Recess Appointment of Four Members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation

January 21, 1983

The President has recess appointed the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation:

Milton M. Masson is currently executive vice president and treasurer of Sullivan and Masson, Inc., consulting engineers, architects, and construction managers based in Arizona. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the United States Synthetic Fuels Corporation. He led the development of Sun Eagle Development Co. in Colorado and serves as a board member and vice president. He graduated from Christian Brothers College (B.S., 1964). He is married, has two children, and resides in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was born July 27, 1941. He would succeed Harold R. DeMoss, Jr.

Robert E. McCarthy has been senior partner in the firm of Bohnert, McCarthy, Flowers, Roberts & Damir, in San Francisco, Calif., since 1955. He served as a consultant to the Office of Policy Development, the White House, in 1981 - 1982. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1941) and the University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law (J.D., 1949). He is married, has five children, and resides in San Francisco, Calif. He was born February 16, 1920. He would succeed Clarence V. McKee.

Donald Eugene Santarelli is an attorney with the firm Santarelli & Gimer in Washington, D.C. He is currently serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. He served as a member of the board of directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and was chairman of its program advisory committee. He graduated from the University of Virginia Law School (LL.B., 1962) and the University of Virginia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (M.A., 1964). He is married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born July 22, 1937. He would succeed Annie Laurie Slaughter.

E. Donald Shapiro has been serving as dean and professor of law at New York Law School since 1973. He was a partner in the law firm of Andersen & Co. in 1971 - 1973. He served as director of the Practicing Law Institute in 1968 - 1971. He graduated from Dickinson College (A.B., 1953) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1956). He is married, has four children, and resides in Short Hills, N.J. He was born November 1, 1931. He would succeed Howard Dana.

Note: On February 1, the White House announced that E. Donald Shapiro notified members of the White House staff that he declined to accept appointment as a member of the Board of Directors.