Nominations & Appointments, September 4, 1985

Nomination of William R. Barton To Be Inspector General of the General Services Administration

September 4, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate William R. Barton to be Inspector General, General Services Administration. He would succeed Joseph A. Sickon.

Since 1982 Mr. Barton has been serving as Deputy Director of the United States Secret Service. He has been with the United States Secret Service since 1953 and has served as Assistant to the Director (1979 - 1982); special agent in charge, Los Angeles field office (1978 - 1979); Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Protective Research (1977 - 1978); Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Inspection (1976 - 1977); special agent in charge, Foreign Dignitary Protection Division (1972 - 1976); Inspector (1970 - 1972); special agent in charge, Milwaukee field office (1964 - 1970); and special agent (1953 - 1964).

He graduated from Michigan State University (B.A., 1953). He is married, has two children, and resides in Fairfax, VA. He was born August 18, 1925, in Detroit, MI.

Nomination of Carol G. Dawson To Be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

September 4, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Carol G. Dawson to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of 7 years from October 27, 1985. This is a reappointment.

Since 1984 Ms. Dawson has been serving as a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Previously, she was Deputy Special Assistant to the Secretary of Energy (1982 - 1984); Deputy Press Secretary at the Department of Energy (1981 - 1982); senior staff assistant on the Reagan-Bush transition team (1980 - 1981); a real estate sales associate with Latham Realtors (1977 - 1980); and a freelance writer (1972 - 1977).

She graduated from Dunbarton College (B.A., 1959). She has four children and resides in Oakton, VA. She was born September 8, 1937, in Indianapolis, IN.

Nomination of Edward V. Hickey, Jr., To Be a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission, and Designation as Chairman

September 4, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward V. Hickey, Jr., to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for the remainder of the term of 5 years expiring June 30, 1986. He would succeed Alan Green, Jr. Upon his confirmation, the President intends to designate him as Chairman.

Since 1982 Mr. Hickey has been serving as Assistant to the President and Director of Special Support Services. In 1981 he was commissioned as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Special Support Services. Previously he served as acting counselor for administration at the U.S. Embassy in London. Mr. Hickey served as senior regional security officer for the U.S. Embassies in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Iceland in 1978 - 1980; Assistant Director of the Office of Security at the Department of State in 1975 - 1978; executive director of the California State Police in 1969 - 1975; and a special agent of the U.S. Secret Service in 1964 - 1969.

Mr. Hickey graduated from Boston College (B.S., 1960). He served in the United States Army in 1954 - 1956. He is married to the former Barbara Burke, and they have seven sons. He was born July 15, 1935, in Dedham, MA, and now resides in Falls Church, VA.

Appointment of the Membership of Emergency Board No. 208 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute, and Designation of the Chairman

September 4, 1985

The President has appointed the following individuals to be members of Presidential Emergency Board No. 208, created by Executive Order 12531 of August 30, 1985:

Harold M. Weston, of New York, to serve as Chairman. He is an independent arbitrator and attorney in New York City. Previously he was an attorney with the firm of Cabble, Meddinger, Forsyth and Decker in New York City. He was born June 4, 1912, in New York City and now resides in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.

Richard R. Kasher, of Pennsylvania, is an attorney and arbitrator in Bryn Mawr. Previously he was director of labor relations for the Consolidated Rail Corp. in Philadelphia. He was born May 30, 1939, in New York City and now resides in Bryn Mawr, PA.

Robert E. Peterson, of New York, is an independent arbitrator in Briarcliff Manor. Previously he was chief personnel officer for the Long Island Rail Road. He was born December 5, 1929, in Bronxville, NY, and now resides in Briarcliff Manor, NY.