Nominations, January 10, 1984

Nomination of William A. Wilson To Be United States Ambassador to the Holy See

January 10, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate William A. Wilson to be Ambassador to the Holy See.

Mr. Wilson has been serving since February of 1981 as the President's Personal Representative to the Holy See.

A registered mechanical and metallurgical engineer in California, Mr. Wilson was the president of Web Wilson Oil Tools, Inc., until 1960, and thereafter he was active in real estate development. Among his civic activities, Mr. Wilson is a member of the board of trustees of St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, CA, serving on various committees. He is also a member of the board of regents of the University of California. He served as a member of the California Post Secondary Education Commission and the Commission of the Californias, an organization for the promotion of better understanding between California and Baja California.

Born in Los Angeles, CA, Mr. Wilson attended Stanford University and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps as a captain. Mr. Wilson is married to the former Elizabeth Johnson, and they have two children and six grandchildren.

Nomination of Charles G. Hardin To Be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation

January 10, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles G. Hardin to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation (Governmental Affairs).

Since 1981 Mr. Hardin has been serving as chief clerk and staff director (majority) for the Subcommittee on Transportation and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate. Previously, he was a member of the professional staff of the Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives, in 1973 - 1980; and an administrative budget and management analyst, Bureau of Planning and Budget, Wisconsin Department of Administration, in 1970 - 1973.

He graduated from Florida State University (B.A., 1969) and the University of Wisconsin (M.A., 1970). He is married, has two children, and resides in Annapolis, MD. He was born April 10, 1947, in St. Louis, MO.

Nomination of Jane E. Newman To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

January 10, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jane E. (Bonnie) Newman of Durham, NH, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Economic Development Administration). She will succeed Carlos C. Campbell.

A native of Lawrence, MA, Ms. Newman presently serves as Associate Director of Presidential Personnel at the White House. Prior to joining the White House she was chief of staff for Congressman Judd Gregg (R-NH). Before that she was executive director of the Forum on New Hampshire's Future, a citizen participation program for industrial development and community planning. From 1972 to 1978, she held the position of dean of students at the University of New Hampshire.

Ms. Newman has served on numerous boards, including Indian Head Banks, Inc., the Center for New Hampshire's Future, the Governor's Economic Development and Land Use Committee, and the State of New Hampshire's Future Food Policy Committee.

She graduated from St. Joseph's College, Maine (B.A., 1967) and Pennsylvania State University (M.Ed., 1969). The degree of doctor of humane letters was conferred by River College in 1983. She was born June 2, 1945.

Nomination of Carlos C. Campbell To Be Alternate United States Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank

January 10, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Carlos C. Campbell to be Alternate United States Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank. He would succeed Hugh W. Foster.

Mr. Campbell is currently Assistant Secretary of the Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. Prior to this appointment he was a management consultant. In 1974 - 1976, he served at the U.S. Department of the Interior in the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration. He was at the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1969 - 1972. He served with the U.S. Navy as a commissioned officer.

He graduated from Michigan State University (B.S., 1959) and Catholic University of America (M.A., 1968). He is married, has two children, and resides in Reston, VA. He was born July 19, 1937, in New York, NY.