Nominations & Appointments, October 22, 1985

Nomination of John R. Bolton To Be an Assistant Attorney General

October 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate John R. Bolton to be an Assistant Attorney General (Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs), Department of Justice. He would succeed Robert A. McConnell.

Since 1983 Mr. Bolton has been a partner in the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, DC. Previously, he was executive director of the Committee on Resolutions (Platform) at the Republican National Committee in 1983 - 1984; Assistant Administrator for Program and Policy Coordination at the Agency for International Development in 1982 - 1983; General Counsel at the Agency for International Development in 1982 - 1983; and an associate with Covington & Burling in 1974 - 1981.

He graduated from Yale College (B.A., 1970) and Yale Law School (J.D., 1974). He was born November 20, 1948, in Baltimore, MD, and now resides in Arlington, VA.

Nomination of Alexander Hansen Good To Be Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service

October 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Alexander Hansen Good to be Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service, Department of Commerce. He would succeed Kenneth S. George.

Mr. Good is presently serving as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, International Economic Policy, Department of Commerce. Previously, he was Deputy Solicitor of the Department of the Interior in 1983; Associate Solicitor for Energy and Resources, Department of the Interior, in 1981 - 1983; and with the law firm of O'Melveny and Myers in 1976 - 1981.

He graduated from the University of California (A.B., 1972) and Loyola University in Los Angeles (J.D., 1975). He was born December 5, 1949, in Glendale, CA, and now resides in Washington, DC.

Nomination of Charles Edward Horner To Be an Associate Director of the United States Information Agency

October 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles Edward Horner to be an Associate Director for Programs of the United States Information Agency. He would succeed Charles E. Courtney.

Mr. Horner has been serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Science and Technology since October 1981. Previously, he served as U.S. Deputy Representative to the United Nations Conference on Law of the Sea (1981); at Georgetown University as a member of the adjunct faculty at the School of Foreign Service and as an associate of the Landegger program in international business diplomacy; as senior legislative assistant to Senator Daniel Moynihan; and on the staff of the Senate's Subcommittee on National Security and International Operations. He has written on international issues for various publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, and American Spectator.

He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1964) and the University of Chicago (M.A., 1967). He studied in the Far East at National Taiwan University and then at Tokyo University. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born April 8, 1943, in New York City.

Nomination of Sam A. Nixon To Be a Member of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

October 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Sam A. Nixon to be a member of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Defense, for a term expiring June 20, 1991. He would succeed Caro Elise Luhrs.

Dr. Nixon is currently director of the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He has been a practicing physician specializing in family medicine and surgery since 1954 and was chief of staff at Memorial Hospital, Floresville, TX, 1968 - 1972. Dr. Nixon served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Korea, Japan, and Texas, 1950 - 1954.

He graduated from Texas A&M University (B.S., 1946) and the University of Texas Medical Branch (M.D., 1950). Dr. Nixon is married, has four children, and resides in Houston, TX. He was born June 28, 1927, in Galveston, TX.

Appointment of Joyce Lee Gorringe as a Member of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education

October 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Joyce Lee Gorringe to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education for a term expiring July 10, 1988. This is a reappointment.

Mrs. Gorringe has been owner and manager of Farm Business since 1959. She has also been a schoolteacher in elementary and secondary schools in the Chicago area, 1965 - 1972. Mrs. Gorringe has been active in a number of civic programs for adult education and has served as a counselor for crisis intervention and family relations.

Mrs. Gorringe graduated from Northwestern University (B.M., 1949) and has done graduate work at Valparaiso and Northwestern Universities. Mrs. Gorringe is married, has four children, and resides in Naperville, IL. She was born August 8, 1928, in Hammond, IN.

Appointment of Six Members of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships

October 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships:

Betty H. Brake has been active in political and civic activities in Oklahoma for many years. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.A., 1942). She was born May 14, 1920, in Oklahoma City, OK.

Francis Winford Cash is executive vice president of Marriott Corp. Prior to Marriott, he spent 10 years with Arthur Anderson & Co. He graduated from Brigham Young University (B.A., 1965). He was born March 16, 1942, in Buena Vista, VA, and currently resides in Potomac, MD. He is married and has five children.

LeGree S. Daniels has most recently served as chairman of the National Black Republican Council. Previously she was employed by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She was born February 29, 1920, in Denmark, SC, and attended Temple University. She is married and has 15 foster children. She currently resides in Harrisburg, PA.

Robert Elliott Freer, Jr., is a partner with the law firm of Wheeler and Wheeler. Previously he served as general counsel of Roswell, Kimberly-Clark Corp. He graduated from Princeton University (B.A., 1963) and the University of Virginia (J.D., 1966). He was born February 19, 1941, in Washington, DC. He is married, has four children, and currently resides in Chevy Chase, MD.

Lester Bernard Korn is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Korn/Ferry International. From 1960 to 1969, he was a partner with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. He graduated from UCLA (B.S., 1959; M.B.A., 1960). He was born January 11, 1936, in New York, NY, and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. He is married and has two children.

Judith Anne Walter is Deputy Comptroller for Operations, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Her previous positions with Comptroller of the Currency include Director, Strategic Planning; Acting Director, Strategic Analysis; and Deputy Director, Strategic Analysis. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin (B.A., 1964); University of California at Berkeley (M.A., 1968; M.B.A., 1975). She was born February 14, 1941, in Ames, IA, and currently resides in Washington, DC. She is married and has two children.

Appointment of Two Delegates to the National White House Conference on Small Business

October 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be delegates to the National White House Conference on Small Business:

Scott A. (Casey) Clugston is currently president of the Clugston Companies, Inc., a consulting firm. Previously Mr. Clugston was president of Oklahoma Energy Shutters, Inc., and from 1972 to 1980, was vice president of Loveless Manufacturing Co. Mr. Clugston graduated from Kansas State College (B.S., 1967) and served in the United States Army, 1968 - 1972. He was born October 13, 1945, in Pittsburg, KS, and currently resides in Tulsa, OK. He is married and has two children.

Henry Hammond Stith, Jr., is president and general manager of Stith Equipment Co. He graduated from Georgia Tech University (B.S., 1958). He was born August 3, 1936, in Atlanta, GA, and currently resides in Atlanta. He is married and has one child.

Appointment of Frances Barrett Hammer as an Alternate United States Member of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission

October 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Frances Barrett Hammer to be an alternate member on the part of the United States on the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission. She will succeed Grace Tully.

Mrs. Hammer is a member of the Amazing Blue Ribbon 400 and is on the board of directors of the Armand Hammer United World College of the American West. She has participated in the Armand Hammer Conferences for Peace and Human Rights as well as other projects for improvements in human and cultural needs. Mrs. Hammer is one of the founders of the International Student Center at UCLA. She is also a recipient of the Award of the American Women for International Understanding and Peace.

Mrs. Hammer was born April 4, 1902, in Chicago, IL. She is married and resides in Los Angeles, CA.