Appointments, August 6, 1985

Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation

August 6, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation for terms expiring October 26, 1990:

Lee Atwater will succeed Peter Kelly. He is a partner in the firm of Black, Manafort, Stone and Atwater in Alexandria, VA. Previously he was deputy campaign director and political director for Reagan-Bush '84. He served at the White House in the Office of Political Affairs as Special Assistant (1981 - 1982) and Deputy Assistant (1982 - 1983) to the President. He graduated from Newberry College (B.A., 1973) and the University of South Carolina (M.A., 1975). He is currently studying for his doctorate from the University of South Carolina. He is married and resides in Columbia, SC. He was born February 27, 1951, in Atlanta, GA.

Michael R. Gardner will succeed Julia M. Walsh. Since 1982 he has been a partner with the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld in Washington, DC. He also serves as head of the firm's communications division. He serves as chairman of the board of directors of the United States Telecommunications Training Institute. In 1982 - 1985 he served on the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States. In 1982 Mr. Gardner was Chairman, with the rank of Ambassador, of the United States delegation to the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunications Union in Nairobi, Kenya. He graduated from Georgetown University (1964) and Georgetown Law Center (J.D., 1976). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born November 19, 1942, in Philadelphia, PA.

Appointment of Two Members of the Federal Council on the Aging, and Designation of the Chairperson

August 6, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Federal Council on the Aging for terms of 3 years. The President intends to designate Ingrid Azvedo as Chairperson upon her appointment.

Ingrid Azvedo will succeed Syd Captain. She is active in community and political organizations in Sacramento, CA. She was a delegate to the White House Conference on Aging in 1981 and was also elected to the executive committee of region four, White House Conference on Aging. She is married, has two children, and resides in Elk Grove, CA. She was born February 28, 1934, in Germany.

Albert Lee Smith, Jr., will succeed Josephine K. Oblinger. He is a special representative for Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Co. in Birmingham, AL. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives in 1980 - 1982. He is married, has three children, and resides in Birmingham, AL. He was born August 31, 1931, in Birmingham, AL.