Appointments & Nominations, June 24, 1983

Appointment of Two Members of the President's Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives, and Designation of Chairman and Vice Chairman

June 24, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives. The President intends to designate Robert A. Galvin as Chairman and Gloria E. A. Toote as Vice Chairman.

Robert A. Galvin is currently chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola, Inc., in Chicago, Ill. He began working for Motorola in 1940, was named president of the company in 1956, and became chairman and chief executive officer in 1964. He was awarded the Medal of Honor from the Electronic Industries Association and the Golden Omega Award for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of the electronics industry. Mr. Galvin attended the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago. He is married, has four children, and resides in Barrington, Ill. He was born October 9, 1922, in Marshfield, Wis.

Gloria E. A. Toote is currently president of TREA Estates and Enterprises, Inc., a construction firm. Previously she was Assistant Secretary for Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (1973 - 1975); Assistant Director of ACTION (1971 - 1973); and president of Toote Town Publishing Co. and Town Recording Studios, Inc. (1966 - 1970). She is a founding member of the board of governors of the National Black United Fund, Inc., and a member of the steering committee for Citizens for the Republic. Dr. Toote has received special achievement awards from the National Association of Black Women Attorneys. Dr. Toote graduated from Howard University (B.A., 1952; J.D., 1954) and Columbia University (LL.M., 1956). She was born November 8, 1931, in New York City, where she currently resides.

Appointment of Guadalupe Quintanilla as a Member of the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board

June 24, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Guadalupe Quintanilla to be a member of the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board, Department of Justice, for the remainder of the term expiring November 11, 1984. She would succeed Samuel Hirsch.

She is currently assistant provost of the University of Houston and also acts as a consultant to the Houston Police Department. Among her other responsibilities, she teaches courses in Spanish language and culture to members of the Houston Police Department, as well as to cadets attending the Police Academy. Previously she was assistant professor of Spanish (1976) and director of the University of Houston's Mexican American studies program (1972 - 1978).

Mrs. Quintanilla graduated from the University of Houston (Ed. D., 1976; M.A., 1971) and from the Pan American University (B.S., 1969). She is married, has three children, and resides in Houston, Tex. She was born October 25, 1937.

Nomination of Warren T. Lindquist To Be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

June 24, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Warren T. Lindquist to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Public and Indian Housing. He would succeed Geno Charles Baroni.

Mr. Lindquist is currently chairman and director of SCETAM, Inc., a management consulting firm concerned with regional economic development. Additionally, he is a member of the board of directors of the New Community Development Corp.; a general partner in Q-L Partners, a New York real estate investment and management firm; and director of Johanson Manufacturing Corp. Previously Mr. Lindquist was a senior associate with David Rockefeller (1951 - 1977). He originated and supervised Mr. Rockefeller's interest in such commercial investment ventures as L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.; Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, Calif.; and Interstate North in Atlanta, Ga.

Mr. Lindquist graduated from Lafayette College (B.A., 1940) and did graduate work in finance and investment at New York University. Mr. Lindquist is married, has 10 children, and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born in New York City on June 18, 1919.