Appointments, July 20, 1983

Appointment of Harry W. Shlaudeman as Executive Director of the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America

July 20, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Harry W. Shlaudeman to be Executive Director of the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America.

Mr. Shlaudeman has been serving since October 1980 as Ambassador to Argentina. Previously he was Ambassador to Peru from 1977 to 1980. Shlaudeman joined the Foreign Service in 1954 and was posted in Barranquilla, Bogota, Sofia, and Santo Domingo. From 1963 to 1965, he was chief of Dominican affairs at the State Department, and from 1965 to 1966, he was Assistant Director of the Office of Caribbean Affairs. He was in the senior seminar in foreign policy in 1966 - 1967. From 1967 to 1969, Shlaudeman was Special Assistant to the Secretary of State. He was Deputy Chief of Mission in Santiago from 1969 to 1973 and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from 1973 to 1975. From 1975 to 1976, he was Ambassador to Venezuela, and from 1976 to 1977, he was Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs.

Shlaudeman was born May 17, 1926, in Los Angeles, Calif., and is a resident of San Marino, Calif. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1944 to 1946. He received a B.A. from Stanford University in 1952.

Appointment of Three Members of the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped

July 20, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped:

Ira L. Kemp, to be the Department of the Air Force member. He will succeed Maj. Gen. Joseph H. Connolly, USAF. He is the Associate Director of Contracting Policy, Deputy Chief of Staff, Research, Development and Acquisition, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force. He is married, has three children, and resides in Rockville, Md. He was born March 31, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Maj. Gen. Joseph H. Connolly, to be the Department of Defense member. He will succeed Brig. Gen. Charles F. Drenz. He is director of Contracting and Manufacturing Policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Research, Development and Acquisition, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He is married, has one child, and resides in Falls Church, Va. He was born November 21, 1930, in Paterson, N.J.

Earl H. Cunerd will succeed Diane S. Roupe. He has been executive director of United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc., in New York City since 1967. He was vice president of the National Health Council in 1973. He is married, has one child, and resides in Moorestown, N.J. He was born January 26, 1918, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Appointment of Three United States Commissioners of the Council and the Commissions of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization

July 20, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be United States Commissioners on the Council and the Commissions of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization. These are new positions.

Richard A. Buck has been chairman of the Restoration of Atlantic Salmon in America, Inc., since 1973. Previously he was chairman of the Committee on the Atlantic Salmon Emergency (CASE) in 1969 - 1973. He graduated from Yale University in 1932. He is married, has two children, and resides in Dublin, N.H. He was born October 21, 1909.

Frank Eberle Carlton has been serving as president of the National Coalition for Marine Conservation, Inc., since 1973. He was commissioner of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in 1973 - 1980. He graduated from Emory University (A.B., 1958; M.D., 1961). He is married, has four children, and resides in Savannah, Ga. He was born October 31, 1933.

Allen Eric Peterson, Jr., is regional director, Northeast Region, for the National Marine Fisheries Service in Gloucester, Mass. Previously he was director of marine fisheries for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1976 - 1979. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (B.S., 1962; M.S., 1964). He is married, has two children, and resides in Sandwich, Mass. He was born March 6, 1940.