Nominations, July 29, 1983

Nomination of Thomas J. Healey To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

July 29, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas J. Healey to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Domestic Finance). He would succeed Roger William Mehle, Jr.

Since 1982 he has been managing director of Dean Witter Reynolds Capital Markets and manager of its corporate finance department. Previously he was manager, Project Finance Group, at Dean Witter in 1975 - 1982; vice president of finance at Instrumentation Engineering, Inc., in 1971 - 1975; and managing partner of Camargo Associates in 1967 - 1971.

Mr. Healey graduated from Georgetown University (A.B., 1964) and received his master of business administration from Harvard University in 1966. He is married, has two children, and resides in Chatham, N.J. He was born September 14, 1942, in Baltimore, Md.

Nomination of Richard L. McElheny To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

July 29, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard L. McElheny to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Trade Development). He would succeed William H. Morris, Jr.

Since 1982 Mr. McElheny has been Director General of the Commercial Services, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. Previously he was Director General of the Foreign Commercial Service of the International Trade Administration in 1981 - 1982; president and chief executive officer of Econo Therm Energy Systems in 1979 - 1981; senior vice president/corporate development, Victorio Co., Phoenix, in 1978 - 1979; and vice president of marketing, then executive vice president and chief operating officer and president, beginning in 1971, of Farmhand, Inc., Hopkins, Minn. (1969 - 1978).

In 1977 he served as chairman of the Minnesota Association of Commerce and Industry and as president of the National Farm Industry Association. He was a member of the District Export Council, U.S. Department of Commerce, in 1974 - 1977.

Mr. McElheny graduated from Stanford University (B.S. 1958; M.B.A., 1960). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born May 24, 1936.

Nomination of Two Members of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences

July 29, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences for terms expiring September 7, 1984.

MacDonald G. Becket would succeed Warner Howe. He is chairman of the board of the Becket Group of companies including Welton Becket Associates, an architectural/engineering firm. He is a founding contributor to the Architectural and Design Endowment for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and a fellow of the American Institute of Architects. He also served on the U.S. Capitol Architect's Long-Range Planning Committee and has been admitted to the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He is married, has four children, and resides in Los Angeles, Calif. He was born November 2, 1928.

Kyle Clayton Boone would succeed Blanca C. Cedeno. He has been proprietor of Boone: Hunton Associates (architects, planners, interior designers) since 1968. Previously he was an architect with Six Associates architectural firm in Asheville, N.C., in 1963 - 1968; and architect with Echols-Sparger architectural firm in Marion, Va., in 1962 - 1963. He received the Reynolds Aluminum prize for architectural students in 1962. He is married, has four children, and resides in Weaverville, N.C. He was born December 16, 1932.