Nomination of Robert B. Costello To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense

 

October 2, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert B. Costello to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisitions and Logistics). He would succeed James Paul Wade, Jr.

 

Since 1982 Mr. Costello has been executive director (purchasing activities), General Motors Corp. Previously, he was director, materials management, Delco Electronics, General Motors Corp., 1970 - 1982; staff engineer, Delco Electronics, 1968 - 1970; and he held various assignments in defense research and development activities for General Motors, 1960 - 1968.

 

Mr. Costello graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (B.S., 1947; M.S., 1948) and Cornell University (Ph.D., 1951). Mr. Costello is married, has five children, and currently resides in Birmingham, MI.

 

Nomination of Stephen R. Lyne To Be United States Ambassador to Ghana

 

October 2, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Stephen R. Lyne, of Maryland, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana. He succeeds Robert E. Fritts.

 

Mr. Lyne joined the Foreign Service in 1961 and following training was assigned as a political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He served there until 1964, when he took a sabbatical to attend Stanford University. He returned in 1965 and was assigned as a political officer in Saigon, Vietnam. From 1966 to 1967, Mr. Lyne was vice consel at the U.S. Embassy in Auckland, New Zealand. He returned to Washington and served in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos Section. In 1971 he became deputy chief of mission in Libreville, Gabon. From Gabon, Mr. Lyne returned to Washington, DC, and served for 2 years as a congressional intern at the American Political Science Association. In 1975 he went to Algiers, Algeria, as deputy chief of mission, serving there until 1977, when he became a member of the Senior Seminar in Washington, DC. From 1978 to 1980, he was Office Director in the East Asian Bureau for Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. In 1980 he became deputy chief of mission in Canberra, Australia, to be followed by deputy chief of mission in Beirut, Lebanon, 1984 - 1985. Since 1985 Mr. Lyne has been diplomat in residence and adjunct professor at Boston University's Center for International Relations.

 

He graduated from Amherst College (B.A., 1958) and Stanford University (M.A., 1960; Ph.D., 1965). Mr. Lyne is married, has two children, and resides in Boston, MA. He was born May 20, 1935, in Fall River, MA.

 

Nomination of Howard A. Schneiderman To Be a Member of the National Science Board

 

October 2, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Howard A. Schneiderman to be a member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 1992. He would succeed Mary Jane Osborn.

 

Since 1979 Dr. Schneiderman has been senior vice president for research and development and chief scientist, Monsanto Co. in St. Louis, MO. Previously, Dr. Schneiderman was dean, School of Biological Sciences, and professor at the University of California at Irvine, 1969 - 1979; professor of biology and chairman of department, 1961 - 1966; and codirector of the developmental biology center, 1961 - 1969, at Western Reserve University; assistant professor and associate professor at Cornell University, 1953 - 1961; and research fellow in zoology at Harvard University, 1952 - 1953.

 

He graduated from Swarthmore College (A.B., 1948) and Harvard University (M.A., 1949; Ph.D., 1952). Dr. Schneiderman is married, has two children, and resides in Clayton, MO. He was born February 9, 1927, in New York City.

 

Nomination of Peter C. Myers To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation

 

October 2, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Peter C. Myers, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation. He would succeed John R. Norton III.

 

Since June of this year Mr. Myers has been Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. Previously, he was Assistant Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, United States Department of Agriculture, 1985 - 1986; Chief, Soil Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1982 - 1985; and following his discharge from the United States Army in 1955, he began operation of his own row crop and livestock farm in the Mississippi Delta area of southern Missouri until becoming Chief of the Soil Conservation Service.

 

He graduated from the University of Wisconsin (B.S., 1953). Mr. Myers is married, has five children, and resides in Annandale, VA. He was born January 4, 1931, in Racine, WI.

 

Nomination of Sheila Burke Tate To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

 

October 2, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Sheila Burke Tate to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring March 26, 1991. She would succeed Lillie E. Herndon.

 

Since 1985 Mrs. Tate has been senior vice president, Burson-Marsteller in Washington, DC. Previously, she served as the Press Secretary to the First Lady, the White House, 1981 - 1985; vice president, Hill & Knowlton, Inc., 1977 - 1981; public relations manager, Colorado National Bank in Denver, CO, 1967 - 1971; and an account executive, Burson-Marsteller, Inc., in Pittsburgh, PA, 1966 - 1967. From 1964 to 1967, Mrs. Tate held various positions in public relations and advertising firms in Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Mrs. Tate graduated from Duquesne University (B.A., 1964). She is married, has two children, and resides in Falls Church, VA. She was born March 3, 1942, in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of James G. Stearns To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and Designation as Chairman

 

October 2, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate James G. Stearns to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation for a term expiring December 31, 1988. This is a reappointment, and upon confirmation, he will be redesignated Chairman.

 

Since 1982 Mr. Stearns has been Chairman of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation in Washington, DC. He was Director, Office of Alcohol Fuels, Department of Energy, 1981 - 1982; owner of a farm in Reno, NV, 1977 - 1981; owner of Stearns Polled Herefords at Lapine and Terrebonne, OR, 1975 - 1977; secretary of agriculture and services, State of California, 1972 - 1975; and director, department of conservation, State of California, 1967 - 1972.

 

Mr. Stearns attended Oregon State University (1940 - 1942). He has three children and resides in Reno, NV. He was born January 29, 1922, in Lapine, OR.

 

Nomination of Norma Pace To Be a Governor of the United States Postal Service

 

October 2, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Norma Pace to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for the term expiring December 8, 1994. She would succeed George Watson Camp.

 

Since 1973 Mrs. Pace has been senior vice president, American Paper Institute in New York City. Previously, she was vice president, Lionel D. Edie & Co., 1971 - 1973; president, U.S. Economics Corp., 1944 - 1970; and analyst, Institute of Applied Econometrics, 1942 - 1944.

 

Mrs. Pace graduated from Hunter College (B.A., 1941). She is married and resides in Lakeville, CT. She was born September 20, 1921, in New York City.

 

Appointment of Three Members of the National Commission for Employment Policy

 

October 2, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Commission for Employment Policy:

 

Max Hugel, of New Hampshire, for a term expiring March 20, 1989. He would succeed Peter W. Dauterive. Since 1985 Mr. Hugel has been chairman, Project '88, America for a Reagan Agenda. Previously, he was president of Max Hugel Enterprises, 1981 - 1985; and in 1981 he held several senior positions in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, where he reported to the Director. He graduated from the University of Michigan (B.A., 1953) and resides in Windham, NH. He was born May 23, 1925, in New York City.

 

Leora G. Day, of Idaho, for a term expiring September 30, 1989. She would succeed Daniel Quinn Mills. Since May of this year Mrs. Day has been regional director, National Organization of Citizens for America in Boise. Previously she was director of Intergovernmental Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1981 - 1985. She graduated from Stanford University (B.S., 1959) and resides in Boise. She was born August 4, 1937, in Whittier, CA.

 

Virginia S. Milner, of California, for a term expiring September 30, 1989. She would succeed Jack A. Gertz. Mrs. Milner has founded and contributed her services to numerous community and charitable organizations in the Los Angeles area. She has five children and resides in Beverly Hills. She was born April 11, 1918, in San Francisco.

 

Executive Order 12567 -- Designation of the Inter-American Investment Corporation, the Commission for the Study of Alternatives to the Panama Canal, and the Pacific Salmon Commission as Public International Organizations