April 5, 1983
The President today announced his intention to nominate James H. Burnley IV to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation. He would succeed John M. Fowler.
Since 1982 Mr. Burnley has been serving as Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice. Previously he was Director of VISTA in 1981 - 1982; partner in the law firm of Turner, Enochs, Foster, Sparrow & Burnley in Greensboro, N.C. (1975 - 1981); and associate in the firm of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard in Greensboro (1973 - 1975).
He served on the commercial panel of arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association and was a member of the committee on administrative law of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Mr. Burnley graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1970) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1973). He is married, has one child, and resides in Falls Church, Va. He was born July 30, 1948, in Greensboro, N.C.
Nomination of E. Pendleton James To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation
April 5, 1983
The President today announced his intention to nominate E. Pendleton James to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation until the date of the annual meeting of the Corporation in 1986.
Mr. James is president of Pendleton James & Associates in New York City. He served as Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel, the White House, from January 1981 to August 1982. Prior to that, he was director of the office of Presidential personnel for the office of the President-elect in November 1980-January 1981.
From 1976 to 1981, Mr. James was president and owner of Pen James & Associates, Inc., an executive search firm headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Previously he was president -- western operations for the New York-based executive search firm of Russell Reynolds Associates; Deputy Special Assistant to the President, the White House, in 1971 - 1973; with the executive search firm of Heidrick and Struggles, Los Angeles, Calif.; and personnel manager at the Aerojet-General Corp. in Sacramento, Calif.
He graduated from the University of the Pacific in Stockton (B.A., 1954) and did graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Santa Clara. He is married, has two children, and resides in New York City.