Nomination of Dean Burch To Be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation

July 20, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Dean Burch to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term of 6 years. This is a new position.

Since 1975 Mr. Burch has been a partner with Pierson, Ball & Dowd in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as a Counsellor to Presidents Nixon and Ford, 1974 - 1975; Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, 1969 - 1974; chairman of the Goldwater for Senate campaign, 1968; a partner in the firm of Dunseath, Stubbs & Burch; chairman of the Republican National Committee, 1964 - 1965; and deputy director of the Goldwater for President campaign, 1963 - 1964.

Mr. Burch graduated from the University of Arizona (J.D., 1953). He served in the U.S. Army, 1946 - 1948. Mr. Burch was born December 20, 1927, in Enid, OK. He is married, has three children, and resides in Potomac, MD