Nominations & Appointments, July 30, 1985

Nomination of J.C. Argetsinger To Be a Commissioner of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal

July 30, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate J.C. Argetsinger to be a Commissioner of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal for the term of 7 years from September 27, 1984. He would succeed Douglas Coulter.

Since 1982 Mr. Argetsinger has been serving as General Counsel at ACTION. Previously, he served in various United States Senate staff positions, including chief legislative counsel for Senator Frank Murkowski (1982) and Senator Larry Pressler (1979 - 1982); professional staff member to the Judiciary Committee (1977 - 1979); chief minority counsel to the Judiciary Committee in 1975 - 1977; and counsel to the Criminal Laws and Constitution Subcommittees in 1973 - 1975. In 1970 - 1973 he was a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice.

Mr. Argetsinger graduated from Cornell University (B.A., 1963) and Western Reserve University (J.D., 1966). He is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born December 24, 1941, in Montour Falls, NY.

Nomination of L. William Seidman To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

July 30, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate L. William Seidman to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for a term of 6 years. He would succeed William M. Isaac.

Mr. Seidman is dean of the College of Business at Arizona State University. Previously, he was Cochairman of the White House Conference on Productivity in 1983 - 1984; vice chairman of the Phelps Dodge Corp. in 1976 - 1982; a member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships at the Department of State in 1977 - 1980; Assistant to the President for Economic Affairs in 1974 - 1977; managing partner of Seidman & Seidman, certified public accountants, in New York in 1968 - 1974; and Chairman (1970) and Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit branch, in 1966 - 1970.

He graduated from Dartmouth (A.B., 1943), Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1948), and the University of Michigan (M.B.A., 1949). He is married, has six children, and resides in Tempe, AZ. He was born April 3, 1921, in Grand Rapids, MI.

Appointment of W. Jarvis Moody as a Member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

July 30, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint W. Jarvis Moody to be a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for a term of 2 years. This is a reappointment.

Mr. Moody is a consultant to American Security Bank in Washington, DC. He joined American Security Bank in 1964 as vice president, was elected senior vice president in 1968, executive vice president in 1969, director in 1972, and president in 1973. In 1974 he was elected president and a director of American Security Corp. In 1980 he became chairman and chief executive officer of the bank and corporation. He served as chairman, president, and chief executive officer until January 1985. Prior to joining American Security Bank, he was with Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. of New York for 14 years.

Mr. Moody graduated from Harvard University (B.A., 1950) and New York University (M.B.A., 1957). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born April 23, 1928, in Mineola, NY.

Nomination of Charles O. Sethness To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

July 30, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles O. Sethness to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Domestic Finance). He would succeed Thomas J. Healey.

Since 1981 Mr. Sethness has been associate dean for external relations at Harvard Business School. Previously, he was managing director of Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc., in 1975 - 1981; U.S. Executive Director of the World Bank Group and special assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury in 1973 - 1975; and associate and vice president of Morgan Stanley & Co. in 1967 - 1973.

Mr. Sethness graduated from Princeton University (A.B., 1963) and Harvard University (M.B.A., 1966). He is married, has four children, and resides in Lexington, MA. He was born February 24, 1941, in Evanston, IL.

Nomination of Diana Powers Evans To Be a Member of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs

July 30, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Diana Powers Evans to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs for a term expiring May 8, 1988. She would succeed Gilda Bojorquez Gjurich.

She is actively involved in political, civic, and charitable organizations in Oregon. She is a member of the Oregon Historical Society and a volunteer for the Salem public school system.

She graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1949). She has three children and resides in Salem, OR. She was born February 28, 1928, in Oakland, CA.