Appointments & Nominations, March 8, 1983

Appointment of Rita Di Martino as United States Representative on the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund

March 8, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Rita Di Martino to be the Representative of the United States of America on the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund. She will succeed Marjorie Craig Benton.

She is presently serving as district manager, public relations, American Telephone and Telegraph Co. She was senior business consultant for the New York State Department of Commerce in 1974 - 1978. She was with Thomas McGrath Associates, Inc., in New York City in 1968 - 1974.

She graduated from Richmond College (B.A., 1976) and Long Island University (M.P.A., 1977). She has three children and resides in Staten Island, N.Y. She was born March 7, 1937, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Nomination of Donald Moncrief Muchmore To Be a Member of the National Museum Services Board

March 8, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald Moncrief Muchmore to be a member of the National Museum Services Board of the Institute of Museum Services, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring December 6, 1987. He would succeed George C. Seybolt.

Mr. Muchmore is executive director of the California Museum of Science and Industry, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, and executive vice president of the California Museum Foundation. Previously he was senior vice president of the California Federal Savings and Loan Association. He has also served as chairman of the board of the Museum of the Sea aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach and as president of the Western Museums Association.

Mr. Muchmore graduated from Occidental College (B.S., 1945). He has two children and resides in Long Beach, Calif. He was born December 26, 1922.