Nominations & Appointments, November 15, 1983

Nomination of William Evans To Be a Member of the Marine Mammal Commission, and Designation as Chairman

November 15, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate William Evans to be a member of the Marine Mammal Commission for a term expiring May 13, 1985. He would succeed James C. Nofziger. The President also intends to designate him Chairman.

Mr. Evans is currently a biologist and executive director at Hubbs/Sea World Research Institute in San Diego, Calif. Previously he was head of the bioanalysis group, underseas sciences department, at the Naval Ocean Systems Center. Mr. Evans is the author of more than 60 published technical papers and has coauthored several books. He holds three patents for marine systems, including a device for tagging and tracking marine animals.

Mr. Evans graduated from Ohio State (M.S., 1954) and UCLA (Ph. D., 1975). He is married, has two children, and resides in Escondido, Calif. He was born October 11, 1930, in Elkhart, Ind.

Nomination of Francis Carter Coleman To Be a Member of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

November 15, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Francis Carter Coleman to be a member of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Defense, for the term expiring May 1, 1989. This is a reappointment.

Dr. Coleman is currently a consultant in pathology and laboratory management in Tampa, Fla. Previously he was vice president and medical director of Town and Country Hospital (1980).

Dr. Coleman graduated from Mississippi College (B.A., 1935) and Tulane University School of Medicine (M.D., 1941). He is married, has four children, and resides in Tampa. He was born May 14, 1915, in Jackson, Miss.

Appointment of M. B. Oglesby, Jr., as Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

November 15, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint M. B. Oglesby, Jr., to be Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, effective December 15, 1983. He would succeed Kenneth M. Duberstein.

Mr. Oglesby is currently serving as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. In his new position, he will serve as the President's chief liaison with the United States Congress.

Previously he served as minority staff associate for the House Energy and Commerce Committee, dealing principally with railroad, environmental, and commerce- related legislation. Mr. Oglesby also served as deputy and acting director of the State of Illinois Washington office and as executive assistant to Congressman Edward Madigan (R-Ill.). Prior to coming to Washington, he served in Illinois State government as an assistant to Gov. Richard Ogilvie and as executive assistant to the speaker of the house. Mr. Oglesby also spent 3\1/2\ years in management positions with Illinois Bell Telephone Co.

He attended the University of Illinois in Champaign. He is married, resides in Bethesda, Md., and was born October 1, 1942, in Flora, Ill.

Nomination of Mary A. Grigsby To Be a Member of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board

November 15, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Mary A. Grigsby to be a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 1986. She would succeed James Jay Jackson.

Since June of this year, Mrs. Grigsby has been serving as vice chairman of United Savings of Texas. Previously she was with Houston First American Savings as director and president in 1971 - 1980; administrative vice president and executive vice president in 1967 - 1971; secretary in 1963 - 1967; loan department officer in 1958 - 1963; in the legal department in 1946 - 1958 and the accounting department in 1941 - 1946.

She graduated from the University of Texas (M.B.A.). She is married, has one child, and resides in Houston, Tex. She was born July 25, 1916, in Elyria, Ohio.