Nominations, October 17, 1983

Nomination of Lewis A. Dunn To Be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

October 17, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Lewis A. Dunn to be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, Nuclear and Weapons Control Bureau. He would succeed Thomas D. Davies.

He is presently serving as Counselor to Ambassador at Large Richard T. Kennedy. Previously he was Special Assistant for Nuclear Affairs to the Under Secretary of State for Management in 1981 - 1982; on the professional staff of the Hudson Institute in 1974 - 1981, also serving as project leader in 1976 - 1981; and in the department of political science at Kenyon College in 1969 - 1974.

He graduated from Cornell University (A.B., 1965) and the University of Chicago (Ph. D., 1973). He is married and resides in Falls Church, Va. He was born January 7, 1944, in New York, N.Y.

Nomination of Francis X. Lilly To Be Solicitor of the Department of Labor

October 17, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Francis X. Lilly to be Solicitor for the Department of Labor. He would succeed Timothy Ryan, Jr.

Since January 1982 Mr. Lilly has been serving as Deputy Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor. Previously he was Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Board, U.S. Synthetic Fuels Corporation, in 1981; consultant to the Office of the Chief of Staff and to the Counsel's Office, the White House, in 1981; junior partner in the law firm of Bryan, Cave, McPheeters & McRoberts in Washington, D.C., in 1979 - 1981; and an associate with the law firm of Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn in Washington, D.C., in 1973 - 1978.

Mr. Lilly graduated from Duke University (A.B., 1969) and the Catholic University of America (J.D., 1973). He is married, has four children, and resides in Bethesda, Md. He was born July 27, 1946, in Washington, D.C.

Nomination of John H. Riley To Be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration

October 17, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate John H. Riley to be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation. He would succeed Robert W. Blanchette.

Since 1979 Mr. Riley has been serving as chief counsel to Senator David Durenberger. Since 1980 he has initiated and organized the U.S. Senate Rail Caucus and American participation in the United States-Japan Rail Congress. The United States Rail Caucus is a bipartisan coalition of 36 offices focusing on rail industry issues. The United States-Japan Rail Congress is a congressional level technology exchange program between the United States Congress and the Japanese Diet.

Mr. Riley graduated from Boston College (B.A., 1968) and Cornell University Law School (J.D., 1972). He is married and resides in Falls Church, Va. He was born January 19, 1947.

Nomination of James T. Hackett To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

October 17, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate James T. Hackett to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. He would succeed Harry O'Connor.

Mr. Hackett is an associate with the Heritage Foundation. Previously he was Associate Director of the United States Information Agency in 1981 - 1983; Acting Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in 1981; Administrative Director, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in 1973 - 1981; Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Security Council in 1971 - 1973; and personnel officer at the Department of State in 1970 - 1971. He was assigned overseas as a consular and political officer at the American Embassies at Panama, Rome, and La Paz, in 1961 - 1969.

He is married, has two children, and resides in Sterling, Va. He was born March 26, 1931, in Boston, Mass.