Nominations, October 7, 1985

Nomination of James R. Richards To Be Inspector General of the Department of the Interior

October 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate James R. Richards to be Inspector General, Department of the Interior. He would succeed Richard Mulberry.

Since 1981 he has been serving as Inspector General at the Department of Energy. Previously, he was general counsel and vice president of the National Legal Center for the Public Interest in 1980 - 1981; vice president of the Capital Legal Foundation in 1978 - 1980; consultant to the National Legal Center for the Public Interest in 1977; and Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals, Department of the Interior, in 1974 - 1977.

He graduated from Western State College (B.A., 1955) and the University of Colorado School of Law (LL.B., 1960). He was born November 21, 1933, in Kinder Post, MO, and now resides in Arlington, VA.

Nomination of William J. Doyle III To Be Inspector General of the Railroad Retirement Board

October 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate William J. Doyle III to be Inspector General, Railroad Retirement Board. This is a new position.

Since 1981 Mr. Doyle has been serving as Inspector General for ACTION. Previously, he was with the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Department of Justice, as executive assistant to the Administrator (1979 - 1981) and executive management adviser to the Administrator (1976 - 1979); at the Department of Housing and Urban Development as senior management adviser to the Executive Director of the Commission on Federal Paperwork in 1975 - 1976.

Mr. Doyle graduated from Catholic University (M.A., 1969; Ph.D., 1981). He has two children and resides in Davidsonville, MD. He was born May 18, 1941, in Gainesville, FL.

Nomination of C.M. Naeve To Be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

October 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate C.M. Naeve to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy, for a term expiring October 20, 1989. He would succeed Oliver G. Richard III.

Since 1984 Mr. Naeve has been serving as an attorney with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom in Washington, DC. Previously, he was vice president of the Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association in 1982 - 1984; manager for Federal public affairs at Aminoil USA, Inc., in 1980 - 1982; legislative director for Senator Lloyd Bentsen (1978 - 1980); a member of the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works in 1977 - 1978; and in the division of planning coordination, office of the Governor of Texas, in 1972 - 1974.

He graduated from the University of Texas (B.S., 1970; M.P.A., 1972) and George Washington University (J.D., 1984). He is married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born May 25, 1947, in Rapid City, SD.

Nomination of Ralph W. Tarr To Be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior

October 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Ralph W. Tarr to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior. He would succeed Frank K. Richardson.

Since 1984 Mr. Tarr has been serving as Acting Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice. Previously he was at the Department of Justice as principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in 1982 - 1984. Since 1982 he has also been a member of the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register, representing the Department of Justice. He was with Baker, Manock & Jensen in Fresno, CA, as director and member of the executive committee (1981 - 1982) and associate attorney (1977 - 1981).

He graduated from Dartmouth College (B.S., 1970), California State University (M.A., 1973), and the University of California, Hastings College of Law (J.D., 1976). He is married and resides in Vienna, VA. He was born September 29, 1948, in Bakersfield, CA.

Nomination of Dennis Eugene Whitfield To Be Under Secretary of Labor

October 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Dennis Eugene Whitfield to be Under Secretary of the Department of Labor. He would succeed Ford Barney Ford.

Mr. Whitfield is presently serving as Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Labor. Previously he was with the Republican National Committee as regional political director for the Southeast, then as director of education and training, and later, director of political affairs. He was director of the Republican National Committee's 1979 and 1980 voter registration program.

He graduated from the University of Georgia (B.A., 1971). He is married and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born July 9, 1948, in Albany, GA.

Nomination of Donald J. Bouchard To Be an Assistant Secretary of State

October 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald J. Bouchard to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Administration). He would succeed Robert E. Lamb.

He is presently serving as executive assistant to the Under Secretary for Management, Department of State. He joined the State Department in 1962 and served in various administrative officer positions in Africa until 1972. He was special assistant to the Under Secretary for Management in 1972 - 1976; administrative counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa (1976 - 1979); administrative counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid (1979 - 1981); Executive Director, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs (1981 - 1984); and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Personnel in 1984 - 1985.

He attended the University of California at Berkeley. He is married, has two children, and resides in Fairfax, VA. He was born June 18, 1937, in Waterville, ME.

Designation of Terry Calvani as Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission

October 7, 1985

The President today designated Terry Calvani to be Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. He has served as a member since November 16, 1983.

Prior to becoming a member of the Federal Trade Commission in 1983, Mr. Calvani was of counsel to the law firm of North, Haskell, Slaughter, Young & Lewis in Birmingham, AL (1980 - 1983); on the staff of Vanderbilt University School of Law as professor (1980 - 1983), associate professor (1977 - 1980), and assistant professor (1974 - 1977); and an associate with the law firm of Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro in San Francisco, CA (1973 - 1974). He was a senior research associate at the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies in 1977 - 1983.

He graduated from the University of New Mexico (B.A., 1970) and Cornell University (J.D., 1972). He has two children and resides in Washington, DC. He was born January 29, 1947, in Carlsbad, NM.

Nomination of Paul H. Lamboley To Be a Member of the Interstate Commerce Commission

October 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Paul H. Lamboley to be a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission for a term expiring December 31, 1989. This is a reappointment.

Since 1984 Mr. Lamboley has been serving as a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission. Previously he was in the private practice of law in 1970 - 1982.

Mr. Lamboley graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.S., 1962) and the University of Wisconsin (J.D., 1967). He is married, has two children, and resides in Chevy Chase, MD. He was born July 17, 1940, in Monroe, WI.

Nomination of Two Members of the Board for International Broadcasting

October 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board for International Broadcasting for a term expiring April 4, 1988:

Michael Novak, of Washington, DC, is a reappointment. Mr. Novak presently holds the George Frederick Jewett Chair in religion and public policy at the American Enterprise Institute. In 1981 and 1982 he served as chief of the United States delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva. He has written numerous books and articles on philosophy, theology, and culture. He graduated from Stonehill College (A.B., 1956), the Gregorian University in Rome (B.T., 1958), and Harvard University (M.A., 1965). He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born September 9, 1933, in Johnstown, PA.

Edward Noonan Ney, of New York, is a reappointment. Mr. Ney is chairman of Young and Rubicam, Inc., in New York City. He first joined Young and Rubicam in 1951 as an account executive. He was named a vice president in 1959; senior vice president in 1963; executive vice president and director of international in 1967; president of international in 1968; president and chief executive officer in 1970; and chairman in 1972. He is a member of the boards of trustees of the National Urban League, the Museum of Broadcasting, and the United States Council for International Business. He graduated from Amherst College (B.A., 1946). He is married, has three children, and resides in Pound Ridge, NY. He was born May 26, 1925, in St. Paul, MN.

Nomination of Warren J. Baker To Be a Member of the National Science Board

October 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Dr. Warren J. Baker to be a member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 1988. He would succeed Marian E. Koshland.

Dr. Baker has been serving as president of California Polytechnic State University since 1979. Previously he spent 12 years at the University of Detroit, joining the College of Engineering faculty in 1966. In 1973 he became the Chrysler professor and dean of the College of Engineering and in 1977 became the chief academic officer and vice president of the university. He was the National Science Foundation visiting fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1971 - 1972.

He graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1960; M.S., 1962) and the University of New Mexico (Ph.D., 1966). He is married, has four children, and resides in San Luis Obispo, CA. He was born September 5, 1938, in Fitchburg, MA.