Nominations, April 13, 1984

Nomination of Victor M. Rivera To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development

April 13, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Victor M. Rivera to be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Latin America and the Caribbean), United States International Development Cooperation Agency. He would succeed Otto J. Reich.

Since 1981 Mr. Rivera has been serving as Director of the Minority Business Development Administration. Previously, he was Senior Advocate, Office of Chief Council for Advocacy, Small Business Administration, in 1977 - 1981, Regional Director (1975 - 1977), and District Director (1973 - 1975) for the Small Business Administration; and deputy finance administrator for the New York City Finance Administration in 1968 - 1973. He was with the Puerto Rico Economic Development Administration in 1960 - 1968, serving as director of the Office of Economic Research (1960 - 1967) and director of the Office of Tourism Development (1967 - 1968).

He graduated from New York University (B.A., 1959). He is married, has three children, and resides in Vienna, VA. He was born July 27, 1937, in Brooklyn, NY.

Nomination of Two Members of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs

April 13, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs for terms expiring May 8, 1986:

Naomi Brummond serves on the State board of directors of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation. She has been actively involved with the Nebraska Farm Bureau since 1978, serving as chairman of the State Affairs Conference and of the Safemark Study Committee. She has been on the board of directors of the County Farm Bureau since 1974. She is married, has three children, and resides in Rosalie, NE. She was born May 9, 1933, in Marquez, TX. She would succeed Mary Jo Arndt.

Peter Douglas Keisler is a student at Yale Law School in New Haven, CT. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Yale College in 1981. He served as executive vice president of the Leadership Institute in 1981 - 1982. He was born on October 13, 1960, in Hempstead, NY, and now resides in New Haven, CT. He would succeed Virginia Gillham Tinsley.

Nomination of Six Members of the National Council on the Humanities

April 13, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Council on the Humanities, National Foundation on the Humanities, for terms expiring January 26, 1990:

William Barclay Allen, of Claremont, CA, is associate professor of government at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA. He is married and has two children. He was born March 18, 1944, in Fernandina Beach, FL. He would succeed Charles V. Hamilton.

Mary Josephine Conrad Cresimore, of Raleigh, NC, was founding chairman of the City of Raleigh Arts Commission and served as president of the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild (1983 - 1984). She was a founding member of the Friends of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She is married and has three children. She was born February 11, 1936, in Chicago, IL. She would succeed Louis J. Hector.

Leon Richard Kass, of Chicago, IL, is professor of the liberal arts of human biology, the College of the Committee on Social Thought, the University of Chicago. He is married and has two children. He was born February 12, 1939, in Chicago. He would succeed M. Carl Holman.

James Vincent Schall, of Washington, DC, is associate professor of the department of government at Georgetown University. He was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1963. He was born January 20, 1928, in Pocahontas, IA. Father Schall would succeed Leon Stein.

Kathleen S. Kilpatrick, is president of the American Literary Society and publisher of the Yale Literary Magazine in New Haven, CT. She is married and resides in New Haven. She was born May 12, 1952, in Portsmouth, VA. She would succeed Harriet Morse Zimmerman.

Helen Marie Taylor, of Richmond, VA, has been active in the performing arts as a producer, director, actress, teacher, and lecturer. She is also an architectural and planning consultant. She is married and has four sons. She was born November 17, 1923, in Waco, TX. She would succeed Mary Beth Norton.