Nominations & Appointments, October 31, 1985

Nomination of William R. Kintner To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace

October 31, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate William R. Kintner to be a member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term of 2 years expiring January 19, 1987. This is a new position.

Dr. Kintner currently is a professor of political science at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In 1973 - 1975 he was the United States Ambassador to Thailand. He served at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia as president (1976), director (1969 - 1973), and deputy director (1961 - 1969). He was a member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships in 1970 - 1973 and a member of the academic board of the Inter-American Defense College in 1967 - 1972. Dr. Kintner also is the author of many books on military policy.

He graduated from the United States Military Academy (B.S., 1940) and Georgetown University (Ph.D., 1949). He is married, has four children, and resides in Bryn Athyn, PA. He was born April 21, 1915, in Lock Haven, PA.

Nomination of Michael H. Mobbs To Be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

October 31, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Michael H. Mobbs to be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (Bureau of Strategic Programs). He would succeed Henry F. Cooper, Jr.

Mr. Mobbs is currently special counsel to the head of the U.S. delegation to negotiations on nuclear and space arms, International Security Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense. Previously he was representative of the Secretary of Defense to strategic arms reduction talks in 1982 - 1985. He was senior associate with the law firm of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in Washington, DC (1977 - 1981), and an associate with the law firm of Bradley, Arant, Rose & White in Birmingham, AL (1974 - 1977).

Mr. Mobbs graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1971) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1974). He is married, has one child, and resides in Leesburg, VA. He was born December 25, 1948, in Lawrenceburg, TN.

Nomination of James J. Carey To Be a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission

October 31, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate James J. Carey to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for the term expiring June 30, 1990. This is a reappointment.

Mr. Carey was appointed Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission in 1981 and was elected Vice Chairman of the Commission in 1983. Prior to this time, he was a business development manager with Telemedia, Inc. He was a management consultant to Telemedia in 1978 - 1979. He was president, Coordinated Graphics, in 1976 - 1978; executive vice president, Total Graphic Communication, Inc., in 1974 - 1976; and president of the Chicago Offset Corp. in 1972 - 1974.

He served in the U.S. Navy in 1962 - 1965 as an officer in the First and Seventh Fleets and held three commands. He graduated from Northwestern University (B.A.). He is married, has two children, and resides in Arlington, VA. He was born April 9, 1939, in Berlin, WI.

Nomination of Charles L. Woods To Be a Member of the National Mediation Board

October 31, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles L. Woods to be a member of the National Mediation Board for the remainder of the term expiring July 1, 1986. He would succeed Robert Oberndoerfer Harris.

Since 1975 he has been serving as the airline representative to the Teamsters Airline Division. Previously, he was an airline pilot (captain) for United Air Lines (1947 - 1975) and a copilot for United (1944 - 1947).

He is married, has three children, and resides in Manhattan Beach, CA. He was born May 10, 1915, in Redlands, CA.

Appointment of John George Pappajohn as a Member of the Advisory Committee on the Arts

October 31, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint John George Pappajohn to be a member of the Advisory Committee on the Arts (John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution). This is an initial appointment.

He is president of Equity Dynamics, Inc., in Des Moines, IA. Previously he was president of Guardsman Life Investors Co.

Mr. Pappajohn graduated from the University of Iowa (B.S.C., 1952). He is married, has one child, and resides in Des Moines, IA. He was born July 31, 1928, in St. Lukes, Greece.