Appointments & Nominations, July 19, 1983

Appointment of Angela M. Buchanan as a Member of the President's Advisory Committee on Women's Business Ownership, and Designation as Chairperson

July 19, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Angela M. Buchanan to be a member of the President's Advisory Committee on Women's Business Ownership. This is a new position. The President also intends to designate her Chairperson.

Ms. Buchanan served as Treasurer of the United States in 1981 - 1983. Previously she was national treasurer of the Reagan for President Committee and later the Reagan-Bush Committee. She served as Chairperson of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise from May 1983 until her resignation as Treasurer of the United States in July 1983.

She graduated from Rosemont College (B.A.) and McGill University (M. Sc., mathematics). She is married, has one child, and resides in Los Angeles, Calif. She was born December 20, 1948.

Appointment of Frank D. Stella as a Member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships

July 19, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Frank D. Stella to be a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. This is an initial appointment.

Mr. Stella is president and founder of the F. D. Stella Products Co. in Detroit, Mich. He was a member of the board of trustees (1971 - 1980) and the executive committee (1971 - 1977) of the University of Detroit. He served as chairman of the Income Tax Board of Review, city of Detroit, for over 9 years.

He is married, has seven children, and resides in Detroit, Mich. He was born January 21, 1919, in Jessup, Pa.

Nomination of Alvin L. Alm To Be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

July 19, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Alvin L. Alm to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. He would succeed John Whitlock Hernandez, Jr.

Mr. Alm is presently serving as director of the Harvard Energy Security Program and lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Previously he was Assistant Secretary for Policy and Evaluation at the Department of Energy (1977 - 1979); Assistant Administrator for Planning and Management at the Environmental Protection Agency (1973 - 1977); and Staff Director at the Council on Environmental Quality in 1970 - 1973. He serves on the Environmental Studies Board of the National Academy of Sciences and is on the board of editorial advisers of ``Environmental Forum.''

He graduated from the University of Denver (B.A., 1960) and Syracuse University Maxwell Graduate School (M.P.A., 1961). He is married, has one child, and resides in Cambridge, Mass. He was born January 27, 1937, in Denver, Colo.