Nominations, September 15 1982

Nomination of Victor Blanco To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation, and Designation as Chairman

September 15, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Victor Blanco to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 1988. He would succeed Peter Taylor Jones. The President also announced his intention to designate Mr. Blanco as Chairman upon his appointment.

Mr. Blanco is currently serving as president and chief executive officer of Multiple Medical Management, in Los Angeles, Calif. He was with Abbott Laboratories, in Chicago, Ill., in 1976 - 1978. In 1963 - 1976 he was with the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

He graduated from La Progresiva De Cardenas, Cuba, with a bachelor of science degree. He also attended the University of Havana School of Veterinary Medicine in 1954 - 1957. He is married, has two children, and resides in Arcadia, Calif. He was born August 26, 1936.

Nomination of L. Clair Nelson To Be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

September 15, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate L. Clair Nelson to be a member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for a term of 6 years expiring August 30, 1988. He would succeed Marian Pearlman Nease.

Mr. Nelson is presently serving as senior vice president of Champion International Corp., in Washington, D.C. He was vice president and general counsel, Champion International Corp. (formerly U.S. Plywood-Champion Papers, Inc.) in 1967 - 1972, and vice president and general counsel, Champion Papers, Inc., in 1955 - 1967. He was counsel, United States Senate Judiciary Committee, in 1951 - 1952. Mr. Nelson was in the private practice of law in 1952 - 1955 and 1948 - 1951.

He graduated from Utah State University (B.S., 1939) and George Washington University (J.D., 1947). He resides in McLean, Va., and was born June 2, 1918.

Nomination of United States Representatives and Alternate Representatives to the Thirty-seventh Session of the United Nations General Assembly

September 15, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following persons to be Representatives and Alternate Representatives of the United States of America to the Thirty-seventh Session of the United Nations General Assembly:

Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick, to serve as Representative;

Ambassador Kenneth Adelman, to serve as Representative;

Senator Robert W. Kasten, Jr., to serve as Representative;

Senator J. Bennett Johnston, to serve as Representative;

Ambassador John Davis Lodge, to serve as Representative;

Hernan Padilla, to serve as Alternate Representative;

Gordon C. Luce, to serve as Alternate Representative;

Ambassador William C. Sherman, to serve as Alternate Representative;

Ambassador Jose S. Sorzano, to serve as Alternate Representative; and

Ambassador Charles M. Lichenstein, to serve as Alternate Representative.

Nomination of the United States Representative and Alternate Representatives to the Twenty-sixth Session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency

September 15, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following persons to be Representative and Alternate Representatives to the Twenty-sixth Session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency:

W. Kenneth Davis, to serve as Representative. He is Deputy Secretary for the United States Department of Energy.

Richard T. Kennedy, to serve as Alternate Representative. He is currently serving as Under Secretary of State for Management.

Roger T. Kirk, to serve as Alternate Representative. He is Deputy United States Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Thomas Morgan Roberts, to serve as Alternate Representative. He is a Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Nomination of Kenneth Y. Tomlinson To Be an Associate Director of the United States Information Agency

September 15, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Kenneth Y. Tomlinson to be an Associate Director (Broadcasting) of the United States Information Agency. He would succeed Robert John Hughes.

Mr. Tomlinson has been serving as senior editor of Reader's Digest since 1976. He has been with Reader's Digest since 1968, serving as staff writer in 1968 - 1971 and as an associate editor in 1971 - 1976. He was a reporter for the Richmond Times Dispatch in 1965 - 1968.

He graduated from Randolph-Macon College (B.A., 1967). He is married, has two children, and resides in Chappaqua, N.Y. He was born August 3, 1944.