Appointment of John C. Tuck as a Member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships

 

July 28, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint John C. Tuck, Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff, to be a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. He would succeed Fred F. Fielding.

 

Since April 1987 Mr. Tuck was been serving at the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff. Prior to this he served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from October 1986 to April 1987 and Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from March 1986 to October 1986. He was assistant secretary for the majority, United States Senate, 1981 - 1986.

 

Mr. Tuck graduated from Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service (B.S., 1967). He served in the U.S. Navy, 1968 - 1973, and was detailed to the White House as a social aide from September 1971 to December 1972. Mr. Tuck is a commander in the Naval Reserve. He was born May 28, 1945, in Dayton, OH. Mr. Tuck is married to the former Jane L. McDonough. They have three children and reside in Arlington, VA.

 

Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Max L. Friedersdorf While Serving as United States Representative to the Conference on Disarmament

 

July 28, 1987

 

The President today accorded the personal rank of Ambassador to Max L. Friedersdorf, of Florida, in his capacity as United States Representative to the Conference on Disarmament and nominated him for the rank of Ambassador while so serving. The accordance of the personal rank of Ambassador is an interim measure pending his confirmation by the Senate.

 

On May 1, 1987, the White House announced the appointment of Mr. Freidersdorf by the Secretary of State to be United States Representative to the Conference on Disarmament. He will succeed Donald S. Lowitz.

 

Designation of Fred F. Fielding as a Member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

 

July 28, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to designate Fred F. Fielding to be a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes for a term of 6 years. He would succeed Soia Mentschikoff.

 

Mr. Fielding is currently a partner with the firm of Wiley, Rein and Fielding in Washington, DC. Prior to this he served as Counsel to the President at the White House, 1981 - 1986. He was a partner with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Washington, DC, from 1974 to 1981.

 

Mr. Fielding graduated from Gettysburg College (A.B., 1961) and the University of Virginia School of Law (LL.B., 1964). Mr. Fielding was commissioned in the U.S. Army in 1961 and served on active duty from 1965 to 1967. He was born March 21, 1939, in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Fielding is married, has two children, and resides in Arlington, VA.

 

Appointment of Vincent C. Gray as a Member of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation

 

July 28, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Vincent C. Gray to be a member of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation for a term expiring May 11, 1990. He would succeed Ruth Warson.

 

Since 1974 Mr. Gray has been serving as executive director of the D.C. Association for Retarded Citizens in Washington, DC. Prior to this he served as deputy executive director of the D.C. Association for Retarded Children, 1972 - 1974.

 

Mr. Gray graduated from George Washington University (B.A., 1964; M.A., 1966). He was born November 8, 1942, in Washington, DC. Mr. Gray is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Two Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

 

July 28, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for terms of 2 years:

 

Peter L. Scott, of Connecticut. He would succeed Nancy Clark Reynolds. Since 1985 Mr. Scott has been chairman and CEO of Emhart Corp. in Farmington, CT. Prior to this he was president and CEO of Technology Transitions, Inc., in Hartford, CT. Mr. Scott graduated from Ohio State University (B.S., 1949). He served in the United States Navy, 1945 - 1946. Mr. Scott was born May 27, 1927, in Bellaire, OH. He is married, has two children, and resides in Farmington, CT.

 

Peter J. Wallison, of Maryland. He would succeed Lloyd Hackler. Since March of 1987 Mr. Wallison has been a partner in the firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Counsel to the President, 1986 - 1987. From 1981 to 1985, he served as General Counsel of the Treasury Department. Mr. Wallison graduated from Harvard College (B.A., 1963) and Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1966). He was born June 6, 1941, in New York, NY. Mr. Wallison is married, has three children, and resides in Bethesda, MD.

 

Appointment of Leslie Keller as a Member of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad

 

July 28, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Leslie Keller to be a member of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad for a term of 3 years. This is a new position.

 

Since 1965 Mr. Keller has been president of Kelso, Inc., in Rego Park, NY. He was born September 2, 1920, in Salgotarjan, Hungary. Mr. Keller is married and resides in Forest Hills, NY.

 

Appointment of James H. Evans as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

 

July 28, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint James H. Evans to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution, for a term expiring September 1, 1996. He would succeed Jack J. Valenti.

 

Mr. Evans retired as chairman of the board of the Union Pacific Corp. on July 1, 1985. He joined the corporation in 1965 and served as president from 1969 to 1977 and then chairman and chief executive officer, 1977 - 1985.

 

Mr. Evans graduated from Centre College (B.A., 1942) and the University of Chicago (J.D., 1948). He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was born June 26, 1920, in Lansing, MI. Mr. Evans is married and resides in New York City.

 

Appointment of Robert V. Bush as a Member of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation

 

July 28, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Robert V. Bush to be a member of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation for a term expiring May 11, 1990. He would succeed James Bopp, Jr.

 

Since 1963 Mr. Bush has been president of Albuquerque Prosthetics Center, Inc., in Albuquerque, NM. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946. Mr. Bush was born August 9, 1920, in Moultrie, GA. He is married, has one child, and resides in Albuquerque, NM.