Nominations & Appointments, July 23, 1985

Nomination of Thomas John Josefiak To Be a Member of the Federal Election Commission

July 23, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas John Josefiak to be a member of the Federal Election Commission for a term expiring April 30, 1991. He would succeed Frank P. Reiche.

Mr. Josefiak is currently serving as special deputy to the Secretary of the Senate for the Federal Election Commission. Previously he was a legal counsel to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) in 1977 - 1981. In 1979 he was on leave of absence from NRCC to serve as counsel to the Committee on House Administration.

He graduated from Fairfield University (B.A., 1969) and Georgetown University (J.D., 1974). He was born November 21, 1947, in Adams, MA, and now resides in Alexandria, VA.

Appointment of Ross O. Doyen as a Member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

July 23, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Ross O. Doyen, a State senator from Kansas, to be a member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations for a term of 2 years. He will succeed Miles Yeoman Ferry.

He was first elected to the Kansas house of representatives in 1958 and served five terms there. He has been a State senator since January 1969 and has served as president of the senate and chairman of several committees, including the Senate Ways and Means Committee. He is president of the National Republican Legislators Association and past president of the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Mr. Doyen graduated from Kansas State University (B.S., 1950). He has two children and resides in Concordia, KS. He was born October 1, 1926, in Rice, KS.