Nominations & Appointments, February 14, 1985

Nomination of Roxanne S. Vierra To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped

February 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Roxanne S. Vierra to be a member of the National Council on the Handicapped for a term expiring September 17, 1987. This is a reappointment.

Mrs. Vierra is currently a broker associate for the Devonshire Co. Additionally, she is executive vice president of Introducing Denver, Inc., which assists spouses being moved with the problems of becoming acclimated in a new environment. In 1970 she founded Retardates Unlimited, Inc., an organization designed to establish business ventures owned and operated by the mentally retarded.

Mrs. Vierra attended Ohio State University and the University of Colorado. She is married, has two children, and resides in Littleton, CO. She was born May 29, 1930, in Chanel, OH.

Nomination of Two Members of the National Council on Educational Research

February 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Council on Educational Research.

Elaine Y. Schadler, for a term expiring September 30, 1987. This is a reappointment. Mrs. Schadler is currently professional liaison for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Previously she was a proofreader and copyeditor for The Intercollegiate Review, The Political Science Reviewer, and The Academic Reviewer (1975 - 1979) and was an assistant buyer for Kaufman's Department Store (1967 - 1969). Mrs. Schadler is married, has one child, and resides in Bryn Mawr, PA. She was born December 1, 1944, in Pittsburgh, PA.

Gwyneth Gayman, for a term expiring September 30, 1987. This is a reappointment. Mrs. Gayman is a former teacher, counselor, and department head at Sun Valley Junior High School in Sun Valley, CA. She is also a former member of the Board of Education of Los Angeles. Mrs. Gayman has one child and resides in LaCanada, CA. She was born March 24, 1914, in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Appointment of Truman H. Cline as a Member of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

February 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Truman H. Cline to be a member of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board for a term expiring December 3, 1987. He will succeed Scott Moore Duncan.

Beginning in 1937 Mr. Cline has been an industrial engineer serving with several different companies including Sears, Roebuck Manufacturing Divisions. Mr. Cline graduated from Purdue University (B.S.E.E., 1930; M.S.E.E., 1933). He is married, has four children, and resides in Kansas City, MO. He was born October 31, 1909, in Camden, IN.

Appointment of Frederick William Mario Guardabassi as a Member of the Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission

February 14, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Frederick William Mario Guardabassi to be a member of the Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission. This is a new position.

Mr. Guardabassi is currently president of Guardabassi Investments. He also serves as chairman of the Broward Citizens Committee. He has served on the board of directors for Gulfstream Bank Holding Co., the American National Bank and Trust Co., and Sunrise American National Bank and Trust Co.

Mr. Guardabassi graduated from Georgetown University (B.S., 1956). He is married, has three children, and resides in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He was born April 3, 1929, in Los Angeles, CA.