Nominations & Appointments, October 3, 1983

Nomination of Daniel Oliver To Be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture

October 3, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Daniel Oliver to be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture. He would succeed A. J. Barnes.

Mr. Oliver is currently General Counsel of the Department of Education. Previously he was president of Rincon Communications Corp. in New York (1980 - 1981). He was with the law firm of Alexander & Green (1976 - 1979 and 1971 - 1973) and served as editorial assistant (1970 - 1971) and executive editor (1973 - 1976) of National Review magazine. He was with the law firm of Hawkins, Delafield & Wood (1967 - 1970) and was a candidate for the New York State Assembly in 1965, 1966, and 1968.

Mr. Oliver graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1964) and Fordham Law School (LL.B., 1967). He is married, has five children, and resides in Greenwich, Conn. He was born April 10, 1939, in New York, N.Y.

Nomination of Ralph Leslie Stanley To Be Administrator of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration

October 3, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Ralph Leslie Stanley to be Urban Mass Transportation Administrator, Department of Transportation. He would succeed Arthur E. Teele, Jr.

Mr. Stanley is presently serving as Chief of Staff for the Department of Transportation. Previously he was a Special Assistant to the Secretary, Department of Transportation, in 1981 - 1983; associate with the law firm of Bracewell and Patterson in 1978 - 1981; and summer associate with the law firm of Loomis, Owen, Fellman and Howe in 1978.

Mr. Stanley graduated from Princeton University (B.A., 1974) and Georgetown University Law School (J.D., 1979). He is married and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born September 13, 1951, in Teaneck, N.J.

Appointment of Eight Members of the National Commission for Employment Policy, and Designation of Chairman

October 3, 1983

The President has appointed the following individuals to be members of the National Commission for Employment Policy, effective October 1, 1983. The President has designated Kenneth M. Smith as Chairman.

For a term of 2 years:

Roberto Cambo is sole owner and president of Rocam Produce Co., Inc., in Miami, Fla. He is married, has three children, and resides in Key Biscayne, Fla. He was born April 15, 1937, in Cuba.

Paul R. Locigno is research director, Ohio Conference of Teamsters. He is married, has one child, and resides in Windham, Ohio. He was born September 17, 1948, in Cleveland.

Roderick R. Paige is professor of health and physical education, Texas Southern University. He is married and resides in Houston, Tex. He was born June 17, 1933, in Monticello, Miss.

For a term of 3 years:

Kenneth M. Smith is president and chief executive officer, International Management and Development Group Ltd., a management consulting firm in Washington, D.C. He is married, has one child, and resides in Queenstown, Md. He was born April 5, 1949, in Auburn, N.Y.

Daniel Quinn Mills is professor of business administration, Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He is married, has two children, and resides in Winchester, Mass. He was born November 24, 1941, in Houston, Tex.

Norma Pace is senior vice president of the American Paper Institute in New York, N.Y. She is married and resides in Lakeville, Conn. She was born September 20, 1921, in New York, N.Y.

Kenneth O. Stout is self-employed and involved with real estate investment programs. He is married, has two children, and resides in Anchorage, Alaska. He was born October 5, 1929, in Wheatland, Mo.

Jack A. Gertz is public affairs and media relations manager with A.T. & T. (Bell System) in Washington, D.C. He is married, has one child, and resides in Potomac, Md. He was born April 10, 1916, in Chugwater, Wyo.

Appointment of Thomas W. Hannon as a Member of the Presidential Commission for the German-American Tricentennial

October 3, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Thomas W. Hannon to be a member of the Presidential Commission for the German-American Tricentennial. This is a new position.

Mr. Hannon has been with the Hannon Co. of Canton, Ohio, since 1948. He was named plant manager in 1948, general manager in 1950, and in 1953 established the first foreign subsidiary for the Hannon Co. in Holland. Currently he serves as president, chairman, and chief executive officer of the Hannon Co.

Mr. Hannon is married, has four children, and resides in Louisville, Ohio. He was born June 1, 1929, in Canton, Ohio.

Nomination of T. M. Alexander, Sr., To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation

October 3, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate T. M. Alexander, Sr., to be a member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for a term of 6 years. This is a new position.

Mr. Alexander presently serves as president of T. M. Alexander & Co., Inc., an insurance agency with major offices in Atlanta, Ga., and Washington, D.C. He is also an adjunct professor of insurance at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

He graduated from Morehouse College (B.S., 1931). He is married and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born March 7, 1909.