Nominations, Designations & Appointments, September 24, 1982

Nomination of Carmine R. Lavieri To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped

September 24, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Carmine R. Lavieri to be a member of the National Council on the Handicapped for the remainder of the term expiring September 17, 1983. He would succeed Henry Williams.

Mr. Lavieri is with the law firm of Howd, Lavieri and Finch in Winsted, Conn. He has been in the practice of law in Winsted since 1949. He is also treasurer of Sterling Engineering Corp. He is a member of the board of directors of Winsted Memorial Hospital and of the Connecticut Easter Seal Society.

He graduated from Trinity College (B.S., 1940) and the University of Connecticut School of Law (L.L.B., 1948). He is married, has six children, and resides in Winsted, Conn. He was born September 9, 1918.

Nomination of Robert W. Karpe To Be President of the Solar Energy and Energy Conservation Bank

September 24, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert W. Karpe to be President of the Solar Energy and Energy Conservation Bank. He would succeed Joseph Bracewell.

Since 1981 Mr. Karpe has been President of the Government National Mortgage Association. He was chairman of the board of Karpe Real Estate Center in 1976 - 1981. He was commissioner, department of real estate, State of California, and chairman of the California Real Estate Commission, in 1971 - 1975. He was president of Karpe Real Estate Center in 1959 - 1971.

He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (B.S., 1953). He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, Va. He was born November 3, 1930.

Designation of Arlene H. Ham as United States Representative on the Rio Grande Compact Commission

September 24, 1982

The President today designated Arlene H. Ham to be the Representative of the United States on the Rio Grande Compact Commission. She will succeed Alexander A. Fischback.

Mrs. Ham is currently a realtor associated with James H. England, Inc., of Rapid City, S. Dak. She was formerly a consultant for the Discovery Corp. and an instructor at the National College of Business in Rapid City.

She attended Custer County Junior College in Miles City, Mont. She is married, has two children, and resides in Rapid City, S. Dak.

Appointment of Ralph P. Davidson as a Member of the President's Commission on Executive Exchange

September 24, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Ralph P. Davidson to be a member of the President's Commission on Executive Exchange for a term of 2 years.

Mr. Davidson has been with Time, Inc., for 27 years and is currently serving as chairman of the board. He was elected a director of Time, Inc., in April 1980. He was elected a vice president of Time, Inc., and named publisher of Time, a post he held for 6 years, in 1972. He was named European regional manager of Time International in 1957 and spent the next decade as an advertising sales executive covering a number of European countries, later becoming Time's European advertising director.

He graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1950). He has two children and resides in New York, N.Y. He was born August 17, 1927.