Nominations & Appointments, June 17, 1986

Nomination of William H. Rehnquist To Be Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

June 17, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Associate Justice William H. Rehnquist to be the next Chief Justice of the United States. He would succeed Chief Justice Warren E. Burger. Justice Rehnquist was named to the United States Supreme Court in 1971 by President Nixon.

Prior to joining the Supreme Court, Justice Rehnquist served in the Department of Justice as Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel from 1969 to 1971. He practiced law as a partner with several firms in Phoenix, AZ, from 1953 to 1969. He was a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson in 1952 - 1953. He graduated first in his class from Stanford Law School in 1952. He received his B.A., with great distinction, from Stanford University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received M.A. degrees in political science from Stanford in 1948 and from Harvard in 1949.

Justice Rehnquist is married to the former Natalie Cornell, and they have three children. He was born on October 1, 1924, in Milwaukee, WI.

Nomination of Antonin Scalia To Be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

June 17, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Judge Antonin Scalia to be Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He would succeed Associate Justice William H. Rehnquist upon Justice Rehnquist's confirmation as the next Chief Justice. Judge Scalia has been sitting on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 1982, when he was named to that court by President Reagan.

Prior to his appointment to the Court of Appeals, Judge Scalia was a law professor at the University of Chicago. He has also taught at Stanford, Georgetown, and the University of Virginia Law Schools. He was a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in 1977. From 1974 to 1977, Judge Scalia served in the Department of Justice as Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel. Judge Scalia practiced law at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Cleveland, OH, between 1960 and 1967; was General Counsel of the Office of Telecommunications Policy from 1971 to 1972; and between 1972 and 1974 served as chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Judge Scalia was graduated from Harvard Law School in 1960 where he was note editor of the Harvard Law Review. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Georgetown University in 1957, graduating valedictorian and first in his class. During 1960 - 1961, he held a Sheldon fellowship awarded by Harvard University.

Judge Scalia is married to the former Maureen McCarthy, and they have nine children. Judge Scalia, whose father emigrated to the United States, was born on March 11, 1936, in Trenton, NJ.

Nomination of Rear Admiral Francis D. Moran To Be Director of the Commissioned Officer Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

June 17, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Rear Adm. Francis D. Moran to be Director of the Commissioned Officer Corps, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce. He would succeed Rear Adm. Kelly E. Taggart.

Since 1975 Admiral Moran has been with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration where he currently serves as Director, Office Aircraft Operations, a position he has held since 1983. He was executive assistant, Office of the Deputy Administrator, 1982 - 1983; Chief, Helicopter Operations Group, NOAA Research Facilities Center, 1975 - 1981; and Chief, Pacific Tides Party and NOAA liaison officer to the U.S. Navy, 1970 - 1973.

Admiral Moran graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi (B.S., 1960) and the University of Rhode Island (masters of marine affairs, 1974). He is married, has two children, and resides in Miami, FL. He was born April 8, 1935, in Biloxi, MS.

Appointment of Four Members of the President's Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives

June 17, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives. The Board is comprised of key leaders from the private sector who make recommendations to the President on stimulating partnerships which make the best use of the Nation's resources in all sectors -- public, private, and nonprofit.

The Board of Advisors succeeds the President's Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives (1983 - 1985) and the President's Task Force on Private Sector Initiatives (1981 - 1982). The Board reports to the President through the White House Office of Private Sector Initiatives. The mission of the Board includes raising awareness, stimulating new private sector initiatives, removing barriers to public-private partnerships, and promoting the long-term development of private sector initiatives.

The following are new members:

James L. Ketelsen, of Texas, is chairman and chief executive officer of Tenneco, Inc. He currently serves on the boards of Morgan Guaranty Trust Co., Sara Lee Inc., American Petroleum Institute, and Northwestern University. Mr. Ketelsen was a 1982 recipient of the President's Volunteer Action Award that was given to Tenneco for its corporate community involvement program. Mr. Ketelsen received his degree from Northwestern University.

William B. Walsh, M.D., of Virginia, is founder and president of Project HOPE, a volunteer organization that has lead the way in trying to find some meaningful private sector solutions to world health problems. Dr. Walsh received his medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.

Richard Treibick, of Connecticut, is president and chairman of the board of Cable Holdings, Inc., a company engaged in the cable television business. He is president of Alexandra Realty Corp., which handles construction and development of real estate and other projects. He is a member of the New York Association for the Blind, a volunteer organization to help the handicapped. Mr. Treibick attended Cornell University and Columbia University.

Frederic H. Brooks, of Connecticut, is chairman of the board of MacGregor Sporting Goods Co. headquartered in East Rutherford, NJ. He is also president of Connecticut Economics Corp. Mr. Brooks has been involved in several international volunteer activities, including a 1984 trade mission to explore investment and trade with the Government of Haiti. Mr. Brooks received his degree from Columbia University.

Appointment of J. Dennis McQuaid as a Delegate to the National White House Conference on Small Business

June 17, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint J. Dennis McQuaid to be a delegate to the National White House Conference on Small Business. This is a new position.

Mr. McQuaid is a practicing attorney with the firm of McQuaid, Bedford & Brayton in San Francisco, CA. He graduated from St. Patrick's College (A.B., 1961) and the University of San Francisco Law School (J.D., 1970). He was born on April 19, 1939, in San Diego, CA.

Nomination of Simon C. Fireman To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States

June 17, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Simon C. Fireman to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for the remainder of the term expiring January 20, 1987. He would succeed Richard H. Hughes.

Mr. Fireman is founder and chairman of Aqua-Leisure Industries, Inc., in Avon, MA, which he established in 1970. Previously Mr. Fireman was president and chief executive officer of Marine Hardware and Supply Co., Inc., of Boston, 1946 - 1970.

Mr. Fireman attended Harvard University and Boston University. He is married, has three children, and resides in Avon, MA. Mr. Fireman was born on September 10, 1925.

Nomination of Milton Frank To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation, and Designation as Vice Chairperson

June 17, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Milton Frank to be a member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for the remainder of the term expiring February 9, 1990. He would succeed A.C. Aterbery. Upon confirmation he would be designated Vice Chairperson.

Mr. Frank is currently special assistant to the president of Adelphi University. Previously, he was director of public affairs of the California State University system, 1969 - 1985; and in 1973 he started his own public relations firm in California. He served in various public affairs positions in the Department of Defense during his military service, 1942 - 1968; including Director of Public Affairs, NORAD, 1966 - 1969, and Director of Public Affairs, U.S. Forces, Japan, 1964 - 1966.

Mr. Frank graduated from the University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1941) and Boston University (M.S., 1958). He has one child and resides in Santa Monica, CA. Mr. Frank was born on November 18, 1919, in Reno, NV.

Nomination of Calvin Henry Raullerson To Be a Member of the Peace Corps National Advisory Council

June 17, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Calvin Henry Raullerson to be a member of the Peace Corps National Advisory Council for a term of 1 year expiring November 29, 1986. This is a new position.

Since 1985 Mr. Raullerson has been with the firm of Keene, Monk & Associates in Middleburg, VA. Previously, he was vice president, the African American Institute, 1981 - 1985; Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Private and Development Cooperation, 1978 - 1981, and special assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Private and Development Cooperation, February 1978 to August 1978, at the U.S. Agency for International Development; assistant professor, health organization management, school of medicine, Texas Tech University complex, 1973 - 1978; and with the Peace Corps as Regional Director for Africa, 1971 - 1973; Peace Corps Director in Nairobi, Kenya, 1969 - 1971; and Chief, East and Southern Africa, in Washington, DC, 1966 - 1969.

Mr. Raullerson graduated from Lincoln University (A.B., 1943) and New York University (M.P.A., 1949). He is married, has three children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. Mr. Raullerson was born December 18, 1920, in Utica, NY.