Nominations, March 1, 1985

Nomination of Donald E. Shasteen To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor

March 1, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald E. Shasteen to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veteran's Employment. He would succeed William Plowden, Jr.

Mr. Shasteen is currently Deputy Assistant Secretary for Veteran's Employment and Training. Previously, he was Deputy Under Secretary for Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations (1981 - 1982); codirector, Senate transition assistance, Republican Conference of the U.S. Senate (1980 - 1981); administrative assistant to Senator Gordon J. Humphrey of New Hampshire (1979 - 1980); and executive assistant (1966 - 1973) and then administrative assistant to Senator Carl T. Curtis of Nebraska (1973 - 1978). He was a candidate for United States Senator in Nebraska in 1978.

Mr. Shasteen graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder (B.A., 1950). He is married, has four children, and resides in Potomac, MD. He was born December 3, 1928, in Englewood, CO.

Nomination of John H. Moore To Be Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation

March 1, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate John H. Moore to be Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation. He would succeed Donald Newton Langenberg.

Mr. Moore is currently associate director and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Previously, he was associate director of the Law and Economics Center, Emory University (1981), and associate director of the Law and Economics Center, University of Miami (1977 - 1981). He was at the University of Virginia for 14 years, serving as research assistant (1963 - 1965), teaching assistant (1965 - 1966), assistant professor (1966 - 1970), and associate professor (1970 - 1977).

Mr. Moore graduated from the University of Michigan (B.S.E., 1958; M.B.A. 1959) and the University of Virginia (Ph.D., 1966). He is married, has two children, and resides in Palo Alto, CA. He was born April 19, 1935, in Grand Forks, ND.