Nominations & Appointments, March 12, 1984

Nomination of Frank C. Casillas To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor

March 12, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frank C. Casillas to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Employment and Training). He would succeed Albert Angrisani.

Since 1982 Mr. Casillas has been serving as vice president of business development and technology for the Bunker Ramo Corp. Previously, he was vice president for corporate development and technology with the Bunker Ramo Corp. in 1968 - 1982; manager of product planning and market research for General Electric-Computer Division in 1958 - 1968; systems analyst for the Rand Corp. in 1957 - 1959; and staff engineer for Standard Oil Co. of Indiana in 1953 - 1957.

Mr. Casillas served as a member of the President's Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise and as chairman of the board of directors of NEDA (National Economic Development Association).

He graduated from Purdue University (B.S., 1948). He is married, has six children, and resides in Downers Grove, IL. He was born April 19, 1926.

Nomination of Mario F. Aguero To Be a Commissioner of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal

March 12, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Mario F. Aguero to be a Commissioner of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal for the unexpired term of 7 years from September 27, 1977. He would succeed Mary Lou Burg.

Mr. Aguero was owner-president of Havana East Restaurant in New York in 1972 - 1982. Previously, he was producer and sponsor of various events in the entertainment field (1961 - 1976); vice president and owner of Morimar, Inc., in 1964 - 1967; vice president and owner of Enterprises Latinos Corp. in 1960 - 1963; and president and owner of Caribe Artists Corp. in 1950 - 1961.

He is founder and president of the organization ARTE (Artists Radio Television Espectaculos) and is a New York member of the First Hispanic Council.

He is married, has one child, and resides in New York, NY. He was born May 1, 1924, in Camaguey, Cuba.

Nomination of 11 Members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation

March 12, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation:

For the remainder of the term expiring July 13, 1986:

Lorain Miller would succeed Milton M. Masson. Mrs. Miller is a widow with eight children who has been active as a community worker, neighborhood volunteer, and worker with the local YMCA. She was born December 15, 1934, in Hazard, KY, and now resides in Detroit, MI.

Hortencia Benavides would succeed Ronald Frankum. Miss Benavides is currently employed by the El Paso Catholic Pentecostal Renewal Office. She was born October 10, 1931, in El Paso, TX, where she currently resides.

For the remainder of the term expiring July 13, 1984, and for the subsequent term expiring July 13, 1987:

Thomas F. Smegal, Jr., would succeed David E. Satterfield III. Mr. Smegal is a partner in the San Francisco law firm of Townsend & Townsend. He was born June 19, 1935, in Eveleth, MN, and currently resides in Piedmont, CA.

Basile Joseph Uddo would succeed Howard H. Dana, Jr. Mr. Uddo is a professor of law at Loyola University, School of Law, in New Orleans, LA. He was born April 22, 1949, in New Orleans, LA, where he currently resides.

The President also announced his intention to nominate the following individuals who were previously nominated: Robert A. Valois, Leaanne Bernstein, Claude Galbreath Swafford, Michael B. Wallace, William Clark Durant III, Paul B. Eaglin, and Pepe J. Mendez to be members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation.

Appointment of Nackey Scripps Loeb as a Member of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

March 12, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint Nackey Scripps Loeb to be a member of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board for a term expiring December 3, 1986. She will succeed William Reid Ralls.

Mrs. Loeb is publisher of the Union Leader in Manchester, NH. She has two children and resides in Goffstown, NH. Mrs. Loeb was born February 24, 1924, in Los Angeles, CA.

Nomination of Two Members of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

March 12, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation for terms expiring December 10, 1989.

Anita M. Miller is a consultant to Inside Edge in Sacramento, Calif. She served as chairperson of the California Commission on the Status of Women and was a member of the board of directors of the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation. She graduated from California State University (A.B.) and Stanford University (M.A.). She is married, has two children, and resides in Sacramento, CA. She was born May 19, 1928, in Versailles, KY. This is a reappointment.

Elmer B. Staats is president of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. He served as Comptroller General of the United States in 1966 - 1981. He serves as a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, the National Academy of Public Administration, and of the board of directors of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He graduated from McPherson College (B.A., 1935), the University of Kansas (M.A., 1936), and the University of Minnesota (Ph.D., 1939). He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born June 6, 1914, in Richfield, KS. H would succeed John W. Snyder.