Appointment of Julius W. Becton, Jr., as a Member of the Board of Governors of the American National Red Cross

 

December 1, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Julius W. Becton, Jr., Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to be a Governor of the Board of Governors of the American National Red Cross for a term of 3 years. He would succeed Samuel W. Speck, Jr.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Becton has been Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Previously, he was Director, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance at the Agency for International Development, 1984 - 1985. He graduated from Prairie View A&M (B.S., 1960) and the University of Maryland (M.S., 1967).

 

Mr. Becton is married, has five children, and resides in Springfield, VA. He was born June 29, 1926, in Bryn Mawr, PA.

 

Appointment of A. Wayne Roberts as a Member of the National Commission for Employment Policy

 

December 1, 1986

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint A. Wayne Roberts to be a member of the National Commission for Employment Policy for the remainder of the term expiring September 30, 1988. He would succeed Paul A. Russo.

 

Since May of this year Mr. Roberts has been executive vice president, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, in Burlington, VT. Previously he was Deputy Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, from 1983 to 1986. Mr. Roberts graduated from Babson College (B.S., 1964) and the University of Massachusetts (M.B.A., 1967).

 

Mr. Roberts has three children and resides in South Burlington, VT. He was born February 25, 1944, in Boston, MA.