Nominations & Appointments, March 18, 1983

Nomination of Maria Lucia Johnson To Be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board

March 18, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Maria Lucia Johnson to be a member of the Merit Systems Protection Board for the 7 year term expiring March 1, 1990. She would succeed Ersa H. Poston.

Ms. Johnson is serving as a consultant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. Previously she was a commercial loan officer for the Security National Bank in Anchorage, Alaska (1982); commercial real estate loan officer for the National Bank of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska, in 1981 - 1982; associate attorney in the Washington, D.C., law firm of Lambert, Griffin & McGovern in 1979 - 1981; and at the District of Columbia Department of Housing in 1978 - 1979.

She graduated from Howard University (B.S., 1969) and Georgetown University (J.D., 1975). She was born January 27, 1947, in Livorno, Italy. She resides in Washington, D.C.

Appointment of John A. Montgomery as a Member of the President's Cancer Panel

March 18, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint John A. Montgomery to be a member of the President's Cancer Panel for a term expiring February 20, 1986. He will succeed Harold Amos.

Since 1981 Dr. Montgomery has been serving as senior vice president and director of Kettering-Meyer Laboratory at the Southern Research Institute in Birmingham, Ala. He joined the Southern Research Institute in 1956 as director of organic chemistry and became vice president in 1974.

Dr. Montgomery graduated from Vanderbilt University (A.B., 1947) and the University of North Carolina (M.D., 1951). He is married, has four children, and resides in Birmingham, Ala. He was born March 29, 1924, in Greenville, Miss.