July 26, 1985
The President today announced his intention to appoint Robert Earl Farris to be a member of the National Council on Public Works Improvement. This is a new position.
Since 1981 Mr. Farris has been serving as a commissioner of the department of transportation for the State of Tennessee. Previously he was the owner of Swimco, Inc. He was assistant sales promotion manager at the Gillette Co. in 1952 - 1960.
Mr. Farris attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is married, has two children, and resides in Nashville, TN. He was born March 7, 1928, in Etowah, TN.
Appointment of Michael R. Farley as a Member of the National Council on Vocational Education
July 26, 1985
The President today announced his intention to appoint Michael R. Farley to be a member of the National Council on Vocational Education for a term expiring January 17, 1987.
Mr. Farley is currently president of Farley & Associates, a firm specializing in family and business insurance planning, in Tucson, AZ. He is a member of the Southern Arizona Association of Life Underwriters and the National Association of Life Underwriters.
He graduated from the University of Arizona (B.S., 1967) and the American College of Life Underwriters (C.L.U., 1972). He is married, has three children, and resides in Tucson, AZ. He was born March 6, 1944, in Los Angeles, CA.