Appointments, April 13, 1983

Appointment of Lloyd M. Taggart as a Member of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities

April 13, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Lloyd M. Taggart to be a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. He will succeed Sidney Brody.

Mr. Taggart is serving as president of the Taggart Trust in Las Vegas, Nev., and of Modelage, S.A., in Mesa, Ariz. Previously he was president of Great Films, Inc., in San Francisco, Calif., in 1973 - 1975. He is a member of the board of the Nevada Museum of Fine Art and of the Nevada Dance Theater.

He graduated from Brigham Young University (B.S., 1968). He is married, has six children, and resides in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born July 14, 1944, in Cody, Wyo.

Appointment of William Offutt Doub as United States Representative to the Southern Interstate Nuclear Board

April 13, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint William Offutt Doub to be Representative of the United States to the Southern Interstate Nuclear Board. He will succeed Sterling Cole.

Mr. Doub is a principal in the law firm of Doub and Muntzing, which he formed in 1977. Previously he was a partner in the law firm of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby and MacRae. He was a member of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission in 1971 - 1974. He served as a member of the Executive Advisory Committee to the Federal Power Commission in 1968 - 1971 and was appointed by the President of the United States to the President's Air Quality Advisory Board in 1970.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, and Federal Bar Association. He is immediate past Chairman of the U.S. National Committee of the World Energy Conference and a member of the Atomic Industrial Forum. He currently serves as a member of the nuclear export policy committees of both the Atomic Industrial Forum and the American Nuclear Energy Council.

Mr. Doub graduated from Washington and Jefferson College (B.A., 1953) and the University of Maryland School of Law in 1956. He is married, has two children, and resides in Potomac, Md. He was born September 3, 1931, in Cumberland, Md.

Appointment of Three Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

April 13, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for terms of 2 years:

F. Keith Adkinson will succeed Albert H. Quie. He is managing partner for the law firm of Adkinson & Lebow in Washington, D.C. Previously he was with the law firm of Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson in Washington, D.C. He graduated from the University of Virginia (B.A., 1966) and the University of Virginia Law School (J.D., 1969). He is married, has one child, and resides in Harpers Ferry, W. Va. He was born May 26, 1944, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Philip Caldwell will be reappointed. He has been with Ford Motor Co. since 1953 and currently serves as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer. He was designated deputy chief executive officer and named president in 1978. He became chief executive officer in 1979 and assumed his present position on March 13, 1980. He graduated from Muskingum College (B.A.) and Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He is married, has three children, and resides in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. He was born March 14, 1925, in Detroit, Mich.

Robert P. Visser will succeed Kenneth Dale Naden. He is president and chief executive officer of Vistra International, Inc., in Washington, D.C. Previously he was a partner in the law firm of Peabody, Rivlin, Lambert & Meyers in 1980 - 1982. He graduated from the City College of the City University of New York (B.S., 1963) and the George Washington University National Law Center (J.D., 1966). He is married, has three children, and resides in Vienna, Va. He was born October 7, 1940, in New York, N.Y.

Appointment of Two United States Commissioners of the Kansas-Oklahoma-Arkansas River Commission

April 13, 1983

The President today announced his intention to designate the following individuals to be United States Commissioners on the Kansas-Oklahoma-Arkansas River Commission:

Richard W. Soudriette will succeed Trigg Twichel. Since 1978 he has been serving as administrative assistant to the mayor of the city of Tulsa. Previously he was administrative assistant to the Commissioner of Waterworks and Sewerage for the city of Tulsa in 1977 - 1978 and planning analyst for the Community Development Department in 1977. He graduated from the University of Tulsa (A.B., 1975) and the University of Oklahoma (M.A., 1976). He resides in Tulsa and was born January 28, 1953.

David John Heinemann will succeed Victor B. Jaeggli. He has been in the general practice of law with the firm of Heinemann & Quint in Garden City, Kans., since 1973. Previously he was research assistant in the Governmental Research Center at the University of Kansas in 1967 - 1968. He graduated from Augustana College (1967) and Washburn University School of Law (J.D., 1973). He is married, has two children, and resides in Garden City, Kans. He was born July 18, 1945, in West Point, Nebr.