Nominations and Appointments, March 15, 1985

Nomination of D. Lowell Jensen To Be Deputy Attorney General

March 15, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate D. Lowell Jensen to be Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice. He would succeed Carol E. Dinkins.

Since July 1983 he has been serving as Associate Attorney General at the Department of Justice. Previously he was Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division in 1981 - 1983. He served as district attorney of Alameda County, CA, in 1969 - 1980; assistant district attorney of Alameda County in 1966 - 1969; and deputy district attorney of Alameda County in 1955 - 1966.

He served as president of the California District Attorneys Association in 1979 - 1980; member of the board of directors of the California Crime Technological Research Foundation in 1970 - 1974; and chairman of the California Peace Officers Association's law and legislative committee in 1969 - 1977.

He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (A.B., 1949) and the University of California School of Law, Boalt (LL.B., 1952). He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, VA. He was born June 3, 1928, in Brigham, UT.

Nomination of William Bradford Reynolds To Be Associate Attorney General

March 15, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate William Bradford Reynolds to be Associate Attorney General, Department of Justice. He would succeed D. Lowell Jensen.

Since July 1981 he has been serving as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Civil Rights Division. Previously, he was a litigation partner with the law firm of Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge in Washington, DC (1973 - 1981); assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States in 1970 - 1973; associate with the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City (1967 - 1970); and assistant to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee in 1966.

Mr. Reynolds graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1964) and Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D., 1967). He is married, has four children, and resides in Potomac, MD. He was born June 21, 1942, in Bridgeport, CT.

Appointment of Alan Michael Kranowitz as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

March 15, 1985

The President today announced the appointment of Alan Michael Kranowitz as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. His primary responsibility will be liaison with the House of Representatives. He will join the White House in mid-March to effect a transition with Dennis Thomas, who will leave that post on April 5.

Mr. Kranowitz has served since January 1979 as chief of staff to Congressman Tom Loeffler (R-TX). Prior to joining Congressman Loeffler's staff, Kranowitz was a professional staff member on the Senate Republican Policy Committee. In 1975 - 1976 he served as Assistant to the Director for Legislative Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget.

In 1971 - 1975 Kranowitz served as Director of Legislative Affairs at the Department of Housing and Urban Development under Secretaries George Romney, James Lynn, and Carla Hills.

He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1963). He is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. He was born March 19, 1941, in New Britain, CT.

Appointment of Bryce L. Harlow as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

March 15, 1985

The President today announced the appointment of Bryce L. Harlow as a Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. He will succeed Nancy Mohr Kennedy, who has joined the staff of Max L. Friedersdorf, Assistant to the President, and Legislative Strategy Coordinator.

Mr. Harlow has been Director of the Office of Congressional Relations at the Federal Trade Commission since October 1981. Previously he was Special Assistant to the Administrator and Acting Director of the Office of Legislation of the Environmental Protection Agency from January 1981 until joining the Federal Trade Commission. He was director of governmental relations for the Grocery Manufacturers of America, Inc., in 1976 - 1981. Mr. Harlow also has handled State legislative liaison for the Environmental Protection Agency at the Denver regional office (1972 - 1976) and worked for Senator Howard Baker while attending college.

He graduated from George Washington University (B.A., 1971). He is married, has two children, and resides in Vienna, VA. He was born January 21, 1949, in Oklahoma City, OK.

Appointment of Frederick D. McClure as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

March 15, 1985

The President today announced the appointment of Frederick D. McClure to be a Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs (Senate). He will succeed Robert J. Kabel.

Mr. McClure most recently served as Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice. Previously he served as legislative director to Senator John Tower (R-TX) in 1983 - 1984 and as State director and legislative assistant to Senator Tower (1977 - 1979). In 1981 - 1983 he was a commercial trial attorney associated with Reynolds, Allen and Cook in Houston, TX.

He graduated from Texas A&M University (B.S., 1976) and Baylor University School of Law (J.D., 1981). He is married, has two children, and resides in Arlington, VA. He was born February 2, 1954, in Fort Worth, TX.

Appointment of Four Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

March 15, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for terms of 2 years.

Stephen I. Danzansky will succeed James Dutt. He is a partner in the law firm of Wilkie, Farr & Gallagher in Washington, DC. Previously he was a partner in the law firm of Danzansky, Dickey, Tydings, Quint & Gordon in Washington, DC (1971 - 1981, 1964 - 1970). He served as general counsel and operations coordinator for the White House Conference on Children and Youth in 1970 - 1971. He graduated from Washington & Lee University (A.B., 1961) and George Washington University (J.D., 1964). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born July 31, 1939, in Washington, DC.

Loyd Hackler is a reappointment. Since 1975 he has been president of the American Retail Federation in Washington, DC. Previously, he was administrative assistant to Senator Lloyd Bentsen (1971 - 1975); president of his own firm, Management Consultants, Inc., in 1969 - 1971; and Assistant Press Secretary to the President in 1966 - 1969. He graduated from Oklahoma State University (1949). He is married, has three children, and resides in Del Rio, TX. He was born March 23, 1926, in Cloud Chief, OK.

Linda Wachner will succeed John G. Hutchens. She is a partner in the firm of Adler & Shaykin in Encino, CA. Previously she was president and chief executive officer of Max Factor & Co. and before that served as vice president of the Warner Division of Warnaco. She serves as a board member of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and the Mayor's Business Advisory Board of the City of Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of Buffalo (B.S., 1966). She was born February 3, 1946, in New York, NY, and now resides in Los Angeles, CA.

Virginia S. Weinman will succeed William Agee. She is president of SYMBIOSIS in Menlo Park, CA. She also serves as a financial and technical adviser to the Educational Support Corp. in Portola Valley, CA. She is cofounder and chief executive officer of Venture Equity Technology Corp. in Menlo Park, CA. In 1971 - 1978 she was cofounder and chief executive officer of Interactive Applications, Inc., in Palo Alto, CA. She graduated from Stanford University Graduate School of Business (M.Sc., 1983). She is married and resides in Menlo Park, CA. She was born November 20, 1938, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Appointment of Two Members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel

March 15, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel, Federal Labor Relations Authority, for terms expiring January 10, 1990. These are reappointments.

Thomas A. Farr has been an associate with the law firm of Maupin, Taylor & Ellis in Raleigh, NC, since 1983. Previously, he was a law clerk to Frank W. Bullock, Jr., United States Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina, in 1983; attorney adviser, Office of the General Counsel, Office of Personnel Management, in 1982 - 1983; labor counsel to the United States Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee in 1981 - 1982; and staff attorney for the National Right To Work Legal Defense Foundation, Inc., in 1979 - 1981. He graduated from Hillsdale College (B.A., 1976), Emory University School of Law (J.D., 1979), and Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., 1983). He is married and resides in Raleigh, NC. He was born October 24, 1954, in Cincinnati, OH.

Jean T. McKelvey has been a professor at the Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations since 1946. She is on the Panel of Arbitrators for the State of New York. She serves at the American Arbitration Association as a member of the Mediation Advisory Committee and the Advisory Council for the Arbitration Journal. She is also a member of the U.S. Postal Service Expedited Arbitration Panels and the executive board of the International Society for Labor Law and Social Legislation. She graduated from Wellesley College (A.B., 1929) and Radcliffe College (M.A., 1931; Ph.D., 1933). She is married and resides in Rochester, NY. She was born February 9, 1908, in St. Louis, MO.