Nomination of W. Kirk Miller To Be Administrator of the Federal Grain Inspection Service

 

August 6, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate W. Kirk Miller to be Administrator of the Federal Grain Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture. He would succeed Kenneth A. Gilles.

 

Since 1983 Mr. Miller has been president and chief operating officer, American Malting Barley Association, and prior to that he was president and chief operating officer, 1980 - 1983. Previously, he was assistant director of national affairs, American Farm Bureau Federation, 1976 - 1980; regional supervisor, 1974 - 1976, and organization director, 1972 - 1974, with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation; and Crawford County manager, Marion County Production Credit Association in Bucyrus, OH, 1971.

 

He graduated from Ohio State University (B.S., 1970). Mr. Miller is married, has two children, and resides in Whitefish Bay, WI. He was born September 17, 1948, in Toledo, OH.

 

Nomination of Thomas E. Harvey To Be Deputy Administrator of the Veterans Administration

 

August 6, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas E. Harvey to be Deputy Administrator of Veterans Affairs. He would succeed Everett Alvarez, Jr.

 

Since 1983 Mr. Harvey has been the General Counsel and Congressional Liaison at the U.S. Information Agency. Previously, he was chief counsel and staff director, U.S. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, 1981 - 1983; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Logistics), U.S. Department of Defense, 1980 - 1981; and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition), 1978 - 1980. During the academic years of 1980 - 1983, Mr. Harvey was an adjunct professor of international affairs at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. Mr. Harvey received a White House fellowship, 1977 - 1978, and prior to that he was an attorney with the firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy in New York City, 1972 - 1977.

 

He graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1963 and J.D., 1966), New York University (LL.M., 1980), and University College School of Law, University of London, 1971 - 1972. Mr. Harvey is married, resides in Washington, DC, and was born November 9, 1941, in Evanston, IL.

 

Nomination of Frank C. Carlucci To Be a Member of the General Advisory Committee of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, and Designation as Chairman

 

August 6, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frank C. Carlucci to be a member of the General Advisory Committee of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. He would succeed William Robert Graham, and upon confirmation he will be designated Chairman.

 

Since October 1984 Mr. Carlucci has been chairman and chief executive officer of Sears World Trade, Inc., and he held the position of president and chief operating officer, 1983 - 1984. Previously, he was Deputy Secretary of Defense, 1981 - 1983; and he became a career Foreign Service officer in 1956 where he held the following positions: vice consul, and economic officer in Johannesburg, South Africa, 1957 - 1959; secretary and political officer in Kinshasa, Congo, 1960 - 1962; officer in charge of Congolese political affairs in Washington, 1962 - 1964; consul general in Zanzibar, 1964 - 1965; and counselor for political affairs in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1965 - 1969. Mr. Carlucci was appointed Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity in December of 1970, after having served as Assistant Director of OEO since 1969. He was then appointed Associate Director of the Office of Management and Budget and was later appointed Deputy Director. For the next 2 years, until 1974, Mr. Carlucci served as Under Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, followed by appointment as Ambassador to Portugal. He returned to the United States in February 1978 and served as Deputy Director of Central Intelligence until January 1981.

 

He graduated from Princeton University (A.B., 1952) and did postgraduate studies at Harvard School of Business. Mr. Carlucci is married, has three children, and resides in McLean, VA. He was born October 18, 1930, in Scranton, PA.

 

Appointment of Four Delegates to the National White House Conference on Small Business

 

August 6, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be delegates to the National White House Conference on Small Business. These are new positions.

 

Paul Brooks, is owner of H&B Tree Co. in Pembroke, NC. He is currently chairman of the board, Lumbee Regional Development Association. Mr. Brooks attended Pembroke State University. He is married, has four children, and was born June 12, 1936, in Robeson County, NC.

 

Robert J. Casey, is owner of Robert J. Casey and Co. in Pittsburgh, PA. Mr. Casey graduated from Kent State University (B.A., 1948) and Youngstown University (J.D., 1956). He is married and has three children. Mr. Casey was born July 18, 1923, in Youngstown, OH.

 

Charles W. Joerg, is a CPA in private practice in Carson City, NV. He is married and has two children. Mr. Joerg was born January 28, 1942, in Formoso, KS.

 

Barbara Sauer-Sandage, is president, Sandage Advertising and Marketing, Inc., in Burlington, VT. She graduated from the University of Vermont (B.A.) and Harvard University (M.A.). Mrs. Sauer-Sandage has four children and was born June 22, 1934, in Burlington, VT.

 

Appointment of Norman Clinton Roberts as a Member of the International Whaling Commission

 

August 6, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Norman Clinton Roberts to be a member of the International Whaling Commission. He replaces Christian A. Herter, Jr.

 

Dr. Roberts is an investment counselor with Morgan, Olmstead, Kennedy and Gardner in La Jolla, CA. He also is chairman of the board, MTE Corp., and a financial adviser and partner, Wildlife Education, Ltd. Dr. Roberts is active in numerous wildlife organizations, including past chairman, San Diego Wild Animal Park Committee, American Society of Mammalogists, and the California Fish and Wildlife Commission.

 

Dr. Roberts graduated from the University of California at Davis (B.S., 1941) and Colorado State University (D.V.M., 1944), He has four children and was born September 25, 1920, in San Diego, CA.