Appointment of Six Members of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

January 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution, for terms expiring September 1, 1994:

Melvin R. Laird, of Maryland. This is a reappointment.

Jean Kennedy Smith, of New York. This is a reappointment.

Caroline Hunt Schoelkopf will succeed Frank N. Ikard. She is involved in a variety of business enterprises and charitable organizations. Mrs. Schoelkopf is married, has five children, and resides in Dallas, TX. She was born January 8, 1923, in Eldorado, AR.

Roger B. Smith will succeed J. William Fulbright. He is chairman of the board of General Motors. Mr. Smith is married, has four children, and resides in Detroit, MI. He was born July 12, 1925, in Columbus, OH.

Leonard L. Silverstein will succeed Peter H.B. Frelinghuysen. He is a partner in the law firm of Silverstein & Mullens in Washington, DC. Mr. Silverstein is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. He was born January 21, 1922, in Scranton, PA.

Trammell Crow will succeed Donna J. Stone. He is founding partner of the Trammell Crow Real Estate Development Co. Mr. Crow is married, has six children, and resides in Dallas, TX. He was born June 10, 1914, in Dallas, TX.