Appointments, May 2, 1983

Appointment of 18 Members of the International Private Enterprise Task Force, and Designation of Chairman and Vice Chairman

May 2, 1983

The President today appointed the following individuals to be members of the International Private Enterprise Task Force. The Task Force was created on November 20, 1982, by Executive order. Its charter is to advise the President, the Director of the United States International Development Cooperation Agency, and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development with respect to the role private enterprise can play in the implementation of programs and activities under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.

The Task Force will serve as a forum through which the Agency for International Development and the U.S. business and financial community can exchange information, review strategies, and explore areas of mutual interest, with the overall objective of fostering a fuller partnership between AID and U.S. private enterprise in meeting national objectives in foreign assistance programs.

Dwayne Andreas will serve as Chairman. He is chairman and chief executive officer of Archer-Daniels-Midland in Decatur, Ill. He was born March 4, 1918, in Worthington, Minn.

Parker G. Montgomery will serve as Vice Chairman. He is chairman and chief executive officer of Cooper Laboratories, Inc., in Palo Alto, Calif. He was born July 30, 1928, in Norwood, Mass.

Paul B. Barringer II is president of Coastal Lumber Co. in Weldon, N.C. He was born August 22, 1930, in Sumter, S.C.

John C. Bierwirth is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Grumman Corp. in New York, N.Y. He was born January 21, 1924, in Lawrence, N.Y.

Phoebe H. Cooke is director of the Hearst Corp. of New York City. She was born July 13, 1927, in San Francisco, Calif.

Thomas F. Faught, Jr., is executive vice president of Dravo Corp. in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was born October 1, 1929, in Salem, Oreg.

Robbins W. Fischer is president of Soypro International, Inc., in Cedar Falls, Iowa. He was born March 31, 1919, in Turin, Iowa.

Jerry M. Hiegel is president of Oscar Mayer Food Corp. in Madison, Wis. He was born March 8, 1927, in Davenport, Iowa.

Lawrence J. Kelley is chairman of the board of Supra Corp. in Houston, Tex. He was born January 30, 1920, in Los Angeles, Calif.

Moya O. Lear is chairman of the board of Lear Aviation in Reno, Nev. She was born March 27, 1915, in Chicago, Ill.

Fernando Oaxaca is chairman of the board of Coronado Communications Corp. in Los Angeles, Calif. He was born August 8, 1927, in El Paso, Tex.

C. L. Otter is president of Simplot International in Boise, Idaho. He was born May 5, 1942, in Caldwell, Idaho.

Frank Perdue is chairman of Perdue Farms, Inc., in Salisbury, Md. He was born May 9, 1920, in Salisbury, Md.

Charlotte T. Reid is a business consultant in Alexandria, Va. She was born September 27, 1913, in Kankakee, Ill.

Mary G. Roebling is chairman of the board of National State Bank in Trenton, N.J. She was born July 29, 1905, in Collingswood, N.J.

Nicolas M. Salgo is chairman of the board of Watergate Companies in Washington, D.C. He was born August 17, 1914.

Jacob Stein is a realtor in Hicksville, N.Y. He was born October 12, 1916, in New York, N.Y.

Henry T. Wilfong, Jr., is a certified public accountant in Los Angeles, Calif. He was born February 22, 1933, in Ingals, Ark.

Appointment of Clement V. Tillion as Deputy United States Commissioner on the North Pacific Fur Seal Commission

May 2, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Clement V. Tillion to be Deputy United States Commissioner on the North Pacific Fur Seal Commission. He will succeed Charles H. Meacham.

Mr. Tillion is director of International Fisheries and External Affairs, Office of the Governor, State of Alaska. He is also chairman of the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council, Anchorage, Alaska. Previously he was a member of the Alaska House of Representatives in 1962 - 1975 and a member of the Alaska State Senate in 1975 - 1982. He has also owned and operated a pilot boat and charter service in Halibut Cove, Alaska, since 1960.

Mr. Tillion is married and resides in Halibut Cove, Alaska. He was born July 3, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Appointment of William M. Ellinghaus as the United States National Chairman for United Nations Day

May 2, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint William M. Ellinghaus to be the United States National Chairman for United Nations Day.

Since 1979 Mr. Ellinghaus has been president, American Telephone and Telegraph. Previously he was vice president of A.T. & T. in 1976 - 1979; president, New York Telephone, in 1970 - 1976; and executive vice president, A.T. & T., in 1965 - 1970.

He was born April 19, 1922.