Nominations & Appointments, January 23, 1986

Nomination of Michael P.W. Stone To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Army

January 23, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Michael P.W. Stone to be Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management). He would succeed Pringle P. Hillier.

Since 1984 Mr. Stone has been serving as the Director of Caribbean Basin Initiative Affairs at the U.S. Agency for International Development. From 1982 to 1984, he was Mission Director in Cairo, Egypt. From 1964 to 1982, he worked at the Sterling Vineyards, Napa Valley, CA, in 1973 - 1982 as president and director and in 1968 - 1973 as vice president, general manager, and director.

Mr. Stone graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1945) and New York University Law School (1949). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born June 2, 1925, in London, England.

Nomination of Robert Lee McElrath To Be a Member of the National Council on Educational Research

January 23, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert Lee McElrath to be a member of the National Council on Educational Research for a term expiring September 30, 1987. He would succeed M. Blouke Carus.

Since 1981 Mr. McElrath has been serving as commissioner of education for the State of Tennessee. Previously he was superintendent of Greeneville city schools in Greeneville, TN, in 1968 - 1980. He was associate director of the school planning laboratory at the University of Tennessee in 1966 - 1968 and principal of Clyde Erwin High School, Asheville, NC, in 1958 - 1966.

He graduated from Mars Hill Junior College (A.A., 1949), Baldwin Wallace College (A.B., 1951), the University of North Carolina (M.P.H., 1957), and the University of Tennessee (Ed.D., 1968). He is married, has two children, and resides in Franklin, TN. He was born July 4, 1924, in Candler, NC.

Nomination of James H. Duff To Be a Member of the National Museum Services Board

January 23, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate James H. Duff to be a member of the National Museum Services Board, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for the remainder of the term expiring December 6, 1986. He would succeed Craig C. Black.

Mr. Duff is currently serving as the executive director of the Brandywine Conservancy and the director of the Brandywine River Museum. Previously he was the director of the Museum of the Hudson Highlands, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, in 1969 - 1973. He served as the president of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums and was a regional delegate to the Council of the American Association of Museums in 1982 - 1985.

Mr. Duff graduated from Washington and Jefferson College (B.A., 1965) and the University of Massachusetts (M.A., 1970). He is married, has two children, and resides in Chadds Ford, PA. He was born October 11, 1943, in Pittsburgh, PA.

Appointment of Daniel J. Elazar as a Member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

January 23, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Daniel J. Elazar to be a member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations for a term of 2 years. He will succeed Mary Kathleen Teague.

Since 1967 he has been serving as professor of political science and director of the Center for the Study of Federalism at Temple University. He has also been serving as president of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs in Jerusalem and Philadelphia since 1976.

Mr. Elazar graduated from the University of Chicago (M.A., 1957; Ph.D., 1959). He is married, has three children, and resides in Philadelphia, PA. He was born August 25, 1934, in Minneapolis, MN.

Appointment of Barbara Gregg Ingalls Shook as a Member of the National Cancer Advisory Board

January 23, 1986

The President today appointed Barbara Gregg Ingalls Shook to be a member of the National Cancer Advisory Board for the remainder of a term expiring March 9, 1988. She would succeed Angel Bradley.

Mrs. Shook serves as chairman of the board of the Barbara G.I. Shook Foundation in Birmingham, AL, and on the board of many charitable and community organizations.

Mrs. Shook graduated from Mount Vernon College (B.A., 1958). She is married, has two children, and resides in Birmingham, AL. She was born September 28, 1938, in Birmingham, AL.

Appointment of Carl S. Rauh as a Member of the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission

January 23, 1986

The President today appointed Carl S. Rauh to be a member of the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission for the remainder of the term expiring July 23, 1990. He would succeed Philip A. Lacovara.

Mr. Rauh has been a partner in the law firm of Dunnells, Duvall, Bennett & Porter since 1980. Previously, he served as United States Attorney for the District of Columbia (Court appointed, 1979), and Principal Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia in 1974 - 1979. He served as First Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Virgin Islands, in 1972 - 1973. He was an attorney with the Office of Criminal Justice, U.S. Department of Justice in 1969 - 1971. He also served as Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia in 1966 - 1969.

Mr. Rauh graduated from Columbia University (A.B., 1962), the University of Pennsylvania (LL.B., 1965), and Georgetown University (LL.M., 1968). He was born December 14, 1940, in Washington, DC, where he now resides.