Nominations, April 18, 1984

Nomination of Harold Peter Goldfield To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

April 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Harold Peter (``H.P.'') Goldfield to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Trade Development). He would succeed Richard L. McElheny.

Since September 1983 Mr. Goldfield has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Development. Prior to this appointment, he served at the White House as Associate Counsel to the President.

Mr. Goldfield was formerly associated with the New York City law firms of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and Shulte, Roth & Zabel. From 1975 to 1977, he served as assistant and law clerk to Philip W. Buchen, Counsel to President Ford.

Mr. Goldfield graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1977 and holds a masters degree in urban studies from Occidental College. He was awarded a CORO Foundation Fellowship in Public Affairs during 1973 - 1974. Mr. Goldfield graduated cum laude from Connecticut College in 1973 with a B.A. in Asian studies. He graduated from Kingswood School in West Hartford, CT, in 1969.

Mr. Goldfield was born August 5, 1951, in Hartford, CT, and now lives in Washington, DC.

Nomination of William W. Hoover To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy

April 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate William W. Hoover to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Defense Programs). He would succeed Herman W. Roser.

General Hoover is currently Deputy Assistant Secretary for Military Application and Director of Military Application at the Department of Energy. Previously he was Commander of the Lowry Technical Training Center, Lowry Air Force Base, CO (1978 - 1979); Military Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force (1976 - 1978); Executive Officer to the Command's Chief of Staff, Operations, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (1974 - 1976); Executive Officer to the Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (1973 - 1974); and Commander of the 6498th Air Base Wing (1972 - 1973).

General Hoover graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., 1954) and from the Air Force Institute of Technology (M.S., 1960). He also attended the Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL. (1965), and the National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair (1971). He is married, has three children, and resides in Gaithersburg, MD. He was born March 30, 1932, in St. Joseph, MO.

Nomination of Clyde A. Bragdon, Jr., To Be Administrator of the United States Fire Administration

April 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Clyde A. Bragdon, Jr., to be Administrator of the United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. He would succeed Bobby Jack Thompson.

Since 1977 Mr. Bragdon has been serving as county forester, fire warden, and fire chief for the county of Los Angeles. Previously he was division fire chief in 1973 - 1977; division assistant fire chief in 1970 - 1973; battalion chief in 1964 - 1970; and fire captain, fire apparatus engineer, and fireman in 1956 - 1964.

He graduated from the University of California, School of Public Administration (B.S., 1963). He also attended Loyola University and the University of the Redlands. He is married, has five children, and resides in Newhall, CA. He was born July 20, 1929, in Boston, MA.

Nomination of Eric Reichl To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Synthetic Fuels Corporation

April 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Eric Reichl to be a member of the Board of Directors of the United States Synthetic Fuels Corporation for the remainder of the term expiring September 14, 1986. He would succeed C. Howard Wilkins.

Mr. Reichl is an engineering consultant. He was president of Conoco Coal Development Co. in 1974 - 1978. In 1948 - 1974 he was with Consolidation Coal Co. serving as vice president for research (1962 - 1974), director of research (1954 - 1962), and research manager (1948 - 1954). He was with California Research Corp. in 1946 - 1948 and Stanolind Oil & Gas Co. in 1944 - 1946.

He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Chemical Engineering and the National Academy of Engineers. He was chairman of the Coal Task Group, National Petroleum Council Energy Study in 1972.

He is married, has two children, and resides in Greenwich, CT. He was born December 3, 1913, in Vienna, Austria.

Nomination of Jacqueline E. Schafer To Be a Member of the Council on Environmental Quality

April 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jacqueline E. Schafer to be a member of the Council on Environmental Quality. She would succeed Nancy A. Maloley.

Ms. Schafer is currently Regional Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, in New York, NY. Previously, she was a professional staff member, U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (1977 - 1982); legislative assistant to U.S. Senator James L. Buckley (1971 - 1976); and analyst, Banking Studies Department, and research assistant, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1967 - 1970).

Ms. Schafer graduated from Middlebury College (A.B., 1967). She resides in New York, NY, and was born October 12, 1945, in Greenport, NY.

Nomination of Aulana L. Peters To Be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission

April 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Aulana L. Peters to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 5, 1984, vice Bevis Longstreth, and for a term expiring June 5, 1989, reappointment.

Mrs. Peters is currently an attorney with the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles, CA. Previously she was administrative assistant (1966 - 1967) and English correspondent and speechwriter (1965 - 1966) for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Mrs. Peters graduated from the College of New Rochelle (B.A., 1963) and from the University of Southern California (J.D., 1973). She is married and resides in Los Angeles, CA. She was born November 30, 1941, in Shreveport, LA.

Nomination of Bernadine Healy Bulkley To Be an Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy

April 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Bernadine Healy Bulkley to be an Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (Life Sciences). This is a new position.

Dr. Bulkley is currently director, coronary care unit, at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and has served on active staff, medicine and pathology, at the hospital since 1976. She is also assistant dean for postdoctoral programs and faculty development, associate professor of pathology, and professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Bulkley has been associated with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine since 1974, serving as associate professor of medicine (1977 - 1982); assistant professor of medicine and pathology (1976 - 1981); fellow, department of pathology (1975 - 1976); and fellow, cardiovascular division, department of medicine (1974 - 1976).

Dr. Bulkley graduated from Vassar College (A.B., 1965) and Harvard Medical School (M.D., 1970). She resides in Baltimore, MD, and was born August 2, 1944, in New York, NY.

Nomination of James Paul Wade, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense

April 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate James Paul Wade, Jr., to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (Development and Support). This is a new position.

Since 1968 Mr. Wade has been at the Department of Defense and is presently serving as Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. Previously he was Assistant to the Secretary for Atomic Energy in 1978 - 1981. In 1974 - 1977 he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Policy Plans and National Security Council Affairs and also was Director, Department of Defense Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) Task Force. Dr. Wade holds the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Medal and the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service with Bronze Palm.

He graduated from the United States Military Academy (B.S., 1953) and the University of Virginia (M.S., 1959; Ph.D., 1961). He is married, has three children, and resides in Reston, VA. He was born December 26, 1930, in St. Louis, MO.

Nomination of John R. Wall To Be a Member of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation

April 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate John R. Wall to be a member of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, Department of Transportation. He would succeed Joseph N. Thomas.

Mr. Wall is currently retired. He was associated with Republic Steel Corp. of Cleveland, OH, from 1956 to 1982, serving as assistant general traffic manager (1956-58); general traffic manager (1958 - 67); director of personnel (1967 - 70); and vice president-personnel (1970 - 82).

Mr. Wall graduated from Georgetown University (B.S., 1939) and Georgetown University Law School (J.D., 1942). He is married, has three children, and resides in Bratenahl, OH. He was born November 6, 1917, in Lynchburg, VA.