, N.H., is a urologist in Portsmouth, N.H.

James Thompson, of Harrodse Creek, Ky., is chairman and chief executive officer of Glenmore Distillers Co.

Judith Thompson, of Shoal Creek, Ala., is vice president and general counsel of Thompson Tractor, Inc.

Diane Ushinski, of Shaverton, Pa., is a civic and cultural contributor in the community.

Dorothy Vannerson, of Sugarland, Tex., is co-owner of Vannerson Insurance.

Joseph Vetrano, of Bristol, Conn., is an international entrepreneur and developer.

Judith Woods, of St. Louis, Mo., is involved in various civic and political activities in the community.