Nomination of Arnold I. Burns To Be Deputy Attorney General

June 19, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Arnold I. Burns to be Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice. He would succeed D. Lowell Jensen.

Since January of this year Mr. Burns has been an Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice. Previously, he was a managing partner with the law firm of Burns, Summit, Roving & Feldesman in New York City, 1960 - 1985; and he was in the U.S. Army, Judge Advocate General's Corps, 1953 - 1957.

Mr. Burns graduated from Union College (A.B., 1950) and Cornell Law School (J.D., 1953). He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC. Mr. Burns was born April 14, 1930, in Brooklyn, NY.

Nomination of Mary F. Wieseman To Be Special Counsel of the Merit Systems Protection Board

June 19, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Mary F. Wieseman to be Special Counsel of the Merit Systems Protection Board for a term of 5 years. She would succeed K. William O'Connor.

Since May 1983 Mrs. Wieseman has been Inspector General, Small Business Administration. Previously, she was a partner in the law firm of Wieseman, Wieseman & Gallagher, in Washington, DC, 1975 - 1983; Acting General Counsel, U.S. Legal Services Corporation, 1982 - 1983; attorney, Public Health Division, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1975 - 1976; consultant, Courts Division, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, U.S. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, 1974; attorney in private practice of law, 1972 - 1974; legal counsel to Saint Elizabeths Hospital, 1971 - 1972; Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia, 1968 - 1971; and attorney, general claims section, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice.

Mrs. Wieseman graduated from Catholic University (B.A., 1964; LL.B., 1967). She is married, has two children, and resides in Rockville, MD. Mrs. Wieseman was born September 14, 1942, in Washington, DC.

Appointment of Four Members of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science

June 19, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science for terms expiring December 31, 1988:

John D. Baldeschwieler, of California. He would succeed Katherine S. Bao. Dr. Baldeschwieler is a professor of chemistry, California Institute of Technology, in Pasadena. He graduated from Cornell University (B.E., 1956) and the University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D., 1959). He is married, has three children, and was born November 14, 1933, in Elizabeth, NJ.

Carl O. Bostrom, of Maryland. He would succeed Ryal R. Poppa. Dr. Bostrom is director, Applied Physics Lab, Johns Hopkins University in Laurel, MD. He graduated from Franklin and Marshall College (B.S., 1956) and Yale University (M.S., 1958; Ph.D., 1962). Dr. Bostrom is married, has three children, and was born August 18, 1920, in Port Jefferson, NY.

Roland H. Carlson, of Washington. He would succeed Allan Spitz. Mr. Carlson is new business growth and planning manager, ballistic systems division, Boeing Aerospace Co. in Seattle. He graduated from Michigan State University (B.S., 1951) and the University of Illinois (M.S., 1954). Mr. Carlson is married, has one child, and was born July 24, 1930, in Daggett, MI.

Ronald H. Winston, of New York. He would succeed Thomas B. Day. Mr. Winston is president and chairman of Harry Winston, Inc., in New York City. He graduated from Harvard University (B.A., 1963). Mr. Winston resides in Scarsdale, NY, and he was born January 10, 1941, in New York City.

Appointment of Donna S. Bates as a Delegate to the National White House Conference on Small Business

June 19, 1986

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

Ms. Bates is the president of Bates Corporate Communications, Inc., in Denver, CO. She graduated from the University of Colorado (B.S., 1970), and she was born in Oklahoma City, OK.