Appointments, September 1, 1984

Appointment of James Bopp, Jr., as a Member of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation

September 1, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint James Bopp, Jr., to be a member of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation for a term expiring May 11, 1987. He will succeed Vicki Marie Click.

Mr. Bopp is an attorney with the firm of Brames, Bopp & Haynes in Terre Haute, IN. He served as special deputy prosecutor for the Marion County Prosecutor's Office 1977 - 1979; instructor of commercial law at Indiana University School of Business 1977 - 1978; and deputy attorney general for the State of Indiana, 1973 - 1975.

He graduated from Indiana University (B.A., 1970) and the University of Florida College of Law in 1973. He is married and resides in Terre Haute, IN. He was born February 8, 1948, in Terre Haute.

Appointment of Four Members of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, and Designation of Vice Chairman

September 1, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations for terms of 2 years:

John Henry Sununu, Governor of the State of New Hampshire, will succeed Lamar Alexander;

William H. Hudnut III, mayor of Indianapolis, IN, will succeed Margaret Hance;

Robert Martinez, mayor of Tampa, FL, will succeed James Inhofe; and

Miles Yeoman Ferry, president of the senate, Salt Lake City, UT, will succeed Ross O. Doyen.

The President also intends to designate John Henry Sununu as Vice Chairman.

Appointment of Three Members of the Department of Defense Retirement Board of Actuaries

September 1, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Department of Defense Retirement Board of Actuaries. These are new positions.

Thomas P. Bowles, Jr., to serve for a term of 5 years. He is a principal and advisory director of Tillinghast, Nelson & Warren, Inc., in Atlanta, GA. He is a fellow and past president of the Society of Actuaries. He is married, has three children, and resides in Atlanta, GA. He was born October 12, 1916, in Birmingham, AL.

John H. Grady, to serve for a term of 15 years. He is a partner of the Actuarial, Benefits and Compensation Consulting Division of Coopers & Lybrand in New York City. He is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries. He is married, has two children, and resides in New Canaan, CT. He was born December 26, 1946, in Waco, TX.

A. Haeworth Robertson, to serve for a term of 10 years. He is managing director of William M. Mercer-Meidinger, Inc., an international firm of employee benefit and compensation consultants, in Washington, DC. He is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries. He has three children and resides in Washington, DC. He was born May 10, 1930, in Oklahoma City, OK.

Appointment of John F.W. Rogers as a Member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

September 1, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint John F.W. Rogers to be a member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. He will succeed Gerald P. Carmen.

Mr. Rogers is currently Assistant to the President for Management and Administration and Director of the Office of Administration. He joined the White House staff in January 1981 and has responsibility for the administrative operations of the White House and the Executive Office of the President.

Before joining the White House staff, Mr. Rogers was special assistant for administration at the American Enterprise Institute of Public Policy Research (AEI) and prior to that worked at the U.S. Senate and the White House during the Ford administration.

Mr. Rogers is a graduate of the George Washington University and recipient of the Trautman Scholarship. He represents the President on the board of trustees of the U.S. Capitol Historic Society and is a member of the board of the National Building Museum. He was born in Seneca Falls, NY, on April 15, 1956.