Appointments, June 1, 1983

Appointment of Clarence W. Skye as a Member of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education

June 1, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Clarence W. Skye to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education for a term expiring September 29, 1985. He will succeed Edward K. Thomas.

Since 1978 Mr. Skye has been serving as executive director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation in Pierre, S. Dak. Previously he was equal employment opportunity director for the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation; administrative manager for the tribal chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Fort Yates, N. Dak.; and was in the Office of Tribal Assistance Administration, Division of Intergovernmental Personnel Programs, United States Civil Service Commission, at the Denver Federal Center in Denver, Colo.

He received a bachelor of science degree from Black Hills State College. He is married, has three children, and resides in Pierre, S. Dak. He was born July 26, 1941, in Fort Yates, N. Dak.

Appointment of John F. W. Rogers as Assistant to the President for Management and Administration

June 1, 1983

The President today announced the appointment of John F. W. Rogers to be Assistant to the President for Management and Administration. Mr. Rogers has been serving as Deputy Assistant to the President for Management since February 1982. He joined the White House staff in January 1981 as Special Assistant to the President for Administration, responsible for the day-to-day administrative operations at the White House.

In addition to his responsibilities for White House administration and management, Mr. Rogers will continue to serve as Director of the Office of Administration (a statutorily independent agency within the EOP). In his new position Mr. Rogers will continue to report to the President through Richard G. Darman and James A. Baker III.

During the Presidential transition, Mr. Rogers was executive assistant to James A. Baker III, director of the White House transition team. Before joining the White House transition team, Mr. Rogers was assistant to the president for administration at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI).

Mr. Rogers is a graduate of George Washington University and recipient of the Trautman Scholarship. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Capitol Historic Society. He was born in Seneca Falls, N.Y., on April 15, 1956.

Appointment of Michael A. McManus, Jr., as an Assistant to the President and Deputy to the Deputy Chief of Staff

June 1, 1983

The President today announced the appointment of Michael A. McManus, Jr., to be Assistant to the President and Deputy to the Deputy Chief of Staff. Mr. McManus has been serving as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy to the Deputy Chief of Staff since April 1982. In this capacity he has recently served as administrator, 1983 Summit of Industrialized Nations.

In his new position Mr. McManus will continue to report to the President through Michael K. Deaver, Deputy Chief of Staff.

Prior to joining the White House staff, Mr. McManus was corporate counsel to Pfizer, Inc., a multinational health care company, and general counsel of its international chemicals division. He previously served in the Department of Commerce during the Ford administration.

Mr. McManus graduated from the University of Notre Dame and the Georgetown University Law Center. He also attended the Pace University Graduate School of Business. He was born in Boston, Mass., on March 11, 1943.