Nominations & Appointments, March 11, 1986

Nomination of Salvatore R. Martoche To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor

March 11, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Salvatore R. Martoche to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Labor Management Standards). He would succeed John J. O'Donnell.

Since 1982 Mr. Martoche has been a U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York. He was a member of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee from 1983, acting as the vice chairman in 1984 and chairman in 1985. From 1969 to 1982, he was in the private practice of law.

Mr. Martoche graduated from Canisius College (B.S., 1962) and the University of North Dakota School of Law (J.D., 1967). He is married, has three children, and resides in Buffalo, NY. He was born October 12, 1940.

Nomination of Frank W. Naylor, Jr., To Be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, and Designation as Chairman

March 11, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frank W. Naylor, Jr., to be a member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term of 6 years. Upon confirmation the President will designate him Chairman. This is a new position.

Since 1981 Mr. Naylor has been serving as Under Secretary of Agriculture for Small Community and Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture. From 1976 to 1981, Mr. Naylor served as Senior Vice President of the 11th Farm Credit District in Sacramento, CA. He was Associate Administrator of the Farmers Home Administration in 1973 - 1976. From 1972 to 1973, he was Executive Assistant to the Administrator, Veterans Administration. Mr. Naylor was Deputy Administrator of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation in 1969 - 1972.

Mr. Naylor was graduated from the University of Kansas (B.A., 1961). He served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam and was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal. Mr. Naylor is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA. He was born February 7, 1939.

Nomination of Marvin Duncan To Be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board

March 11, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Marvin Duncan to be a member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term of 4 years. This is a new position.

Since 1985 Mr. Duncan has been serving as Senior Deputy Governor in the Farm Credit Administration. From 1975 to 1985, he served as Vice President and economist for the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City, MO. Previous to this, Mr. Duncan held various research and educational posts while earning his master's and doctoral degrees.

Mr. Duncan graduated from North Dakota State University (B.S., 1957; M.S., 1972) and Iowa State University (Ph.D., 1975). He is married, has three children, and resides in Fairfax, VA. He was born June 3, 1935.

Nomination of Patricia Diaz Dennis To Be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission

March 11, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Patricia Diaz Dennis to be a member of the Federal Communications Commission for the unexpired term of 7 years from July 1, 1980. She would succeed Henry M. Rivera.

Since 1983 Mrs. Dennis has been serving as a member of the National Labor Relations Board. From 1979 to 1983, she was assistant general attorney for the American Broadcasting Co.; from 1978 to 1979, she was an attorney with the same company. From 1976 to 1978, she was an attorney with the Pacific Lighting Corp. Previous to this, she was with the law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky, and Walker.

Mrs. Dennis graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (A.B., 1970) and Loyola University of Los Angeles School of Law (J.D., 1973). She is married, has three children, and resides in McLean, VA. She was born October 2, 1946.

Appointment of Richard Donald Wood as a Member of the President's Export Council

March 11, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Richard Donald Wood to be a member of the President's Export Council. He will succeed James H. Cavanaugh.

Mr. Wood currently serves as president and chief executive officer of Eli Lilly and Co. He serves as director of the boards of various banks and financial organizations, including Dow Jones & Co., New York Chemical Corp., and Chemical Bank.

Mr. Wood graduated from Purdue University (B.S., 1948) and received his M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is married, has two children, and resides in Indianapolis, IN. He was born October 22, 1926.