Appointments, December 11, 1985

Appointment of Lane A. Carson as a Member of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

December 11, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Lane A. Carson to be a member of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board for a term expiring December 3, 1988. He will succeed Jackie McSpadden.

Mr. Carson is presently serving as assistant district attorney for St. Tammany Parish in Louisiana. Since 1977 he has also been a partner in the law firm of Carson & Exnicios. Mr. Carson was elected to serve as a member of the Louisiana Legislature in 1976 and reelected for another 4-year term in 1979.

He graduated from Louisiana State University (B.S., 1971) and Tulane University School of Law (J.D., 1974). He is married, has two children, and resides in Mandeville, LA. He was born August 21, 1947, in New Orleans, LA.

Appointment of Three Members of the National Council on Educational Research

December 11, 1985

The President has appointed the following individuals to be members of the National Council on Educational Research for terms expiring September 30, 1988:

Donald Barr, of Connecticut. This is a reappointment. Mr. Barr is currently the headmaster for Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY. He is the author of several articles on education and has published various children's books. He is married and has four children. He was born August 2, 1921, in New York City.

Robert H. Mattson, of Oregon. Mr. Mattson is currently serving as associate dean and professor of education at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as director for the Center for Educational Policy. He is married with four children. He was born November 11, 1925, in Outlook, MT.

James Harvey Harrison, Jr., of Virginia. This is a reappointment. Mr. Harrison currently serves as Washington area manager for the international systems division. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State College (B.S., 1951). He is married and has two children. He was born September 13, 1927, in Shellyville, TN.