Nomination of James F. McGovern To Be Under Secretary of the Air Force

 

September 17, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate James F. McGovern to be Under Secretary of the Air Force. He would succeed Edward C. Aldridge, Jr.

 

Since 1982 Mr. McGovern has been staff director and chief counsel of the Senate Committee on Armed Services. Previously, he was general counsel to the Senate Committee on Armed Services under the chairmanship of Senator John Tower, 1981 - 1982; an attorney with the Washington law firm of Dickstein, Shapiro and Morin, 1978 - 1981; and on active duty with the U.S. Navy, 1969 - 1979. Since 1979 he has been serving in the U.S. Marine Corps (Reserve) as a lieutenant colonel.

 

Mr. McGovern graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., 1969) and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1978). He is married, has two children, and resides in Vienna, VA. Mr. McGovern was born November 28, 1946, in Dayton, OH.

 

Nomination of Frank E. Young To Be the United States Representative on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization

 

September 17, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frank E. Young to be Representative of the United States on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization. He would succeed Edward N. Brandt, Jr.

 

Since July 1984 Dr. Young has been Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration. Previously, he was affiliated with the Strong Memorial Hospital and the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, in the following positions: chairman, department of microbiology and professor of microbiology, of pathology and of radiation biology and biophysics, 1970 - 1979; dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry and director of the Medical Center, 1979 - 1984; chairman of the executive hospital committee of Strong Memorial, 1979 - 1984; chairman of the medical advisory committee, Monroe Community Hospital, 1979 - 1984; and pathologist, Strong Memorial Hospital, 1974 - 1984. After internship and residency in pathology in university hospitals in Cleveland, OH, Dr. Young served on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University, 1962 - 1965; Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, 1965 - 1970; and University of California at San Diego, 1967 - 1970.

 

Dr. Young graduated from Union College (B.S.), State University of New York (M.D., 1956), and Case Western Reserve University (Ph.D., 1962). He is married, has five children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Young was born on September 1, 1931, in Mineola, NY.