Nomination of Henry M. Ventura To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior

 

September 18, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Henry M. Ventura to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Policy, Budget and Administration). He would succeed Gerald Ralph Riso.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Ventura has been Deputy Director of ACTION. Prior to this he was Executive Director of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education, 1982 - 1985. Mr. Ventura held various positions with the University of California, San Diego: director of development, 1981 - 1982; program director, 1980 - 1981; director of finance, Reagan for President campaign, 1979 - 1980. Between 1973 and 1979, Mr. Ventura worked for the University of Southern California.

 

Mr. Ventura graduated from Los Angeles City College (A.A., 1966) and California State University, Los Angeles (B.A., 1968; M.A., 1970). He was born September 4, 1945, in Los Angeles, CA. Mr. Ventura is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD.

 

Nomination of O. Donaldson Chapoton To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

 

September 18, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate O. Donaldson Chapoton to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Tax Policy). He would succeed J. Roger Mentz.

 

Since 1986 he has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy) at the Department of the Treasury. Prior to this he was senior partner, Baker & Botts, 1963 - 1986.

 

Mr. Chapoton graduated from the University of Texas (B.B.A., 1958) and the University of Texas School of Law (LL.B., 1960). He was born May 18, 1936, in Galveston, TX. Mr. Chapoton is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of Charles Franklin Dunbar To Be United States Ambassador to the Yemen Arab Republic

 

September 18, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles Franklin Dunbar, of Maine, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Yemen Arab Republic. He succeeds William Arthur Rugh.

 

Mr. Dunbar was a statistical coding clerk with the Department of Transportation from 1961 to 1962. He joined the Department of State in 1962 and first worked as a clerk in the Office of Communications. From 1962 to 1963, he took consular and Persian language training at the Foreign Service Institute. His first assignment abroad was as third secretary-vice consul at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, 1963 - 1964, followed as vice consul at our consulate in Isfahan, 1964 - 1967. He was then assigned as second secretary-political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, 1967 - 1970. Mr. Dunbar returned to Washington in 1970 as an associate watch officer, then staff officer, in the Executive Secretariat until he took Arabic language training at the Foreign Service Institute in 1972. He was assigned as first secretary-political officer in 1973 at the U.S. Embassy in Rabat, Morocco, and then at the U.S. Embassy in Algiers, Algeria, as chief political officer, 1975 - 1978. From 1978 to 1980, he was Deputy Chief of Mission in Nouakchott, Mauritania, and then became a midcareer fellow at the Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs, 1980 - 1981. Mr. Dunbar was acting Deputy Chief of Mission, then acting Charge d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, 1981 - 1983. In 1983 he was appointed U.S. Ambassador to the state of Qatar, where he served until 1985, when he returned to the State Department as special assistant for Afghanistan in the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs.

 

Mr. Dunbar graduated from Harvard College (A.B., 1959) and Columbia University School of International Affairs (M.I.A., 1961). He was born April 1, 1937, in Cambridge, MA. Mr. Dunbar is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Stephen J. Ledogar While Serving as United States Representative to the European Conventional Arms Negotiations and the Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions Negotiations

 

September 18, 1987

 

The President today accorded the personal rank of Ambassador to Stephen J. Ledogar, of Connecticut, in his capacity as United States Representative to the European Conventional Arms Negotiations, and the Representative of the United States of America for Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions Negotiations. The President nominated him for rank of Ambassador on July 13, 1987.

 

Mr. Ledogar has spent most of his Foreign Service career dealing with Europe and political-military affairs. His first assignment following his 1960 entry into the Service was as consular and economic officer in Montreal. Subsequent foreign postings were in Milan and Vietnam and to our Mission to NATO at Brussels, where he was political-military officer from 1973 to 1976, and deputy chief of mission from 1981 to the present. His early assignments in the Department of State included tours in the Operations Center, the Office of the Secretary, and as public affairs officer. He later served as special assistant to the Under Secretary for Security Assistance programs and as Director of the Office of European Security and Political Military Affairs. His training assignments have been as visiting fellow at Stanford University and to the senior seminar of the Department of State. Since 1981 he has been deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Mission to NATO in Brussels. In February of this year, he was appointed to serve as U.S. Representative to the preliminary talks on the new conventional arms negotiations mandated by NATO as well as the plenary negotiations which would follow. Mr. Ledogar also represents the United States at the Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions Negotiations.

 

Mr. Ledogar graduated from Fordham University (B.S., 1954; LL.B., 1958). He was born September 14, 1929, in New York, NY. Mr. Ledogar is married, has two children, and resides in Brussels, Belgium.

 

Nomination of Alan Greenspan To Be Alternate United States Governor of the International Monetary Fund

 

September 18, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Alan Greenspan to be the United States Alternate Governor of the International Monetary Fund for a term of 5 years. He would succeed Paul A. Volcker.

 

Mr. Greenspan is currently Chairman and member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Prior to this he was president and chairman of Townsend-Greenspan Co. & Inc., 1954 - 1974 and 1977 - 1987. He served on the Council of Economic Advisers, 1970 - 1974; Chairman of the Council, 1974 - 1977; and was a member of the President's Economic Policy Advisory Board, 1981.

 

Mr. Greenspan graduated from New York University (B.S., 1948; M.A., 1950; and Ph.D., 1977). He was born March 6, 1926, in New York, NY, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of William H. LeBlanc III To Be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission

 

September 18, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate William H. LeBlanc III to be a Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission for the remainder of the term expiring November 22, 1988. He would succeed Henrietta Faye Guiton.

 

Since 1980 Mr. LeBlanc has been president and general manager, Baton Rouge Supply Co., Inc. Prior to this he was general manager, Baton Rouge Plumbing Supply Co., Inc., 1972 - 1980.

 

Mr. LeBlanc graduated from Louisiana State University (B.S., 1972). He was born May 15, 1948, in Baton Rouge, LA. Mr. LeBlanc is married, has three children, and resides in Baton Rouge, LA.

 

Nomination of Alfred A. DelliBovi To Be Urban Mass Transportation Administrator

 

September 18, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Alfred A. DelliBovi to be Urban Mass Transportation Administrator, Department of Transportation. He would succeed Ralph Leslie Stanley.

 

Since 1984 he has been Deputy Administrator, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Department of Transportation. Prior to this he was regional administrator, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Department of Transportation, in New York, NY, 1981 - 1984; and a member of the New York State Assembly, 1971 - 1978.

 

Mr. DelliBovi graduated from Fordham College (B.A., 1967) and Baruch College, City University of New York (M.P.A., 1973). He was born February 1, 1946, in New York, NY. Mr DelliBovi is married, has two children, and resides in Burke, VA.