Nominations & Appointments, June 11, 1986

Nomination of Kathleen W. Lawrence To Be Under Secretary of Agriculture and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation

June 11, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Kathleen W. Lawrence to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Small Community and Rural Development and to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation. She would succeed Frank W. Naylor, Jr.

Since 1983 Mrs. Lawrence has been with the Department of Agriculture as Deputy Director, Office of Rural Development Policy. From 1984 to the present, she has been serving as the Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture for Small Community and Rural Development. Previously, she was the president of the Lawrence Co., a management consulting firm that she started, in Alexandria, VA, 1978 - 1981; executive director, National Federation of Republican Women, 1975 - 1976; and executive assistant to the president, National Retail Merchants Association, 1973 - 1974.

Mrs. Lawrence attended Queens College and the University of Virginia. She is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA. She was born December 7, 1940, in New York City.

Appointment of Two Delegates to the National White House Conference on Small Business

June 11, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be delegates to the National White House Conference on Small Business:

Joseph Profit, of Georgia. Mr. Profit is president of Communications International, Inc., in Norcross. He graduated from Northeast Louisiana University (B.S., 1971). Mr. Profit is married, has two children, and resides in Atlanta, GA. He was born August 13, 1949, in Monroe, LA.

Milton D. Stewart, of Arizona. Mr. Stewart is president of the Small Business High Technology Institute in Phoenix. He graduated from New York University (A.B., 1941), Columbia University (M.S., 1942), and George Washington University (J.D., 1953). Mr. Stewart is married, has three children, and resides in Phoenix, AZ. He was born on March 5, 1922, in Brooklyn, NY.