Appointments, June 26, 1985

Appointment of Mark S. Fowler as a Member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States, and Redesignation as Vice Chairman

June 26, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Mark S. Fowler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, to be a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States for a term of 3 years. This is a reappointment. Upon his reappointment, the President also intends to redesignate him as Vice Chairman.

Since 1981 Mr. Fowler has been serving as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. He has been a member of the Administrative Conference of the United States since November 1981 and has served as Vice Chairman since June 1983. Previously, he was a partner in the firm of Fowler & Myers in Washington, DC (1975 - 1981), and an associate in the law firm of Smith & Pepper in Washington, DC, in 1970 - 1975.

He graduated from the University of Florida (B.A., 1966; J.D., 1969). He is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA. He was born October 6, 1941, in Toronto, Canada.

Appointment of General B.A. Schriever as a Member of the National Commission on Space

June 26, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Gen. B.A. Schriever, U.S. Air Force, retired, to be a member of the National Commission on Space. This is a new position.

In September 1966, after over 34 years of service, General Schriever retired as commander, Air Force Systems Command. His assignments during his military career included chief, Maintenance and Engineering Division and chief of staff of the 5th Air Force Command (1942 - 1944); chief of staff of the Headquarters of the Far East Service Command (1944); commanding officer, Advanced Headquarters Far East Air Service Command (1944 - 1946); chief, Scientific Liaison Branch, deputy chief of staff, Materiel (1946 - 1949); assistant for development planning, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force (1951 - 1954); assistant to the commander, Air Research and Development Command (ARDC), in 1954 - 1957; deputy commander for ballistic missiles, ARDC (1958 - 1959), and commander of ARDC in 1959 - 1961.

General Schriever graduated from Texas A&M University (B.S., 1931) and the National War College (1950). He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born September 14, 1910, in Bremen, Germany.