Nominations, May 9, 1984

Nomination of Ralph E. Kennickell, Jr., To Be Public Printer

May 9, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Ralph E. Kennickell, Jr., to be Public Printer, Government Printing Office. He would succeed Danford L. Sawyer, Jr.

He is presently serving as Special Assistant to the Administrator of the Small Business Administration. Previously, he was Special Assistant to the Deputy Administrator, Small Business Administration in 1982 - 1984; Special Assistant to the Associate Administrator for Management Assistance, Small Business Administration in 1982; Special Consultant to the Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of the Treasury in 1981 - 1982; vice president and manager of Kennickell Printing Co. in 1971 - 1981; and staff officer and Artillery Battery Commander, U.S. Army Field Artillery, West Germany, in 1967 - 1971.

He graduated from The Citadel Military College (B.S., 1967). He is married, has two children, and resides in Reston, VA. He was born October 21, 1945, in Savannah, GA.

Nomination of Charles L. Marinaccio To Be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission

May 9, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles L. Marinaccio to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 5, 1985. He would succeed Barbara S. Thomas.

Since 1975 Mr. Marinaccio has been serving as minority general counsel, Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate. Previously, he was Director, Executive Secretariat, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration in 1973 - 1975; adviser to the Division of Supervision and Regulation and senior attorney at the Federal Reserve Board in 1969 - 1973; and trial attorney for the Antitrust Division (1965 - 1969) and the Criminal Division (1963 - 1965) at the United States Department of Justice.

He graduated from the University of Connecticut (B.A., 1957) and George Washington School of Law (J.D., 1962). He is married, has two children, and resides in Crofton, MD. He was born December 10, 1933, in Stratford, CT.

Nomination of Clint Arlen Lauderdale To Be United States Ambassador to Guyana

May 9, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Clint Arlen Lauderdale, of California, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana. He would succeed Gerald E. Thomas who is serving as Ambassador to the Republic of Kenya.

Mr. Lauderdale served in the United States Army in 1951 - 1954. He began his government service in 1956 as a policeman with the city of Albany, CA. He was an employment interviewer with the State of California (1957 - 1958) and deputy clerk of the United States Tax Court (1958 - 1959). In 1959 - 1962 he was a personnel specialist with the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in Washington, DC, and Boston, MA. In 1962 he entered the Foreign Service and served as Foreign Service officer-general in Mexico City, personnel officer in Rio de Janeiro (1964 - 1966), and general services officer in Brussels (1967 - 1970). He attended the University of Michigan in 1970 - 1971. In the Department he was administrative officer in the Bureau of European Affairs in 1971 - 1972. He was administrative officer in Bonn (1972 - 1975) and counselor for administration in Madrid (1975 - 1979). In the Department he was Director of Recruitment, Employment, and Examination in the Bureau of Personnel in 1979 - 1980, and since 1980 has been Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Personnel.

Mr. Lauderdale received his B.A. in 1957 from the University of California at Berkeley. His foreign languages are German and Spanish. He was born September 14, 1932, in Ackerly, TX.

Nomination of Peter Sebastian To Be United States Ambassador to Tunisia

May 9, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Peter Sebastian, of Maryland, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia. He would succeed Walter Leon Cutler, who is serving as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Sebastian served in the United States Army in 1944 - 1946. He was translator at the Chase Manhattan Bank in 1950 - 1951, and was owner-director of Peter Sebastian, Consultant Linguist, in 1951 - 1957 in New York City. In 1957 he entered the Foreign Service and served as consular and political officer in Rabat. In 1960 - 1961 he was intelligence research specialist in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research in the Department. He was political officer in Bangui (1961 - 1963) and in Paris (1963 - 1967). He was international relations officer in the Department in 1967 - 1969 and attended the National War College in 1969 - 1970. In the Department he was political-military affairs officer in 1970 - 1972. He was counselor for political affairs in Addis Ababa in 1972 - 1976 and deputy executive secretary in the Department in 1976 - 1977. In 1977 - 1978 he attended the executive seminar in national and international affairs at the Foreign Service Institute. He was Consul General in Casablanca (1978 - 1980), and Deputy Chief of Mission in Rabat (1980 - 1982). Since 1982 he has been Director of the Office of North African Affairs in the Department.

Mr. Sebastian graduated from the University of Chicago (B.A., 1950). He also attended Roosevelt University (1947 - 1948), Universite d'Aix-Marseille (1948 - 1949), and the New School for Social Research (1951). His foreign languages are French, German, Italian, Spanish, and some knowledge of Russian and Arabic. He was born June 19, 1926, in Berlin, Germany, and became a naturalized United States citizen in 1944.