Nominations & Appointments, February 17, 1984

Nomination of Alfred Hugh Kingon To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

February 17, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Alfred Hugh Kingon to be an Assistant Secretary of Treasury (Policy Planning and Communications). He would succeed Ann Dore McLaughlin.

Since 1983 Mr. Kingon has been serving as Assistant Secretary for International Economic Policy at the Department of Commerce. Previously he was with Macro Communications, Inc., in New York City, serving as editor in chief of Saturday Review (1980 - 1982), and Financial World (1973 - 1983) and editor of Money & Credit (1970 - 1973). He was portfolio manager for the Businessman's Fund in 1969 - 1971; security analyst, vice president and director of research for Scheinman, Hochstin & Trotta in 1967 - 1969; and investment adviser with Burnham & Co. in 1963 - 1967. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the President's Private Sector Survey for Cost Control Task Force and the President's National Productivity Advisory Committee.

Mr. Kingon graduated from Union College (B.S., 1953) and attended New York University Graduate School of Business Administration in 1956 - 1961. He is married, has one child, and resides in Chevy Chase, MD. He was born May 11, 1931, in Brooklyn, NY.

Appointment of Robert H. Snedaker, Jr., as a Member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

February 17, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint Robert H. Snedaker, Jr., to be a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. He would succeed Robert M. Pirnie.

Mr. Snedaker is currently president of United Telephone System, Inc., and chairman of the board of directors of the United States Telephone Association. Previously, he was president of United Telephone Co. of Ohio (1971 - 1979); vice president and general manager of Ohio Bell in Columbus, OH (1964 - 1971); and staff director at AT&T (1962 - 1964).

Mr. Snedaker graduated from Dartmouth College (B.S., 1947; M.S., 1949). He is married, has four children, and resides in Prairie Village, KS. He was born February 13, 1926, in New York, NY.

Nomination of Fred William Alvarez To Be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

February 17, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Fred William Alvarez to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the term expiring July 1, 1988. He would succeed Armando M. Rodriguez.

Since 1980 he has been in the private practice of law with the firm of Sutin, Thayer & Browne in Albuquerque, NM. Previously he was a trial attorney with the National Labor Relations Board in Oakland and San Francisco, CA, in 1976 - 1980; and was a law clerk to Chief Justice LaFel E. Oman, New Mexico Supreme Court, Santa Fe, in 1975 - 1976.

He graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1972; J.D., 1975). He is married and resides in Albuquerque, NM. He was born June 1, 1949, in Las Cruces, NM.