Appointment of John M. Albertine as a Member of the Aviation Safety Commission, and Designation as Chairman

May 6, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint John M. Albertine to be a member and Chairman of the Aviation Safety Commission. This is a new position.

Since 1986 Mr. Albertine has been vice chairman of Farley Industries in Washington, DC. Previously he was president of the American Business Conference, 1980 - 1986.

Mr. Albertine graduated from Kings College (B.S., 1966) and the University of Virginia (Ph.D., 1975). He was born May 1, 1944, in Hazelton, PA. Mr. Albertine is married, has three children, and resides in Fredericksburg, VA.