Appointments & Nominations, May 15, 1986

Appointment of Susan E. Phillips as Chairperson of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise

May 15, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Susan E. Phillips to be Chairperson of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise. She would succeed Becky Norton Dunlop.

Ms. Phillips will continue as Associate Director in the Office of Presidential Personnel, a position she has held since 1985. She was Director of the Institute of Museum Services, 1983 - 1985; Director of the Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Relations at the Department of Education, 1982 - 1983; and director of research and publications for the Conservative Caucus Research Foundation, 1976 - 1982.

Ms. Phillips graduated from the University of Massachusetts (B.A., 1967) and Virginia Polytechnic University (M.B.A., 1985). She resides in Rosslyn, VA, and was born June 23, 1945, in Cambridge, MA.

Appointment of Theodore A. Johnson as a Delegate to the National White House Conference on Small Business

May 15, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Theodore A. Johnson to be a delegate to the National White House Conference on Small Business.

Since 1984 Mr. Johnson has served as chairman of the board of J - TEC Associates, Inc., a contracting firm that he founded in 1968. He has been recognized as Iowa Small Businessman of the Year in 1972; and J - TEC Associates has been selected as 1 of 36 contractors in the United States for contractor assessment program awards and by the Department of Defense for excellence in meeting quality standards. He is active in various civic and business activities.

Mr. Johnson served with the U.S. Army Infantry from 1943 to 1946 and was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantry Badge, and three Battle Stars. He graduated from the University of Iowa (B.A., 1948; J.D., 1951). He is married, has four children, and resides in Ely, IA. He was born December 28, 1924, in Fayette, IA.

Appointment of James L. Johnson as a Member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

May 15, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint James L. Johnson to be a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. He would succeed Warren B. French, Jr.

Since 1985 Mr. Johnson has served on the board of directors of the GTE Corp. and as senior vice president of GTE; president and chief operating officer of its telephone operating group since 1983. Previously, he was president of the GTE telephone operating group, 1981 - 1983; group vice president for GTE northern region telephone operating group, 1978 - 1981; president of General Telephone Company of Illinois, 1976 - 1978; vice president and controller for GTE telephone operations, 1969 - 1976; and vice president, controller, and treasurer for the General Telephone Company of the Southwest, 1966 - 1969.

Mr. Johnson graduated from Texas Technological University (B.A., 1949). He is married, has four children, and resides in New Canaan, CT. Mr. Johnson was born April 12, 1927, in Vernon, TX.

Appointment of Dalck Feith as a Member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council

May 15, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Dalck Feith to be a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council for a term of 5 years expiring January 15, 1991. He would succeed Robert McAfee Brown.

Mr. Feith has been the owner of the Dalco Co. since 1947 and the chairman of Lansdale Finishers, Inc., since 1956. He also serves on the board of directors of the Bank & Trust Company of Old York Road.

He has received an honorary Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1979. He is married, has three children, and resides in Elkins Park, PA. He was born July 4, 1914, in Neibylec, Austria.

Nomination of Crocker Nevin To Be a Governor of the United States Postal Service

May 15, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Crocker Nevin to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for the remainder of the term expiring December 8, 1992. He would succeed Frieda Waldman.

Since 1985 Mr. Nevin has served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the CF&I Steel Corp. Previously, he was managing director of Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc., 1976 - 1985; vice chairman of the board of Evans Products Co., 1974 - 1976; and with Marine Midland Bank of New York, 1952 - 1973, where he began as a trainee in the credit department and served as chairman of the board, 1968 - 1973.

He graduated from Princeton University (A.B., 1948). He is married, has four children, and resides in New York, NY. He was born March 14, 1923, in Tulsa, OK.

Appointment of Richard B. Lauber as a Commissioner of the United States Section of the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission

May 15, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Richard B. Lauber to be a Commissioner of the United States Section of the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission for a term expiring June 4, 1988. He would succeed Elmer Edwin Rasmuson.

Since 1969 Mr. Lauber has been vice president and Alaska manager with the Pacific Seafood Processors Association. Previously, he was with the State of Alaska in various positions, including deputy commissioner for the Department of Health and Welfare; director, division of youth and adult authority; executive director for the Criminal Justice Commission; chairman of the Alaska Board of Parole; and district court judge for the 1st judicial district, 1959 - 1969.

Mr. Lauber graduated from Southwestern University (LL.B., 1945). He is married, has two children, and resides in Juneau, AK. Mr. Lauber was born March 6, 1928, in Holtville, CA.