Appointments & Nominations, September 26, 1985

Appointment of Carl A. Anderson as Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison

September 26, 1985

The President has appointed Carl A. Anderson to be Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison. Mr. Anderson will have responsibility for domestic issues.

Since 1983 Mr. Anderson has been serving in the Office of Policy Development. Previously he was counselor to the Under Secretary of Health and Human Services in 1981 - 1983. He served as legislative assistant to Senator Jesse Helms in 1976 - 1981. He was a member of the Presidential transition team in the office of the President-elect in 1980 - 1981. Mr. Anderson is an attorney admitted to practice in the State of Washington and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Anderson graduated from Seattle University (B.A., 1972) and the University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1975). He is married to the former Dorian Lounsbury, and they have four children. He was born February 27, 1951, in Torrington, CT, and currently resides in Arlington, VA.

Nomination of Fred L. Hartley for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as Commissioner General of the United States Exhibition for the International Exposition in Vancouver, Canada

September 26, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Fred L. Hartley, of California, for the rank of Ambassador during the tenure of his service as Commissioner General of the United States Exhibition for the International Exposition, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1986. The nomination of Mr. Hartley reflects the importance the United States attaches to the Vancouver Exposition.

Since 1939 Mr. Hartley has been employed by the Union Oil Co. of California (Unocal Corp.) as an engineering trainee at the San Francisco refinery. He has remained in the employ of the Union Oil Co. of California progressing through many job assignments to his present title of chairman and president. Among numerous memberships he is presently also chairman of the American Petroleum Institute, trustee of the California Institute of Technology, and a member of the British-North American Committee. Mr. Hartley was appointed earlier this year as Commissioner General of the United States Exhibition for the International Exposition in Vancouver by Director Wick of the United States Information Agency.

Mr. Hartley received his bachelor of applied science in chemical engineering at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver in 1939. He is married to the former Margaret Alice Murphy, and they have two children. He was born January 16, 1917, in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Nomination of Ross O. Swimmer To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior

September 26, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Ross O. Swimmer to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Indian Affairs). He would succeed Kenneth L. Smith.

Since 1975 Mr. Swimmer has been principal chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma in Tulsa. He also served as president of the First National Bank of Tahlequah, OK, in 1975 - 1984. He was general counsel of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma in 1972 - 1975 and an attorney with the law firm of Hanson, Peterson and Thompkins in Oklahoma City, OK, in 1967 - 1972. He was a member of the Presidential Commission on Indian Reservation Economies in 1983 - 1984. He serves in Oklahoma on the Economic Development Commission and on the board of trustees of the Oklahoma Health Sciences Foundation. He is also president of the Cherokee National Historical Society.

He graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.A., 1965) and University of Oklahoma School of Law (J.D., 1967). He is married, has two children, and resides in Tulsa, OK. He was born October 26, 1943, in Oklahoma City, OK.

Appointment of Three Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

September 26, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for terms of 2 years:

Maurice R. Greenberg, of New York, will succeed Charles H. Pillard. He is president and chief executive officer of the American International Group in New York City. Previously he was vice president of Continental Casualty Co. He graduated from New York Law School (LL.B., 1950). He is married, has four children, and resides in New York City. He was born May 4, 1925, in New York City.

Henry Y. Hwang, of California, is a reappointment. Mr. Hwang is chairman and president of the Far East National Bank in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from National Taiwan University (B.A., 1950) and Linfield College (B.A., 1951). He is married, has three children, and resides in Pasadena, CA. He was born November 28, 1929, in Shanghai, China.

Nancy Clark Reynolds, of Virginia, will succeed LeGree S. Daniels. Ms. Reynolds is president of Wexler, Reynolds, Harrison and Schule, Inc., in Washington, DC. Previously she was vice president at the Bendix Corp. She served as Representative of the United States of America on the Commission on the Status of Women of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations in 1981. She graduated from Goucher College (B.A., 1949). She has four children and resides in Arlington, VA. She was born June 26, 1927, in Pocatello, ID.

Appointment of Three Members of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education, and Designation of the Chairperson

September 26, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education for terms expiring July 27, 1989:

Paul M. Jenkins, of California, will succeed Emlyn Irving Griffith. Mr. Jenkins is a resource teacher in the achievement goals program at the Baker School of Music in San Diego, CA. He is married, has two children, and resides in La Mesa, CA. He was born March 5, 1948, in Santa Monica, CA.

Sterling R. Provost, of Utah, will succeed Esther Rushford Greene. Mr. Provost is assistant commissioner for veterans education and proprietary school affairs in the State of Utah. He graduated from the University of Utah (B.A., 1955; M.S., 1957) and Brigham Young University (Ed.D., 1966). He is married, has two children, and resides in Salt Lake City, UT. He was born August 13, 1929, in Provo, UT.

Sylvia B. Wagner, of Nebraska, will succeed Norman A. Murdock. Mrs. Wagner has been a city council member in Omaha since 1981. She graduated from the University of Nebraska (B.S., 1946). She is married, has three children, and resides in Omaha, NE. She was born August 4, 1925, in Omaha.

The President today also designated Anne Lindeman to chair the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education. She will succeed Joseph C. Harder. She has served as a member of the Council since August 6, 1985.