Appointments & Nominations, September 14, 1983

Appointment of Five Members of the National Advisory Council on Continuing Education

September 14, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Continuing Education:

J. A. Kinder is executive secretary of the Missouri State Teachers Association in Columbia, Mo. He was born April 1, 1933, in Mound City, Mo. This is a reappointment for a term expiring September 30, 1986.

Elsie Frankfurt Pollock is president of Page Boy, Inc., in Beverly Hills, Calif. She was born July 22, 1919, in Dallas, Tex. This is a reappointment for a term expiring September 30, 1986.

John H. Richert is president of the College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebr. He was born March 12, 1941, in Chicago, Ill. This is a reappointment for a term expiring September 30, 1986.

Talmage Eugene Simpkins is executive director of the AFL - CIO Maritime Committee in Washington, D.C. He was born September 27, 1927, in Goreville, Ill. This is a reappointment for a term expiring September 30, 1986.

Hilary Paterson Cleveland is a professor at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, N.H. She was born December 7, 1927, in Orange, N.J. She will succeed Robert C. Angel for the remainder of the term expiring September 30, 1984.

Nomination of Albert James Barnes To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

September 14, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Albert James Barnes to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (General Counsel). This is a new position.

Since 1981 Mr. Barnes has been serving as General Counsel at the United States Department of Agriculture. Previously he was a partner in the law firm of Beverage, Fairbanks & Diamond in 1973 - 1981; assistant to the Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice in 1973; assistant to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in 1970 - 1973; and trial attorney and special assistant to the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, at the Department of Justice in 1969 - 1970.

He graduated from Michigan State University (B.A., 1964) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1967). He is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born August 30, 1942, in Napoleon, Ohio.

Nomination of Josephine S. Cooper To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

September 14, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Josephine S. Cooper to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Congressional and External Affairs). This is a new position created by P.L. 98 - 80 of August 23, 1983.

Since 1981 she has been serving on the professional staff to Senator Howard Baker and on the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works. She served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Administrator for Research and Development at the Environmental Protection Agency in 1980 - 1981 and in 1979. Previously she was legislative assistant to Senator Howard Baker and to Congressman Dick Cheney and an American Political Science Association congressional fellow in 1979 - 1980; environmental protection specialist, Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office, EPA Office of Research and Development, at Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, in 1978 - 1979; and as program analyst in the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, EPA, at Research Triangle Park in 1971 - 1978.

Ms. Cooper graduated from Meredith College (B.A., 1967) and Duke University (M.S., 1977). She resides in Alexandria, Va., and was born August 2, 1945.

Nomination of John C. Martin To Be Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency

September 14, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate John C. Martin to be Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency. He would succeed Matthew Norman Novick.

Since 1981 he has been serving as Assistant Inspector General at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Previously he was supervisory special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1976 - 1981; special agent, FBI, in 1971 - 1976; assistant to the city manager, city of Rockville, Md., in 1968 - 1971; and deputy city manager, city of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., in 1967 - 1968.

Mr. Martin graduated from King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (B.A., 1967), and the University of Maryland (M.A., 1970). He is married, has six children, and resides in Dumfries, Va. He was born March 4, 1945, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.