Nominations & Appointments, November 22, 1985

Nomination of Chapman B. Cox To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense

November 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Chapman B. Cox to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (Force Management and Personnel). He would succeed Lawrence J. Korb.

Mr. Cox is presently serving as General Counsel at the Department of Defense. Previously he was Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs in 1983 - 1984. From 1981 to 1983, Mr. Cox was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Logistics.

He graduated from the University of Southern California (B.A., 1962) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1965). He is married, has two children, and resides in Arlington, VA. He was born July 31, 1940, in Dayton, OH.

Nomination of Robert B. Barker To Be Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee to the Department of Energy

November 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert B. Barker to be Chairman of the Department of Defense Military Liaison Committee to the Department of Energy. He would succeed Richard L. Wagner.

Since 1983 Mr. Barker has been Deputy Assistant Director, Bureau of Verification and Intelligence, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Previously, he was at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, CA, as assistant associate director in 1982 - 1983; special projects division leader in 1978 - 1982; evaluation and planning division leader in 1973 - 1978; and strategic warhead design group leader in 1971 - 1973.

He graduated from Dartmouth College (A.B., 1960) and Syracuse University (Ph.D., 1966). He is married and resides in Arlington, VA. He was born March 9, 1939, in New York City.

Nomination of Frank B. Sollars To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Consumer Cooperative Bank

November 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frank B. Sollars to be a member of the Board of Directors of the National Consumer Cooperative Bank for a term of 3 years. This is a reappointment.

Mr. Sollars is chairman of the board of Sollars Brothers Corp., manufacturers of farm equipment, in Washington Court House, OH. He is also on the board of directors of the Nationwide Insurance Co. and chairman of the board of the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. He is a past president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and a past president of the Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

He is married, has five children, and resides in Washington Court House, OH. He was born June 29, 1921, in Washington Court House, OH.

Appointment of John H. Rousselot as Chairman of the United States Section of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense, United States and Canada

November 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint John H. Rousselot to be Chairman of the United States Section of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense, United States and Canada. He will succeed Charles S. Gubser.

Since July 1985, Mr. Rousselot has been serving as chairman of the National Council of Savings Institutions. He was Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Public Liaison in 1983. Prior to that time, he was a partner with the firm of Alcalde, Henderson & O'Bannon in Washington, DC. He served as a United States Congressman from California in 1961 - 1962 and 1970 - 1983.

Mr. Rousselot is married, has six children, and resides in Falls Church, VA. He was born November 1, 1927, in Los Angeles, CA.

Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Visitors to the United States Air Force Academy

November 22, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Board of Visitors to the United States Air Force Academy for terms expiring December 30, 1988. These are reappointments.

Julian Martin Niemczyk, of Missouri, is chairman of the executive committee of People to People headquarters in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from the University of the Philippines (B.A., 1956). He is married and resides in Kansas City, MO. He was born August 26, 1920, in Fort Sill, OK.

Lynda Smith, of Colorado, has been a member of the University of Colorado Medical Center Advisory Committee in Denver. She also serves as a member of the advisory board to the chancellor of the University of Colorado. She graduated from the University of Texas (B.S., 1962). She is married, has three children, and resides in Colorado Springs, CO. She was born August 1, 1940, in Tyler, TX.