Appointment of Richard A. Gallun as a Member of the Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

September 19, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Richard A. Gallun to be a member of the Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. This is an initial appointment.

Since 1978 Mr. Gallun has been serving as chairman of the board of Electri-Wire Corp. in Waukesha, Wis. He served as president of Electri-Wire Corp. in 1970 - 1978. Mr. Gallun serves as president of the Ballet Foundation of Milwaukee, Inc., and of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee.

He graduated from Williams College (B.A., 1957) and Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration (M.B.A., 1964). He is married, has three children, and resides in Fox Point, Wis. He was born December 28, 1935, in Milwaukee, Wis.