Nominations, September 27, 1984

Nomination of Cathryn C. Semerad To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development

September 27, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Cathryn C. Semerad to be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (External Affairs), U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency. She would succeed Jay F. Morris.

Mrs. Semerad is currently Associate Deputy Administrator for External Relations at the Agency for International Development. Previously, she was Executive Director, Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid, AID (1981); and specialist, Office of Presidential Personnel, the White House (1979 - 1981).

Mrs. Semerad graduated from Skidmore College (B.S., 1965). She is married, has one child, and resides in Kensington, MD. She was born January 16, 1943, in Albany, NY.

Nomination of Mark L. Edelman To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development

September 27, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Mark L. Edelman to be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Bureau for Africa), U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency. He would succeed Frank J. Donatelli.

Mr. Edelman is currently senior adviser to the Administrator and Executive Secretary at the Agency for International Development. Previously, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State (1981 - 1983); program analyst, Agency for International Development (1981); legislative assistant to Senator John C. Danforth (1977 - 1981); and deputy commissioner of administration, office of administration, Jefferson City, MO (1975 - 1976).

Mr. Edelman graduated from Oberlin College (B.A., 1965). He is married and resides in Washington, DC. He was born June 27, 1943, in St. Louis, MO.

Nomination of Two Members of the National Science Board

September 27, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for terms expiring May 10, 1990.

Simon Ramo would succeed Eugene H. Cota-Robles. Mr. Ramo is currently director of TRW, Inc. He is married, has two children, and resides in Redondo Beach, CA. He was born May 7, 1913, in Salt Lake City, UT.

Karen J. Lindstedt-Siva would succeed Charles Pence Slichter. She is currently an environmental scientist at Atlantic Richfield Corp. She is married and resides in Thousand Oaks, CA. She was born September 24, 1941, in Minneapolis, MN.