Nominations, November 7, 1983

Nomination of Donna F. Tuttle To Be an Under Secretary of Commerce

November 7, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Donna F. Tuttle as Under Secretary of Commerce for Travel and Tourism. She will succeed Peter McCoy.

Since November 1979 Mrs. Tuttle has been active in political campaign management, serving as chairman or finance director in a number of State, local, and national campaigns. Between 1975 and 1979, Mrs. Tuttle founded and operated a real estate investment, renovation, and interior design business in southern California. Prior to that, Mrs. Tuttle taught history at the secondary level in the Los Angeles County city school system.

Mrs. Tuttle has long been active in civic, cultural, and charitable organizations. Among other things, she has served on the board of trustees of the Coro Foundation, the Natural History Museum, the Junior League of Los Angeles, and was appointed by the President to the John F. Kennedy Center Board of Trustees.

She earned her undergraduate degree in history at the University of Southern California (B.A., 1969) and her graduate degree in education from the University of California at Los Angeles (1970). She is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, D.C. She was born April 21, 1947.

Nomination of Richard M. Scaife To Be a Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

November 7, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard M. Scaife to be a member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy for a term expiring July 1, 1985. He would succeed Mae Sue Talley.

He is publisher of the Tribune Review Publishing Co. in Pittsburgh, Pa. He has served as chairman and publisher of the Sierra Publishing Co. in Sacramento, Calif.; publisher of Lebanon News Publishing Co. in Lebanon, Pa.; director of First Boston, Inc., in New York, N.Y.; and chairman of Calvary, Inc., in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Mr. Scaife graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 1957). He is married, has two children, and resides in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was born July 3, 1932, in Pittsburgh.