Nominations & Appointments, September 18, 1984

Nomination of William J. McGinnis, Jr., To Be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority

September 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate William J. McGinnis, Jr., to be a member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of 5 years expiring July 1, 1989. He would succeed Ronald W. Haughton.

Since 1965 he has been president of McGinnis Associates, consultants to management. He is also serving as a part-time member of the National Advisory Council on Vocational Education. Previously he was a staff consultant to Industrial Relations Counselors, Inc., in Philadelphia, PA, in 1963 - 1965. In 1980 he was elected municipal commissioner in the township of Long Beach, NJ.

Mr. McGinnis received his master of science degree from Rutgers University. He is married, has three children, and resides in Brant Beach, NJ. He was born January 11, 1946, in Philadelphia, PA.

Nomination of Two Members of the National Museum Services Board

September 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Museum Services Board, Institute of Museum Services, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities:

Richard J. Herczog, to serve for a term expiring December 6, 1988. He would succeed Emily Rauh Pulitzer. Since 1978 Mr. Herczog has been serving as vice president and chief operating officer of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association. Previously he was director of employee auxiliary service for McDonnell Douglas Corp. in 1968 - 1978. He is a member of the American Association of Museums. He graduated from UCLA (A.B., 1946; B.S., 1948). He is married, has three children, and resides in Los Angeles, CA. He was born February 16, 1923, in Cleveland, OH.

Faye Barrett Howell, to serve for the remainder of the term expiring December 6, 1986. She would succeed Dorothy J. Tyson. Since 1950 Mrs. Howell has been a member of the High Museum in Atlanta, GA, and is currently serving there as administrative vice president and as a member of the executive committee. She has been a member of the arts alliance board since 1979 and is now serving as secretary. She is married, has five children, and resides in Atlanta, GA. She was born February 26, 1929, in Atlanta.

Appointment of Mimi Rodden as a Member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

September 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint Mimi Rodden to be a member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation for a term expiring June 10, 1988. She would succeed Steven F. Arvizu.

Mrs. Rodden served 4 years as the State historic preservation officer for Nevada. She was a member of the docent council for the Nevada State Museum and was responsible for the first Western States Conference of Museums and the Arts.

She is married, has two children, and resides in Carson City, NV. She was born June 7, 1935, in Elko, NV.

Nomination of Michael Huffington To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

September 18, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Michael Huffington to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Trade Administration). He would succeed Lawrence J. Brady.

Since 1976 he has served as director, executive vice president, and chief financial officer of Roy M. Huffington, Inc., in Houston, TX. Previously he was cofounder and director of Simmons and Company International in Houston, TX (1974 - 1976). He was with the First National Bank of Chicago in 1972 - 1974.

Mr. Huffington graduated from Stanford University (A.B., B.S., 1970) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., 1972). He was born September 3, 1947, in Dallas, TX, and now resides in Houston, TX.