Nominations & Appointments, February 9, 1984

Appointment of Two Members of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships

February 9, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. These are new appointments.

Garrett D. Pagon is president of Snohomish Commercial Realty, Inc., in Snohomish, WA. Previously he was assistant vice president of the Winmar Co., Inc., in 1976 - 1979 and assistant vice president of the Seattle First National Bank in 1975 - 1976. He graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1967) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., 1972). He is married, has four children, and resides in Snohomish, WA. He was born November 12, 1945, in Washington, DC.

Bishop William Milton Smith is Senior Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. He is also on the national board of directors and steering committee of the NAACP. He received his B.S. degree from Alabama State University and has studied at Tuskegee Institute, Hood Seminary (Livingstone College), and Perkins School of Theology (Southern Methodist University). He is married, has one child, and resides in Mobile, AL. He was born December 18, 1918, in Stockton, AL.

Nomination of Edward Noonan Ney To Be a Member of the Board for International Broadcasting

February 9, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward Noonan Ney to be a member of the Board for International Broadcasting for a term expiring April 28, 1985. He would succeed Charles David Ablard.

Mr. Ney is chairman and chief executive officer of Young and Rubicam, Inc., in New York City. He has been with Young and Rubicam, Inc., since 1951 and served as president of the international division in 1968 - 1970; executive vice president in 1967 - 1968; senior vice president in 1963 - 1967; and vice president in 1959 - 1963. He serves as a director on the Warner Communications, Inc., board of directors and as a member of the executive committee of Radio Free Europe.

He graduated from Amherst College (B.A., 1947). He is married, has three children, and resides in New York City. He was born May 26, 1925, in St. Paul, MN.