Nominations, July 25, 1985

Nomination of Donald J. Quigg To Be Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks

July 25, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald J. Quigg to be Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, Department of Commerce. He would succeed Gerald Mossinghoff.

Since 1981 Mr. Quigg has been Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Deputy Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks. Previously, he was at Phillips Petroleum Co. as patent counsel (1971 - 1981); associate patent counsel and chief of the legal branch (1954 - 1971); senior patent attorney, section chief (1950 - 1954); and staff patent attorney in 1946 - 1950.

He graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.S., 1937) and the University of Missouri (J.D., 1940). He is married, has two children, and resides in Falls Church, VA. He was born April 28, 1916, in Kansas City, MO.

Nomination of Larry L. DeVuyst To Be a Member of the Federal Farm Credit Board

July 25, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Larry L. DeVuyst to be a member of the Federal Farm Credit Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term expiring March 31, 1991. He would succeed Jewell Haaland.

Mr. DeVuyst is a farmer in Ithaca, MI. He serves as director of the Federal Farm Credit Council and as vice president of the Michigan Pork Producers Association. He is past State director of the Michigan Farm Bureau and past director of the Michigan Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Association.

He attended Michigan State University. He is married, has four children, and resides in Ithaca, MI. He was born July 10, 1939, in Ithaca, MI.

Nomination of Three Members of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs

July 25, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs for terms expiring May 8, 1988. These are reappointments:

Betty Ann Gault Cordoba is a teacher in Woodland Hills, CA. She is a member of the board of directors of the Professional Educators of Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from the University of Southern California (B.S., 1949). She is married, has one child, and resides in Woodland Hills, CA. She was born December 23, 1927, in Philadelphia, PA.

Irene Renee Robinson is actively involved in community and charity work. She is a former instructor of Russian at Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service. She graduated from St. Joseph College in Tientsin, China (B.A., 1941). She is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC. She was born December 5, 1922, in Harbin, China.

Judy F. Rolfe is vice president of Rolfe & Wood, Inc., an automobile dealership in Bozeman, MT. She attended Montana State University. She is married, has two children, and resides in Bozeman, MT. She was born June 20, 1953, in Analunda, MT.