Appointments, January 10, 1985

Appointment of Four Members of the National Advisory Council on Continuing Education

January 10, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Continuing Education for terms expiring September 30, 1987. These are reappointments.

Mary Fenske Buestrin is active in Republican Party politics in Ozaukee County, WI. She graduated from Valparaiso University (B.A., 1960). She is married, has two children, and resides in Mequon, WI. She was born August 9, 1939, in Oak Park, IL.

Sylvia Bernstein Hermann is chairman of the committee for public service and community involvement, Montgomery County Federation of Republican Women. She has two children and resides in Bethesda, MD. She was born March 2, 1914, in Newark, NJ.

Bonnie Blackman McClure is a member of the board of Los Angeles Orphanage Guild Juniors-Volunteer support group. She is also an active fundraiser, volunteer, and member of the board of directors for the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. She is married, has one child, and resides in Beverly Hills, CA. She was born April 17, 1939, in Los Angeles, CA.

Hilary Paterson Cleveland is a professor of history and political science at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH. She graduated from Vassar College (B.A., 1948) and the Institute of International Relations in Geneva, Switzerland (M.A., 1950). She is married, has five children, and resides in New London, NH. She was born December 7, 1927, in Orange, NJ.

Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

January 10, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in the Smithsonian Institution for terms expiring October 23, 1990:

Max M. Kampelman is a reappointment. Since 1955 he has been an attorney with the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Kampelman in Washington, DC. He graduated from New York University (A.B., 1950), New York University School of Law (J.D., 1945), and the University of Minnesota (M.A., 1946; Ph.D., 1951). He is married, has five children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born November 7, 1920, in New York, NY.

Gertrude Himmelfarb will succeed Anne Firor Scott. She has been a distinguished professor of history at the Graduate School of City University in New York, NY, since 1965. She graduated from Brooklyn College (B.A., 1942), the University of Chicago (M.A., 1944; Ph.D., 1950), Rhode Island College (L.H.D., 1976), and Smith College (Litt.D., 1977). She is married, has two children, and resides in New York, NY. She was born August 8, 1922, in New York, NY.

Appointment of Richard Bender Abell as a Member of the Board of Directors of Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated

January 10, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Richard Bender Abell to be a member of the Board of Directors, Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated, Department of Justice. He will succeed Peter D. Bensinger.

Mr. Abell is Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Justice Assistance. Previously he was an associate with the law offices of Reilly, Fogwell & Lachall in West Chester, PA. He was assistant district attorney, police legal coordinator, in Chester County, PA, in 1974 - 1979.

He graduated from the George Washington University (B.A., 1966) and the George Washington University Law School (J.D., 1974). He also attended the Instituto Politecnico Colombiano in 1967. He is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born December 2, 1943, in Philadelphia, PA.