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