Nominations & Appointments, October 27, 1983

Nomination of Vernon L. Grose To Be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board

October 27, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Vernon L. Grose to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term expiring December 31, 1987. He would succeed Francis H. McAdams.

Since 1982 Mr. Grose has been chairman of the Board of Omega Universal Incorp. in Woodland Hills, Calif. Previously he was vice president of Tustin Institute of Technology in Santa Barbara, Calif., in 1966 - 1982; director of applied technology for Northrop Ventura in 1962 - 1966; and director of reliability for Litton Industries in 1959 - 1962.

He has served on the California council on criminal justice and also in California on the Governor's Select Committee on Law Enforcement Problems.

He graduated from Whitworth College (B.S., 1950), the University of Southern California (M.S., 1967), and Southern University College (D.Sc., 1973). He is married, has six children, and resides in Canoga Park, Calif. He was born June 27, 1928.

Nomination of Edmund Stohr for the Rank of Minister While Serving as United States Representative on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization

October 27, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Edmund Stohr, of Illinois, for the rank of Minister during the remainder of the tenure of his service as the Representative of the United States of America on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Mr. Stohr served in the United States Air Force in 1942 - 1946 as a captain. He was with United Airlines in 1946 - 1981 in a variety of staff and management positions including European director in London, and vice president of industry affairs in Illinois. In 1981 - 1982 he was director of travel agency affairs at the American Automobile Association in Falls Church, Va. Since 1982 he has been the Representative of the United States of America on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal.

Mr. Stohr graduated from the University of Illinois (B.S., 1941). He was born February 5, 1918, in Elgin, Ill.

Nomination of Three Commissioners of the United States Parole Commission

October 27, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be Commissioners of the United States Parole Commission, Department of Justice, for terms of 6 years:

Vincent Fechtel, Jr., would succeed Audrey Kaslow. Mr. Fechtel is a business investor in Leesburg, Fla. He was a Florida State legislator in 1972 - 1980. He was the owner of various small businesses in 1963 - 1972. He graduated from the University of Florida (B.S., 1959). He has two children and resides in Leesburg, Fla. He was born August 10, 1936, in Leesburg.

Helen G. Corrothers would succeed Robert D. Vincent. Since 1971 she has served as superintendent of the women's unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction. Previously she was an instructor of the Arkansas Department of Correction in 1970 - 1971. She served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1969, discharged with the rank of captain. She graduated from Roosevelt University (B.S.) and Arkansas Baptist College (A.A.). She has one son and resides in Pine Bluff, Ark. She was born March 19, 1937, in Montrose, Ark.

Paula A. Tennant would succeed Cecil M. McCall. Since 1980 she has been serving as assistant district attorney in San Mateo, Calif. Previously she was deputy district attorney for San Mateo County in 1978 - 1979; a member of the U.S. Board of Parole in 1970 - 1976; and a member of the California Youth Authority in 1968 - 1970. She graduated from Lincoln University (LL.B., 1954). She was born May 23, 1913, in Kendallville, Ind., and now resides in Burlingame, Calif.

Appointment of Four Members of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education

October 27, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education for terms expiring September 29, 1986:

Robert B. Brewington is owner of Brewington's Welding Corp. in Pembroke, N.C. He is a vocational teacher for Indian students and a member of the Indian Education Parent Committee. He is married, has four children, and resides in Pembroke. He has born January 15, 1932, in Fairmont, N.C. This is a reappointment.

Robert Keams Chiago is director, Indian teacher, and counselor of the education program at the University of Utah. Previously he was director of the native american studies program. He is married, has four children, and resides in Salt Lake City. He was born June 22, 1942, in Los Angeles, Calif. He will succeed Bobby Bighorse.

Marie Cox is the founding president of the North American Indian Women's Association. She was honored at the 1977 conference as the Outstanding Indian Woman of 1977. She is married, has one child, and resides in Midwest City, Okla. She was born January 17, 1920, in Lawton, Okla. She will succeed Nadine H. Chase.

Grace Goodeagle is an assistant in the law offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Kampelman in Washington, D.C. She is a former assistant press secretary to Senator Bill Armstrong (R-Colo.). She is second vice president of the American Indian National Republican Federation. She was born June 21, 1937, in Miami, Okla., and now resides in Washington, D.C. She will succeed Danny Kevin Marshall.