Appointments, June 27, 1983

Appointment of R. Joe Hershey as the United States Commissioner of the Canadian River Commission

June 27, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint R. Joe Hershey to be the United States Commissioner on the Canadian River Commission. He would succeed James A. Bradley.

Mr. Hershey has operated a 640-acre family farm since December 1973 and also serves as Dallam County chairman of the Texas Wheat Growers Association. Previously Mr. Hershey was a sales coordinator in Oklahoma for Taylor Evans Seed Co. (1968 - 1973); general manager of Darrouzett Cooperative Association, a farmer-owned grain marketing cooperative (1962 - 1967); county agricultural agent, Lipscomb County, Tex., for Texas Agricultural Extension Service (1956 - 1962); and assistant county agricultural agent, Taylor County (1955 - 1956).

Mr. Hershey graduated from Texas A. & M. College (B.S., 1955). He is married, has three children, and resides in Texline, Tex. He was born May 29, 1933, in Hereford, Tex.

Appointment of Rex Stewart Hime as the Nonvoting United States Representative on the Governing Board of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

June 27, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Rex Stewart Hime to be the Nonvoting Representative of the United States to the Governing Board of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. He would succeed Zane G. Smith.

Mr. Hime is currently director of the Commission for Economic Development and served as deputy director of the Commission (1979). Previously he was assistant executive director, Painting and Decorating Contractors of California, Inc. (1975 - 1978); assistant to the director, Department of Consumer Affairs (1973 - 1974); and was a first lieutenant, United States Army, Military Police Corps (1972 - 1974).

Mr. Hime graduated from the University of California, Davis (B.A., 1969; J.D.D., 1972). He is married and lives in Sacramento, Calif. He was born February 15, 1948, in San Francisco, Calif.