Nominations, April 9, 1986

Nomination of Robert Clifton Duncan To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense

April 9, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert Clifton Duncan to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (Research and Technology). He would succeed Robert S. Cooper.

Dr. Duncan joined the Polaroid Corp., Cambridge, MA, in 1968 and is presently serving as vice president of engineering. Previously he served at Polaroid as assistant vice president (1969 - 1975). He was Chief of the Guidance and Control Division at NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, TX, in 1964 - 1967. He was special assistant to the Director of Defense Research and Engineering in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in 1961 - 1963. He was Chief, Space Programs Branch, in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations in 1960 - 1961.

Dr. Duncan graduated from the United States Naval Academy (B.S., 1945), the United States Naval Academy Postgraduate School (B.S., 1953), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.A., 1954; Sc.D., 1960). He is married, has four children, and resides in Weston, MA. He was born November 21, 1923, in Jonesville, VA.

Nomination of Mary Kate Bush To Be Alternate United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund

April 9, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Mary Kate Bush to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund for a term of 2 years. This is a reappointment.

Ms. Bush has been serving as United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund since December 1983. Previously she was special assistant to the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. She was vice president and team leader of the world corporate department at Bankers Trust Co. in 1979 - 1982.

Mrs. Bush graduated from Fisk University (B.A., 1969) and the University of Chicago (M.B.A., 1971). She was born April 9, 1948, in Birmingham, AL, and now resides in Washington, DC.