Nomination of Everett E. Bierman To Be United States Ambassador to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands

 

September 15, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Everett E. Bierman, of Virginia, as Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Solomon Islands. He would succeed Paul Fisher Gardner.

 

Mr. Bierman began his career in 1948 as an information officer for the Department of Agriculture. In 1951 he left Agriculture to assume the information directorship of the National 4-H Foundation in Washington, DC. He served there until 1959, when he went to Fort Wayne, IN, as public relations director for the Central Soya Co. Since 1967 Mr. Bierman has been minority staff director for the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the United States House of Representatives. He served in the United States Army, 1942 - 1946.

 

Mr. Bierman graduated from Purdue University (B.S., 1948) and the American University (M.A., 1958). He is married to the former Joyce Elizabeth Lear, and they have four children. Mr. Bierman was born August 16, 1924, in Hastings, NE.

 

Nomination of William A. Clinkscales To Be Director of the Selective Service System

 

September 15, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate William A. Clinkscales to be Director of Selective Service. He would succeed Thomas K. Turnage.

 

Since 1981 Mr. Clinkscales has been Associate Administrator for Policy and Management Systems, General Services Administration. Previously, he was Deputy Director, Office of Information Security Oversight, 1980 - 1981, and security specialist/criminal investigator, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, General Services Administration, 1971 - 1980. He served in the United States Army, 1943 - 1944 and 1951 - 1971.

 

Mr. Clinkscales graduated from Monterey Peninsular College and the U.S. Armed Forces Institute. He is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA. Mr. Clinkscales was born January 5, 1928, in Anderson, SC.

 

Nomination of Vaun A. Newill To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

 

September 15, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Vaun A. Newill to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Research and Development). He would succeed Bernard D. Goldstein.

 

Dr. Newill has been with the Exxon Corp. since 1974 in various positions. Since 1985 he has been regional medical director and head of the occupational and environmental health department, Esso Europe, in London, England. Previously, he was associate medical director and director, operations division, medicine and environmental health department, 1981 - 1985; associate medical director and director of research and environmental health division, medicine and environmental health department, 1978 - 1980 and 1980 - 1981; and assistant medical director and director of environmental health in Linden, NJ, 1974 - 1978. Dr. Newill was with the Environmental Protection Agency, 1970 - 1974; the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, in the Division of Air Pollution, 1965 - 1967, and at the National Center for Air Pollution Control, 1967 - 1968; and he was on the faculty, departments of preventive medicine and medicine, School of Medicine, Western Reserve University, 1955 - 1967.

 

Dr. Newill graduated from Juniata College (B.A., 1943), University of Pittsburgh (M.D., 1947), and Harvard University (S.M. Hyg., 1960). He is married, has three children, and resides in London, England. Dr. Newill was born November 11, 1923, in Mount Pleasant, PA.