Appointments & Nominations, February 7, 1985

Appointment of Robert H. Tuttle as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Personnel

February 7, 1985

The President today announced the appointment of Robert H. Tuttle as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Personnel.

Mr. Tuttle has served as Special Assistant to the President in the Office of Presidential Personnel since December 1982.

A successful west coast business executive for the past 15 years, Mr. Tuttle served as president of three automobile dealerships in Los Angeles and Tucson prior to accepting his position on the White House staff.

An active member of the California Republican Party, Mr. Tuttle served as chairman of the budget and expenditures committee and deputy finance chairman and was a member of the executive committee. In 1980 he was cochairman of the California Reagan for President Committee.

Mr. Tuttle's civic and community involvement include service as a member of the national board of directors of the Boys Clubs of America, chairman of the board of Curtis School, and a member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles Red Cross and the Los Angeles Motor Car Dealers Association.

Mr. Tuttle, 41, holds a bachelor of arts degree from Stanford University and a master's of business administration from the University of Southern California. He is married to the former Donna Frame. They have two daughters, Tiffany and Alexandra, and reside in Washington, DC.

Nomination of Lynda Anne Barness To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation

February 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Lynda Anne Barness to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 1990. She would succeed Doris B. Holleb.

In 1983 she was the eastern finance director for the Arlen Specter for U.S. Senate Committee. Previously she was in the office of Senator Arlen Specter in 1982. She was with the Barness Organization in 1979 - 1982.

She graduated from Tufts University (B.A., 1971) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.A., 1972). She has two children and resides in Ambler, PA. She was born April 22, 1929, in Philadelphia, PA.

Appointment of Seven Members of the National Council on Vocational Education

February 7, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Council on Vocational Education. These are new positions.

The following individuals to serve for terms expiring January 17, 1988:

Marva Nettles Collins is founder and director of the Westside Preparatory School in Chicago, IL. She is married, has three children, and resides in Chicago, IL. She was born August 31, 1936, in Monroeville, AL.

Mary B. Liu is an educational consultant for the San Francisco Unified School District. She was born May 1, 1914, in China, and now resides in San Francisco, CA.

Gertrude McDonald is retired director of special education for Fremont Unified School District in Fremont, CA. She is married and resides in Fremont, CA. She was born July 21, 1923, in the Irvington District of Fremont, CA.

Joyce Newman is a travel consultant in Cedarhurst, NY. She is married, has three children, and resides in North Woodmere, NY. She was born January 29, 1936, in Bronx, NY.

J. Fernando Niebla is president of INFOTEC Development, Inc., a high technology aerospace firm in Costa Mesa, CA. He is married, has three children, and resides in Cypress, CA. He was born October 2, 1939, in Nogales, Mexico.

Patricia Glaser Silversmith is a teacher at Community School in St. Louis County, MO. She is married and resides in St. Louis, MO. She was born February 16, 1931, in St. Louis.

The following individual to serve for a term expiring January 17, 1987:

Christine Valmy is president of Christine Valmy, Inc., manufacturer of skin care products, in New York City. She is married and resides in New York City. She was born October 25, 1926, in Bucharest, Romania.