Appointment of Four Members of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad

July 9, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad:

For terms of 2 years:

Levi Goldberger, of New York. This is a new position. Since 1966 Mr. Goldberger has been a field underwriter for Mutual of New York in Secaucus, NJ. Prior to this he served as the supervisor of the Investors Planning Corp., 1960 - 1966. Mr. Goldberger graduated from Rabbinical College of Galanta in Czechoslovakia, 1936 - 1938; Theological College, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 1938 - 1943; and Mesifta Torah Vodaath -- Post Graduate School of Rabbinical Studies, Brooklyn, NY, 1947 - 1950. He was born August 3, 1922, in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. Mr. Goldberger is married, has two children, and resides in Brooklyn, NY.

Asher J. Scharf, of New York. This is a new position. Since 1976 Mr. Scharf has been president of the 33d Street Real Estate Development Corp., in New York, NY. Prior to this he was the owner and operator of senior citizen residences in New York, 1957 - 1976. Mr. Scharf graduated from the Yeshivah of Bobov, Poland, 1940. He was born February 9, 1919, in Biala-Bielsko, Poland. Mr. Scharf is married, has three children, and resides in Brooklyn, NY.

For terms of 3 years:

Gerald E. Rosen, of Michigan. This is a new position. Since 1979 Mr. Rosen has been a partner with Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone in Detroit, MI. He graduated from Kalamazoo College (B.A., 1973) and George Washington University (J.D., 1979). Mr. Rosen was born October 26, 1951, in Chandler, AZ. He is married and resides in Detroit, MI.

Edward H. Sims, of South Carolina. This is a new position. Mr. Sims is an author and is currently publisher of Editor's Copy Syndicate. He attended Emory University. Mr. Sims served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was born May 29, 1923, in Orangeburg, SC. Mr. Sims is married, has four children, and resides in Sarasota, FL.