Nomination of Two Members of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation

January 22, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) for terms expiring April 27, 1990:

Charles Luna, of Texas. This is a reappointment. Mr. Luna is retired, and most recently he served as president, United Transportation Union, in Cleveland, OH, 1969 - 1985. Previously he served as chairman, Congress of Railway Unions, 1970. Mr. Luna resides in Dallas, TX, and he was born October 21, 1906, in Celeste, TX.

Darrell M. Trent, of Kansas. He would succeed Ross E. Rowland, Jr. Since 1983 Mr. Trent has been chairman and CEO, Rollins Environmental Services, Inc., in Wilmington, DE. Previously he was Deputy Secretary of Transportation, 1981 - 1983. Mr. Trent graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1961) and Columbia University (M.S., 1964). He resides in Wilmington, DE, and was born August 2, 1938, in Neosho, MO.