Appointments, March 18, 1986

Appointment of Bruno O. Weinschel as a Member of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science

March 18, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Bruno O. Weinschel to be a member of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science for a term expiring December 31, 1987. He will succeed Perry Adkisson.

Dr. Weinschel has been serving as chief engineer and president of Weinschel Engineering in Gaithersburg, MD, since 1952. He currently serves as president of the board of directors of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). He was chairman of the Engineering Affairs Council, American Association of Engineering Societies, in 1980 - 1981. He was a fellow at the IEEE in 1966.

Dr. Weinschel received a bachelor of arts degree (1938) and a doctor of engineering degree (1966) at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He is married and has six children. He was born May 26, 1919, in Stuttgart, Germany.

Appointment of Three Members of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

March 18, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee:

Irving Goldstein will succeed Joseph Charyk. Mr. Goldstein is chairman and chief executive officer of Communications Satellite Corp. in Washington, DC. He graduated from Queens College (B.A., 1960) and New York University (J.D., 1963). He is married, has two children, and resides in Chevy Chase, MD. He was born March 27, 1938, in Catskill, NY.

Thomas Gilmore Pownall will succeed Caleb B. Hurtt. Mr. Pownall is chairman and chief executive officer of Martin Marietta Corp. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy (B.S., 1946). He is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. He was born January 20, 1922, in Cumberland, MD.

Donald Bernard Rassier will succeed Henry E. Hockeimer. He is president of Ford Aerospace & Communications Corp. in Detroit, MI. He graduated from Long Beach State College (B.S., 1946). He is married, has three children, and resides in Bloomfield Hills, MI. He was born July 3, 1929, in St. Joseph, MN.