Nominations & Appointments, June 3, 1985

Nomination of John William Bode To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture

June 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate John William Bode to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Food and Consumer Services). He would succeed Mary Claiborne Jarratt.

Since 1981 he has been serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Department of Agriculture. Previously he was special assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services, Department of Agriculture. In 1979 - 1981 he was a congressional aide on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Mr. Bode graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.A., 1977) and George Mason University School of Law (J.D., 1983). He is married, has one child, and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born January 24, 1955, in Oklahoma City, OK.

Appointment of Frieda K. Wallison as a Member of the National Council on Public Works Improvement

June 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Frieda K. Wallison to be a member of the National Council on Public Works Improvement. This is a new position.

Mrs. Wallison is an attorney and partner in the law firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in Washington, DC. Previously, she was a partner in the firm of Rogers & Wells in 1978 - 1983; executive director and general counsel of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board in 1975 - 1978; a special counsel in the Division of Market Regulation at the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1975; and was with the firm of Carter, Ledyard & Milburn in New York City in 1966 - 1975.

She graduated from Smith College (A.B., 1963) and Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1966). She is married, has three children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. She was born January 15, 1943, in New York, NY.

Appointment of Mildred Lois Nichols Teas as a Member of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board

June 3, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Mildred Lois Nichols Teas to be a member of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board for the term of 5 years from March 9, 1985. She will succeed Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard.

Mrs. Teas is a member of the Kent Waldrep International Spinal Cord Research Foundation. She serves on the executive committee of Texans for the Republic and as a member of the Dallas Historical Society.

She is married, has one child, and resides in Dallas, TX. She was born October 8, 1935, in Cisco, TX.