Nominations & Appointments, June 17, 1986

Appointment of Haley Barbour as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Political Affairs

June 17, 1986 The President today announced the appointment of Haley Barbour to be Deputy Assistant to the President and Director, Office of Political Affairs. He will succeed William Lacey.

Since April 1985 he has served as Special Assistant to the President for Political Affairs, functioning as White House political liaison to the Senate. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Henry, Barbour and DeCell, and a director of the Deposit Guaranty Corp. From 1973 to 1976, he served as the executive director of the Mississippi Republican Party and of the Southern Association of Republican State Chairmen. He was the Republican nominee in the 1982 Mississippi Senate race against Senator John Stennis. Mr. Barbour is the Republican national committeeman for the State of Mississippi.

He graduated from the University of Mississippi (J.D., 1973). He is married and has two children. Mr. Barbour was born October 22, 1947, in Yazoo City, MS.

Appointment of Edward M. Rogers, Jr., as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Political Affairs

June 17, 1986

The President today announced the appointment of Edward M. Rogers, Jr., to be Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Political Affairs. This is a new position.

Since July 1985 he has served as Associate Director of the Office of Political Affairs at the White House. He has been functioning as the deputy to the White House political liaison to the Senate. In 1980 he was the press secretary for the Reagan-Bush campaign in Alabama. He has served as an advance representative for both President Reagan and Vice President Bush. In 1984 he was the Reagan-Bush '84 deputy regional campaign director for the Southeastern United States.

He is an attorney from Birmingham, AL, and a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., 1984).

Nomination of Carol Fraser Fisk To Be Commissioner on Aging at the Department of Health and Human Services

June 17, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Carol Fraser Fisk to be Commissioner on Aging, Office of Human Development Services, Department of Health and Human Services. She would succeed Marie P. Tolliver.

Since 1984 Mrs. Fisk has been Acting Commissioner, Administration on Aging. She was special assistant in the Office of Human Development Services, Department of Health and Human Services, 1981 - 1984; senior research associate, National Association of Counties Research, Washington, DC, 1979 - 1981; project coordinator, Arlington County Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services Board, 1978 - 1979; assistant director, Arlington United Way, 1977 - 1978; and acting director, research and statistics division, Northern Virginia Planning District Commission, 1972 - 1977.

Mrs. Fisk graduated from Connecticut College (B.A., 1968), Virginia Polytechnic Institute (M.A., 1972), and Harvard University (government managers program, 1983). She resides in Arlington, VA, and was born March 2, 1946, in Brooklyn, NY.