Nominations & Appointments, October 29, 1985

Nomination of Francis Anthony Keating II To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

October 29, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Francis Anthony Keating II to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Enforcement and Operations). He would succeed John Walker, Jr.

Mr. Keating is a partner in the law firm of Pray, Walker, Jackman, Williamson, and Marler in Tulsa, OK. Previously he was a partner in the law firm of Leonard, Snider and Keating and a trustee of the Heller Co. He was United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma and Chairman of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee for United States Attorneys in 1981 - 1983 and partner in the law firm of Blackstock, Joyce, Pollard, Blackstock, and Montgomery in 1972 - 1981. In 1972 - 1981 he served as a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and later a member of the Oklahoma State Senate.

Mr. Keating graduated from Georgetown University (B.A., 1966) and the University of Oklahoma (J.D., 1969). He is married, has three children, and resides in Tulsa, OK. He was born February 10, 1944, in St. Louis, MO.

Appointment of Joseph C. Harder as a Member of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education

October 29, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Joseph C. Harder to be a member of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education for a term expiring July 27, 1989. This is a reappointment.

Since 1961 Mr. Harder has been serving as a State senator in Kansas. In the senate he serves as chairman of the senate education committee; chairman of the master planning commission; a member of the senate ways and means committee; and a member of the commercial and financial institutions committee. From 1972 to 1976, he was the majority floor leader of the Kansas senate. In 1979 Mr. Harder served as educator in residence at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. He was manager of the Moundridge Telephone Co. in 1962 - 1978.

He is married, has one child, and resides in Moundridge, KS. He was born February 1, 1916, in Hillsboro, KS.

Nomination of Nanette Fabray MacDougall To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped

October 29, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Nanette Fabray MacDougall to be a member of the National Council on the Handicapped for a term expiring September 17, 1987. This is a reappointment.

Mrs. MacDougall is an actress. She is also active in organizations benefiting the hearing handicapped and other disabled persons. She serves on the boards of the National Captioning Institute, the Better Hearing Institute in Washington, DC, the Ear Research Institute, and the Museum of Science and Industry in Los Angeles. She is past chairman of the National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children, the National Mental Health Association, and the National Advisory Committee for Education of the Deaf. She has received many awards for her service, including the President's Distinguished Service Award in 1971 and the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award in 1964.

Mrs. MacDougall has one child and resides in Pacific Palisades, CA. She was born October 27, 1920, in San Diego, CA.

Appointment of Six Members of the Commission of Fine Arts

October 29, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Commission of Fine Arts for a term of 4 years:

Neil H. Porterfield, of Missouri, will succeed Sondra Gelb Myers. Mr. Porterfield is professor and head of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Pennsylvania State University. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University (B.S., 1958) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.S., 1964). He is married, has three children, and resides in St. Louis, MO. He was born August 15, 1936, in Murrysville, PA.

Pascal Regan, of California, will succeed John S. Chase. Mrs. Regan, a sculptress, is well known for sculpturing glass by hammer and chisel. She is married, has one child, and resides in Beverly Hills, CA. She was born March 19, 1914, in Miles City, MT.

J. Carter Brown, of the District of Columbia, is a reappointment. Mr. Brown has been serving as Director of the National Gallery of Art since 1969. He graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1956; M.B.A., 1958) and the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (M.A., 1962). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born October 8, 1934, in Providence, RI.

Carolyn Deaver, of California, will succeed Alan Novak. Mrs. Deaver is a consultant to Mary Pettus & Associates in Washington, DC. She also is a council member of the Phillips Collection in Washington. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1960). She is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. She was born January 17, 1939, in San Francisco, CA.

Diane Wolf, of New York, will succeed Edward Durell Stone, Jr. She served as founder and chairman of the Junior Committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1979 - 1983 and as a member of the Friends Council of the Whitney Museum in 1978 - 1982. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1976) and Columbia University (M.A., 1980). She was born March 16, 1954, in Cheyenne, WY, and now resides in New York City.

Roy M. Goodman, of New York, will succeed Harold Burson. He has been serving as a State senator in New York for 17 years. He serves as vice chairman of the Senate Special Committee on the Cultural Industry. He graduated from Harvard College (1951) and Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration (M.B.A., 1953). He is married, has three children, and resides in New York City. He was born March 5, 1930, in New York City.

Appointment of Two United States Commissioners on the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

October 29, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be United States Commissioners on the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas:

Michael B. Montgomery, of California, will succeed Frank Eberle Carlton. He is president of Mr. B. Montgomery Properties, Inc., in San Marino, CA. He also serves as a director of the following corporations: Majestic Housing Corp., Los Angeles, CA; Pacific Waste Management Co.; and Natural Energy Conservation Management, Inc. Mr. Montgomery graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (B.S., 1960) and the University of Southern California Law School (J.D., 1963). He is married, has three children, and resides in South Pasadena, CA. He was born September 12, 1936, in Santa Barbara, CA.

Leon John Weddig, of Maryland, will succeed John S. McGowan. He has been serving as executive vice president of the National Fisheries Institute since 1977. Previously he was executive director of the National Fisheries Institute in 1975 - 1977 and 1967 - 1973. In 1973 - 1974 he was president of C.L. Watt, Inc., and president of Financial Management Services, Inc., both in Dayton, OH. He graduated from Marquette University (B.S., 1956). He is married, has two children, and resides in Rockville, MD. He was born September 22, 1935, in Fond du Lac, WI.