Nominations & Appointments, September 8, 1982

Nomination of Four Members of the National Science Board

September 8, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for terms expiring May 10, 1988:

Charles E. Hess is serving as dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and associate director of the California Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of California at Davis. He graduated from Rutgers University (B.S., 1953) and Cornell University (M.S., 1954; Ph. D., 1957). He is married, has four children, and resides in Davis, Calif. He was born December 20, 1931. He would succeed William F. Hueg, Jr.

John H. Moore is associate director and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He was professor of economics and associate director of the Law and Economics Center at Emory University. He graduated from the University of Michigan (B.S.E., 1958; M.B.A., 1959) and the University of Virginia (Ph. D., 1966). He is married, has two children, and resides in Palo Alto, Calif. He was born April 19, 1935. He would succeed Raymond L. Bisplinghoff.

Norman C. Rasmussen is professor of nuclear engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also serves as head of the department. He graduated from Gettysburg College (B.A., 1950; Sc. D., 1968) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph. D., 1956). He is married, has two children, and resides in Sudbury, Mass. He was born November 12, 1927. He would succeed Alexander Rich.

Roland W. Schmitt is vice president for corporate research and development for the General Electric Co. in Schenectady, N.Y. He joined the General Electric Research Laboratory (now part of the Research and Development Center) in 1951. He graduated from the University of Texas (B.S., 1947; M.S., 1948) and Rice University (Ph. D., 1951). He is married, has four children, and resides in Scotia, N.Y. He was born July 24, 1923. He would succeed Lloyd Miller Cooke.

Appointment of Two Members of the National Advisory Council on Vocational Education

September 8, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Vocational Education:

Nolan K. Bushnell would serve for the remainder of the term expiring January 17, 1983, succeeding Eli Ginzberg, and for a term expiring January 17, 1986 (reappointment). He has been serving as chairman of the board for Pizza Time Theatre, Inc., since 1979. He is also founder and chairman of the board of Atari, Inc. He was research engineer with the Ampex Corp. in 1969 - 1971. He graduated from the University of Utah (B.S., 1968). He is married, has four children, and resides in Woodside, Calif. He was born February 5, 1943.

Esther H. Levens would serve for the remainder of the term expiring January 17, 1983, succeeding Roy Rosario Escarcega, and for a term expiring January 17, 1986 (reappointment). She is a volunteer at the Joan Davis School for Handicapped Children. She has served on the National Advisory Council on Vocational Education and served on the National Advisory Council on Education of Handicapped Children in 1972 - 1974. She graduated from the University of Missouri at Kansas City (B.S., 1946). She is married, has two children, and resides in Prairie Village, Kans. She was born February 22, 1925.

Appointment of Two Members of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Designation of Vice Chairman

September 8, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation for terms expiring June 10, 1986:

Robert O. Johns, D.P.M., will be designated Vice Chairman. He has been serving as executive director of the California Podiatry Association since 1966. He resides in San Francisco, Calif., and was born May 30, 1920. He would succeed Armand S. Deutsch.

Thomas B. Muths is an architect in Jackson, Wyo. He is a member of the Society of Architectural Historians and the Association for Preservation Technology. He is married, has one child, and resides in Jackson. He was born October 11, 1931. This is a reappointment.

Appointment of Joyce C. Young as a Member of the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped

September 8, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Joyce C. Young to be a member of the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped for a term expiring October 4, 1986. This is a reappointment.

She is currently serving as public affairs manager for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in Dayton, Ohio. She was associate director of development at Wright State University. She also served as executive director of Wright State University School of Medicine Foundation. She is serving as chairman of the Ohio Commission for Children and is a member of the board and of the executive committee of the United Way.

She graduated from Wright State University (B.A., 1975). She is married, has four children, and resides in Dayton, Ohio. She was born September 27, 1934.