Nominations, October 3, 1985

Nomination of Three Members of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service

October 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service for the terms indicated:

J.H. Tyler McConnell, of Delaware, for the remainder of the term expiring December 8, 1989. He would succeed David E. Babcock. Mr. McConnell is retired chairman and chief executive officer of Delaware Trust Co. He currently serves on the board of directors of Delaware Trust Co. He graduated from Virginia Military Institute (B.A., 1936) and the University of Virginia (LL.B., 1939; J.D., 1970). He is married, has three children, and resides in Wilmington, DE. He was born November 23, 1914, in Richmond, VA.

Barry D. Schreiber, of Florida, for the remainder of the term expiring December 8, 1992. He would succeed Frieda Waldman. He is a member of the board of county commissioners in Miami, FL. He is of counsel to the law firm of Broad & Cassel in Bay Harbor Islands, FL. He is a member of the State Association of County Commissioners and the Dade League of Cities. He graduated from Yeshiva University (B.A., 1964) and the University of Maryland (J.D., 1967). He is married, has three children, and resides in North Miami Beach, FL. He was born April 17, 1943, in Richmond, VA.

Robert Setrakian, of the District of Columbia, for the term expiring December 8, 1993. He would succeed William J. Sullivan. Since 1983 he has been serving as a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission. Previously he was president of Midstate Horticultural Co. He was a director of FN Financial Corp. in 1976 - 1983. He graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1949). He has four children and resides in Washington, DC. He was born January 21, 1924, in Fresno, CA.

Nomination of W. Scott Thompson To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace

October 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate W. Scott Thompson to be a member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term of 4 years expiring January 19, 1989. This is a new position.

Dr. Thompson is a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He was a research fellow at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University in 1979 - 1980. In 1975 - 1976 he was assistant to the Secretary of Defense while serving as a White House fellow and was also a member of the State Department Promotion Board. Dr. Thompson is a founding member of the board of the Committee on the Present Danger and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He serves on the Board of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Institute for Strategic Trade. He is the author of many books on U.S. global strategy.

He graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1963) and Oxford University (Ph.D., 1967). He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born January 1, 1942, in Providence, RI.