Appointments & Nominations, April 3, 1985

Appointment of Robert B. Delano as a Member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

April 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Robert B. Delano to be a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for a term of 2 years. This is a reappointment.

Since 1980 Mr. Delano has been serving as president of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Park Ridge, IL. He was vice president of the American Farm Bureau Federation in 1976 - 1980. He also operates a 400-acre grain farm. He has been president of the Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Co. since 1975.

He graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (B.S., 1944). He is married, has two children, and resides in Warsaw, VA. He was born July 8, 1924, in Warsaw, VA.

Nomination of Robert E. Rader, Jr., To Be a Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

April 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert E. Rader, Jr., to be a member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission for the term expiring April 27, 1991. He would succeed Timothy F. Cleary.

Since 1979 Mr. Rader has been a partner in the firm of McCarty, Wilson, Rader & Mash in Ennis, TX. Previously, he was general counsel for Gibsons Discount Centers, Inc., in 1971 - 1979 and an associate with the law firm of Story, Armstrong & Steger in Dallas, TX (1969 - 1971).

He graduated from Harding College (1966) and Southern Methodist University Law School (1969). He is married, has three children, and resides in Ennis, TX. He was born September 11, 1944, in Cleveland, OH.

Nomination of Onalee McGraw To Be a Member of the National Council on Educational Research

April 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Onalee McGraw to be a member of the National Council on Educational Research for a term expiring September 30, 1987. This is a reappointment.

Dr. McGraw is an educational consultant to the Heritage Foundation. She is also the author of three monographs published by the Heritage Foundation on education and family: Secular Humanism and the Schools: The Issue Whose Time Has Come; Family Choice in Education: The New Imperative; and The Family, Feminism and the Therapeutic State.

She graduated from Whittier College (B.A., 1961) and Georgetown University (Ph.D., 1970). She is married, has three children, and resides in McLean, VA. She was born October 4, 1939, in San Luis Obispo, CA.

Nomination of Marian North Koonce To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped

April 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Marian North Koonce to be a member of the National Council on the Handicapped for a term expiring September 23, 1987. This is a reappointment.

She is owner and manager of Willowbrook Ranch. She was secretary and treasurer of Western U.S. Construction Co. in 1966 - 1980 and co-owner of Adobes, a construction company, in 1959 - 1963. She is an active member of the Santa Barbara auxiliary of the Easter Seal Society.

Mrs. Koonce attended the University of Texas. She is married, has six children, and resides in Santa Barbara, CA. She was born August 11, 1924, in Yoakum, TX.