Nominations & Appointments, June 27, 1985

Nomination of J. Winston Porter To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

June 27, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate J. Winston Porter to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, of the Environmental Protection Agency. He would succeed Lee M. Thomas.

Mr. Porter is president and owner of J. Winston Porter and Associates, a management and engineering firm, in Leesburg, VA. Previously, he was with the Bechtel Co. as vice president and manager of services for Saudi Arabian Bechtel Co. in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia (1975 - 1976); vice president of International Bechtel, Inc. (1974 - 1975); manager of the environmental services department in San Francisco (1972 - 1974); senior engineer and later supervisor in the scientific development operation (1966 - 1972). He was chairman of the chemistry department of the University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (1965 - 1966).

He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin (B.S., 1960) and the University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D., 1965). He is married, has two children, and resides in Leesburg, VA. He was born November 14, 1937, in Houston, TX.

Appointment of Three Members of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

June 27, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board:

Steven A. Diaz, for the term expiring December 3, 1987. He will succeed David H. Welch. Since 1974 Mr. Diaz has been deputy city attorney for the city and county of San Francisco, CA. He graduated from the University of Santa Clara (J.D., 1973). He was born May 2, 1948, in Brooklyn, NY, and now resides in San Francisco, CA.

Norman Hughes, for the term expiring December 3, 1987. He will succeed Mary Alice Ford. He is assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy at the Department of Energy. He graduated from the Lawrence Institute of Technology (B.S.). He was born February 10, 1943, in Detroit, MI, and now resides in Metamora, MI.

William J. Tangye, for the remainder of the term expiring December 3, 1986. He will succeed Nackey Scripps Loeb. Mr. Tangye is executive director of the Southern Building Code Congress International in Birmingham, AL. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University (B.S.C.E., 1967). He was born March 27, 1945, in Oakland, CA, and now resides in Birmingham, AL. 5