Appointments & Nominations, March 6, 1985

Appointment of Henry R. Beasley as a United States Commissioner on the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission

March 6, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Henry R. Beasley, of the National Marine Fisheries Services, Department of Commerce, to be a United States Commissioner on the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission. He would succeed Gerald V. Howard.

Since 1971 Mr. Beasley has been with the National Marine Fisheries Services and is currently serving as the Acting Director. Previously he served as foreign affairs officer in the National Marine Fisheries Services and its predecessor agency, the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries (1967 - 1971). He was involved in the collection, analysis, and editing of information for various publications of the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries from 1957 to 1967.

Mr. Beasley graduated from Emory University (B.A., 1949) and Emory University Law School (LL.B., 1952). He is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born October 4, 1929, in Thomasville, GA.

Nomination of George S. Rosborough, Jr., To Be a Member of the National Museum Services Board

March 6, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate George S. Rosborough, Jr., to be a member of the National Museum Services Board, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring December 6, 1988. He would succeed C. Douglas Dillon.

Mr. Rosborough is currently chairman of the St. Louis Community Foundation. He is also president emeritus of the St. Louis Art Museum. He has served as the director of the Business Committee for the Arts, a member of the board of the Associated Council for the Arts, and as a member of the trustees committee of the American Association of Museums.

Mr. Rosborough graduated from Grinnell College (B.A., 1940). He is married, has two children, and resides in Clayton, MO. He was born September 27, 1918, in St. Louis, MO.