Nominations, March 24, 1986

Nomination of Lynne Vincent Cheney To Be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities

March 24, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Lynne Vincent Cheney to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term of 4 years. She would succeed William J. Bennett.

Dr. Cheney is currently serving as a senior editor of the Washingtonian magazine. Previously, she was assistant professorial lecturer at the University of Wyoming in 1977 - 1978; assistant professorial lecturer at George Washington University in 1972 - 1977; and a lecturer at Northern Virginia Community College in 1968 - 1971. She serves as a member of the Commission on the Bicentennial of the Constitution. She is the author of two novels and numerous articles appearing in publications including Smithsonian, American Heritage, and America.

Dr. Cheney graduated from Colorado College (B.A., 1962), the University of Colorado (M.A., 1964), and the University of Wisconsin (Ph.D., 1970). She is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA. She was born on August 14, 1941, in Casper, WY.

Nomination of Marshall A. Staunton To Be Administrator of the Economic Regulatory Administration at the Department of Energy

March 24, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Marshall A. Staunton to be Administrator of the Economic Regulatory Administration. He would succeed Rayburn D. Hanzlik.

Mr. Staunton is currently serving as Acting Administrator of the Economic Regulatory Administration at the Department of Energy. Previously he was Deputy Administrator of the Economic Regulatory Administration in 1985. He was legislative counsel for Bechtel Power Corp., San Francisco, CA, in 1974 - 1985.

He graduated from Brown University (A.B., 1954) and Stanford University (J.D., 1957). He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born December 17, 1932, in Milwaukee, WI.