Nominations, September 13, 1983

Nomination of Diane K. Steed To Be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

September 13, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Diane K. Steed to be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation. She would succeed Raymond A. Peck, Jr.

Since 1981 Miss Steed has been serving as Deputy Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Previously she was chief of the regulatory policy branch of the Office of Management and Budget in 1978 - 1981; management associate, economics and government, at the Office of Management and Budget in 1973 - 1978; senior budget analyst for ACTION in 1972 - 1973; and management analyst, contract administration services, Defense Supply Agency, in 1968 - 1972.

Miss Steed graduated from the University of Kansas (B.S., 1967). She was born November 29, 1945, in Hutchinson, Kans., and now resides in Washington, D.C.

Nomination of Louis Roman DiSabato To Be a Member of the National Museum Services Board

September 13, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Louis Roman DiSabato to be a member of the National Museum Services Board of the Institute of Museum Services, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring December 6, 1987. He would succeed Lloyd Hezekiah.

Since 1968 Mr. DiSabato has been serving as director of the San Antonio Zoo. Previously he was director of Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester, N.Y., in 1963 - 1968 and director of the Columbus Zoo in Columbus, Ohio, in 1961 - 1963.

He was a director of the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums for 2 terms. He has been a member of the International Union of Directors of Zoological Gardens since 1970.

He is married, has five children, and resides in San Antonio, Tex. He was born October 7, 1931, in Columbus, Ohio.