Nominations, July 20, 1982

Nomination of Wilmer D. Mizell, Sr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture

July 20, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Wilmer D. Mizell, Sr., to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Government and Public Affairs). He would succeed James C. Webster.

Mr. Mizell is presently with Southern Tool Manufacturing Co., Inc., in Winston-Salem, N.C. He served as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for the Economic Development Administration in 1975 - 1976. He served as United States Congressman, representing the Fifth District of North Carolina in 1969 - 1974. He was with the Winston-Salem Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. in 1963 - 1968. He played professional baseball in 1949 - 1953 and in 1955 - 1962.

He served in the United States Army in 1953 - 1955. Mr. Mizell is married, has two children, and resides in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was born August 13, 1930.

Nomination of the Federal Cochairman and Alternate Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission

July 20, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Winifred Ann Pizzano to be Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission. She would succeed Albert P. Smith. She is presently serving as Deputy Director of the ACTION agency. She was principal, Arthur Young and Co., and director, Health Care Practice, in 1975 - 1981. She served as executive administrator of the division of emergency medical services for the Illinois Department of Public Health in 1972 - 1975. She was assistant to Governor Ogilvie of the State of Illinois in 1971 - 1972. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 1963). She resides in Arlington, Va., and was born March 24, 1942.

Jacqueline L. Phillips to be Alternate Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission. She would succeed William E. Albers. She is presently serving as program consultant for the National Federation of Republican Women. She has been with that organization since 1981. She was a delegate to the 1980 Republican National Convention. She served as membership chairman of the Maryland Federation of Republican Women in 1979 - 1981. She attended Madison Women's College and the University of Maryland. She is married, has four children, and resides in Silver Spring, Md. She was born October 6, 1935.