Nomination of John K.
Meagher To Be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury
July 31, 1987
President today announced his intention to nominate John K. Meagher to be
Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury (Legislative
Affairs). Upon his confirmation, the President will designate him as Assistant
Secretary of the Treasury. He would succeed J. Michael Hudson.
1981 Mr. Meagher has been vice president-government relations at the LTV Corp.
in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was
with the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of
Representatives, as minority counsel and staff director, 1974 - 1981, and as
assistant minority counsel, 1972 - 1974.
Meagher graduated from the College of William and Mary (B.A., 1963) and the
Marshall-Wythe School of Law at William and Mary (J.D., 1965). He was born August
in Syracuse, NY. Mr. Meagher is
married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.
Nomination of Peter R. Sommer To Be United States
Ambassador to Malta
July 31, 1987
President today announced his intention to nominate Peter R. Sommer, of the District of Columbia, as Ambassador to the Republic of Malta. He would succeed Gary
Sommer began his career as a research analyst for the
Department of Defense at the U.S. mission to the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization in Paris, France, 1965 - 1967. He
returned to Washington and served as staff
assistant on the Senate Committee on Appropriations, 1967 - 1970. He returned
to NATO in Brussels, Belgium, as a defense planning
analyst, 1970 - 1975. Mr. Sommer was then appointed
assistant for African affairs at the Defense Security Assistance Agency,
Department of Defense, 1975 - 1978. He served as
political-military attache at the United States
Embassy in London, England, 1978 - 1982. Since
1982 he has been Director for European and Soviet Affairs, National Security
Council, at the White House.
Sommer graduated from George Washington University (B.A., 1962) and
attended L'Institut d'Etudes
Politiques in Paris, France, from 1962 to 1963. He
served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Sommer was born March
in Washington, DC. He has two children
and resides in Washington, DC.
Appointment of Elizabeth
I. Board as Special Assistant to the President for Media and Broadcast
July 31, 1987
President today announced the appointment of Elizabeth I. Board to be Special
Assistant to the President for Media and Broadcast Relations.
Board has served as Director of the White House Television Office since January
of 1985 and was first named a Special Assistant to the President in November
1985. Miss Board worked for NBC News from 1979 to 1984, first as senior unit
manager and later as network news editor. Previously, she was director of
creative services for WMAL and executive producer of the Washington Redskins
Radio Network. She was also an account executive at WRC Radio and executive
producer of ``Empathy'' on WWDC Radio.
Board graduated from the University of Colorado (B.A., magna cum laude,
1974), Stanford University Broadcasting and Film Institute, and George Washington University (M.B.A., 1981). A
native of Front Royal, VA, she now resides in Washington, DC.
Nomination of R. James
Woolsey To Be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the
Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
July 31, 1987
President today announced his intention to nominate R. James Woolsey to be a
member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and
Excellence in Education Foundation for a term of 2 years. This is a new
1979 Mr. Woolsey has been a partner in the law firm of Shea
& Gardner in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was
the Under Secretary of the Navy, 1977 - 1979. From 1973 to 1977, Mr. Woolsey
was an associate with the law firm of Shea &
Woolsey graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1963) and Yale University Law School (LL.B., 1968). He
served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1970. Mr. Woolsey was born on September
in Tulsa, OK. He is married, has
three children, and currently resides in Chevy Chase, MD.
Appointment of Three
Members of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education
July 31, 1987
President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to
be members of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education for terms
expiring July 27, 1991:
James D. Nowlan, of Illinois. He would succeed Ralph
J. Perk. Since 1986 Mr. Nowlan has been a professor
at Knox College in Galesburg, IL. Prior to this he was
director of graduate programs in public administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana, 1981 - 1985. Mr. Nowlan graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana (B.A., 1963) and the University of Illinois (M.A., 1965; Ph.D.,
1973). He served in the U.S. Army, 1966 - 1968. Mr. Nowlan
was born September 8, 1941, in Kewanee, IL. He resides in Little
William M. Cooper, of Montana. He would succeed Betty
R. Sepulveda. Since 1984 Mr. Cooper has been superintendent of the Kalispell
School District No. 5 in Kalispell, MT. Prior to this he was superintendent of
the Libby School District No. 4 in Libby, MT. Mr. Cooper graduated from State
University of New York at Fredonia (B.S., 1962) and the State University of New
York at Buffalo (M.A., 1969). He served in the U.S. Army, 1963 - 1966. Mr.
Cooper was born November 9, 1940, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. He is married, has two
children, and resides in Kalispell, MT.
Dorothy F. Zumwalt, of
Oklahoma. She would succeed Mary
C. Tucker. Since 1982 Mrs. Zumwalt has been an
instructor with Tulsa Junior
College in Tulsa, OK. Prior to this she was
an instructor at Sapulpa High School in Sapulpa, OK. Mrs. Zumwalt graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University (B.A., 1953). She was
born October 21, 1931, in Oklahoma City, OK. Mrs. Zumwalt is married, has three children, and resides in Sapulpa, OK.